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Topic: Young Adults

Created By: Mary183 | 06/2020 | 4 Comments

Hey,
My name is Mary, i am 20 years old and I have just been diagnosed with epilepsy. I am in college and I live alone, i've always been someone who enjoys being on my own. I love...

Created By: kendallauren411 | 03/2020 | 2 Comments

So, this is something I'm actually pretty worried about. I discovered I had epilepsy in sixth grade so, by the time I graduated High School, I hadn't had to explicitly tell anyone that I...

Created By: kendallauren411 | 03/2020 | 3 Comments

I've had epilepsy about ten years now and I was wondering about how you guys feel about having people call 911 when they see you having a seizure. None of my friends or family have epilepsy...

Created By: ogabbyjohnson | 01/2020 | 2 Comments

I have JME & have myoclonic seizures as well as tonic clinic seizures (grand mal). On December 27, I had a very bad tonic clinic seizure and it’s not January 11 & I still feel...

Created By: AmeizaSakurai | 08/2019 | 3 Comments

Hi everyone. Hope you're having a good day.

As the title says, I'm worried about my seizures interfering with college. I have complex partial seizures and frequent aura spells. My...

Created By: mackintoshhannah | 08/2019 | 4 Comments

First of all this is going to be poorly written and I doubt anyone will read it but I feel like writing this might be therapeutic for me. so here goes-
My name is Hannah and I'm 20...

Created By: dreambeauty | 06/2019 | 7 Comments

My Parents want me to get a degree, my mom mostly. I want to purse college and get a degree but my epilepsy is putting me in such a depressed place. Its making me feel as if I am alone, and I cant...

Created By: titanic | 06/2019 | 1 Comment

When I was 2 I had a febrile seizure I stopped breathing and turned blue my mom gave me mouth to mouth and by the time the EMTS arrived I stopped seizing. As i grew from baby to toddler my...

Created By: nakyah | 05/2019 | 2 Comments

Hi guys. I have a youtube channel and I use that as a way to share my story. I think it would be beneficial for many of you to watch. You are not alone and there of many of us like you. Keep your...

Created By: jessrae96 | 04/2019 | 5 Comments

Hey, so I need some advice.
I'm 22 and a senior in college. I've been epileptic for about 10 years and have been on a ton of different medications. For the past year I've been...

Created By: Julia! | 03/2019 | 2 Comments

Hi everyone!
I've never done a forum before, so thank you for checking this out. I'm excited to join this community (I guess??). I have epilepsy and am TERRIFIED to do anything. I...

Created By: shrid321 | 03/2019 | 1 Comment

Alright so I have got a lot of things to take off my chest so bare with me.
I am a 25 year old male who was diagnosed with JME about 5 years ago, and I have been put on clonazepam 0.5 mg...

Created By: MariaNeedsYouHelpNow | 12/2018 | 2 Comments

Hello everybody, right now I’m in college trying to became a teacher or work in a daycare but people are telling me that I can’t work in a daycare because I might hurt the kids and they are...

Created By: MariaNeedsYouHelpNow | 12/2018 | 1 Comment

Hey everybody I have a question can schools make you have somebody follow you to classes because of your epilepsy? My seizures aren’t as bad as many people’s and my school is making somebody...

Created By: camryn_dufrene | 11/2018 | 1 Comment

I'm 18, going to a community college, coming from a single parent household, and because my mom makes "too much money" I barely qualify for financial aid. They obviously don't...

Created By: MariaNeedsYouHelpNow | 11/2018 | 2 Comments

Can people at a college tell a student that they need to drop a class, do it a different way or have somebody going to class with you everyday you have class, is that fair or can they get in...

Created By: MariaNeedsYouHelpNow | 11/2018 | 0 Comments

I want to educate my class and other people at my college about my epilepsy. But I just don't know how to or what to say and on November 9th maybe my other chance to educate my class what...

Created By: bmcnamara562 | 09/2018 | 1 Comment

Hey, I am 17 and I am a teen with epilepsy living in New Jersey and I'm creating a video about the awareness of teens with epilepsy (daily life, extra curriculars, schooling) for a Girl Scout...

Created By: MariaSara | 09/2018 | 4 Comments

Hey guys, this is my first year in college and people are telling me that I shouldn't be in college for something that I really want to do which is work with children because I have epilepsy...

Created By: gracekathryn | 09/2018 | 0 Comments

Hi, all. I'm a first-year college student going to school about 90 minutes away from home. I have had four seizures in the last four months, which is not at all typical for me. Typically, I...

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