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Catherine Redpath

Diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of nine.. after having nearly died due to the fact that a hit a Load of bricks after that never had a seizure my doctors thought I grew out of it.. but when I hit sixteen it come back worse then ever.. massive fits that lasted from six to ten minutes.. had couple of scans the found something in my left side of my brain.. they weren’t sure if it was the left canobel that was causing my fits.. yet again they went quiet more then ten years.. my whole
Life change got new job started to go
Out again with friends then year ago went out with my family and friends said need to
Go
Home didn’t feel right as I was sleeping my mother heard this horrendous noise my having seizure one after the other.. about six seven months ago phoned my epilepsy doctor weird thing is have aura after aura and said she coming always said she my sense humour.. he whipped me in he needed the proof it was this thing on my left side of the brain I fit on the right.. asked him all the questions he said that it get used to medication and then it starts called sleeping epilepsy.. then and two o clock at night I had seizure he finally got the proof he needed.. so tomorrow am going into hospital scary especially with what the world going through.. to finally have my operation.. epilepsy when I was a child no one knew what it was.. now thanks to charity’s and nurses and doctors everybody knows..? Which to me is amazing everybody different everybody unique.. don’t let epilepsy stop your life... no matter what happened still kept going.. tablets make
U tired sometimes u feel like what’s the point.. I come a point to scared to go out.. but learned there a lot more people out there know what this is.. am 41 years old when nine years old I was having blackouts random blackouts.. people stories and life are all different with epilepsy

Catherine Redpath
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