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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. 18 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...
    kkoc1027 kkoc1027 26-30 Aug 13, 2012

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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...
    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...
    sescoto sescoto 16-17 4 Responses Apr 10, 2012

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    I'm 27 years old n have had my seizures since I was 5 years old. I have complex partial epilepsy. I feel like I'm alone with them even thou I have a wonderful support system. But I...
    dewife2005 dewife2005 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 18

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    This is exactly what happens to me and gets mis-labelled as 'anxiety' or whatever. http://www.bcepilepsy.com/files/Information_Sheets/All_About_Partial_Seizures.pdf All About...
    Buckley4U Buckley4U 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Every year at this time, I reach out to my friends and family in hopes that support will show for not only myself, but for others who face the challenges of Epilepsy. This is an...
    silentwriter180 silentwriter180 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I know this is very controversial, but I want to share a few things about exorcism / deliverance ministry with regard to epilepsy / seizure disorders. As a Christian I do...
    Buckley4U Buckley4U 36-40, F Apr 7

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    Hello I'm Red. I have Tonic Clonic and Absent seizures. It is scary to have seizures and it hurts. I shake and shake and groan and my eyes turn completely white. I try to close my...
    RedtheEmerald RedtheEmerald 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    I am 27 years old, and ive had epilepsy since I was 5 years old. I feel isolated because I don't get out much. I'm unable to drive due to my seizures. I don't think mine are to bad...
    dewife2005 dewife2005 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I've had epilepsy since I was 10. When it started it was only in my sleep and we thought I was just moving around a lot but I would frequently end up on the floor. Once I was told...
    alittlemoresonic42 alittlemoresonic42 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm Ryan, and I have epilepsy. On September of 2005 I had my first seizure and it was a big one ( grand maul seizure ). Early that night around 4:00 am I had a grand maul seizure...
    ryanthelion101 ryanthelion101 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    http://www.bcepilepsy.com/files/Information_Sheets/All_About_Partial_Seizures.pdf This is a pretty comprehensive description, along with suggestions on how to handle situations...
    Buckley4U Buckley4U 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I don't actually have this as far as I know. But I definitely do have seizures, still trying to get a diagnosis, and I want to watch this group and find out what I can about PNES...
    Buckley4U Buckley4U 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I've had it since I was 8. Its familial. Typically its been VERY easy to control with medicine. I had a string of seizures a few months ago but its whatever. I've always thought of...
    ChloeCat19 ChloeCat19 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Don't make any mental illness you have out you down adapt to it and change your lifestyle that way any illness will be far easier to live with OOHHH YEEEAAAHHH!!!
    JonnyBurrows10 JonnyBurrows10 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 18

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    I was diagnosed two years ago and in the past two years I have been seen by over 25 doctors. From hematology to neurology to my good old GI I go to almost every specialty you can...
    madisonreis madisonreis 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I really hate taking my medicine it me makes feel depressed, irritated, tired, (and ironically I almost forgot this one as I was writing this) it makes me forgetful. I hate being...
    Alisaperne6446 Alisaperne6446 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    It was in high school. I was wearing a tight black leather jacket, chains, black tank top, black ripped skinny jeans, and black combat boots. I was sitting legs crossed and two...
    badgirl03 badgirl03 18-21, F Mar 29

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    Over the summer I was invited to a party my friend who parties and smoked pot and all of those things told me he had a bad feeling about it and he wasn't going and was just going...
    Sheslikethewind Sheslikethewind 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Misguided deliverance attempts. When the doctors refused to help me, I allowed other people to try - with disastrous results. In some cases I didn't actually allow it, but rather...
    Buckley4U Buckley4U 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    On the 4th of April in 2014 I was on my way to my brother's house from my grandma Ann's. I had just stepped onto her back porch when I collapsed and went into a grand mal (Clonic...
    tig1991 tig1991 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 7

