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Keto Diet and Epilepsy

Anyone's experience with Keto Diet and Epilepsy? I want to know if someone has experience to share with me please.


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I've have intractable

I've have intractable epilepsy and have been doing the Keto diet for only a week. It is extremely difficult because I love LOVE sugar. (also a vegetarian)At work yesterday, there was a mini-party for Valentine's Day, with sugar cookies and frosted cupcakes in the break room. I cried.Is my epilepsy going to take away yet another thing that I love?I don't even think I'd be doing the Keto thing if it wasn't for my husband. He started doing the Keto thing himself (vegan) and asked if I'd like to try it with him. He's always doing crazy, but healthy, diets, so I didn't even realize he was doing it for me. My husband has been making me a breakfast drink, packing my lunch, and counting my carbs & calories for me because I just cry. He also drives me to and from work everyday. I just can't let him down. It's too early to tell if it is going to help. 

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