Sarah's Story

Sarah has left temporal lobe epilepsy. "I was living with multiple seizures on a regular basis while looking after my two daughters – Layla who's 11 and Lauren who's four. They've both had to witness their mum having seizures every day and I've always felt such a burden on family because I haven't been able to be left alone with Lauren.

I've called the helpline many times when I've been feeling really low. The helpline offers a friendly, listening ear, someone to cry to and talk to about what is going on in your life. I have had epilepsy for 30 years and so many times I've needed a shoulder to cry on. I have friends and family to support me, but sometimes they don’t know what answer to give.