How Kayak for a Cause Led to a Strong Foundation

For nearly 20 years Kara’s confidence had lived in the cellar, thrust ever downward by the torrent of tonic-clonic seizures that struck at 13. After a lifetime of hiding in dank corners, Kara climbed bravely, fiercely into the light. It was 2013. Her grandpa, so beloved, had died. Kara sought to make him proud. “I needed to […]

Tom: From Uncontrolled to Seizure-Free

Twenty-three years have passed since Tom’s last seizure. There was a time when such a span would have seemed just a dream to him. Now, he’s living it. “I don’t even think about seizures anymore,” he says. It’s a huge feat considering that for 21 years—from age 9 to age 30—Tom’s absence seizures were uncontrolled […]