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Epilepsy Blog Relay™: Lainie on epilepsy and embarrasment

This post is part of the Epilepsy Blog Relay™, which will run from Nov. 1 to Nov. 30, 2017.  Follow along!

Lainie on embarrasment

Hiding, embarrassment and isolation are things we get used to feeling and doing when we are dealing day to day with the realities of living with a sparky brain. It’s not the same for everyone though as all of us that are afflicted by epilepsy, have our own degrees of feelings surrounding these things. In my case, I let two of these things overpower me and convinced myself that hiding and being embarrassed was the best solution to adopt in order for me to just blend in with the crowd and be “normal”.

What I didn’t take into account was, that by hiding myself, my seizures and my feelings about what I was going through, I was adding to the problem we face in society around the lack of education amongst the general public about what to do and more often than not, what not to do when you are dealing with someone that has seizures.

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