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    I started an anti-seizure medication (Topamax) for mood stabilising and migraine control, but had a severe reaction to it that I can only describe as a seizure. I started feeling...
    SuperInferior SuperInferior 22-25 Jul 12

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    I've neer heard anyone talk about a seizure experience like mine, so here goes. I was 11 the first time I got one. I was showering. Then next thing I know, I'm waking up and lying...
    overcomer24 overcomer24 22-25, F Jul 13

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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...
    Kida07 Kida07 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I miss her so much. I don't remember what she looks like, its been so long. She didn't raise me because she wasn't really capable of raising my sister and I and supporting us and...
    WildFlowerChild19 WildFlowerChild19 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I have had epilepsy for almost 10 years. Since I was 6 years old. I have suffered from many tonic-clonic seizures & the cause of the first one was unknown. Luckily, I haven't had a...
    KMargatroid KMargatroid 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 4

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    I don't have full-on seizures anymore, but I sometimes can still feel one coming on. Anyone with a seizure disorder can probably understand what I mean. I was 17 when I was...
    Kryzta Kryzta 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I was diagnosed at 8 yr. old and now I'm 57,The seizures have been a part of my life, But there is more to epilepsy than seizures and it is this area that has given me the most...
    koltan88 koltan88 56-60 Jul 2

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    Because of some health problems I've had over the years, I've been accused of being a druggie. Once I bought a big bottle of tylenol that was on sale at a local pharmacy, and one...
    Buckley4U Buckley4U 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 2

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    Both literally and figuratively! So, I have thought about this for a bit and decided that some might think i'm crazy (and they would be right! lol) but thought I would share just...
    wesgirl wesgirl 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 3

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    It's impossible to write my story, because I know that no one will ever believe me... When you're in love, it's hard not to do anything for the person you care about... No one...
    HUMAN2BME HUMAN2BME 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    This could be triggering to anyone with experiences of sexual or domestic abuse. My life has not been easy. In 2012, I discovered that I was sexually abused as a child. I have no...
    LucellaLuna LucellaLuna 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Here I shall explain why I am not religious even though I like the people and the other stuff.... So when I was a kid I believed in god and all and then I got epilepsy from a...
    thehippy69 thehippy69 18-21 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My husband of thirteen years has been addicted to spice for two or more years he has spent ten thousand or more on it including a treatment center medical bills from a resulting...
    jnoga jnoga 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    He died of suffocation, during an epileptic seizure. It was sudden and unexpected and all the light went out of my world for a very long time. I will never tell anyone again...
    anarchycupcakes anarchycupcakes 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    A little over 20 years ago I was born. And from the outset I had regular fits, at first every few hours, but they gradually subsided to more weekly/monthly events. I still don't...
    RhythmPsycho RhythmPsycho 18-21, M Jul 4

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    Life is shattered. This is a straight forward rant. I don't even care who reads or trolls the comments. My sister has a panic attack, so I help. She screams at me for doing so. I...
    Bobbiin Bobbiin 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    jemiyahbera jemiyahbera 22-25, F Jul 4

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    I have recently got an English Bull Terrier puppy & he is the most loving bundle of fur you could ever ask for!!He is actually a medical/support dog to help sense oncoming seizures...
    KMargatroid KMargatroid 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I have recently got an English Bull Terrier puppy as a seizure-sensing support dog. He is a lot more friendlier and loving than most of the people I know. Fondue is one of the best...
    KMargatroid KMargatroid 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    1.) I play the guitar. Bass guitar to be specific. 2.) I look incredibly young for my age. 3.) I am socially awkward. REALLY socially awkward. 4.) I love the French. 5.) I love...
    KMargatroid KMargatroid 16-17, F Jul 7

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    My father died of a seizure when I was 13, two weeks before my birthday, the summer before my freshman year of high school. I still miss him and think about him every day. My mom...
    youthberry youthberry 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I space out a lot. Actually "a lot" would be an understatement. The way I space out is most likely linked to my epilepsy & how I have frequent absence "seizures". People get the...
    KMargatroid KMargatroid 16-17, F Jul 7

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    Being at home is where I feel the most comfortable. My Mum is mostly against this, but she's also somewhat happy about this me staying inside as I'm not "In some park smoking...
    KMargatroid KMargatroid 16-17, F Jul 7

