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Things to Expect After You Receive an Epilepsy Diagnosis

If I am being entirely honest, I don’t remember the day I was diagnosed with epilepsy in 2001. It’s all very fuzzy to me, likely because my medication at the time wasn’t right for me. I spent many of the years that followed in a...

My First Seizure

I never want to romanticize having epilepsy in any way, as there is nothing desirable about it, but there are three seizures that I really remember in my life. My first seizure is one of them. The Circumstances Saying I remember seizures is a bit misleading. What...

Discussing Epilepsy

It’s Complicated In discussing epilepsy, it is important to recognize its variety and complexity. I will reference my auras and talk about *auras, but will absolutely keep in mind that not everyone with epilepsy has auras. I will talk about my experience of a *seizure and...

Let Me Introduce Myself

Hi! My name is Kate Folladori. I was diagnosed with epilepsy in 2001, when I was 15. At 14, I had my first seizure while away at summer camp. My parents drove to Austin (I can only imagine what they were thinking) and picked me up...