The Limits of Life With Chronic Illness

“You can do anything you put your mind to!” Yes! Let me just tell my brain that I am not sick! While pep talks are appreciated, they can be seriously short-sighted. These are just empty platitudes people say because they want you to feel included, something many people are programmed to do. Inclusivity is a… Read More The Limits of Life With Chronic Illness

Neuropsychological Evaluation: What 3 years of seizures did to my brain

A neuropsychological evaluation is a series of tests that evaluate how a patient is doing in mental and physical aspects of life like: intelligence, executive functions (such as planning, abstraction, conceptualization), attention, memory, language, perception, sensorimotor functions, motivation, mood state and emotion, quality of life, and personality styles – med.unc.edu For me, it was a pretty generalized… Read More Neuropsychological Evaluation: What 3 years of seizures did to my brain