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Rebel Speducator
Attended University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Lived in Chatan-Cho,Okinawa
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I'm just now starting to realize what a horrible thing my doctors did to me last month when I went to them for treatment. The brand-new, expensive anticonvulsant was making me totally wacko, so I went to the hospital to prote...
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Now that the weather is warm, I'm beginning to really miss having my driver's license. This is causing me to rethink my tendency to be totally honest with my doctors. "What good has it done for me?" I wondered to myself this ...
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In my lap is an article from a journal called Epilepsy & Behavior, dated 2009. It isn't my kind of journal, with scraps of paper and purple scribbles and pictures all mixed together, but rather a medical journal with big, fan...
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Some Powerful Mojo
     Last night, I rode with a new friend to hear one of the bravest men on the planet speak in Rockville. I was expecting a large crowd, like the ones I've made my way through to see one of my favorite authors, Jodi Picoult, but was surprised to find a mor...
Last night, I rode with a new friend to hear one of the bravest men on the planet speak in Rockville. I was expecting a large crowd, like the ones I've made my way through to see one of my favorite authors, Jodi Picoult, but ...
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No, I didn't find another ecstatic person in the crowd but neither did I try very hard by mingling and chatting people up about whether they enjoy their seizures or not. It didn't feel right to do so while standing there...
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This is the song I was listening to when I wondered if I really am going to find anyone like me tomorrow among the crowd of people participating in the National Epilepsy Foundation's 10th Annual Walk. By that, I mean som...
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The Short List
     I'm just now starting to realize what a horrible thing my doctors did to me last month when I went to them for treatment. The brand-new, expensive anticonvulsant was making me totally wacko, so I went to the hospital to protect myself and my family fro...
I'm just now starting to realize what a horrible thing my doctors did to me last month when I went to them for treatment. The brand-new, expensive anticonvulsant was making me totally wacko, so I went to the hospital to prote...
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Spring Fever
     Now that the weather is warm, I'm beginning to really miss having my driver's license. This is causing me to rethink my tendency to be totally honest with my doctors. "What good has it done for me?" I wondered to myself this morning as I got up to face...
Now that the weather is warm, I'm beginning to really miss having my driver's license. This is causing me to rethink my tendency to be totally honest with my doctors. "What good has it done for me?" I wondered to myself this ...
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Last night, I rode with a new friend to hear one of the bravest men on the planet speak in Rockville. I was expecting a large crowd, like the ones I've made my way through to see one of my favorite authors, Jodi Picoult, but ...
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Ecstatically Alone
     In my lap is an article from a journal called Epilepsy & Behavior, dated 2009. It isn't my kind of journal, with scraps of paper and purple scribbles and pictures all mixed together, but rather a medical journal with big, fancy words and lots of notati...
In my lap is an article from a journal called Epilepsy & Behavior, dated 2009. It isn't my kind of journal, with scraps of paper and purple scribbles and pictures all mixed together, but rather a medical journal with big, fan...
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The Others
Texting Tommy on the Metro      No, I didn't find another ecstatic person in the crowd but neither did I try very hard by mingling and chatting people up about whether they enjoy their seizures or not.      It didn't feel right to do so while standing there...
Texting Tommy on the Metro No, I didn't find another ecstatic person in the crowd but neither did I try very hard by mingling and chatting people up about whether they enjoy their seizures or not. It didn't feel rig...
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Drift Away
     This is the song I was listening to when I wondered if I really am going to find anyone like me tomorrow among the crowd of people participating in the National Epilepsy Foundation's 10th Annual Walk.      By that, I mean someone who would rather take ...
This is the song I was listening to when I wondered if I really am going to find anyone like me tomorrow among the crowd of people participating in the National Epilepsy Foundation's 10th Annual Walk. By that, I mean som...
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Bragging rights
My car is faster than your car.
Education
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Journalism, 1985 - 1989
  • University of Virginia
    Special Education, 2010 - 2012
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Gender
Female
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Skills
Writing, teaching, fighting bullies
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Previously
Chatan-Cho,Okinawa - San Diego - San Antonio - Chapel Hill - Pennsylvania - Virginia
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Rebel Speducator's +1's are the things they like, agree with, or want to recommend.
The Short List
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I'm just now starting to realize what a horrible thing my doctors did to me last month when I went to them for treatment. The brand-new, exp

Spring Fever
www.forgetthelabel.com

Now that the weather is warm, I'm beginning to really miss having my driver's license. This is causing me to rethink my tendency to be total

Ecstatically Alone
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In my lap is an article from a journal called Epilepsy & Behavior, dated 2009. It isn't my kind of journal, with scraps of paper and purple

Some Powerful Mojo
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Last night, I rode with a new friend to hear one of the bravest men on the planet speak in Rockville. I was expecting a large crowd, like th

The Others
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No, I didn't find another ecstatic person in the crowd but neither did I try very hard by mingling and chatting people up about whether they

Drift Away
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This is the song I was listening to when I wondered if I really am going to find anyone like me tomorrow among the crowd of people participa

Charlotte's Web
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It was almost too easy to figure out, once I gave myself enough time to calm down and think straight. That's what special educators call "pr

Field Tripping
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Last week, after I gave my speech and before the giant doobie was reinflated in front of The White House, someone came up to me and slipped

Another One Bites the Dust
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If I was still on Fycompa, I would probably have stayed up all night writing about yesterday because there was so much action. Luckily, I'm

Black box warning...
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I signed up to participate in the Epilepsy Foundation's National Walk for Epilepsy on April 16 in Washington, D.C. While visiting the even't

Hanging with the Marijuana Activists in front of The White House
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Cutest activist in the crowd This is the speech I gave today at the Emergency National Mobilization to Deshedule Cannabis, an event organize

Good Riddance
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My seizure tracker is telling the real story to me this morning; now I realize that I had a seizure on Day 2 of my incarceration, not Day 3

Betrayed, again
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On the other side of my hospital room door, there was someone my doctors took much more seriously than me, their patient. They took him so m

Election Day
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By the second day, I was much closer to being myself again, which was a big relief in terms of my fear that the drug had taken me to places

Evie
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I watched The Leftovers from the very beginning because I had already read the book; I'm a big fan of its author, Tom Perrotta. Then, in the

A Belated Easter Message
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I've been doing a lot of spring cleaning now that my seizures are under control, getting rid of reminders that I was such a misfit as a spec

The First Night
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There was a regular videotape running the whole time, too, but it stayed on the big machine, pointed toward my bed. I don't think it recorde

Fycompa Freakout
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By the time I got to Walter-Reed, it was hard to sit still, but I knew the necessary steps to get past the guards to the doctors behind clos