I know. I haven't posted in a while. I blame my crazy lady. She has been trying to get her body settled into a plateau, and it is not cooperating. She wanted to resume physical therapy rehab, but no one will touch her-- it's that "physically unstable" and "activity causes your seizures and AD" crapola, yet again. Oi. If she wants to take the risk and just do it, why won't her health practitioners support her efforts? Geez. CL can't find a co-dependent to enable her desire to walk. They are, to quote CL, "running scared."
complex partial seizures, and even the health care professionals have a hard time recognizing them. She doesn't have involuntary spasms, when she has her seizures. Instead, CL loses time. She freezes, stares, and will sometimes repeat the same phrase over and over again ("Is there a monkey in the room? Is there a monkey in the room?") I can sense them about 2 minutes before they start, and I whine and push against her body, even when she is laying in bed. It gives her enough time to set a 10 minute timer. If the timer goes off, I push a large button on the remote control. The remote triggers a system freely set-up by the State of California. It calls the Operator. If CL is unresponsive with the Operator, then the Operator dials 911. Here's the remote activitated phone:
And, another moment of Zen under our apple tree: