In 2015, my self-esteem and confidence were sat higher than they’d been for quite a while. I wanted to make an impact on society that would be appreciated by others. The best way to do funding charity seemed like the best way to get attention. Plus, I felt the best way to fundraise was by […]Read More The Efforts of People with Epilepsy
Hello readers! How are you? I ask you this because I’m in a great mood. After two days of training, I start a new job tomorrow. I’m looking forward to my first shift with Home Fundraising. A lot of people can probably guess what Home Fundraising does. It involves going from home-to-home and fundraising for […]Read More My Memory is Not OK… But I Couldn’t Care Less
Moving on from October, I’ve been busier this month than ever before. The Epileptic Man website has stood by its word and now offers free documents to subscribers, but writing up Essential Epilepsy Information wasn’t easy. I’m a bit of a perfectionist, and only wanted to produce something as professional as possible for people who […]Read More Personal Review: November 2017
Despite feeling quite focused on other projects this month, I’ve still kept an eye on what’s been happening in the world of epilepsy. On the whole, I’d say that it’s been a positive period for many. Although it has only been publicised in the US, the Epilepsy Foundation has talked about how November happens to […]Read More Epilepsy News: November 2017
Looking at our first Facebook chat over three years ago, it’s clear to me now that Dave was one of the friendliest people I’ve ever known. Although he was eight years older than me, he never wanted to isolate me from his social life and was always so willing to meet up whenever I suggested […]Read More My Epileptic Friend: Dave Gothard
Despite labelling this blog as The Epileptic Man, I haven’t even mentioned one important, annual event that began in 2008, and now takes place in many countries around the world. Held on the 26th of March, Purple Day is an international, fundraising affair looking to raise awareness of epilepsy worldwide. First of all, I want […]Read More What Is Purple Day?
Although it’s more common for me to get a little frustrated with any epilepsy-related difficulties that come up in the day, I have learned to handle and accept them all without much thought now. It’s also over 10 years since I started to manage the severe side-effects of my most effective AED, lamotrigine. Looking back […]Read More Thinking Positive: Four Genuine Benefits of Being Epileptic (in Britain)