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I received my diagnosis just one week ago after my second episode; the first was ten years ago. I was misdiagnosed at that time with a seizure disorder and put on unnecessary medication for 4 years. During that time I was literally grilled by various doctors and told that I was just an attention seeker and wasn't fooling anyone. I consider this last episode a blessing because I was in a public place, and though I was hospitalized for 2 days with a concussion, I had what I needed - witnesses to the event. I am 52, very active and healthy, and am alone at home much of the time. From now on I will listen to what my body is telling me. Everyone where I work knows that if I get down on the floor suddenly it is only to prevent a fall and that I will eventually be alright on my own. I 'm not worried about spending time alone and look forward to getting on with my life. The knowledge I have gained from my doctor and from reading everyone's comments has given me my confidence back. Thanks!