‘Of babies whose mothers take Sodium Valproate (Epilim) during pregnancy, up to 1 in 10 (10%) are at risk of having a birth defect, and up to 4 in 10 children (40%) have problems with development and learning as they grow.’ Epilepsy Society
As you may have read, I have had a Gremlin and man child free few days. The man child came home yesterday afternoon and the Gremlin comes home tomorrow.
So, today has been a serious emotional rollercoaster of ride. It started, first thing this morning. And I mean, first thing, fresh day at 1AM. 😱
I am a young, first time mama and when I fell pregnant at the age of eighteen, I didn't know the first thing about looking after a baby, let alone with the added hindrance of my disability. It's not easy caring for a baby, or even a toddler, as well as yourself. When you have… Continue reading Mama Vs Epilepsy – Staying safe
I went to book an opticians appointment today, one for me and one for my son. Naturally, thanks to NHS, Oscar is free, mine however no longer is!
I started my first year of University September last year, studying English and Creative writing. I had been looking forward to it from the moment I applied and when I was offered an unconditional offer (I already had my A level grades), I was ecstatic.
Last night we had some friends over for a board game night (sound like an old couple rather than in our 20's 😂), there ended up being 6 of us - Me and my man child Richard, Elly and her partner Jon and Sophie and her wife Kim.
Seizures are the easiest part of Epilepsy, sounds a bit silly considering they are the whole basis of it, but during a seizure I'm not conscious and have no recollection of what has just happened.
Yesterday evening, out of the blue, I suddenly came over really dizzy and lightheaded, kind of like a head rush sort of feeling.
Today's one of those days where both the Gremlin and the seizures are being mischievous.