I’m tired of being tired Try not to let it bring you down. Try not to give up hope. Try not to let it affect your dreams. Try not to let it win. Make the most of what you have. Be thankful, it could be worse. But, you look so normal. You will get better.… Continue reading I’m tired of being tired
Epilepsy is my own personal demon. When you wake up, lost and confused in the darkness of night that engulfs you and a heavy weight presses on your chest. It’s panic. Panic and fear. But it only lasts a moment or two, until the thick foggy haze encompassing your head starts to lift. That’s when… Continue reading Epilepsy is my own personal Demon
‘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.