Seizure Recovery – Stressful Variables
My memoir, Search and Seizure, tells the story of my diagnosis of epilepsy at the age of 16, three months after a stressful move from New York to Florida. The real issue for all of us is how I handle seizure recovery even today.
~ Marc Hoberman
“I wrote Search and Seizure to teach the lesson of not allowing your illness or problems to define you. I certainly must be more in tune with my brain and body to monitor myself even as an adult. Although I have not had a seizure in over 28 years, as an educator, I know how important it is to communicate with myself.
Search and Seizure is a motivational story to help others with similar challenges. When I connect my educational experience, with years of camp consulting and staff training, with my teen illness challenges – it makes a difference. The students I tutor, as well as their parents, enable me to provide larger answers on self-management for life.”
Marc Discusses How Illness Taught Lessons
- My first seizure episode was a shock [3:45]
- My medication was so toxic I had to crawl around the house [7:00]
- I’m still surprised by seizure activity [7:45]
- Now I use my medical experience to facilitate teaching [12:30]
- How I use my experience in summer camp training [23:50]
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