With a brain that does not work, A head that pounds constantly. With a mind that cannot find the light And hands that shake violently.
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
I'm normally quite an optimistic person, I don't let my seizures have control of my life. Although I may go a bad day or two recovering, I get back to it the next day and move on. If I didn't, I would live a very secluded, depressing, meaningless life. Which there isn't much point in… Continue reading When E gets in the way
Today was the deadline for my final essay, in my first year of university. It was a script and a synopsis (10 pages roughly in length). I decided not to do this before the Eater holidays due to other assignments I had due in, but, then came Easter.
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.
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.
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.
Did you know, even if you don't have photo sensitive Epilepsy too much screen time could be a trigger?
I didn't either for quite some time.