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I Have Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy

A Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy. You're not alone. 30 People

    My Jme Nightmare

    I was diagnosed with JME in seventh grade after having a seizure at school. I was put in the hospital and endured several days of humiliating tests and finally got a diagnosis that would change my life. That was seventeen years ago. Now I am thirty and the divorced mother of...
    kkoc1027 kkoc1027 26-30 1 Response Aug 13, 2012

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    I'm 22 years of age and have had Juvenile

    Myoclonic Epilepsy since I was formally diagnosed when I was fourteen. Before that, I was just having Abscence seizure so they weren't officially sure what kind of epilepsy I had. Then when I was fourteen, I had a Myoclonic jerk in my grandma's kitchen and threw the cereal box...
    Kida07 Kida07 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 10, 2014

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    I'm 18. I had myoclonic jerks in the mornings

    throughout years of barely sleeping since I was 14. In early 2012 i had my first seizure at home getting ready for a school trip. I was so upset because I had been wanting to learn to drive for so long like all my friends and now I'd have to wait a whole year. I cleared up my...
    ssssmills ssssmills 18-21, F May 21, 2014

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    Jme

    I am in high school and I was just recently diagnosed with JME after having a seizure in class. When I went back to school a few days later I talked to a teacher and asked her for work I had missed and let her know that my doctors told me to avoid computers until they did me EEG...
    Ambrielle Ambrielle 18-21 2 Responses Jan 30, 2012

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    I Was 11 When My Symptoms Began

    Puberty is such a weird time for most children. Our body are going to changes that come so rapidly. Well this was the time my twitches began. I thought my twitches were "normal" and that they happened to everyone. I would find that when i would wake up for school my arms would...
    sescoto sescoto 16-17 4 Responses Apr 10, 2012

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    On August 30th, I got a text from one of my friends reading "Lune... X just died." I'm not one to jump quick on the death wagon so I obviously didn't believe jack **** and she...
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    School starts in two days and I have no idea how I'm going to handle it. I've never actually been diagnosed with social anxiety but talking to people has been daunting since I was...
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    Hello I don't know if anyone will read this, I just need someone to tell me it's ok, I recently found I am positive for chronic hepatitis, I have no idea how long j have had it for...
    Yx54321 Yx54321 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    At work. I have been known to be short with people and I'm easily angered. I have just seen the same old crap and put up with it so often that I have no tolerance for it anymore...
    XlizrocksY XlizrocksY 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    I don't know if i have Pcos but there's a chance i do since i have all symptoms of it. I go to the doctor on the 24th to diagnose it and i'm kind of scared. Any helpful words or...
    ninirod ninirod 16-17, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    My anxiety gets mixed in with my anger so fast. My temper is already bad enough so if only you could imagine how I feel when someone hurts me. Idk if I should cry, hurt them back...
    xMellowButterflyx xMellowButterflyx 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I am clearly not even the slightest blip on the Richter scale of one who measures a ten for me. At least that's what I will tell myself until he writes back. Maybe it would be best...
    secretme1970 secretme1970 41-45, F 4 hrs ago

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    I have no friend. No one I would call if i would need to talk, go take a coffee or something like that. OH! I have a great family. I love my wife and my kids are wonderful. I have...
    holosan holosan 36-40, M 4 hrs ago

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    I have been really self conscious for a long time.. Probably since before middle School. I was always the chubby kid in class and I was really short so people always had comments...
    JustDevy JustDevy 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    So, I just found out that my favorite cousin is 6 weeks pregnant... And boy, did the big green jealousy monster slap me hard! I've wanted a baby for years, but I'm trying to do the...
    IcySongBird IcySongBird 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    So, I just found out that my favorite cousin is 6 weeks pregnant... And boy, did the big green jealousy monster slap me hard! I've wanted a baby for years, but I'm trying to do the...
    IcySongBird IcySongBird 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    So, I just found out that my favorite cousin is 6 weeks pregnant... And boy, did the big green jealousy monster slap me hard! I've wanted a baby for years, but I'm trying to do the...
    IcySongBird IcySongBird 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    I am so devastated. My husband and I were just talking about how we love our birdies so much. We have owned two previous birds, Ringo (Quaker), Maya (African Ringneck) which...
    ConureLove1 ConureLove1 56-60, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Yesterday I met someone and feel like it's love at first site. The weird thing is I'm 18 and he is 36. His eyes are so gorgeous, and he has a smile that makes you smile. We were...
    didodo didodo 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I've just discovered my superpower. I just discovered I have the fantastic ability to be lazy. I used to not be this way. I used to have energy and drive. Now I don't do anything...
    rick4545 rick4545 36-40, M 7 hrs ago

