For the 3rd year in a row I'm running on behalf of Epilepsy Foundation and our fight to stop seizures and hopefully find a cure.
My beautiful daughter, Ngaire has been battling epilepsy for 4 years now. We've had some really low moments. At times she's had over a hundred seizures a day. Medications have made her into zombie at times with no significant improvement in seizure activity. Luckily, despite all this, she's a currently a bright, bubbly 5 year old. She started the Ketogenic diet in 2012 which has helped a lot. The Ketogenic diet is a high fat, very low carb diet. I know it's tough for her not to be able to eat the sweets, bread or pizza that her peers are eating, or to go to birthday parties and have her meal look different than everyone elses. Still she probably handles it better than we do.
If you'd like to help Ngaire, and others like her please donate to my campaign.
Brendan Grainger (Ngaire's dad)