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5 Reasons I Love My Life Even More Because of My Epilepsy

From huffingtonpost.com

I have read quite a few articles about the difficulty of depression and the possibility of losing one's identity after becoming diagnosed with epilepsy, and how caregivers can experience quite a roller coaster ride themselves when a loved one is drastically changed after an epilepsy diagnosis, but it's so rare…

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almost 3 years
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What Psychologists Want You to Know About the Holiday Blues

From everydayhealth.com

Holiday blues can make some people dread the season, starting with Turkey Day and continuing through the new year. Other people drag through the winter months, including the holidays, with seasonal affective disorder (SAD) that can occur as your body responds to fewer daylight hours.

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almost 3 years
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Epilepsy patient hopes to raise awareness with clothing line

From king5.com

SHELTON, Wash. — Kara Sampson hopes she's found a way to make a profit and a difference. Everything from her clothing and merchandise line, The Kendall Connection, includes eight words that have always inspired Sampson: "Be kind. Be true. Be strong. Be you."

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over 2 years
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Dear epilepsy: I won't let you take over my life

From tdn.com

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - A tiny speck of dirt, that's what Olivia Nell calls it in her letter. She acknowledges its presence but dismisses its power. "Dear Epilepsy," she writes. "You put my emotions on a terrifying roller coaster that never ended.

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about 2 years
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My Biggest Regret After I Was Diagnosed With Epilepsy at 14

From themighty.com

I was diagnosed with epilepsy when I was 14 years old. My seizures were non-convulsive, so I felt "lucky" that no one could knowingly see my seizures. With my non-convulsive seizures, I'd have a spasm but was fully awake and aware. I tried to hide it as long as possible.

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about 2 years
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#DareTo Go the Distance

From epilepsy.com

For National Epilepsy Awareness Month 2015, we're talking about how to strive for a life with the best seizure control you can achieve and no side effects. How do you #DareTo Go the Distance?

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almost 3 years
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8 Warning Signs of Depression You Shouldn't Ignore

From livestrong.com

Your boss chews you out. A car hits a puddle and splashes dirty water all over you. It's a bad day, but it's only one day. But depression, which affects one in 10 Americans, doesn't go away with a flip of the calendar.

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almost 3 years
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How Running (Literally) Everywhere Helps Me Cope With Epilepsy

From huffingtonpost.com

It was a beautiful morning in Santa Fe, New Mexico. I was running up the mountain to work with a stump of broccoli in my hand. In my backpack, I was carrying a laptop, a loaf of bread, two pounds of apples, a carton of yoghurt, and a fresh change…

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over 2 years