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    My social anxiety is a huge problem in my life and is the reason I cry most nights thinking about my life. My social anxiety is rooted in a possible case of Aspergers. I say...
    SomeBloke616 SomeBloke616 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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    *i think I have bdd but wanted to come here before my doctor. Basically, my boyfriends lost his patience with me so much that he's making me see a doctor, but I came here first...
    jep537 jep537 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I have a channel but I have no videos because im trying to come up with ideas to start
    DreamFutureStar2000 DreamFutureStar2000 13-15, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I take Valtrex to get rid of mine. i lied to my dr. and told him i was having herpe outbreaks, becoz a few years ago, he found the antibodies in my blood. so, he told me to call...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 8 hrs ago

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    I was diagnosed with PVNS at the age of 21 in my left knee. I was lucky to have a doctor who identified it immediately and I had the tumors removed. I have since recovered from...
    Adnolte13 Adnolte13 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

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    If you're out there, waiting for a while to find someone and have your place, or just to have a smile, there are many just like you who would die to have someone to lean on each...
    robertloony robertloony 31-35, M 9 hrs ago

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    so, what is it? is it real? I have had symptoms, I haven't been to Florida, but my ex roommate went on Vacation there? I don't c how he could have brought it back to me, but i have...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 9 hrs ago

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    Loop, you would have loved my cycling story from today that apparently just got censored. I was yelled at by a "red$$eck in a totally camouflage painted truck. He told me to get...
    samedeepwater samedeepwater 51-55, M 9 hrs ago

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    Why do all married men, and I mean ALL, lie about the most basic of things? I've met and had affairs with a few married men and friends with some. Each and everyone lied about...
    tinkerbell71 tinkerbell71 41-45, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    When I was 12, I was a lonely prepubescent girl who had no friends so I decided to create my own imaginary friend - Leo. We did everything together! We even had exciting adventures...
    Dree11235 Dree11235 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    i was diagnosed about a year and a half ago and as soon as i heard this i have been totally depressed about not being able to have a baby. my partner doesnt understand and tells me...
    mrdarcy2012 mrdarcy2012 26-30, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    So hes a lot older and I no I cant have him but hes super cute and funny and nice. I will just have to wait forever to get him lolz Ugh suxxxxxxx
    lilkitkat12 lilkitkat12 13-15, F 12 hrs ago

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    I have a piercing. Most people are clueless I have it.
    cookiemonster1977 cookiemonster1977 36-40, M 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Understand now I'm grieving so don't you waste my time... cuz you have taken all the wind out from my sails... and I have loved you just the same....
    Sparkles24seven Sparkles24seven 22-25, F 13 hrs ago

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    i have eczema...have many scars created by scratching. some of them never heal.
    myralinn myralinn 36-40, F 14 hrs ago

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    I am a woman who has very large boobs. I started out this way as a young teenager. By age 13 I had big boobs then and continually grew with each and every pregnancy I have had...
    redheadedfemale redheadedfemale 41-45, F 9 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I have so much built up anger and resentment towards many. Yet I can never express myself, ever, because I don't want to make people feel hurt. Therefore I hurt myself more. Ugh...
    Whatsmystory Whatsmystory 26-30, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    "This is who I am, and I am willing to die for it". - Will Smith No, I am not talking about becoming a terrorist. But I am on a journey of faith. I have discovered that I am not...
    ItisonlyI ItisonlyI 26-30, M 17 hrs ago

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    In some of my other experiences you might have heard i have a brother. I used to have two brothers, but something terrible happend. It started like this: One day me and my family...
    Gavin788 Gavin788 13-15, M 17 hrs ago

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