Sailing Through the Storms of Seizures

Living with Epilepsy, Recovering from Brain Surgery, and Being a Caregiver

by Jon Sadler



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 24/06/2018

Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 238
ISBN : 9781984531131
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 238
ISBN : 9781984531124
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 238
ISBN : 9781984531117

About the Book

Jon has lived with epilepsy for over fifty years. There were times when he was broken and defeated by seizures; then discovered the power of hope. Jon believes he can provide that hope to others dealing with seizure disorders by sharing his experience. In Sailing through the Storms of Seizures, he provides the perspective of the child, student, father, and caregiver. Jon had his first seizure at the age of four and was treated with medication for several years. His seizures returned while in college. At the age of forty-six, his seizures became intractable, and brain surgery his only option to regain control. There were many people who helped him with his recovery: his family, church, counselor, and those he met who faced similar situations. Soon after his surgery, Jon met a man who was distraught over his four-year-old son, who suffered from intractable seizures. As Jon shared his experience he witnessed hope being instilled in the man and his family. He is now a mentor and a counselor, focusing on helping people live with epilepsy. His greatest joy comes from his two sons, who have been there when needed, and accomplished much in their lives and careers.

About the Author

Jon Sadler, LCPC, is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Maryland. He is a mentor and counselor for the Maryland Chapter of the Epilepsy Foundation and is certified in the UPLIFT program. He retired after 32 years of Civil Service from the Army Corps of Engineers where he was a professional engineer and project manager. He has two sons and loves the outdoors, particularly sailing and backpacking.