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: Kathy781 | 2013-06-13 16:28 | 1657 Views | 5 Comments

Due to my seizures, I'm not able to drive. My husband has passed away so
I don't have any transportation. I have 2 sisters. Sister 2 called and
asked me to go with her and sister 1 to...

Created By: Princess Epileptica | 2013-06-07 20:58 | 1557 Views | 5 Comments

Can anyone please give me some insight on my husband? I was diagnosed with TLE a month ago and I feel that the diagnosis explains a lot of strange things that have happened to me over my life. I...

Created By: vivaciousgemini22 | 2013-05-26 00:41 | 1412 Views | 5 Comments

So I met up with an old friend of mine a couple of days ago and I just happened to mention to him that I had a seizure after I went to his concert. He didn't believe me at all. As usual, he doesn'...

Created By: wannabehelpful | 2013-05-03 12:12 | 609 Views | 0 Comments

So a family in our circle of friends is just learning that their youngest (6 yo) son has been diagnosed with Rasmussen's Encephalitis. After doing a bit of reading online, its devastatingly...

Created By: epilepticwife | 2013-02-27 10:49 | 1282 Views | 4 Comments

I am married to an epileptic. She has only had 4 grand mal seizures in the past 10 years. She is on only Lamictal at this point to control epilepsy. She is also on thyroid pills to regulate her...

Created By: toesheman1@yahoo.com | 2013-02-24 15:47 | 778 Views | 1 Comment

My wife has had eplepsy for the last 6 or 7 years. And I am still having problems coping with this. I watch over her a like a hawk. I am to afraid that she will have an attack and will need me....

Created By: karens22 | 2013-02-22 21:55 | 598 Views | 0 Comments


Created By: MedQuery | 2013-01-10 13:28 | 673 Views | 0 Comments


Created By: graci | 2012-06-14 21:55 | 1172 Views | 4 Comments

I'm not allowed to operate heavy machinery. Ok. I got that. But what constitutes "heavy machinery"? Is it anything with moving parts? Or is it something that would continue to run even if I...

Created By: courtneyz | 2012-06-06 15:42 | 785 Views | 1 Comment

Hey guys! My name is Courtney and I've been living with epilepsy since I was in 2nd grade. I am 19 and about to be a junior in college now and very successful. I would like to share my story and...

Created By: mommieof2 | 2012-05-29 01:16 | 592 Views | 0 Comments

My daughter was 4 at the time of her first seizure, it started with some
odd breathing which I figured she might of been having a bad dream so I
rub her face and told her it was ok,...

Created By: butterfly17 | 2012-03-20 08:53 | 611 Views | 1 Comment

HI ya

I keep getting spazams in my left, arm due to my epilepsy.... It's really agryvating!!!!!!!

Created By: butterfly17 | 2012-03-20 08:53 | 448 Views | 0 Comments

HI ya

I keep getting spazams in my left, arm due to my epilepsy.... It's really agryvating!!!!!!!

Created By: Jimsun | 2012-03-13 03:57 | 685 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 | 697 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 | 724 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 | 1158 Views | 5 Comments
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Created By: jackie.shaddock | 2012-02-12 19:05 | 591 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 | 571 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 | 565 Views | 0 Comments


  Hi guys

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