Tell us about your first seizure…

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I can remember being in the shower, washing my very long hair. It was one of those old-fashioned showers with a heavy plate-glass door and a stainless steel handle that you had to turn to get in and get out. There were 4 water jets…three coming from the side wall…and a shower head in the ceiling.

All of a sudden, it felt like my blood was rushing out of my toes. As all of my energy drained out of me, I thought:“I’m going to drown.” Then, as I fought with the locked door handle to get out, I realized:“I’m going to die.”

With one last push, I managed to turn the handle, before I went down. And thankfully, my head landed on the floor,outsideof the shower.

I was terrified.

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Do You Have Seasonal Affective Disorder? —

Survivors Blog Here Mental Health Collaborative

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder?  Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is an older term for Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) with a seasonal pattern. It’s a psychological condition that results in depression which is normally provoked by seasonal change. The condition most often occurs in women, adolescents, and young adults. Many times people will start to see […]

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Injury update and how Epilepsy helped my mindset.

Epilepsy Baller

Last time i wrote a post i was sitting in my hotel room thinking about the new season and the seizure i had in pre season. i decided to share that all and explain how i recovered. 24 hours after writing that post i was involved in a freak accident 30 minutes into the game and was forced off with a very painful injury. A player fell on my knee and hyper extended which forced me to leave the game early. A few days later after MRI Scan i find out it’s a grade 3 tear to my MCL. This is a major setback once again for me but mentally with having seizures i’m used to setbacks. 8 weeks on and being in a brace i feel having epilepsy has allowed me to mentally deal with a major injury like this, and put me in good stead for my return…

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