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Kirsty815 Patient Expert

Spring Hill, Florida
I'm a wife, a mother, a sister, a daughter and a friend. I love to laugh and tend to find myself giggling at things that happen in my life. I also live with Anxiety which challenges me daily.
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I’m Still Here by Kirsty815 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety I’m still here! I’ve just taken a little break from blogging for a while! Coming back real soon! Read on »
Payin’ It Forward With Pumpkin #AJO by Kirsty815 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety ~ Photo Provided by Dunkin Donuts through Tilson PR~ Nothing quite says fall like Pumpkin!  So I was super pumped when my friend Teresa over at Making It All Work ... Read on »
Disney Should Stand With Special Needs Families And Continue To Create Magical Memories by Kirsty815 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety I remember the first time we took Meg to Walt Disney World! It was for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas, she was 4 months old and I was really nervous about the trip.  Meg had ... Read on »
Back to School with Special Needs by Kirsty815 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety If you’re child has learning delays school didn’t necessarily stop at the beginning of summer for you.  Maybe your child has an IEP (Individualized Education Plan) ... Read on »
5 Tips For Summer Safety by Kirsty815 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety Stock up on sunscreen and bug spray - Unfortunately, along with the warm summer months comes sunburns and those pesky little bloodsuckers.  We live in Florida, s ... Read on »
My Summer Treasure by Kirsty815 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety IT’S SUMMER Y’ALL! How do I know this? The kids are out of school, all the stress I was feeling about end of year IEP’s and whether or not  Meggers was moving on t ... Read on »
Biannual Blogathoning My Way Back Into Blogging by Kirsty815 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety I’ve been MIA from my blog lately, just wasn’t feeling it for whatever the reason,  so what better way to get back into it? Join a Blogathon! WHAT? Yes… you hear ... Read on »
Epilepsy The Thief by Kirsty815 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety Epilepsy is a thief! It steals my daughter for minutes that seem like hours and renders me helpless.  It brings fear!  Fear of losing her, fear she’ll be bullied, f ... Read on »
Anxiety: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly! by Kirsty815 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety I’ve had a few conversations of late where people have mentioned they envy other people or other families.  Not so much what they have, but how together they seem to have ... Read on »
Origami Owl Epilepsy Locket by Kirsty815 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety Did you know there are 65 million people living with Epilepsy worldwide?  Of those 65 million 375,000 live right here in Florida!  Epilepsy is a diagnosis ... Read on »
Tooth Troubles & Dentist Anxiety by Kirsty815 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety Why is it the moment I plop my bottom into a dentist’s chair I’m instantly reduced to infant status? I guess my fear could be the related to the dentist I went to when I ... Read on »
Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park Feb 2nd, 2013 by Kirsty815 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety This is my favorite time of year in Florida, when the sun is shining but it’s still breezy enough for a trip to the beach or a walk around the parks without feeling like y ... Read on »
Come On… We’re Building Lego! by Kirsty815 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety Playing with Meg’s Lego and some photo editing stuff! What? Like you’ve never paused and played with your kids toys before! No? *Ahem* Well… I d ... Read on »
Still A Work In Progress by Kirsty815 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety My husband knows how much I enjoy taking pictures so last year he decided to buy me a lovely Cannon Rebel.  I’m really enjoying playing with it and learning how to use all ... Read on »
Overshadowed Joy by Kirsty815 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety I received a letter in the mail today… It was a Christmas letter Meg had sent to me from her school media center.  It was riddled with typos, but her message was clear ... Read on »
In Memory of Sandy Hook Elementary by Kirsty815 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety Thanks to my friend Susan Noble of the Epilepsy Warriors Foundation for providing the following information: To Make A Donation To The Families SandyHook Sch ... Read on »
Christmas Town, Jars Of Clay and a Wonderful Christmas Time by Kirsty815 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety This past weekend we got the opportunity to meet the guys from Jars Of Clay, the popular Christian rock band from Tennessee, who were performing at the opening of Busch Gard ... Read on »
Let’s Talk About It… by Kirsty815 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety It’s November! You know what that means… It’s time to talk about it! Talk about what?  Talk about Epilepsy of course! Our daughter Meghan has Epilepsy s ... Read on »
Witches Hats And Broomsticks by Kirsty815 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety Halloween falls on a school night this year, so we wanted to find some simple treats we could do in between homework and still have a lot of fun making!  We hopped on Pint ... Read on »
Be Safe And Seizure Smart On Halloween! by Kirsty815 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Anxiety We love Halloween! Dressing up, going door to door, seeing all the different costumes people come up with and walking up to the spooky decorated houses is so much ... Read on »