Driving lessons- Day 1

Good news, my first official driving lesson was a success! The driving instructor was not scared by my driving, he actually said I did pretty well and I had no accidents. There I was again, sitting in a car with a bumper sticker that said student driver but it was my first real attempt to … Continue reading Driving lessons- Day 1

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Blue Moon

I want to start off by saying that writing notes on my wall worked, I called the driving instructor this morning and I made an appointment for driving lessons. I have not one, but two driving lessons in February. Apart from that, as some of you may know there is a Blue Moon tonight, at … Continue reading Blue Moon

Reminders

I just realized today that I have an appointment with my neurologist in two weeks. My first thought was "this is great, I'm still seizure free",  but then I remembered that last time I saw my neurologist he asked me why I wasn't driving yet and seemed disappointed in me. That was back in August … Continue reading Reminders

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

5 years

May year 5 be as great and as seizure free as this one. Well, more if I can stay seizure free for the whole year. Well, I did stay seizure free and it was a great year, take a look at what else happened this year: I was able to complete one masters class and … Continue reading 5 years

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

Now I’m driving AND cooking!!!

When my neurologist gave me permission to drive he said nothing about cooking, but I figured if I can drive I can also cook in the oven and the stove instead of the microwave and toaster oven.  I was already, before I had permission, using the stove for small stuff but never had the nerve … Continue reading Now I’m driving AND cooking!!!

Driving 101

A few hours ago I took my first "driving lesson" since my neurologist told me I could drive. I say "driving lesson" because I just took to the wheel when the car was in the building's parking lot and drove it down to the indoor parking. I sat down, moved the seat a little bit … Continue reading Driving 101