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Information about seizures.

Information about seizures.

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.

Celebrating new skills!
Celebrating new skills!

This past weekend, Nick had a bit of a cold.  I was so grateful that he had learned to blow his nose.   He was 13 then. Back in the summer of 1993, (that sounds like the beginning of a song!) we took an epic trip to Ireland with our extended family.  Arden and I

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I am asking for your help.
I am asking for your help.

Over the years, I have had many people tell me that I should write a book about my experiences raising Nick. I wondered if I would have the capacity to write it.  Would our story have significance or be of value to anyone?  If I went through all the time and effort, would anyone read

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Life is full of opposites.
Life is full of opposites.

Yesterday as I was working on my draft rewrite of the book I am writing about being Nick’s mom, I noticed something incredible.  Our lives are full of experiences that create opposing emotions. For example, Nick was almost four when Derek was born.   The pregnancy was difficult for me, especially the last two months,

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I am Nick's mom
  • Who is Nick J.?
  • "Oh well."
  • Fighting.
  • How's Nick?
  • Helpless.
  • You fix this?
  • Be Brave.
  • Avoidance.

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.

Christina Stevulak

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.

Maureen Hoffmann

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.

Natalie Jackson

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.

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