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    I'm really scared of my family members dying. I'm a senior in high school and my dad died three years ago. His death was really unexpected so after that I was like "Wow, it's true...
    youthberry youthberry 18-21, F Jul 10

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    Recently my small town has people dying in their 30s. very young men and women. Recently a friend of mine'a brother (they were triplets, two boys one girl) lost one of her twin...
    meleternal meleternal 26-30, F Jul 11

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    Well EP addicts, since I've last shared any stories on here my best friend died of an over dose. August 22nd last year. He was my very best ******* friend. And I still didn't...
    Woofy1 Woofy1 18-21, F Jul 12

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    I feel like something is missing in my life. My dad has never been there for me, somehow lost interest in me when my sisters were born to my now ex stepmother who only married him...
    collegestudent83 collegestudent83 18-21, M Jul 13

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    I took 48 tramadol on April 10th. I was found during my seizure and I was rushed to the emergency room. While I wasn't feeling too much about the whole experience, I felt bad for...
    Xander8905 Xander8905 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    What is Gaza? Before you guys make any opinions about the conflict in Israel and Gaza. pls check these facts and figures: 1. Gaza was invaded by Israel in 1967 & ever since...
    Ally4141 Ally4141 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I've never had lucid dreams frankly I don't even know what they are...I have all kinds of weird dreams but my dreams have changed since my husband died...I've been lucky enough to...
    dmlongobardo23 dmlongobardo23 26-30, F Jul 14

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    I watched the CNN program,"Weed 2: Cannabis Madness" with Dr.Sanjay Gupta recently. I would highly recommend it, especially if you want to be outraged at our government. Why is a...
    RaverFan RaverFan 41-45 6 Responses Jul 15

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    This way if needed. Pools of health. My godmother was tiny. Then marriage and three ginormous babies changed that. Her hubby worried. Hes an anaesthesiologist...
    converted converted 46-50, M Jul 15

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    I have been battling depression since high school, PTSD since high school, and anxiety all my life. More recently (over the past 2.5 yrs) I have had many melt downs and have hit...
    tig1991 tig1991 22-25, F Jul 15

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    I am new to this so I'm just gonna come out and say it there are a few things so please read all: first I don't have custody of my 8 yr old daughter; reasons are my own. I don't...
    Peanutmom Peanutmom 26-30, F Jul 15

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    It really angers me as to how the police abuse their authority. I've seen so many videos and read so many reports of them doing unnecessary actions. a man was arrested for trying...
    purplehorizons665 purplehorizons665 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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    I had a tough childhood. Abuse from my mothers boyfriend, abuse from my father and his 2nd and 3rd wives, verbal abuse and fluctuating over protective and smothering from my mother...
    hurtinginma hurtinginma 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    12 years ago i was 6. I wanted to be a doctor. When i was 6 i had no idea what problems i would have to face today. When i was 8 i thought i was the fattest in my class. When i was...
    breakersflow breakersflow 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Kinder, Kirche, Kuche (Children, Church, Kitchen) Part Three - Chapter One Hundred Sixty - Three We managed to get Mutter from Mt. Joy to Carlisle before the weekend was upon us...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F 5 days ago

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    Yeah... I'd probably give someone a seizure if they could read my thoughts when i was tired. I tend to get just a little hyper
    BeautifulCatastr0phe BeautifulCatastr0phe 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I was recently diagnosed in December 2013. I have been doing Ivig infusions ever since. I am on baclofen, iron, meclizine, cymbalta, lexapro, suboxone for pain, toradol, vimovo...
    CatFlag CatFlag 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am a LAKA of 6 yrs. i do not have a prosthetic. I lost my leg to osteomyelitis (MRSA) of the femur. It was relatively small spot on my femur that was filled with infection that...
    nikups nikups 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    Has anyone had seizures from Wellbutrin or zyprexa or a combination of the two?
    kiragirl79 kiragirl79 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Feelings of sadness...lethargy, no motivation, hopelessness, helplessness, trapped...so sick of the constant roller coaster. When is this period of normalcy between episodes that I...
    kiragirl79 kiragirl79 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Sleep eludes me every night.. Not good for someone with seizures sadly this is my life. Too much on my mind is an understatement... I'm glad some people on here are night owls...
    Beanbella Beanbella 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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