Wednesday, March 20, 2013

It's a Purple Partay!

In an effort to rock the nation on  Purple Day, fellow bloggers: Heather, Christy, Danielle and I are joining up on Tuesday, March 26th. 

We will be sharing our stories, pictures, and our Purple hearts.  

As Purple is the color of Epilepsy, won't you join us on this Purple Day as we share all things purple and all things Epilepsy. It is our hope to increase awareness, break down barriers, share our hearts, our stories, our hopes and yes, there may even be a little bit of sadness.

As you know, Rhett lives with Epilepsy. He is fortunate right now to being doing very well. The twice daily meds are keeping the Seizure Monsters at bay....barely...but still at bay. Knowing Rhett, you know the journey he has travelled in his 5yrs. We are very grateful that Rhett's seizures are under control, but that was not always the case and is not reality for others, many others. 

Did you know that 1/3 of people with Epilepsy live with uncontrolled seizures? Are you aware that many people do not know what to do if a person seizes? Or the different types of seizures... what they look like? If you are local to southern Alberta, please visit the Be Like Jelly link on my blog.  There is much education to do!

 So please, for Rhett and all our Epilepsy Journey Friends, stand tall and recognize Purple Day with us.

1. Join me, HeatherChristy,and Danielle as we host a blog link up on Tuesday. Share your Epilepsy story, picture of your child, message of support to families battling Epilepsy and come post it on any of our four blogs on Tuesday. (The links will automatically be shared on all four blogs when you link to one) The more people who join this conversation, the more of a difference we make.

2. Share this post with others so they can join us.

3. Wear purple on Tuesday. Take a picture and email someone or put it on Facebook that we’re standing together. When you wear purple make sure you able to tell people why. I’ll be posting one Epilespy fact each day until Tuesday – I’d love for you to add yours in the comments.

Spread the word. Spread the PURPLE Love. 

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