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    The truth is: I dont like my boyfriend. We have known each other for 5 years and yet I havent caught one inch of feelings for him. I was forced into this relationship because he...
    AnimeFan90210 AnimeFan90210 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I was at my aunt house and they had cook fried chicken macaroni ribs and other stuff like that and my belly was hanging out they whole time when we finished we were about to leave...
    Fatjigglybelly00 Fatjigglybelly00 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I have a difficult time working because of my social phobia and anxiety. I have a great personality friendly kind and funny but my anxiety holds me back from so much. I figured i...
    tb2985 tb2985 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I feel like whoever I talk to, whether it be teachers or acquaintances or people on EP or even best friends, that i'm just being a burden on them. In my head, I believe that they...
    urbanparadigm urbanparadigm 16-17, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Hie girls 7AF7515B this is my bbm pin add me looking forward to get many pings now lol :P lets chat and have fun :-)
    Rocko989 Rocko989 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    I have a really big crush on this vine famous. He's got tattoos on his arms, likes hardcore, super hot, funny, still hot even when he's making ugly faces and I can't help it...
    ancllevyn ancllevyn 16-17, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Ok here it goes..... I'm more than your slave, your baby, your sugar or your toy. I have feelings too. Sometimes I would like to meet someone who would just listen to me and be my...
    kimmerzwth kimmerzwth 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    My mom is cheating on my dad- my dad is the best thing that can happen to me and he's the reason this family have everything they got One day I found out my mom password and my...
    iammee13 iammee13 13-15, F 13 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I had chronic nausea in High school. Waking up every morning was really difficult, ending up in puking 65% of the time. I'm in college now and it came back.. except this time...
    adorablesarah adorablesarah 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I have so many scars on my body I've lost count. I've battled self injury since I was thirteen, now 22 and I can still remember why each scar is there. I wish I could erase them...
    CatRescuer22 CatRescuer22 18-21 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I don't know where the hell it originated from. I used to believe in myself, but I lost that. I never really had much confidence. Probably because I was emotionally abused by my...
    NeonPurple NeonPurple 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I have a gf. I asked her out through text message because I was too impatient to wait for a time to ask her out in person. I was afraid of someone taking her before me. I feel like...
    tigerdalia tigerdalia 18-21, T Mar 18

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    I have a fantasy that I will hopefully fulfill on my weekend away ;)
    calmj calmj 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 18

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    Mainly I really need help with my folks. I have been with this guy for over a year and he is the love of my life. This is his second time in jail over a misunderstanding but they...
    Prisontalkchick91 Prisontalkchick91 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    it's weird. when i was about six years old living in Alaska, my grandmother, my mother and my two aunts (which were more like sisters to me) and myself all lived in a mobile home...
    Jerrid36 Jerrid36 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    I actually only have 2 friends max all the rest back stab me, use me and leave me like i was a piece of **** but then again i just stand there like.... "hey. im used to it anyways...
    Callmedarvi Callmedarvi 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    Hi, I'm not really sure how to go about this, but I'll just go for it. I've had Hirutism since I was about 10. It made my life a living hell through high school. A boy I had a...
    daishar daishar 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 18

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    Hate wanting someone you can't have never been through this , very frustrating 😭😭😭
    melrose11 melrose11 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    Whats wrong with me. i talk to myself alot, i don't have many friends, no girlfriend. Stay at home alone. Everytime i walk to the kitchen and talk to myself, like have real...
    Gus1996 Gus1996 16-17, M Mar 18

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    I have a boss who would never acknowledge me as a good employee. Well I think it's my fault from the start since I keep messing around in what he do and did many mistakes which...
    maynee maynee 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I have 2 beautiful children. My oldest is 5 and was born at 26 weeks gestation, weighing 1 pound 12 ounces. My youngest son is now 2 and was born at 30 weeks, weighing 3 pounds 9...
    jencrock jencrock 26-30, F Mar 18

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    I have had at least 8 dreams about the end of the world some of them are similar. Every time I share my dream with someone they look at me like I'm crazy, is there anybody out...
    sito8 sito8 31-35, M Mar 18

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    Peonies are long-lived, perennial flowers that produce large flowers. Colors include black, red, pink, purple, blue, white, and yellow. Have you ever seen special peony plants?
    CuteCactus CuteCactus 22-25, F Mar 18

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    I am a mom of 2, a fireman's wife, a nurse and I have ADD. I excelled through school when I was younger, but started having some difficulty in college. I currently take Vyvanse.
    jencrock jencrock 26-30, F Mar 18

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    I have an unending thirst for knowledge. I want to explore every last inch of this world and when I run out of Earth and have learned all I can, I will set my sights on the stars...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 18

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    I have a very cute bull dog/beagle mix named Copper that just kind of came into my life by one of my friends family member unexpected. I have had him for about two years now and I...
    ibtwiny619 ibtwiny619 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    i have been having a lot of paranormal experiences lately . i was taking pics of my booty in panties .  i set up the cam to take 10 pics in slow bursts .  *click...
    Chulazon Chulazon 70+, F 6 Responses Mar 18

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    there are 7 us in my team. we build custom cars with extreme amount of horsepower when the cars are done we street race them against other peoples cars. we are called Team Trip. we...
    1994trip 1994trip 18-21, M Mar 18

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    You know.I really love funny things. May be it won't make people laugh but I love it.Sometime I dont know why I laughed just only even dont have anyone say 'cause when I just think...
    Afour Afour 16-17, F Mar 18

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