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I am epileptic, amongst other things, and my health is far from brilliant. But that does not define me. I am Ruth. I am a fighter. I am a warrior.

I was diagnosed with epilepsy at aged...


Epilepsy has made life difficult. I was first diagnosed with Epilepsy when I was 14, I'm 21 now. Being a young girl and hearing that diagnosis is extremely difficult to deal with.

The day...


I have always had epilepsy so have never known anything else. It was caused by a stroke at birth so It's just part of my life. Having seizures growing up was tough, whenever an aura started I knew...


I have had epilepsy since being 3yrs old, and at the age of 11 I was admitted to the local hospital due to status epilepsy seizures. It was whilst I was on this ward that I was watching what the...

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