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Do you guys drive?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I been driving since 18, sz wont stop me from driving when I know when ones coming I pull over put in park and after 10 seconds its over and back to driving, drunks drive and when caught they are out back on the rd, so why not me, hell with that law

edited, originally posted over 2 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I've been driving for several years and I don't let the fact that I have epilepsy come between me and something I enjoy doing,I believe for myself that epilepsy is an illness not a disease, and if I kept letting myself believe that it was a disability then I myself would become disabled, so I choose not to believe that it holds me down and I do what I will. Don't fear getting into accidents or might, just drive and enjoy the experience,I have driven all over the U.S. and I'm dam glad I did I saw a lot of beautiful smiles and beautiful places because I don't let the fear get in my way. Just drive and enjoy 😎

posted over 1 year ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I may or may not have
an avg. of #1 seizure
per year, but i don't drive either. I walk a certain distance, ev.
day. I walk across town to my Doc. Appoints. or anything
else. (Shopping!).
I do this because i
know this helps memory & physically.
I worked in Physical
Therapy for 30 yrs.
& i feel i try to do, what
I should do.

posted about 2 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Would it help, if someone else could go with you?
(I know somerimes that's pretty unlikely,
but maybe it would
help, when it

posted about 2 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I stopped driving because i'd never forgive myself i i hurt
someone else!

posted about 2 years ago
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