Svetlana Petkovska

Since I was 3 years old I experienced for the first time epilepsy attacks.I was facing with epilepsy until my 14 years, when I finished elementary school. This period was very difficult for me, I was isolated from teachers, friends, I couldn’t do things like normal children, going on daily school excursions. I was feeling very lonely in my own world. Just as Cassidy says: “I wanted the people around the world to come together and teach others about epilepsy”. I wish I reached this message from Cassidy in the period when I was suffering from this disease, but back then in 90’s when I was a child there was no internet technology. Now I am healthy, free from taking therapy and from the epilepsy attacks, but I want to be support of other people who are suffering from epilepsy, because I know from my personal experience, how is to be different, isolated, left alone and rejected.

Age Diagnosed: 3
Location: Macedonia

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