A place for those who care for and about people with epilepsy - caring for yourselves as well as those around you.

Topic: Family & Friends

Created By: BlueSkyMine | 2016-04-24 14:47 | 58 Views | 0 Comments

My husband started having Tonic-Clonic seizures approx 10 years ago. He has been in an almost constant state of denial about this. It has only been in the past 6 months or so that he has been...

Created By: looploop | 2016-04-03 21:52 | 87 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone,

My name is Luis and could use a little help, if any. Last year, in early November I started talking to someone who has epilepsy at my university. She didn't immediately...

Created By: Miked218 | 2016-03-31 10:02 | 84 Views | 0 Comments

So I was arrested on my birthday in February 2016 after what I assume to be a seizure. I have had seizures since I was 22 and am now 36. I had been doing well with just having minor issues, but...

Created By: startrek junkie | 2016-03-30 21:42 | 88 Views | 0 Comments

I got married in june 2015 and our marriage is very dificult... my wife can not talk very much to me and she no longer wants to go with me in public.... any thoughts on how to address? We tried...

Created By: ChloeAnnaliese | 2016-03-28 14:50 | 124 Views | 2 Comments

Hi guys,

I am obviously new here.. and no offence, but really do not want to be here.

My partner has had epilepsy since the age of 8. Had one fit when he was eight, and then three...

Created By: Sebas | 2016-03-05 02:13 | 164 Views | 3 Comments

My wife has had a car accident when she was 2 years of age. She suffered brain damage and als was in a coma for about 14 days. Now she is 45.
I live with her 20 years now and in the...

Created By: concerneddaughter | 2016-03-02 07:21 | 105 Views | 0 Comments

Hi Guys! This is my first time visiting this site due to my father.

For the past few months he has been feelings pain and numbing throughout his left side. He has very very bad headaches...

Created By: jazzylala | 2016-02-26 15:23 | 126 Views | 1 Comment

A couple of years ago, my husband started having what we've called "episodes". The way he describes them is that he would feel kind of nauseated and have a deja vu feeling, then he...

Created By: dayne-doe | 2016-01-27 10:24 | 158 Views | 0 Comments

hello everyone! i'm new here, so i'm very sorry if everything seems a bit jumbled. i'm honestly not the best at really explaining anything. i'm just stressed out and i guess maybe i could use some...

Created By: jx3h | 2015-12-18 13:17 | 260 Views | 1 Comment

> A few nights ago me and my girlfriend were watching a movie. It was late, about 3 AM. My sister is sleeping in bed in the room next to us.

> I hear a noise coming from her room, its...

Created By: Ldunagan | 2015-12-13 21:57 | 233 Views | 0 Comments

My husband was diagnosed in August with epilepsy. It has definitely changed our lives. We found out in September that we was expecting. He has had 4 seizures this year I know this doesn't...

Created By: mrs.grimes21 | 2015-11-21 13:52 | 283 Views | 1 Comment

Hello All, 

My sister was diagnosed with epilepsy in her 20's. She started out having seizures in her sleep, and didn't realize that she was even having them at first. They diagnosed her...

Created By: Blazing79 | 2015-11-17 19:47 | 246 Views | 0 Comments

My significant other was diagnosed with epilepsy when we were in high school (6-7 yrs ago). We now have two children a toddler and an infant. The problem that I'm running into is the fact that he...

Created By: randquistaj | 2015-11-16 14:17 | 235 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, I am a 19 year old girl. I just started college and was diagnosed with JME in February. Since then I have had 3 tonic-clonic seizures. My last one was on October 24th, and since I live in Utah...

Created By: dooug3116 | 2015-11-12 07:50 | 247 Views | 1 Comment

I have a relation who has had epilepsy from the age of 5 -- he is now over 45.  On medication.  Convulsive seizures are rare, but small seizures (loss of awareness for a few minutes) do...

Created By: lcnh1 | 2015-10-25 06:14 | 284 Views | 2 Comments

my husband was diagnosed with epilepsy when he was around 20. For the most part, he has nocturnal seizures. He hadn't had one for many years until tonight. About ten minutes or so after the...

Created By: shanike34 | 2015-10-12 17:48 | 255 Views | 0 Comments

my mother used to everything for me.  I liked it then but I don't want that anyone. I want to be able to do things on my own. so when I do. people be in shock. I get my meds bymeself which she...

Created By: Tangledupinu | 2015-09-22 21:37 | 355 Views | 0 Comments

My husband has been having seizures every 4-5 months. His neurologist told him on 2,000mg of Keppra and 200mg of Vimpat should be what he needs to be seizure free. Two weeks ago my husband had...

Created By: Tangledupinu | 2015-09-16 13:54 | 277 Views | 1 Comment

My husband was on Dilantin at age 18 and was seizure free for almost 3 years. Got put on a medication for partial complex when he has grand Mal about 3 years ago. Since than its been a downhill...

Created By: shanike34 | 2015-09-07 20:35 | 262 Views | 0 Comments

I am so tired of living with my mothers spouse. putting me under stress I try to keep peace, but he get angry over alot. then I get blamed. right now I can't move. and if I even seem upset. my...

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