My Story

My Story

On the “My Story” section of the BC Epilepsy Society website, you can read or watch the stories of various people living with epilepsy. If you would like to share your story to be featured on the BC Epilepsy Society website, please email Sonia at

Miranda’s Story

Read about Miranda’s journey with epilepsy here.

Christine’s Story

Watch the epilepsy story of Christine Jamieson, Miss BC 2018/2019 and Miss Canada 2019 here.

Sabrina’s Story

Watch the story of Sabrina’s journey with epilepsy and her experiences at Epilepsy Awareness Day at Disneyland (EADDL) here.

Tyler’s Story

Watch the epilepsy story of Tyler Barton, a professional golfer, engineer, ordained minister and proud husband and father here.

Rachel’s Story

Read about Rachel’s journey with epilepsy here.

Melissa’s Story

Read the story of a past BC Epilepsy Society bursary awardee here.

Mike’s Story

A Ministry Fiscal Negotiator recounts the discovery of his own epilepsy here.

Braeden’s Story

Read about how Braeden beat epilepsy here.

Katy’s Story

As Vice-President of Business Development at Kinetic Construction, Katy refuses to be defined by her epilepsy. Read her story here.

Rich’s Story

Rich O’Brien is an adaptive golf instructor who works with advanced and disabled golfers, using golf as therapy. Rich has over 30 years of experience, but he also has his own harrowing narrative about traumatic brain injury and how golf, amongst other factors, helped him in his healing process. Read his story here.

Linda’s Story

Read about Linda’s lived experience with epilepsy here.

Monica’s Story

Read about Monica’s journey with epilepsy, as told in her own words here.

Ruby’s Story

Ruby’s family shares their experiences with Ruby’s epilepsy here.

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