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Seizure free for nine years

I grew up with epilepsy for over 33 years of my life. In 2011, I had a lobectomy on the left side of my brain to remove a non-cancerous tumor. I have been seizure free ever since! My life has been simply amazing! I started volunteering, found my full time job of over six years. I was married in 2017 to my beautiful wife, Kristina and I most recently graduated from the Montgomery County Fire Academy. I am a township firefighter.

I am one looking to help all in need of a little encouragement. The strength and positivity is there and your life can become better! Don't ever put yourself down! Always keep going and NEVER GIVE UP!!!!

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Hi,Thank you for posting and

Hi,Thank you for posting and for sharing your story, it sounds like you’ve been through a lot. Congratulations on being seizure free for nine years, that’s fantastic news and we wish you many more years of seizure freedom ahead! One of the most important things to help people living with epilepsy is to find a support network. The Epilepsy Foundation has many resources available that can help build upon your network by contacting our 24/7 Helpline: 1-800-332-1000, contactus@efa.org or local EpilepsyFoundations: https://www.epilepsy.com/affiliates to join a support group and access to local & national resources. In addition to the forums, connect with others in our online community & participate in our online chat room: https://www.epilepsy.com/connect/chat

Hello! That's great! How did

Hello! That's great! How did u had the surgery? Did u paid for it? Because after trying so many medications and after so many restrictions i think this might be the only way to stop seizures.. and u stil take medications after operation? Thanks

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