Epilepsy Talk

2020 Resolutions

January 2, 2020
31 Comments

We all have them. Whether we keep them a secret to ourselves or proclaim them to the world.

I guess mine are now hardly secret.

But here I go, taking the plunge…


A Blessed Thank You…

December 30, 2019
16 Comments

In these uncertain times, there’s still so much to be grateful for.

Like each other…


Wishing you a blessed Christmas…

December 23, 2019
21 Comments

May all your hopes come true…


Thanks for the Giving…

November 27, 2019
9 Comments

There’s so very much to be thankful for…


Domestic Violence — When Love Goes Wrong

November 10, 2019
36 Comments

Carol found herself in a cycle of violence from the time she was a child. By adulthood, she had already experienced multiple beatings and hospitalizations.

In the most recent attack, her husband beat her with a board, leaving her with permanent brain damage and a life-long disability.

As a result of her injury, she now has frequent seizures, difficulty with balance, and is terrified to leave her home for fear of having a seizure or falling.


Chicken Soup for the Soul…

May 2, 2019
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I’m off to take care of my niece who has ongoing tonsillitis. 

To offer a little comfort and care.

And what better way than a batch of homemade chicken soup?

This recipe is relatively quick and easy to make.

Try it:


Epilepsy and Romance — Getting Personal

December 19, 2018
16 Comments

Romance is so many different things to different people.

But to me, intimacy requires acceptance, faith and loyalty.

The question is; how do you get there?

Especially when you have epilepsy?

Well for me, it was a very rocky road.


21 Praises of Wisdom to Pass On…

July 28, 2018
21 Comments

1.   Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully.

2.   Marry a man/woman you love to talk to.  As you get older, their conversational skills will be as important as any other.

3.   Don’t believe all you hear, spend all you have or sleep all you want.

4.   When you say, “I love you,” mean  it.

5.   When you say, “I’m sorry,” look the person in the  eye…


The Promise of the New Year…

December 31, 2017
25 Comments

The new year falls upon us…

With hopes of health, dreams of joy…


Domestic Violence — When Love Goes Wrong

May 16, 2017
22 Comments

Carol found herself in a cycle of violence from the time she was a child. By adulthood, she had already experienced multiple beatings and hospitalizations.

In the most recent attack, her husband beat her with a board, leaving her with permanent brain damage and a life-long disability.

As a result of her injury, she now has frequent seizures, difficulty with balance, and is terrified to leave her home for fear of having a seizure or falling.


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    Phylis Feiner Johnson

    Phylis Feiner Johnson

    I've been a professional copywriter for over 35 years. I also had epilepsy for decades. My mission is advocacy; to increase education, awareness and funding for epilepsy research. Together, we can make a huge difference. If not changing the world, at least helping each other, with wisdom, compassion and sharing.

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