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Hope Will Set You Free

When I picture a prison, I see a cell with three walls and bars. I see the loss of freedoms to go where you want and when you want. I see a very structured life lived by the clock…time for breakfast, time to go into the yard, time for work responsibility. When the lights go out, you are alone. A life sentence for a crime one didn’t commit must be awful. There are continuous questions of why me. There are constant legal battles for retrials. And there is the acceptance that the life one dreamed about will be different. Living this prison life is sure to test the emotions of any sane person.

Having difficult to control epilepsy is very much like living prison life for a handful of reasons. Medications must be given at the same time every day. The freedom to complete activities is often restricted based on the risk of having a seizure. There are many legal battles being fought for those with epilepsy including inequality, discrimination, and the legalizing of cannibidiol as well as rescheduling cannabis so it can be more widely studied. People with epilepsy are innocent. They didn’t do anything that deserves epilepsy. And for many, it is a life-long struggle. But there is also hope. 

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Guest — Carol Lee
Still sending you love and prayers from San Diego...Pacific side of the US. hugs,
Thursday, 25 August 2016 18:31
Guest — Jon
Thanks Carol Lee!!
Friday, 26 August 2016 09:39
Guest — Emily
Praying for you, your beautiful daughter & family! Keep hope & faith! ❤
Friday, 26 August 2016 12:38
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