TW: This article discusses exercise, body image and eating habits, as well as descriptions of having seizures.
It’s 2:30am. I feel the rustle of scratchy blankets and hear passing voices. I open my eyes, confused. Then, I remember. I’m in A & E. It’s Wednesday night and no one else is here. The last thing I recall is getting back from a run and turning on the shower. After that? It’s all a bit of a blur.
Then I remembered. I’d had a seizure, fallen back and hit my head.
The trigger? Going on a run. Not cool, epilepsy.