Well, fiddle. I had a seizure yesterday. It may have inadvertently been my doing, as well . . .
The seizure occurred during the early morning hours, within minutes after getting out of the shower . . . and the water may have been a bit too hot (which raises the histamine levels; raised histamine levels are seizure triggers).
Tex heard me go into the seizure and came into the bathroom as quickly as possible; but he reached the doorway just as I fell in the middle of the bathroom. On the hard tile floor. Ouch. I received a bloody nose, along with a few bumps and bruises - some on my face, some on my legs. I also incurred a soft tissue injury to my right arm, which happens to be my dominant arm. Needless to say, I'm not being very productive today. (For instance, it's taken me about 5 minutes just to type this tiny little bit of this post).
And, of course, there's the usual after-seizure soreness in my calf muscles.
Tex also reminded me that the day after a seizure is always the hardest; physically and emotionally (partly due to the chemicals working to get back in sync and partly due to how much I abhor seizures). Because of that (and the pain in my arm), I'm not going to make this a very long post.
Looking on the bright side of things, I made it up to 28 weeks + 5 days with being seizure-free this time! That's over 7 months; that's huge for me! I still believe that GARD is working and am going to continue to following that particular eating protocol. (And, more confession time: I made meatloaf with oats as the filler over the weekend. Normally, I use rice, but was a bit time disorganized, so opted for oats instead. Hmmm . . . oats are restricted on GARD. It's not one of the main restrictions, but it is, nonetheless, listed. I had been doing so well, being seizure-free, that I foolishly thought that I'd be ok using oats this one time. Lesson learned).
So! Back to the Drawing Board.
Thanks for reading; y'all be blessed.