The phrase “The weather is nice outside today” was my salvation when I needed to pretend that all was fine in the world.
Sometimes, in my fight to eliminate stigma and live a “normal” life, I create the perception that my life is easy and free from struggle. However, in my speech at the Epilepsy Foundation of Western/Central Pennsylvania’s (EFWCP) annual Mardi Gras Gala I showed what life with epilepsy is like–both the good and the bad parts.
This post is part of the Epilepsy Blog Relay™ which will run from November 1 through November 30. Follow along and add comments to posts that inspire you! About Dr. Helbig Ingo Helbig, MD, is an epilepsy genetics researcher, German child neurologist at the University of Kiel, Germany and child neurology fellow … Read More
This post was written by Elizabeth Terry, a historian and author in St. Louis, and mom to Spencer who has Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS). Living Well With Epilepsy is grateful to Lundbeck, a Sponsor of the November 2015 Epilepsy Blog Relay™. I remember my husband and I whispering to each other, “Is this … Read More
The Beginning I was in the car with my mum driving to school like I usually do. I felt fine and I didn’t know anything would happen. In school, I had Science after break. I went into class and I remember feeling dizzy and weird; then I can’t remember anything else. All … Read More