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: Sebas | 2016-03-05 02:13 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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...

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