Bravo … Its time there are serious conversations about this …
Here’s an excerpt of a successful woman’s odyssey through the world of epilepsy… It’s riveting.
“Why am I telling you all this?
First of all, I really wanted to share this glamour shot I took of myself in the hospital with my head tangled in wires (see below).
I think the cyborg-Medusa look could be the next runway hit.
More importantly, though: For a long time, I didn’t want to tell anyone in my professional world about this unique feature of my brain.
On the topics-that-are-fun-to-disclose-in-the-workplace-o-meter, epilepsy ranks somewhere between ‘I’ve been embezzling candy from the vending machine for the past 15 years’ and ‘I am actually a camel.’
I was worried about being viewed as an invalid, a workplace hazard, a weirdo.
But above all, I was afraid that people would see me as stupid.”
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