College Essay On Epilepsy

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When I was a little kid, I was diagnosed with epilepsy. It’s been a very hard life and for half of it I had to control my disease using a white powder used to control epilepsy. Many of my school years were filled with constant parent-teacher conferences. The problem was that no one knew that I was having mini seizures from getting too stressed out. My parents and my sister always helped me by making sure I didn’t get too stressed out. I’m so grateful that my mom was there because she was the only one who knew what to do whenever I had seizures. In fact, my first seizure was in her bed. With everything that I’ve put up with, I believe that without my family I wouldn’t be able to make it past the hard times. Without my mom, I wouldn’t have been able to make it through any of the past years where I had seizures. She was the one who always knew what to do even if my sister and my dad didn’t. She made sure I didn’t get so stressed out as to cause a seizure. When it did happen she knew what she was supposed to do and took me to the hospital. It helped a lot if I ever had a major one like I did one night in her and my dad’s bed. My first major seizure was a couple of years ago when I had a grand mal seizure. My mom didn’t know about until she stood up off of the bed and noticed that the bed was shaking, but the floor wasn’t. We…show more content…
She always told me to stop shaking and even though she might be rude to me quite a bit I knew she loved me. I and my sister’s bond grew deeper through my disease as she always tried to invite me to do fun things with her and her friends or maybe she would take my slightly younger cousin and me to a movie. We didn’t do that much together, but we always got to relax by playing her favorite game Super Mario Bros. She’s off to college now but I enjoy having her around when she comes home on holidays. I love my sister so

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