Scary news about epilepsy

I want to stay as informed as I can about epilepsy, living with epilepsy for five years now, but some of the information can be a little scary, sometimes true, but other times scary.  I was just reading about the growing number of people with epilepsy (Number of People with Epilepsy in the United States … Continue reading Scary news about epilepsy

Trying to understand those episodes

I was reading a little bit about different kinds of seizures, trying to see if those episodes I have had could have been a seizure. It's just for my curiosity because I will know after I get the results from my EEG on the 24th. I thought it might have been an Absence Seizure, also … Continue reading Trying to understand those episodes

Thank you Sonexus Health Pharmacy

This time last year I was celebrating having received three months worth of my anti seizure medicine for the first time thanks to Sonexus Health Pharmacy. Today I received another one and have been getting help from them for the last year through their patient support services. I don't think I have words to describe … Continue reading Thank you Sonexus Health Pharmacy

Some weird episodes

I know I have not been as loyal to my blog as I usually am, I don't want to make any excuses because I do miss writing and updating my blog, there just isn't enough time in a day. But there is something that's been on my mind, it's happened twice and I'm really not … Continue reading Some weird episodes

The first time I heard I have epilepsy

After reading  Becoming Comfortable with "My" Epilepsy: Strategies that Patients Use in the Journey from Diagnosis to Acceptance and Disclosure I think it's important to recognize that first, epilepsy is not an easy thing to deal with and that we all have different methods of coping with it. The first time I remember being told … Continue reading The first time I heard I have epilepsy

Wake up and keep fighting

IToday was one of those days when I was tired for no reason at all, not just tired, but sleepy too. I know I look like I'm sad or there's something wrong with me, but I just feel tired. There is no reason for this because I slept enough and I didn't do anything out … Continue reading Wake up and keep fighting

Seizure prediction hardware

Engineers are developing hardware that could predict and help prevent epileptic seizures through a seizure-prediction algorithm. Using these algorithms, the hardware would send signals to the electrodes in the brain predicting seizures in real time and apply electrical stimulation, preventing the seizures. I still can't believe they were able to come up with this and that … Continue reading Seizure prediction hardware

New pages

Today was the beginning of another big step for Unstoppable Maria. I created two new pages where I will share all the useful information I find about Traumatic Brain Injuries and Epilepsy. Until now I have only shared this information sometimes, but I want to create another space where, as I try to learn more … Continue reading New pages

My first driving lesson after officially being seizure free for two years

Tonight, at my third driving lesson in my building's parking lot and my first time behind the wheel as a two year seizure free woman I felt more in control and sure of myself.  Did I mention I have been seizure free for two years? Maybe I just feel safer because of how happy I … Continue reading My first driving lesson after officially being seizure free for two years