International Epilepsy Day 2016

I was in 6th grade when I first saw someone have a seizure in public. She was a friend and it happened during our recess. We were sitting in an empty classroom when suddenly her body started doing strange jerking motions and then it went stiff. She turned blue and I thought she was dying. She looked limp and heavy. Looking at her condition I started crying for help, one of our teacher came quickly, rushed her to emergency care in school and called the ambulance. Her body convulsions lasted a few minutes but those minutes were engraved in my memory for the rest of my life. Continue reading International Epilepsy Day 2016

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