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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: dawnschmidt207@yahoo.com | 2014-04-13 17:20 | 320 Views | 5 Comments

My husband, who will turn 37 next month, was diagnosed with epilepsy 8 years ago. Ten years prior to his first grand mal, he had had a motorcycle accident that left him with scar tissue on his...

Created By: hale23 | 2013-11-18 12:50 | 436 Views | 1 Comment

So I have had epilepsy since I was six months old. I am now in my thirties and I have been in a relationship for the past eight years and we have two kids together, I recently had a seizure that...

Created By: julieesimon | 2013-11-17 11:11 | 340 Views | 0 Comments

My name is Julie Simon, and I am a doctoral student in clinical psychology at Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology in Boston. I am currently working on my doctoral thesis on healthy...

Created By: MartinLabma | 2013-09-24 16:00 | 300 Views | 0 Comments

Hey people, I got separated last 30 days. I just fed up from my marriage. Our inter interaction gap has designed long-distance between us. Now I can't do anything right. Always experience...

Created By: lexibrodeur30 | 2013-09-10 02:08 | 3591 Views | 9 Comments

Hi everyone,

I hope I'm posting this in the right place. Everytime I've Googled something pertaining to seizures or epilepsy, I always get directed to these forums. This seems like a tight...

Created By: Broncos28 | 2013-09-09 02:53 | 774 Views | 4 Comments

I love my mother dearly, but recently she has been getting on my nerves. I'm 33 and am starting to get free of my seizures, but she won't really loosen up and treat me like an adult. I know I've...

Created By: Korikohr | 2013-09-07 21:16 | 272 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone,
My husband is epileptic and is currently hospitalized with his second episode of postictal psychosis. It only began to occur in june. At that time he was hospitalized for a...

Created By: TraceyG58 | 2013-08-09 19:20 | 349 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone,

So my 23 yr old daughter had a grand mal/tonic-clonic seizure out of
nowhere (we thought) last month while driving at night over a mountain
road.  Luckily, her...

Created By: crocus | 2013-07-07 15:29 | 718 Views | 3 Comments

I have read on here a post from someone (sorry, cant remember who) who was talking about episodic memory loss and describing it. What he was describing is exactly what my husband has. He has...

Created By: vivaciousgemini22 | 2013-06-14 19:16 | 402 Views | 1 Comment

So I was talking to my nephew about me going in the hospital soon regarding epilepsy surgery. My nephew is very smart and intelligent for his age. He's only 11 years old. When I told him that, he...

Created By: tcameron | 2013-06-14 01:02 | 1216 Views | 9 Comments

Ever wonder why famous people don't admit they have seizures?  The reason is because any information that anyone has about you is info that can be used against you.  I saw my family today, and...

Created By: Kathy781 | 2013-06-13 16:28 | 809 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 | 756 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 | 629 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 | 203 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 | 538 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 | 291 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 | 201 Views | 0 Comments


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Created By: MedQuery | 2013-01-10 13:28 | 232 Views | 0 Comments

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Created By: graci | 2012-06-14 21:55 | 439 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...

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