I'm a stay at home Mom, caring for my 43 year old son, Jason, who started seizuring in 1971 and continues to seizure on a daily basis despite medications, brain surgery and VNS implant.
My son Jason, is never one to complain, about anything. In fact over the years one of the things he has often said to others is, "You can choose to be happy or sad. I choose happy". Wonderful, simple advice from someone who certainly has reason to complain, but just smiles, instead. So, if Jason can still smile and choose happy after 40 years of seizures, I certainly can take a huge step out of my comfort zone, take a deep breath and be an advocate and a fundraiser for research for those, who like my Jason, live with Epilepsy.
About CURE & Epilepsy
CURE is the leading non-govermental organization fully dedicated to funding epilepsy research.
- CURE has raised more than $20 million
- Over 83 cents of every dollar donated is invested in cutting edge research
- Epilepsy affects more Americans than multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, and Parkinson's disease combined
- 1 in 26 will develop epilepsy in their lifetime
It's time we found a cure!
As a family that struggles with the stress, frustrations and heartache of living with a loved one with uncontroled Epilepsy, I was happy to find CURE...Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy is a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a cure for epilepsy by raising funds for research and by increasing awareness of the prevalence and devastation of this disease....www.cureepilepsy.org/home
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