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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: Korikohr | 2013-09-07 21:16 | 240 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 | 301 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 | 604 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 | 344 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 | 1038 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 | 695 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 | 669 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 | 533 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 | 171 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 | 462 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 | 248 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 | 178 Views | 0 Comments


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Created By: MedQuery | 2013-01-10 13:28 | 197 Views | 0 Comments

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Created By: graci | 2012-06-14 21:55 | 365 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 | 249 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 | 186 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 | 172 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 | 133 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 | 175 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 | 195 Views | 1 Comment

hi,

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...

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