I had my first grand mal seizure in 1985, at age 12. They still called them grand mal seizures WAY back then! The first thing I remember is waking up to paramedics standing over me and me thinking: "Omigod, I am in my underwear!" I was just entering puberty and, thus, very self-conscious. I can't remember much else after that -- a series of doctor visits, tests, etc. I do remember, however, that I had to stay up all night for an EEG, which I thought was very cool. My parents and sisters took shifts to keep me awake. I got to watch movies, my stepmom and I went to Denny's for pie just before midnight...it was a blast! After the test, which includes gritty, gooey gel being placed on your scalp (as you all know), I INSISTED...
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