So, last year I got a tattoo when I hit my first ever FULL YEAR without a seizure. Proceeded to screw up with ointment and leech the purple ink, but still looks awesome. I was doing pretty darn well until July 2nd, 2016, when I lost my record to a small seizure at home. Broke … More Jumping the Gun on a Seizure-Free Year
Let’s jump right off, this is a good movie. Go watch it. Epilepsy Usually in this part, I tell you whether or not the movie had any seizure triggers. Today, I’m going to do something different. This might be slightly spoilerish. Okay, Here in the future, Charles Xavier, as he’s aged, has suffered from … … More Random Movie Review: Logan (and Epilepsy)
Had a seizure on my birthday. Nostalgic, since that’s when my first seizure was. And since my friend had a seizure on HIS birthday like two months earlier. Great. So, I went a year and a half. Could be worse. Could be better. I was hoping it would be better. It wasn’t better. It was … More That’s the End of That
Back in January of 2015, I had one of the worst seizures of my life. And I happened to have it outside next to traffic on a pretty busy roadway here, not too far from my apartment. (I was on my way to get cake, interestingly enough, from a hospital. There’s a hospital here with … More My Seizure-Free Year
2015 wasn’t a bad year. Truly. I can honestly say I ended it happily, no matter how it began. It began with one of the worst seizures of my life, but in two weeks I will be a year seizure free. After fifteen years of epilepsy, this is the first time I’ve ever been able to … More Now That 2015 Is Done
Is it possible that after all these years, I might be epilepticlly stable? I believe… I don’t want to be overly optimistic, because I’m cautious when it comes to this sort of thing, but maybe… Here’s the story: I came home, and prepared to feed my cats. Two cats; two food dishes. One dish was … More Cat Food Dish Murder Plots, Epilepsy, and Hope.
Back in October of 2013, I wrote a post about the rising cost of medication due to re-patenting. Specifically, I linked to a New York Times article “The Soaring Cost of a Simple Breath”, which illustrated the effect of how the cost of medication can change – no matter the age of the medication, the … More The WTF Follow-Up to “Health Care in the ‘First World'”