Chat and Community Forums Closed

Due to the popularity of social media, we have seen decreasing engagement on our forums and chat. Please know we want to keep talking to you about epilepsy, seizures, and what you need. We want to stay connected with you.

Community Forum

Who else has the same feelings as me

This is how I feel with Epilepsy (Seizures) in my life!!!!!!!!!!!
Alone
Sad
Not Normal
A Freak
A loser
Depressed
A baby (because there people who wants anybody with me 24/7)
Not Strong
Not Brave
Not Tough
Not wanted
Left Out
Also I wanted to ask a question: how many people wear a medical alert ID everyday? I don't because it just make all of those feelings ten times worst for me.!.

Comments

On 4th of July I had a grand

On 4th of July I had a grand mal seizure that lead to me breaking my toe and getting burned on the right side of body from the hot cement and bit my tongue and lip. I had to be taken to the er in the ambulance. I am still very tired. When people call me a freak and a loser I don’t believe them because I know I’m not.

Our Mission

The mission of the Epilepsy Foundation is to lead the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures, and save lives.

 
24/7 helpline