My blogging passion began a few years back when I was about to undergo surgery to help manage my epilepsy. I wrote about anything and everything epilepsy so that I could bring awareness to this disease. Originally, I focused on how epilepsy has made it tough for me to live a normal life. For me, not being able to drive was the most upsetting part. I started the blog out with funny posts like Ode to Tesla and The Truth Is Out There, a post about a woman who talked to me about aliens for 2 hours straight.
My passion for spreading the word about epilepsy landed me an interview with a local charity here in Colorado, Seize the World. I invite you to read my story on Seize the World’s website.
Carpe D-Watkins: Seize Your Attitude
Imagine – you’re 15 years old and about to walk through the magical gates of Disneyland in beautiful California. Suddenly, you feel yourself start to lose consciousness amid a large group of fellow Mouseketeers. Next thing you realize is your only ride for the day will be in your parents’ car after you’ve received an explanation from a stranger that you may have just had a seizure. Continue reading…