I guess it feels like I’ve been talking about myself too much on here recently. It’s been an eventful month. I’ve been on my trips, and I’ve had my falls. I’ve been an overthinker in the past, but I’ve stopped thinking about ideas and have started taking action. I’ve got projects underway now and feel […]Read More Personal Review: June 2018
I have returned – before Tuesday – and I thank you for waiting. Right now, I’m busy, but I can certainly squeeze in a bit of time for my readers. I appreciate you all so much. As mentioned on Tuesday, I had a seizure in London at the Palace Theatre. It cut me short of […]Read More A Few Recent Seizures Can’t Stop Me Now
Before a fair bit of research, I can’t claim to have known much about today’s topic. I’m only just beginning my career as a writer, and can’t help but feel that maintaining a relationship is a too risky business for me. I just don’t have the energy for it right now. But I promise myself, […]Read More Epilepsy & Pregnancy: How to Safely Play Your Little Ace
In previous posts, I’ve talked about how more epilepsy awareness would bring a boost to the lives of so many people. I’ve also mentioned that epilepsy is a complicated condition – although I’m writing this blog, I don’t understand everything about epilepsy. And the specialist doctors? With all due respect, if any, it’s not many. […]Read More How Healing Each Wound Can Keep Planes in Full Flight: What is SUDEP?
Welcome back; I hope you’ve enjoyed the last month of Summer. Although it wasn’t thrilling for me, I’ve not been bummed out by the spills of disappointment either. I’ve made my way through, maintained a positive state of mind, and have high hopes for further progress in September. In some ways, this month has been […]Read More Labelling & Love Will Discharge What’s Old – Personal Review: August 2017
Here’s my overview of this month’s epilepsy-related news from around the world. Ultra-Marathon Cyclist Katie Ford Breaks Cycling Records Back on July 2nd, epileptic ultra-marathon cyclist Katie Ford broke two world records and two British records to gain some attention and help raise awareness of epilepsy. The 31-year-old entered the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome to […]Read More Epilepsy News: July 2017
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?
Hey guys, remember me? My name’s Joe, I’m 28, and I’ve got epilepsy. I’ve been kind of quiet this month, haven’t I? Well, the first twenty days of it felt pretty foxy, but I think my family and friends will be happy to hear that right now, I feel like I’m bouncing back. In fact, […]Read More Personal Review: June 2017
Ever since Sunday, May 14th, I’ve felt pretty fragile. Still, one focus point I always keep with myself after a bastard seizure is quite simple enough: I’ll get past it. Whether I’m really in need of some good music, film, artwork, or meditation… I’ve got to remain confident that I’ll pick myself up from what’s […]Read More My Ambition Feels Shy by the Recovery Time