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: Blazing79 | 2015-11-17 19:47 | 354 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 | 350 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 | 361 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 | 387 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 | 355 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 | 467 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 | 388 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 | 321 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...

Created By: EC girl | 2015-09-05 14:53 | 369 Views | 1 Comment

My husband and I have a 9 month old baby boy. my husband's seizures are fairly under control (maybe 5-7/ year) but I worry about leaving the baby in his care if something were to happen. Wondering...

Created By: seatowns | 2015-09-02 20:44 | 356 Views | 1 Comment

I have an ex boyfriend who I stayed close with over the past few years, I do have feelings for him and he has told me that he still loves me. We met pretty young so I didn't want to marry my...

Created By: vivibae | 2015-08-25 11:22 | 375 Views | 1 Comment

Hello, I am here for my dear brother.  I have gone through all the blogs and I just thought I would start my own to vent and tell my story.  Not so much get replies but I do welcome any....

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Created By: myarb05 | 2015-08-23 21:57 | 363 Views | 0 Comments

My husband may have surgery for complex partial seizures (he's had VEEG and will be having Wada test later this month).  Just wondering if his mood swings and irritability will improve after the...

Created By: valarie.johnson@gmail.com | 2015-08-14 12:19 | 342 Views | 0 Comments

Hi all,

I am getting my master's degree online (something I definitely recommend to other epileptics - it's so much easier to replay the lecture if you have a seizure in the middle of it...

Created By: CuriousCaitlin | 2015-08-05 00:08 | 435 Views | 2 Comments

Hi all, 

My husband is 24 years old and just had his second seizure yesterday afternoon. His first was a grand mal 14 months ago and he's managed it really well with valproic acid. I'm not...

Created By: kylerfarmboy@gmail.com | 2015-07-25 22:59 | 392 Views | 1 Comment

Hoping to get information on new seizure type my sister is having. My sister started out at 5 as a generalized epileptic having day dream like seizures over the years she has progressed to focal...

Created By: paradyse1849 | 2015-06-24 09:14 | 538 Views | 1 Comment

on 3/31/15 I woke up to a loud bang thinking my daughter dropped something on the floor. When my husband and I bolt through the hosue to her room, we find her in a tonic clonic (grand mal) seizure...

Created By: paradyse1849 | 2015-06-24 09:13 | 426 Views | 1 Comment

on 3/31/15 I woke up to a loud bang thinking my daughter dropped something on the floor. When my husband and I bolt through the hosue to her room, we find her in a tonic clonic (grand mal) seizure...

Created By: suzer18 | 2015-05-28 02:01 | 711 Views | 3 Comments

We are new to the seizure world and what I would like to know is if anyone experienced people not wanting to know anymore about the seizures?  I know at first I could not stop talking about it...

Created By: ThisGirl | 2015-05-27 10:05 | 462 Views | 0 Comments

 

I have been reading up about Medial Temporal Lobe Epilepsy, and think I match up with a lot of the symptoms (deja vu, g.i. issues, memory/mood issues). I have been reading about...

Created By: tspielman@gmail.com | 2015-05-20 22:03 | 475 Views | 1 Comment

Hello

I am writing this to gain some knowledge on the subject of epilepsy and pregnancy I've been with my wife 10 years married 1 year she is 27 and has epilepsy

ive known about this...

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