• 00:35

    NSDF Presents...

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    Welcome to NSDF Presents... Terrific Tonya, our host, talks with Kerri Croake. Kerri is an active member of National Seizure Disorders Foundation Community. Listen in as she shares her story of her seizure disorder in order to educate and inspire seizure patients, caregivers, family members, professionals, and general public.    National Seizure Disorders Foundation empowers people currently living with all types of seizures and seizure disorders while enriching the minds of the unaffected public. NSDF Presents... is a forum used to bring information, education, inspiration, and support directly to you, our dedicated listener.    National Seizure Disorders Foundation "Bringing Order to Seizure Disorders" http://nationalseizuredisordersfoundation.org  

  • 00:30

    NSDF Presents...From Victim to Victorious!

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    Terrific Tonya Heathco's Seizure Journey.
    Join us as NSDF Secretary Kerri Croake interviews Terrific Tonya as she shares her story with you.
    Terrific Tonya's bio:
    Originally from California I’ve enjoyed most of my life in Tennessee. Believe it or not, our first home in Tennessee had no and no indoor bathroom, just an outhouse!! Life as a teen in Tennessee in the 70′s was a treat. I loved the experience.
    As a young adult, life changed. Not for better or worse, it just changed. A chronic brain abnormality, Periventricular Heterotopia, became active in my life producing up to 150 seizures a month. Now I have hope. The National Foundation raises awareness and support for all who live with seizure disorders, (patients and their caregivers). For all who wish to help, support, or are in need of information, please contact me.
    As a young adult I was blessed with three precious jewels, Jesyka, Cory, and Zack. Later in life , I married my life partner, Scott. We now enjoy the company of our dog, Tiny,our kids and our grand-babies, Ana and Colton. Life in Tennessee is good. I love who I am, where I am, and what I do

  • 00:26

    NSDF Presents…Published Author&Survivor,Cynthia Fabian

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    NSDF Presents Published Author and Seizure Survivor Cynthia Fabian.   Cynthia is an accomplished author of childrens books that relate to children of all ages to educate & empower them on topics such as seizure disorders and bullying and handiling diasbilities.   Cynthia writes from personal experience. Tonight she will share with our listeners her reasons for writing as well as her success over the challenges of seizure disorder.   A few of her books; Orchestra in Our Brain and Can't&Able can currently be found at the NSDF Library http://astore.a mazon.com/natioseizudis-20 and Cynthia's website http://sbpra.com/cynthiafabian/

  • 00:30

    NSDF Presents...Kerri Croake, Seizure Surgery Survivor

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    Join us as Terrific Tonya speaks with Kerri Croake! Kerri is a seizure survivor and experienced brain surgery survivor. She will open up about her life with seizures, brain surgery, and her connection with National Seizure Disorders Foundation.
    NSDF Presents...Kerri Croake, Seizure Surgery Survivor, Advocate-Warrior, and NSDF Board Leader.
    Learn more about Kerri's seizure journey by visiting: http://nationalseizuredisordersfoundation.org/kerri-croake

  • 01:01

    Seize the Day with NSDF - Be Encouraged!

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    Tonight NSDF brings our listeners, present and future, Encouragement.  Why is encouragement necessary? Because without feeling positive support in your everyday life, living with seizure disorder can be fatal. Over the years many have come to us on the brink of choosing isolation or worse because they have no encouragement to keep moving ahead and discover the good in thier every day life. 


    Do you find welcoming encouragement a challenge? Listen in to discover the truth about encouragement. 


    Tonight and every week ahead, NSDF will present you with pre-recorded podcasts allowing us to burture family while brinign you quality. YOu are encouraged to connect with us in the comments here, across social networks, or through our website http://nsdf.us 


    All week we celebrate: 


    Seize the Day Sponsor: The Advocate, Dickson TN


    NSDF Partners:   Tools of Letting Go    Gaurdian of the Night K9  


    Tune in every week, same time, asme channel and learn that you too, no matter what life brings you, can Seize the Day! 


    National Seizure Disorders FOundation is a holistic seizure disorders foundation providing resources of positive seziure managment until a cure is found. 


                              


     

  • 00:26

    NSDF Presents...Denial of Diagnosis

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    Join Terrific Tonya Heathco and Courageous Kerri Croake as they talk about a common experience shared by all living with seizures - Denial of Diagnosis. Terrific Tonya will share her never shared before personal experience with Denial of Diagnosis. 
     
    National Seizure Disorders Foundation will be here with resources and extensive support to help you  work through these human emotions to reach Peace and live a higher quality of life. Choosing to remain in denial will only lead to death in every area of your life even death of life itself.   

  • 00:58

    Seize the Day with NSDF! A Celebration of Life

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    NSDF( National Seizure Disorders Foundation ) invites you to join us in this celebration of life! Yes, a celebration of life honoring one very close to NSDF having passed away no so long ago, my daughter Jesyka ( SUDEP 2012). 


