Seizure the Day on All Lit Up for Epilepsy Awareness Month

For Epilepsy Awareness Month this March, philosophy professor at the University of Waterloo Brian Orend—who himself has epilepsy—discussed the ups and downs of writing Seizure the Day: Living a Happy Life with Illness (Freehand Books), a guidebook for people experiencing ongoing, chronic illnesses. Here, Brian tells us about everything from feeling like a fraud when he experienced discouraging health setbacks to getting on a first-name basis with a Nobel Laureate. You can read the full essay here.

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