I'm going to have the RNS implant in March. And all I want to know is has anyone else had it done and dose it work . I go in March to Vanderbilt medical center in Nashville Tennessee.
Since my last seizure, I find my attention span is much shorter, especially when reading. Anyone else experience this?
I’m really happy that Tampa Bay Bucs made it. They’re playing home against Dallas Cowboys Monday night!
I wish I could say something but my husband is a football official (he is an umpire). Both he and. I would be in so much trouble if it was found that he made a prejudiced statement. So enjoy the… read more
I went out yesterday purposely and I'm happy again! I can't wait for this weekend! I'm going to finally do open mic again! Last time was 2020 and I blocked him. I spoke a little ruff to him first
I had serzuire since I was 2 yrs old and I am 31 yrs old and my son is 10 yrs old just wondering if he would have them or if would get them from me
I was wrong in my original comment, you can pass epilepsy through genetics. Although just because you have epilepsy doesn’t necessarily mean that it was passed on through genetics
No need to apologize. Tell your neurologist's about the depression side effect of that medication
As someone who was once labeled as not likely to ever reach a long-term seizure free state (and have… read more
Ive been fired from 6 jobs within the past year alone for "too many missed work days" due to seizures. Or my co-workers "being uncomfortable w my epilepsy and chance of seizures". I had a seizure at work at 2 of my jobs and was fired from both shortly after each. My question is, how do you handle others who don't understand epilepsy in the workplace? I'm currently applying for SSDI but it's taking FOREVER! Would you apply for disability or continue to work knowing it would be a less than 6… read more
I applied for disability and had no problem getting it but my situation is a bit defferent because I became legally blind first. I can only see center vision on my left eye and on right lower vision… read more
There are 2 possibilities
1. You experiencing bad side effects of your medication(s)
2. You are actually having , some form of a seizure.
I too have blackouts. They are a type of seizure . I also… read more
I have not had a single job since I graduated highschool 5 years ago and started having seizures. I am scared of what might happen if I do and being rejected because of my disability or getting hurt on the job. My family sees me as lazy and that I'm just living off the government though. I've decided I'm not going further with tests and not going to take anymore pills so am excepting that this seizure cycle is how I'm going to be living for now on. I have handed out a few resumes in some safe… read more
They have know right to ask, if you offer it up that’s on you. Once you are employed, you have the right under the ADA to request accommodations. So long as it doesn’t change the course of the… read more
I feel like I’m falling apart! My skin, hair and muscle tone are changing and my energy levels are too. Any info on how to approach management of care (external and internal) without affecting seizures? I eat clean and exercise, but I’m suddenly feeling at a loss here. Any info or personal experiences are welcomed. Trying to be as great as I can while I can. Thx!
My looks have long surpassed me. I'm not pretty anymore, I lost my figure, my skin used to be flawless without make-up. I praise God to still be alive but sometimes I wonder if my purpose was to not… read more