    During this hour we will discuss:



    Personal memories of a seizure survivor stolen away by SUDEP
    Jesy's last wishes shared with me only days before that tragic day. 
    The reality of SUDEP and what you should/should not do 


    Brings a tissue or two, we may need them! The tears of healing and Joy may flow freely as we at NSDF and Seize the Day have nothing to hide. 


    Mark your calendar for every Tuesday and Thursday to take part in our conversations:


    Each week: Tuesday 7 PM (CST): Enjoy POWER in your week during NSDF Power Hour. http://tweetchat.com/room/nsdfpower 


    Each week: TH 7 PM(CST): Join NSDF right here & Seize the Day!  


    Gratitude 4 tonight's sponsor: The Advocate (Dickson TN)


    Celebrating:


    Tools of Letting Go


    Guardian of the Night K9   


     


     

  • 00:58

    NSDF honors PTSD Awareness Day

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    Welcome again to another spectacular episode of NSDF Seize the Day! The only podcast sharing with the public the human expereince of seizure disorder. This week, we honor PTSD Awareness Day, June 27. Recently brought to our attention, PTSD Awareness Day is now a part of the NSDF calendar. 


    What is PTSD? A diagnosis of recurring issues expereinced by an individual as a result from a traumatic event. 


    During the show we will cover related questions including but not limited to:



    What type of specialist treats/diagnoses PTSD?
    What types of PTSD are there?
    Where can one go for more help?


    Join us for this spectacular hour as we discuss PTSD and PTSD Awareness. Tonights show is a continuation of the topic #ptsdawareness covered in our Tuesday night Power Hour through Twitter. For more details and weekly updates join NSDF Power Hour through Facebook. 


    Resources brought to you tonight:


    PTSD Help - http://www.ptsd.va.gov/public


    Our Sponsor - The Advocate Dickson TN


    About NSDF - http://nsdf.us 


    Tonights Partner - TG Bears, maker of Epilpesy Bear and Jesy Bear


     

  • 00:55

    NSDF Presents..SUDEP Personal:Tonya Heathco

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    Showtime: 1AM UK ,8 PM EST, 7 PM CST, 5 PM PST Call in and ask questions: 1(646)721-9207 Pour something delicious&refreshing to drink. Settle into your favorite chair. This time is yours -is ours- as Kerri Croake interviews Tonya Heathco of National Seizure Disorders Foundation in a personal discussion about SUDEP. Tonya will share with us moments from her daughter Jesyka's  life, her own personal recovery from the grief of SUDEP, and the inspiration behind NSDF. Open your mind to the possibilities of helping someone develop a deeper understanding for seizures and SUDEP. When you are ready, I believe YOU can do it! As we work together growing in knowledge and number, we will be able to educate others. Feel free to call in and join the discussion 1(646) 721-9207 Your thoughts are relevant and important. Your questions are welcome. National Seizure Disorders recommends you talk with your doctor about your specific risk of SUDEP. We are here to educate you. The information we share is to create awareness and release fear and confusion from living with seizure disorders and possibly facing SUDEP. NSDF encourage you to read about SUDEP from our partners: http://www.dannydid.org/sudep http://www.chelseahutchisonfoundation.org/?q=sudep
    NSDF encourages you enjoy archived episodes:
    http://www.blogtalkradio.com/nsdf-presents/2013/07/04/seizuressudep-overview http://www.blogtalkradio.com/nsdf-presents/2013/07/11/sudep-personal-tom-stanton-1 http://www.blogtalkradio.com/nsdf-presents/2013/07/18/sudep-personal-julie-hutchinson
    Pass this resource onto someone you know. Awareness begins with you and the simple act of sharing.  
       

  • 02:19

    Talking Terror Presents: Amicus Films Featuring Ed X. Young

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    Welcome, once again, to an all new episode of Talking Terror Presents!
    EC Comics was notorious in the 1950's and 60's due its horror comic
    books, Tales from the Crypt and The Vault of Horror. These titles
    reveled in a twisted joy of life, with ironic fates meted out to many of
    the stories' protagonists. Well, in the 1970's Amicus Productions
    decided to bring these types of stories to life on the big screen!
    "Tales From The Crypt" (1972), a five film anthology featuring such
    acting luminaries as Peter Cushing and Joan Collins! We'll follow that
    with "Vault of Horror" (1973), with another five creepy tales that are
    sure to chill your spine! We will also be joined by Grindhouse film
    star, Edward X. Young, for who these films were extremely influential in
    his life and career! We will also be joined by actor Bill Timoney,
    currently starring in the current "12 Monkeys" television series, and
    also very knowledgeable on the Amicus films! Be ready for a TTP Classic
    people! Beware, and Stay Scared!!!!

  • 01:58

    Talking Terror Presents: Fright Night

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    Hello again Screamlings! Hope you all are ready for another evening of horror with the Talking Terror Crew! This week, we will be discussing a pair of 80's Vampire tales! First up, "Fright Night" (1985), a tale of young love, freaky friends and a lousy neighbor! That will be followed by "Fright Night 2" (1988), which followed on the cult success of the original! So get Peter Vincent on the phone, get the stakes and make sure you get that water blessed! We're in for a wild night! Stay Scared!

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