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Everyone’s epilepsy story is unique, and sharing your story helps others know they are not alone.

These are inspiring stories; of being diagnosed, over-coming challenges, fundraising and much, much more. Please share your story too.

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I have not always suffered from epilepsy and I left school, started work, learned to drive etc as most people. I was then affected by epilepsy and the inability to drive plus the feeling of "being...


I had my first fit when I was 11 everybody thought that it was just due to a viral infection I had at the time and life carried on. But about a month later I had another fit and my life started to...


My mother never told me I was born with epilepsy, I always questioned why I'm mixed with white birthmarks on my body. I grew up a perfect childhood, no fits in sight until I hit puberty. I...


I have many, I'm married to a wonderful man,Carl,and I'm mum to a healthy,happy and confident 12 year old daughter Jodie. I grew up knowing a little about epilepsy as my aunty had developed it as...


...climbing Kilimanjaro. I've been an epileptic since I was 17 following an accident playing rugby. I'm now 45 and in all that time my greatest achievement has to be when I completed a sponsored...

Climbed Kilimajaro