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Waiting Around for Normal

There is always a temptation to write in the “we” so it sounds less pointed or personal, but I am afraid it’s just me saying the things I intend to say today. 741 more words


A News Year’s Resolution

When I used to read fairy-tales, I fancied that kind of thing never happened, and now here I am in the middle of one! There ought to be a book written about me, that there ought! 900 more words


Relax, I’ve Got Your Head

Last week I went to the hairdresser. This outing with my husband is always a diversion for me since I am rarely able to leave the house. 957 more words


Hero of Your Own Story

Ten years ago today I was suffering from terrible pain. I thought I had developed intractable migraines, which I probably had, but with a twist: seizures. 1,472 more words


Jamais Vu

Not long ago, I was talking to a physician in the hospital about my temporal lobe epilepsy. He would not admit it, but he did not know much about TLE because he kept trying to convince me that I did not have epilepsy. 1,003 more words


Temporal Lobe Epilepsy and Emotion Control

‘Let it go’ and ‘relax’ are words I hear often. My brothers tell me to tuck my crazy back in, and those who are friends who have seen me go from zero to ten call me ‘Dexter’ because, well… it’s self explanatory. 965 more words


Happiness and Cheer (or is that Fear?)

This year’s holiday was great for me. I saw my entire family through a week’s time.

There are no words to express how much I love my family and how seeing them is far more important than any destination vacation or expensive gift. 534 more words