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03-26-2010 05:39 PM

So today is purple day meaning Epilepsy Awareness Day! I am an epileptic myself and I’m sure a few more on this site so its just a day to recognize epileptics and be aware that they are out there, no different than anyone else, just suffering from seizures. Here is my respect to all of them out there!

-- M.K.

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#1 posted 03-26-2010 05:54 PM

hey mark a roonie….lol…how are ya….thanks for the awareness day i shall honor those who suffer from this…in fact i was going through an old shed where i came upon a old pool cue stick…that the handle part is purple heart…so i shall make something from it today…a good reason to make sime exotic dust…oh and hey……......hows the bench coming…i wanna see itttttttttttttttttt….lol

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#2 posted 03-26-2010 06:14 PM

lol…thx grizz…the bench will be done n ready for pics either by tonight or tomoro morn…i’ll have it posted dontcha worry :P

-- M.K.

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#3 posted 03-26-2010 06:37 PM

Thanks for letting us know of this day. I never heard of it before. My Grandson was born with Epilepsy and has been seizure free for the last year now. He will be 4 this August and is my Buddy. Will find something Purple to wear today.

-- I don't make mistakes, I have great learning lessons, Greg

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#5 posted 03-26-2010 08:12 PM

Wearing purple for you and all others hun! So is you daughter.

-- I can't thank my wife enough to make me this account :P

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#7 posted 03-26-2010 09:10 PM

Cassid Megan with Murry!

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#9 posted 03-26-2010 10:07 PM

Thanks for the reminder, making us all more aware.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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#10 posted 03-26-2010 10:41 PM

Thanks Mark.. You already know that I suffer from Eplipesy myself. I really appreciate it when people, reconize disability’s and arent afraid to talk about them. I think thats how we help eachother out is by talking about it.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#11 posted 03-26-2010 10:50 PM

Mark: Thanks for the reminder of this day.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia †

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#12 posted 03-27-2010 02:54 AM

by coincidence i am wearing the only shirt i have that is close to purple (its grape)

so while i wear it i will remember all those who have eilepsy and send them my well wishes


-- Happiness is a way of travel , not a destination (Roy Goodman)

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#13 posted 03-27-2010 03:20 AM


-- M.K.

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#14 posted 03-28-2010 08:44 AM

My oldest brother is a Pediatrician Neurologist that has helped develop drugs for epilepsy. He has his own practice in Houston Tx. His lovely Wife is also a Dr. I know how trying the disease is & that treatment can be difficult to administer correctly. Hope you are doing fine tho! I just got back from my remote job tonight after a week to hear that on a trip to L A for a Dr convention she had to go to E R right from the plane. She’s OK now but was quite an ordeal to get the right treatment. I think he did more diagnosis thru his connections than anyone at the hospital! When I talk to him tomorrow I’ll mention your post here & that now I know about Purple Day, Thanks Mark!

-- $tudie

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#15 posted 03-28-2010 05:23 PM

thk you studie! and yes with the varieties of different seizures ppl have and the ones doctors know little about, the medications have to target specific ones and for many (like me) meds don’t even do much. But the more on the market the bettter so thx alot!

-- M.K.

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