After being diagnosed and getting out of " THE HOSPITAL" (thats how we say it in the USA maybe canada) with non epileptic siezures I really was unsure of what all that really meant and had numerous questions. My symptoms changed. I went through depression, confusion, anger, self-pity, and now Im better.
I did return to work as a mechanic at Car dealer but when I returned back to work I was looked at with unsure or concerned eyes. All I could try and do was say yah im fine. I didnt know if i was, I was trying to walk it off. But being put on leave made things worse. I had more problems because I discovered that Its a part of my brain leaving myself after my brain is not having to be worked. like when I sit down and dont have to use any mental strength. When I watch tv, sit and think, lay in my bed, just sitting after physical work. Etc
After I tryed to hard to show doctors I could work on cars with out incident and them saying no that its a liability if they approve, I promptly applied for a job in the industry and not a mechanic. A week later I was interviewed and took the job as lead MASTER MECHANIC!
Is it dangerous? Even before this disorder its been dangerous. I take medication as I should but I frown on the KLONOPIN due to my road tests as well as coming off it. I get worse whe I come off it.
My crew is great. Theyve had that surprised what look/reaction. I breifed them in short that I have Neurological disorder and that its nothing to worry about. Ive stuttered, staggered in gait, ive had tics, and even my left side of my face went partially paralyzed for a week. I feel more at ease knowing that they know and that they don't bring it up.
MY real heads up if anyone thinks that being on disabilityis only the choice to have, think again. Find your therapy not what the therapists say. Find an employable or even start your own business even just to show the world you are not disabled but have a disorder you could show people is just something you have.
Im working getting my own auto business for that reason. God bless any comment negative postive or critique is ok.