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… Read More I Hallucinate Smells AKA Phantosmia (Thanks, Epilepsy)
Here’s what you should and shouldn’t do
These are suggestions from someone with epilepsy who has learned all of this the hard way… Read More So You’ve Got Epilepsy (warning: sense of humor required)
Wearing these devices can save lives! And as someone who has absence seizures frequently, I would like to have some peace of mind when I am on my own. I wear just a normal medical ID bracelet with my condition and allergy stamped on it along with a medical ID app that goes into more… Read More Would you wear these stylish seizure detecting devices?
The Pain Ever since I was 11 years old, I suffered from endometriosis. That is up until a month before my 25th birthday. After having an endometrial cyst leak for two months I had had enough. I broke down on my gynecologist’s table after he said, cysts are normal and it will go away. But… Read More Endometriosis and How I Fixed It
An explanation There are many people in this world who don’t want to be parents, myself included. I have always known that about myself, and I have never wavered in that. Growing up I never played with baby dolls or pretended that my Barbie and Ken dolls were getting married and having a baby. Instead,… Read More It’s OK To Not Want Children
And How to Prepare for It Imagine you’ve been sitting in a lecture that is dragging, you can’t wait for it to be over. A wave of nausea hits you as the room suddenly spins when you look up to see everyone leaving, you can still hear the professor’s voice loudly bouncing around the room,… Read More What Time Travel Feels Like (Epileptic Absence Seizures at a Glance)