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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. 29 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 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'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 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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    I have had this my whole life, and I seriously did not know that this was a legit thing until I was out of high school. I remember being soothed by the gentle sound of my teacher...
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    If I have only me to live for, I would smoke, ride motorbikes and travel the world on a whim. I would quit my job and get a new one when I want. I could go back to school and study...
    RyuAra RyuAra 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    Holy ******* relapse....downed 3 energy drinks within an hour.... Felt great for a while but now my chest and stomach are in so much ******* pain!!! Ugh I would usually have...
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    My 16 year old daughter is making my life hell right now because I am dating a wonderful new man. She has not met him, but she hates him already and she does everything in her...
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    I don't know if I have it, don't really want to admit it. But I get the feeling of impending doom often, like something is going to bust into my apartment or someone will attack me...
    fuqed fuqed 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    DakotaMuffin DakotaMuffin 16-17, M 6 hrs ago

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    I have a crush on hoxton from payday
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    There has been so much peer pressure it amazes me. I want to wait, wait for someone that I care for, someone that I love it needs to mean more than just losing my virginity to be...
    BigFootJoel BigFootJoel 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    This morning I woke up early and I was on my couch with nothing on my roommate saw me he said "you always have to be that way" I said back "you know when I'm home I'm like this...
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    Next Wednesday I have to do one of the scariest things I think I'll ever have to do. As a yearly tradition at band camp, each senior has to give a speech during campfire night, and...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    once apone a time i would have made a grate friend but that all changed the day fake fiends came. now id rather have animals as friends fellow humans can go **** themselves out...
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    I have klinefelters syndrome abd always desire to become wife or something! Finally i accepted my feeling and to be femboy or sissy in 40 age!
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    I don't have many friends. I work quite a bit, and usually don't have a lot of free time. I don't tend to talk to many guys due to either their attitudes or they make me...
    malexander564 malexander564 51-55, M 8 hrs ago

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    What is size of your butt? I have one hundred twenty sm around!
    Widehip Widehip 36-40, M 8 hrs ago

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    Please please please. Don't judge me I have a crush on hoxton from payday
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