I'm 24 years old and I just found out I'm having siezures and have left sided hemiplesia. I have to give up my life long dream of being a police officer, and have given up my EMT license. I'm terrified of having a siezure while I'm alone with my son, and can't figure out what to do with my career. I drop things all the time because I can't feel them in my hand, and I feel like I'm broken, and no one can fix me. How does everyone else deal?!?!
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