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Topic: Athletes vs Epilepsy Goal Posts

In this forum topic, Athletes vs Epilepsy ambassadors share their trials and triumphs, defeats and wins over epilepsy and athletics. Read their updates, ask them questions, and share your own AvE story with other Athletes vs Epilepsy.

Severe back pain

09/2019 | 2 Comments

I play college basketball and I am 23 years old, I am type 1 diabetic and just had my first grand mal seizure 9 days ago, since the seizure I have...
Athletes vs. Epilepsy

12/2018 | 0 Comments

I am a 23 year old about to graduate from the University of Pittsburgh and playing for the women's ice hockey team. I was wondering if there were any...
YES I Can, YES I Will, Hooah

08/2016 | 0 Comments

Sunset Rd Summit with Dave Purwin I think it was by accident (except I believe there really are no accidents) I came upon the "ask" by the Epilepsy...
Staying Active After Being a Pro Athlete

07/2016 | 0 Comments

Hi Everyone!, My name is Zach McGinnis and I am one of the Athletes vs. Epilepsy ambassadors. For the past 20 years of my life my summer fitness...
3 Months, 3,000 Miles, $3,000

07/2016 | 1 Comments

Cycling is a huge part of my life: the heart of my social fabric, my advocacy work, my zen, my joy. How did I get started in cycling and what keeps me...
The Struggles and Strengths

07/2016 | 1 Comments

7.5 mile run this weekend... I have to admit I'm struggling this time around as far as training and overall motivation for working out goes. Coming...

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