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: Jimsun | 2012-03-13 03:57 | 373 Views | 1 Comment

Hi! Anyone thought of becoming part of a "set-up" within which we can just write to each other, as "pen-friends", for a natter & to catch up.

My work boinces me 'round Europe every...

Created By: ac-x3 | 2012-03-08 16:05 | 397 Views | 1 Comment


im new to this so i dont know if im doing it correctly.

basically my partener has been diagnosed with epilepsy almost 4 years ago, it is still hard for me to cope and...

Created By: FoxxyWife | 2012-03-05 08:56 | 394 Views | 1 Comment

My husband had his first tonic clonic seizure in March of last year. It was determined that he has epilespy and probably has had it his entire life. Prior to the big one, he suffered from...

Created By: Lin22 | 2012-03-04 14:45 | 660 Views | 5 Comments
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Created By: jackie.shaddock | 2012-02-12 19:05 | 301 Views | 0 Comments

Hi all,

My husband was (officially) diagnosed with complex partial seizures about 6 weeks ago. He's been having these seizures for several years, but it wasn't until late 2010 we...

Created By: Jnmeyerz | 2012-01-18 03:54 | 308 Views | 0 Comments


I'm new to this. I've been with my boyfriend for about six months. I knew he was epileptic when we started dating, but within the last two months, his seizures have become more...

Created By: butterfly17 | 2012-01-04 13:30 | 315 Views | 0 Comments


  Hi guys

 Today has been a good day untill I had an aure... I felt secord because I was home alone



Created By: butterfly17 | 2012-01-04 13:30 | 271 Views | 0 Comments


  Hi guys

 Today has been a good day untill I had an aure... I felt secord because I was home alone



Created By: admin1 | 2012-01-04 10:13 | 256 Views | 0 Comments

I'd like to invite everyone to the Epilepsy Therapy Project Family Day - a conference for general public - that means all of us! It's being held in San Francisco on...

Created By: smurfs21 | 2011-12-28 11:58 | 409 Views | 2 Comments

Hello everyone, my wife was recently diagnosed with seizures and as with im sure most of you are, are trying to find a way to beat this unforgiving condition. a little backround in Sept 2011 my...

Created By: LostLostLost | 2011-12-05 13:50 | 691 Views | 4 Comments

Not sure what to say but that either I was horrible husband and didn't realize or about the time my wife started taking medication she changed emotionally and physically. My wife started taking...

Created By: amira223 | 2011-12-05 01:00 | 282 Views | 0 Comments


I am originally from morocco, i live in new York,  my brother in morocco has epilepsy and his doctor prescribed him ...

Created By: funkychicken | 2011-11-11 16:43 | 466 Views | 2 Comments

Hi there,

Am new to the site and hope someone can help. Have posted also int he chat part as not sure where to go.

Basically, my father has had epilepsy for many years,...

Created By: Dnasty | 2011-11-07 01:10 | 321 Views | 0 Comments

This is my first post. I read alot of others and try to help though:).

I've had seizures since I was 9, 11 years! I've tried almost every medication, I had failed brain surgery in 2007....

Created By: Debra24k | 2011-11-06 17:44 | 1075 Views | 10 Comments

I am new to this site, and actually the spouse of someone with epilepsy.  My husband began having grand-mals when he turned 40... out of the blue!  Now, 4 years later, I am no better handling...

Created By: coworker | 2011-11-04 10:47 | 317 Views | 0 Comments

I was informed by my hiring manager that my Assistant (who I inherited as staff) has epilepsy and was embarassed about it, was not comfortable letting people know.

It is controlled w/...

Created By: moveyahbody | 2011-10-16 09:39 | 379 Views | 0 Comments

hello guys!


have you known someone who needs long term care due to epilepsy? my brother,49-year-old, is suffering the same...

Created By: SteveSmith | 2011-09-17 22:12 | 1133 Views | 3 Comments

My thirty year-old girlfriend just had what looked very much like a grand mal seizure. Her older sister has epilepsy that came on at roughly the same age. My girlfriend has never had a grand mal...

Created By: dsaul01 | 2011-08-28 19:41 | 339 Views | 0 Comments

My child died from Epilepsy. The Medical Examiner said he was shocked to see how many people die of Epilepsy, yet he feels that most doctors, patients, parents do NOT take it as a life ending...

Created By: bgs | 2011-07-05 17:43 | 678 Views | 5 Comments

I was diagnosed with epilepsy 20 years ago; 5 years before I met my wife. I had 6 seizures the first year they diagnosed me. I have what the neurologist calls generalized seizure disorder which...