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Guest Post: Laura Caldicott, A Family’s Story

Guest Post: Laura Caldicott, A Family’s Story

The first annual International Epilepsy Awareness Day was yesterday but here at RobertsSister.com we are going to continue spreading awareness and education about epilepsy whether it is an official day, week or month. 

Mainly because we love purple!  (I kid – but I do love purple.)

I am pleased to bring...

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Guest Post: Laura Caldicott, A Family’s Story

Guest Post: Laura Caldicott, A Family’s Story

The first annual International Epilepsy Awareness Day was yesterday but here at RobertsSister.com we are going to continue spreading awareness and education about epilepsy whether it is an official day, week or month. 

Mainly because we love purple!  (I kid – but I do love purple.)

I am pleased to bring...

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The Magic of Excellent: A Short Film

The Magic of Excellent: A Short Film

Today is the first ever International Epilepsy Day, created by The International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE)and The International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE)(Going forward, the official International Epilepsy Day will be the second Monday of every February.)

Robert is participating in the awareness initiative of the Epilepsy...

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The Not So Super Super Bowl

The Not So Super Super Bowl

Robert’s neurologist convinced me to increase his Trileptal in order to stop the seizure clusters.  He is now at the same dose he was last year when I had to make the difficult decision to pull him off of it.
My nachos were good but didn't
look anything like this

Yes,...

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Blessings, Miracles, Blog Parties and Aha Moments

Blessings, Miracles, Blog Parties and Aha Moments

Note to readers: I am participating in the CareGiving.com Holiday Progressive Blog Party.  There are several people participating, (all of whom have wonderful blogs) and we will be stopping by to read each other’s stories and showing support through this holiday season. 

As promised!
The party starts today and...

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Epilepsy Awareness Month Recap

Epilepsy Awareness Month Recap

I thought I was going to take a break from blogging for a day or two after a month of posts but I can’t stop!

Okay, this will be short and there won’t be 30 minutes of video to watch (“Phew!” says Other Brother, who hasn’t quite caught up yet).

When I set...

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Epilepsy Awareness Month Day 30: Q & A with Robert and Trish (Part 2)

Epilepsy Awareness Month Day 30: Q & A with Robert and Trish (Part 2)

It is the last day of Epilepsy Awareness Month!  I have learned so much from Robert this month and hope we helped others learn about epilepsy and about Robert. 


I am very grateful to everyone for watching the videos, reading the posts and supporting all of us in our mission...

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Epilepsy Awareness Month Day 29: Q & A with Robert and Trish (Part 1)

Epilepsy Awareness Month Day 29: Q & A with Robert and Trish (Part 1)

Robert and I are answering questions for the last two days of Epilepsy Awareness Month. I was worried before starting this project that Robert would tire of doing all these videos but he is enjoying every minute of it!  (I should have realized what a ham he is!)

We had...

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Epilepsy Awareness Month Day 28: Brotherly Love

Epilepsy Awareness Month Day 28: Brotherly Love

My first memory, as impossible as it seems, is of my brand new baby brother being carried through the back door of our two-bedroom, white house in Omaha.  We moved out of that house when I was entering the first grade and we forever after referred to that house as “the White House.”

I could...

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Epilepsy Awareness Month Day 27: Gratitude

Epilepsy Awareness Month Day 27: Gratitude

Today is a day for gratitude! Richard, Robert and I share what we are grateful for and wish everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving!One impact epilepsy has had on Robert is that it has made our family that much closer.  For that, we are all grateful.We...

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