Our son Nick has epilepsy. He has an epilepsy syndrome called Lennox Gastaut Syndrome, or LGS. It is a type of epilepsy with multiple different types of seizures that begins in childhood. The seizures are hard to control and require life-long treatment. Intellectual and behavioral problems add to the difficulty of managing life with LGS.
Great perspective. It's like having a front row seat to an absolutely amazing story. You will fall in love with this family, and learn why Nick's life is a life worth living.
Eva amuses us by sharing the perceptive, treasured statements Nick surprises us with. She also makes our hearts ache as we walk with her, and the family, in the dark hours. Her direct telling of her story as Nick’s Mom lifts us all to compassion and understanding.
Straight from-the-heart, with frankness and celebration, Eva Gremmert writes about both the difficulties and joys of raising her disabled son, Nick, to manhood.
Eva Gremmert captures human events and interactions in a simple, straightforward but intuitive way that makes what she has to say profound on a level that engages, teaches, and inspires her readers.