Thursday, November 10, 2016

Epilepsy Awareness Month

Here's another card I made this month for Epilepsy Awareness.  Here's some facts:  The color for Epilepsy awareness is Purple.  World Epilepsy Day is celebrated on March 26th.

About 1 in 26 people in AMERICA will develop epilepsy in their lifetime.  Currently three million Americans and 65 Million people world wide have epilepsy.  2/3 of people will never know why they have epilepsy. 

Epilepsy affects more people than multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy and Parkinson's combined – yet receives fewer federal dollars per patient than each of these.  Please encourage everyone to reach out to government officials to do more research.  1/3 of the patients with epilepsy will have NO control over their seizures with any of the current medications.  New medications and treatments are always needed.

Hugs everyone and thanks for your support.  Just think, every time you are sitting in a large room full of people, someone around you likely has epilepsy.  If you didn't sign up for blog candy on Nov 1st, please go back and sign up!!  All candy winners will get announced at the end of this month!
http://holleybarnhartsblog.blogspot.com/2016/11/epilepsy-awareness-month.html

Holley

23 comments:

Karin van eijk said...

gorgeous image and card Holley
Gr Karin

Linda Simpson said...

This is gorgeous Holley, I love the beautiful image whose hair is like mine, curly.
Hugs
Linda xxx

sammi said...

Wonderful card, Holley. Thank your for bringing epilepsy support and research needs into the limelight. Everyone contact your government to ask for more research!

sammi said...

Wonderful card, Holley. Thank your for bringing epilepsy support and research needs into the limelight. Everyone contact your government to ask for more research!

Tracy Welham said...

That's a beautiful card and a lovely sentiment. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

Jennifer Bradley said...

Holley, I respect what you are achieving to bring this cruel illness to the forefront. You are a true champion of the cause. I love the card, the image is great, love the borders and of course the colour purple. The sentiment is just perfect. Hugs Jennifer xx

Virginia M. said...

Love your purple card, especially the white butterfly trim.
Virginia Montagna

Susan T. said...

As always, your painting is gorgeous! Love her curly hair!

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Holley this is a stunning card. I love it. Take care. Hugs Jackie

barbara macaskill said...

A family friend who had epilepsy committed suicide because his was so bad. He is missed terribly! I wish he had been able to get it under control.

KT Fit Kitty said...

Those statistics are alarming, Holley. You are an inspiration! Your card is gorgeous - I especially love those butterfly borders!

Glennis said...

Thank you for your enlightening post on Epilepsy - things I did not know

Laine said...

Stunning card Holley. Wonderful post and such a worthwhile cause.
Laine
xx

Shabneez said...

Beautiful card Holley - love the image you've used and a great cause. Shabneez xxx

Melody S. said...

That is a most adorable image!

I am loving the purple card posts!

Andree said...

A wonderful card Holley. The die-cut borders are gorgeous and the image looks fabulous xx

Avril Watson said...

Beautiful Holley, love the image and your colouring is amazing hun, hugs xxx

Anonymous said...

member of my family has this condition, lovely to do a post and card to highlight it :D

Cathy Clowes said...

Wow Holley those statistics are startling. Thank you for raising awareness of epilepsy in this way. Your card is stunning, beautifully coloured. Cathy x

Karenladd said...

What a pretty card, and this sweet girl is adorable with her head of curls!! Thank you for raising awareness and for inspiring us always!

SHartl said...

My daughter has curly hair that looked like this cutie's, when she was little. This purple and white card is just beautiful!

barbara macaskill said...

Forgot to add that this is a cute card! TFS!

Mel C said...

This is so pretty, love the color and die!