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The man with the memoirs: Time well spent with epilepsy

11 Apr 2018

I don’t know if readers know this about me, but I’ve written a few books about my life with epilepsy. My latest book, entitled ‘Time Well Spent with Epilepsy’, was published this year and is out now.

As a person with epilepsy for over 60 years I had not read personal accounts of coping with the condition. Rather than giving a medical view of epilepsy, I was keen to show that people could have a successful career and a successful family life while coping with epilepsy.

Sunshine on the window: The butterfly effect

25 May 2017

Jasmine Forrest is a 25-year-old journalism student from Manchester. Throughout the years following her epilepsy diagnosis at age 17, she has experienced many highs and lows when dealing with (and accepting) her condition. Eight years on, she has decided to speak out about her feelings, thoughts and experiences as a young woman with epilepsy through her blog: Sunshine on the window. 

 

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