Author: Seize Your Adventure

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Podcast Episode 5 | The Camino

Let me take you on a very intimate journey from my first seizure to walking the Norte and Primitivo Caminos. With music recorded whilst I was walking, this will give you an insight into my experience of The Way. On a post-referendum quest to discover more of Europe, I decided to take a five-hundred mile …

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A Chat with Joe Stevenson adventure epilepsy podcast

Podcast Episode 4 | A Chat with Joe Stevenson

It is important to acknowledge when we do impressive things. Not just because a sense of pride won’t do us any harm. But because it makes our stories more realistic to that person who is scared that it’s too hard for them. In a strange way, if we acknowledge that something is hard for us, …

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Podcast Episode 3 | Finding My Inner Peak

This podcast takes you to one of the most remote parts of the UK, an area renowned as the last wilderness of Britain. Even the most touristic areas take some effort to get to. Welcome to the Scottish highlands. Joe Stevenson tells us about a charity hike he did a couple of years ago. Charity …

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Podcast Episode 2 | A Chat with Jade Nelson

In this Q&A, we’ll learn a bit more about Jade Nelson, who wrote and read the Episode 1 story, “Peace in West Texas”. Jade is a licensed Massage Therapist, Epilepsy Advocate, Public Speaker and Writer based in Austin, Texas. Her focus is helping spread awareness of epilepsy and the ketogenic diet (a high fat, low …

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Podcast Episode 1 | Peace in West Texas

Camping is one of the simplest ways to spend some time outdoors, so when Jade was determined to get back out into nature, a short camping trip seemed like the obvious choice. When she and her husband Eric set out with their dogs, she had specific expectations. Fond memories of camping trips in the Pacific …

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Podcast Episode 0 | Teaser

Start gearing up for the Seize Your Adventure podcast: this is where the adventure community and the epilepsy community meet. This podcast will share intimate stories and conversations from people with epilepsy who enjoy the adventure lifestyle. For those of you who have no contact with epilepsy, these stories will let you connect with the …

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Q&A with Kaydee Gaeta: Tough in Mud

Kaydee Gaeta (30) posts on Instagram about running with epilepsy, and the training she fits into her busy life. But her posts are not just documenting running on flat, dry tarmac. For Kaydee, the extreme challenge of Spartan Races and Tough Mudder runs are a fun way to test her abilities as an overall athlete. …

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Alex Staniforth Endurance Athlete with epilepsy

Alex Staniforth: Endurance Athlete

The fact that Alex Staniforth was plagued by adversity and epilepsy as a child makes the twenty-three year old’s CV all the more impressive. He made his first attempt on Everest when he was just eighteen, but was halted by an avalanche that killed sixteen people. Returning a year later, he was one of the …

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Q&A with Jessica Suciu-Morgan: Ultra Runner

Jessica Suciu-Morgan (31) describes herself as a military brat/wife, a life that involves a lot of moving around. There is no specific place she calls home, but she’s currently seizing the day in the beautiful Pacific Northwest of the United States for one more year. Jessica likes to spend her time exploring wherever she’s living …

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Q&A Kyle the neuro ninja

Q&A with Kyle Parker: Neuro Ninja

Born and raised outside of Boulder, Colorado, Kyle Parker (29) caught our attention via his Instagram account @The_NeuroNinja. After his second laser ablation surgery for epilepsy in August 2017, Kyle began posting about his recovery and ambition to be on American Ninja Warrior. His determination and his motto – S.L.E.D. or ‘Simply Live Each Day’ …

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