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Domestic violence — when love goes wrong

August 6, 2022
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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.


21 Praises of Wisdom to Pass On… 

January 25, 2022
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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.


What were your most formative moments?

January 23, 2022
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For me, it was three different stages, ages and issues…


Working, Seizures, and Secrets

January 16, 2022
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When I was in my 30’s, I worked real hard and made pots of money.

No sleep.

Many seizures.

But big bucks.


Epilepsy and Romance — Getting Personal

January 14, 2022
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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?


2022 Resolutions

January 1, 2022
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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…

My resolutions for 2022


Thank you…from the bottom of my heart

December 30, 2021
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In these uncertain times, there’s still so much to be grateful for.

Like each other…


The Promise of the New Year…

December 30, 2020
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The new year falls upon us…

With hopes of health, dreams of joy…


Domestic Violence — When Love Goes Wrong

October 21, 2020
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.


Thanks for the Giving…

November 27, 2019
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There’s so very much to be thankful for…


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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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