F*ck You Topamax

I realize this isn't the most dignified way to tell you about my experience with an AED (antiepileptic drug) called Topamax AKA Topiramate and it's horrible extended release dipshit cousin Trokendi XR but, this is how words are coming out of my brain today. So, if the title hasn't given you enough warning, I'd advise…

Academic Probation After A Medical Withdrawal From University? (WTF)

Does that sound fair to you? Has this happened to anyone else? During the fall of 2015, I was diagnosed with epilepsy after having some MAJOR problems. My grades and life were falling apart and I  had no other choice but to take a leave. I went the proper route. I had my doctor confirm what was…

I Hallucinate Smells AKA Phantosmia (Thanks, Epilepsy)

    The smell of spoiled, dirty rags and Brussel sprouts aren't exactly what I enjoy waking up to in the middle of the night or while standing next to someone or in class. I  can't tell most of the time if it's real or not. As defined by the Mayo Clinic, phantosmia is "An…