I don’t remember what else happened on April 8, 2015, I just remember that aura and that seizure. I remember my legs and arms shaking, and wanting to make it stop but not being able to do that. I remember my mother being there, sitting next to me on my bed.
Today, Saturday April 8, 2017, I can’t believe it has been two years. I have been looking forward to today, counting down every one of those 24 months, but it always seemed like a day that was just too far away. I never stopped believing that I could make it but it always seemed to be far away, especially in the last few weeks leading up to today.
But here it is and here I am, very proud and happy today, April 8, 2017, to be celebrating my two years seizure free! It will no longer say “I’m almost” two years seizure free, no it’s official, I really am! I cannot say that I feel different than yesterday, less afraid of having a seizure or even sure that I will never have another seizure. I am confident that if I made it two years by taking my medications religiously at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. everyday, I am capable of being just as disciplined from now until they find a cure. I believe there is a cure to epilepsy and it will be found someday. I can’t wait for that day, but now let’s focus on making it for one more year.
I want to thank all of those who have supported me, helped me, motivate me and believe in me; I know I can do it with all of you by my side. And now let me just say…