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About Me

I have a question can I drive a car or not I haven't had a seizure for about 5 years wat do u think and u respond to me back please.

posted December 8, 2015
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I am happy for you 5 years that is great. Be proud of yourself☺️

posted September 2, 2022

Memory

Memory

Can you lose your memory with seizures?

posted January 21, 2016
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I really try. We will see. I do not need someone else to administer/organize my medications, but the Assisted Living elsewhere is I understand very nice.
Leslie

posted January 22

Does Anyone Else Experience Depression With Epilepsy?

Does Anyone Else Experience Depression With Epilepsy?

This is my first time posting on a site about my epilepsy, but I feel like I just need to vent to people like me. A little about me: I live in a small town in VA with my mom, dad, and fiancé. I'm turning 25 in a week and I had my first seizure at 17 the morning after my grad party. It was a gran mal and my life just hasn't been the same since. I currently take 350mg Lamictal XR at night before I go to sleep. Some nights I wake up and have bad tremors still. Growing up I was always the funny… read more

posted March 29, 2018
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Amen to that 🙏

posted September 12, 2022

Do You Need A Kick In The Bu** To Get Through A Bad Day? - Sing This!!

Do You Need A Kick In The Bu** To Get Through A Bad Day? - Sing This!!

I revised the lyrics to Gloria Gaynor's classic "I Will Survive". Have fun with it!!

"I WILL SURVIVE EPILEPSY"

At first I was afraid
I was petrified
Kept thinking I could never live
With you on my inside
And I spent oh so many nights
Thinking how this was so wrong
But I grew strong
And I learned how to get along
And now you're back
Yes, that’s the case
I just woke up upon the floor
With big ol’ bruises on my face
Doc should have changed those stupid meds
I should have made him list’n to me … read more

posted April 7, 2016
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I have to make myself get going not only physically but mentally

posted February 3, 2020

Prolonged Aura With Seizure Cluster

Prolonged Aura With Seizure Cluster

Has anyone had a prolonged aura and you try to "fight off" your seizure because you know its coming? I was at the grocery stote today and i didnt want to fall down and make a big scene so i tried to calmly go to the register and kind of leaned on my boyfriend and seized in line because i couldnt fight it anymore.. it didnt last that long but i was still out of it until we went to the car and i had the rest of the seizure in the cluster
Does anyone else try to fight the seizure thats coming?… read more

posted February 17, 2018
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It is just about having had enough. And I am not sending them threatening emails, tells or phone calls. However, I learned in my 14 year being the ILL person for Massachusetts General Hospital… read more

posted October 27, 2022

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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Yes and what would they think as I never told no one growing up still dont never will besides 25 yrs sz free now

posted January 16

Abuse Of Site

Abuse Of Site

Hi, this forum is very important and helpful for those suffering and needing advice. Recently I have noticed people abusing the forum and treating it as a dating site - giving out private email addresses and phone numbers to those that are vulnerable. Please don't abuse the site in this way (I'm not mentioning names but you know who you are).Thank you.

posted August 27, 2019 (edited)
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welll I say no not a dating site there are lots of them out there but I see why two would hook up they understand what is doing on with you in part

posted September 3, 2019

Which Supplements Or Vitamins Do You Take?

Which Supplements Or Vitamins Do You Take?

posted February 23, 2022
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Oyster shell,
Folic acid,
Vitamin E (over the counter)

posted 3 days ago (edited)

Is It Normal To Get Sick After A Seizure?

Is It Normal To Get Sick After A Seizure?

Had grand mal seizure last night, after I came too. I needed help to bathroom & got sick for 20 minutes or so. I have never had that happen before.

posted January 25, 2016
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Yes it is possible to get sick after a seizure.

posted October 30, 2021
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