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Does Or Has Anyone Ever Felt Embarrassed About Telling Someone About Their Seizures?

Does Or Has Anyone Ever Felt Embarrassed About Telling Someone About Their Seizures?

Or on another note, has anyone ever been a little scared of telling someone you feel like you’re about to have one but end up not? Sometimes I feel like I shouldn’t tell my parents or sister because then they’re going to overreact a little after the feeling went completely away.

posted February 13, 2018
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A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

Right they will never understand until they have to go through it..

posted April 16, 2018
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

I tell no one when I was getting a job as I use to but never got hired so then I lied and got hired now retired from GM after 30 yrs and worth lieing to get where I am today and will do it again if had to

posted January 20
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

I agree 100% that regardless if you have epilepsy or not we can achieve our goals (just have to have opportunities and know how)

posted September 20, 2020
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

I like telling people that I'm epileptic. People ask me all sorts of questions and teaching people that its not always what they think.

posted September 17, 2018
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

Yes I always feel embarrassed to say that I have seizures cause I don't like the treatment of the other people.. I don't be wanting to scare other people...

posted April 12, 2018

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