Mary Ady Fontaine


Mary Ady-Fontaine is a native Californian, transient Texan, raised alongside her sister Alison and brother Earle by her parents Howard & Susan (Woltman) Ady of California in historic Mount Vernon, Virginia.

Mrs. Fontaine has a personal passion for following current research and journals on Neurology worldwide, as she was diagnosed with Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy at age 15 after a Grand Mal seizure.

Mrs. Fontaine supports & is an active participant with research on Epilepsy and have donated their time, blood, MRIs & EEGs through John Hopkins University to the NINDS Coriell Institute on Medical Research in their Human Genetics Repository (HGR.)

She has taught Anatomy, Physiology, Kinesiology, and Practical Massage Therapy at College Level at Heritage Institute.

She is an Epilepsy Advocate because she has both experienced life hiding Epilepsy and its consequences, and lived life free by speaking out about Epilepsy and living her life to the fullest without feeling defined or in fear of the word Epilepsy defining her, or putting limits on her life.

Mrs.Fontaine has a book published in 2008 under her maiden name, Mary Ady entitled, "An Infant Massage Guidebook for Well, Premature & Special Needs Babies." It has been ranked 4th out of 1,000+ books in it's category since 2008. Mrs.Fontaine has been a Certified Infant Massage Instructor since 2000.

Her second non-fiction book will be on Epilepsy, "Just A Brain Storm on an otherwise Sunny Day," and her second published book celebrating Epilepsy National Awareness Month November 2011.

Where to find Mary Ady Fontaine online

Where to buy in print


SEIZE HOPE: Just a Brainstorm on an otherwise Sunny Day
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,050. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
A non-fiction book about Epilepsy unlike all others: this is an upbeat read; the theme of this book is HOPE. Readers both recently diagnosed or life-long living with a Seizure Disorder; you quickly realize the value of an Author pouring our her soul on the pages with first hand experiences: a how to guide to living life well, not defined by Epilepsy. Internet-linked.

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