How I Get Sh*t Done (very slowly)

  I am 25 and going back to school for the first time since my diagnosis. I got through one semester successfully, and the second was when I got diagnosed and withdrew. I am the oldest person in all of my courses, even older than some of my GTA's. It feels weird, and a bit…

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…

Depakote Don’t

Let's start with what Depakote is Depakote is an AED (antiepileptic drug) that is used to control seizures. It can also be used to treat myoclonus. Myoclonus is the uncontrollable jerking of your muscles. In my case, I have both conditions. My neurologist and I decided it would be best to stop Vimpat (I will…