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Not Myself - Dedicated to Awareness to Epilepsy

Dealing with this everyday.... feeling nervous, insecure, not myself Like a jigsaw puzzle missing a few pieces.... I feel incomplete. Living a stress free life and maintaining order.... That's what works best for me. Not knowing when a seizure will happen- The lights go dim.... Feeling scared, feeling helpless. Laying on the floor feeling like giving up.... Just let the fear overtake me. Feeling alone, I pray to God.... "Dear Lord, please help me to feel whole again and give me the strength to forge ahead through the raging storm inside of me." Time to bring awareness to the world.... That Epilepsy is a nervous disorder, not a mental illness. It does not own or define me.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018

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Date: 11/22/2018 4:50:00 PM
I dated a woman with epilepsy and it was incredibly frightening seeing her under flight... it's like a turbulence on a plane and a sudden fall that sharply comes back to life and everyone is shaken, but the captain is most terrified out of every witness, but she knows it all too well...
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Date: 11/8/2018 4:34:00 AM
It's so touching. Good health to you and to other people with this condition! And I wish you good luck in your creative activity!
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Date: 11/6/2018 4:37:00 PM
Beautiful, heartfelt words Kathryn, poetry is a tool to express oneself and you have used it to full effect in this wonderful verse, I wish you all the best in the future, thanks for sharing your feelings with us...well done.
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Date: 11/6/2018 4:52:00 AM
Thank you for describing your journey with epilepsy in such a heartfelt way. Well done.
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