I had many jobs and my CV looks like that of a teenager that worked flipping burgers each summer for some extra cash (except that my jobs didn’t involve burgers).
I wrote before about the only seizure I had at work and how co-workers reacted. That was great.
But, in general, there is a problem, either when having an interview or a few months after the employment. I experienced both. Continue reading “Epilepsy at work sucks”
When I speak (online) with people with epilepsy, most of them say they are trying to live a normal life. Others say they want to feel normal.
So my question was: what is normal for a person with epilepsy?
For me, although I strive to become seizure-free, normal includes my meds, their side-effects, the “white gloves” and many other things. I can’t honestly say that I live and think the same way I didn’t before being diagnosed. Continue reading “Normality for a person with epilepsy”
My first job, back in 2008, was in consultancy. To be more precise, I wrote project proposals that helped private/public sector entities to get European funding. My second job was the same.
The field is an extremely tiresome and stressful. It was a job where the smallest mistake could have cause a project to be successful or rejected.
During the one year, I spent in the second company, I had a seizure at work. It came after a few long days, a week or so before a project submission deadline. But my colleague and bosses were great. Continue reading “My “favorite” seizure: epilepsy at work”