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Explaining epilepsy to our children

This post is part of the Epilepsy Blog Relay™, which will run from June 1 to June 30, 2018. Follow along! Bringing up children when you have epilepsy is a constant juggling act.  As a parent you want to keep them safe and protect them from the bad things in the world, yet having epilepsy […]

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Dear Keppra

When you were first mentioned to me many years ago a quick google revealed your true colours, your suicidal tendencies, the rage you inflicted upon people and fatigue so horrific I wouldn’t be able to pull myself out of bed in the morning.  I didn’t want to know you if that was how you treated […]

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Anxiety, Mindfulness and Me

So I have been battling another one of my demons recently, anxiety… I have always been quite an anxious person, always worrying a lot about everything but it wasn’t until I was diagnosed with epilepsy that it started to get out of control.  During the first few months of having epilepsy I would wake in […]

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Running and epilepsy

The clocks have turned back, the leaves are falling from the trees, it’s dark when I leave work and I’m scrapping the ice off the car in the morning… that can only mean one thing autumn most definitely has arrived.  I have six months left until the London Marathon and I need to keep my […]

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