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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.

Ask for what you want.
Ask for what you want.

Nick will speak his mind.  His speech is not always understood by others and often we become his translators.  He also isn’t always aware of expected cultural social behavior.  Sometimes this turns out to be funny, sometimes it is not so funny.  In any case we all get to decide how to respond to his

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Follow your hunches.
Follow your hunches.

Over the years, Arden and I have tried to discover things that will make caring for Nick easier both for us as well as easier for him.  Some ideas have worked out and others we have scrapped.  Sometimes we are brainstorming and planning for awhile and other times, the light turns on and a solution

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Great service makes international travel possible.
Great service makes international travel possible.

On Sunday afternoon we visited Strokestown House and the Irish National Famine Museum in Co. Sligo, Ireland.  It was a unique and memorable experience.  The weather was fantastic, but the warmest part was the wonderful treatment we received from the guides and staff at the site. Strokestown House is a Georgian Palladian mansion preserved with

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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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