I am not completely seizure free, but I live my best life regardless of the times I get knocked down. I fight and advocate every day in honor of my little warrior ... Everyday I deal with fear, but I choose to overcome it and that is what makes me brave and gives me the strength to keep fighting. Passion and innovation are cornerstones for improving the lives of people with epilepsy. Anthony faces his diagnosis with a strength, courage, and positive spirit that is remarkable for someone his age. ...I'm still a father, I'm still a husband, I'm still me. Epilepsy will not stop me. As an aspiring journalist, I plan to advocate for the epilepsy community by sharing their stories and raising awareness for this cause. Awareness is the first step to #EndEpilepsy. I had infantile spasms as a baby and later developed to other seizure but I will not let epilepsy stop me. Aurora has been fighting Dravet Syndrome since she was 9 months old. Some superheroes fight crime mind but mine fights epilepsy.
Jared is using his brain to End Epilepsy by surfing to raise awareness and money for the cause Vicky is using her brain to End Epilepsy by being the rock her family depends on. Dr. Olvera is using her brain to End Epilepsy by helping patients with seizures find the right treatments Aryn is using her brain to End Epilepsy by standing up for herself and owning her experience as a young woman with epilepsy Veronica is using her brain to End Epilepsy by walking in her son’s memory each year at the Nationwide Walk to End Epilepsy Maribel is using her brain to End Epilepsy working with the Epilepsy Foundation Metropolitan New York. Paul is using his brain to End Epilepsy by talking about his epilepsy and doing things he never thought he could - including climbing Mount Whitney. Whitney is using her brain to End Epilepsy by raising awareness and understanding. Nehe and his family are using their brains by following the keto diet at home to help prevent his seizures. Sally is using her brain to End Epilepsy to educate people about the risk of death from epilepsy. Ryan is using his brain to End Epilepsy through his art and passion for generating more awareness and empathy for people with epilepsy. Lyndsey is using her brain to End Epilepsy by advocating for legislation that requires seizure first aid in Kentucky schools.