MICKIE’S MIRACLES BLOG
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Walking for Warriors November is Epilepsy Awareness Month and our CEO and Visionary Founder Kristie Griess is #WalkingforWarriors “Today I walk for Jane, the first warrior I supported getting to level 4 epilepsy center for proper diagnosis and treatment.” This will be the first of the #WalkingforWarriors series for Epilepsy Awareness Month. https://youtu.be/ozmGD7ziPnc
The Pediatric Epilepsy Podcast provides a space for conversations that are both heart wrenching, hopeful and inspiring. We’ll be talking with parents doing their best to manage their child’s epilepsy, taking on issues like mental health and the need for urgency when dealing with a diagnosis or treatment, and talking with the world’s most respected […]
Mikayla ‘Mickie’ was born on October 26, 2011. She was three months old when she had her first seizure. By nine months old, she had failed over eight anti-seizure medications and was diagnosed with Intractable Epilepsy and Infantile Spasms. Each month that passed, she fell further and further behind her peers in development. I […]
We are absolutely heartbroken by the loss of Warrior Landon. Our prayers go out for his sweet soul and his beautiful family — Warrior Mama Julie, Warrior Dad Mark, and his Warrior Sis Callie. We know loss of life is part of our earthly experience and yet Landon’s unexpected and tragic loss has hit us […]
A Seizure Action Plan (SAP) is of utmost importance if you are parenting an epileptic child. The Dravet Syndrome Foundation is hosting an SAP educational this upcoming Wednesday to help parents be prepared. After the presentation the doctors and experts will open up the panel for questions. The experts include the following people: Elaine Wirrell, […]
The Brain Recovery Project has three main questions for those who are considering participating in this study: Does your child have an RNS, VNS, or DBS device implanted to treat drug-resistant epilepsy? Are you considering these devices for your child as a treatment after failing anti-epileptic medication? Or has your child had unsuccessful epilepsy surgery, […]