A weird conversation, an uncomfortable acceptance and a whole bunch of gratitude.

I had been time traveling for at least 13 years. In fact, my earliest memories of seizures were from when I was 24 and sitting in my office at my first professional job after graduate school. I would get the strangest feeling and weird visions in my mind’s eye. I’d…

After a cluster of partial seizures lasting over two weeks, I finally woke up today feeling like myself again.

A couple of years ago, my partial seizures started coming in loose clusters. One would spark another within a day or two and I’d have several over the course of a…

I’m not sure what set off this cluster of partial seizures 13 days ago, but they just won’t let up. I thought it was over until I was brushing my teeth this morning and it hit. I had an overwhelming sense of deja vu followed by anxiety and a dropping…

Seattle ferry boats drifting through the fog.

My seizures used to be pretty random, back before anyone ever called them seizures. I really did think I was just getting an occasional glimpse into the future, or the past, or maybe just slipping into another dimension for a moment. At some point, when my memory really started to…

These clouds give me such a sense of deja vu.

As soon as I woke up, I knew it was going to happen. Everything looked a little too bright. And everything sounded a little too crisp.

Throughout the day, I’ve had a constant, nagging sense of deja vu in the back of my mind. Haven’t I done this before? Haven’t…

Walking towards another time traveling episode.

I’m kind of used to it by now, waking up with a piercing pain in the back of my head and a dull ache behind my eyes. My clock told me it was 6am and that made sense. But I couldn’t remember when I normally get up. What day it…

The Epileptic Time Traveler

After 13 years of randomly blipping into different times and places and realities, a doctor put another name to my episodes: epilepsy.

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