The past few weeks, my life has felt very uncertain, even my present feels unknown to me. So in order to regain a sense of stability I've been relying on the god-send that is hindsight. My past is after all relatively certain. Over the last two years I have managed to overcome the majority of … Continue reading I’m Naughty and Proud!
With the click of a button it all ends. Nineteen years of struggle and strife Nothing has ever felt so right in my life, Yet it feels so wrong Everything I've ever known is gone. I don't know which route is next But I know I'm ready to work it out step by step And … Continue reading Nineteen Years
This past week both ASD and epilepsy have been in the news a lot. It’s a strange feeling as for years I've wanted to see both of my conditions nationally discussed but being part of the discussion hasn't had the positive effect I thought it would. With the announcement of the AIMS-2-Trials I've spent the … Continue reading Discussing the AIMS-2-Trials
This is part of the Living Well with Epilepsy Relay Blog! I'm honoured to be taking part so head over to their site to read many more inspiring stories of epilepsy warriors! If you are here from them, welcome and I hope you enjoy my blog. Being diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of three … Continue reading Creativity and Epilepsy
My relationship with sleep has never been good. According to my parents, baby me didn't even know what sleep was. In hindsight this was probably due to undiagnosed epilepsy. After all recent-ish EEGs have shown that my sleep is constantly being disturbed by irregular electrical activity. As a kid I found it extremely difficult to … Continue reading My Relationship with Sleep
The last two days have been extremely frustrating. On Tuesday I had my second Seizure Day since very slightly reducing my meds four weeks ago. Looking back over 2017 the amount of seizures I'd had was the only negative thing I could think of (I intend to write a blog about it once all my … Continue reading Four Seizures, Four Frustrations
Just under two years ago I wrote a blog titled 'Why I Can't Quit'. I have two responses to that blog about two different things so you've got yourself a double blog folks! Now this second part is a bit deeper than the first. When I write aforementioned blog I was in a bad place. … Continue reading I Think I’ve Turned a Corner
Read the main blog first here! After writing a slightly negative blog I tried to end on a positive note and I chose to do so by using the quote 'Smile, It's Tuesday!' This may seem insignificant to most but to me, those 3 words mean a lot. In my first year at secondary school … Continue reading Mini Bonus Blog!
I started writing this blog a week ago now, I never finished it because there were aspects of it that I needed to let brew for a bit, thoughts and feelings that needed to develop and synonyms I needed to discover. But I finally decided it was time to write and upload this, you know, … Continue reading It’s time to get off the rollercoaster…
PAST 10 years ago on Sunday I begun secondary school. Little did I know that place would almost certainly haunt me for the rest of my life. No matter how far I come it's always at the back of mind- the students who bullied me and the teachers who failed to help equally so. I seem … Continue reading Sometimes my past feels as though it’s just as uncertain as my future.