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Julianne Raymond’s Story
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My name is Julianne Raymond. The picture that I added is of me, my mother, and little brother the day after I had my first tonic-clonic seizure. I was 16 at the time and on vacation in Denver, Colorado. I had the seizure as soon as we got to our hotel room. I was immediately carted to the hospital and hooked up to an...

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Briana Seymore’s Story
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I had my first seizure at ten years old while at a birthday party. I never knew the course my life would take after having that for seizure. My family and I knew virtually nothing about epilepsy until I was diagnosed three years ago. When they asked us to come in for a routine EEG, we thought it would be Normal, and we would...

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Roxanne Olmstead’s Story
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Hi, I am 47 years old and started having seizures when I was 16. It has taken many years to get control over my seizures, but they are still not completely controlled . When I was in my 20’s I had 19 tonic clonic seizures in 1 hr. I wound up in a coma for two weeks and had to relearn to talk, and...

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Lisa Seveins’ Story
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Hi! I am a 47 year old woman with a long history of medical problems. I was born with an rh incompatibility problem. I am legally blind in my right eye because of my premature birth. At age 7 I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. It was a troublesome disease. I was in the hospital a lot! I can say that every major...

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Christine Hines’ Story
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My 15 year old daughter Mikayla started to have headaches about 4 years ago, but before that she was a daydreamer – or so we thought… We didn’t have a clue that she was actually having absence seizures since the age of 2. This past summer she finally was seen and had an MRI/MRA done after 2 years of trying to get her pediatrician...

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