Confessions of a Scared Mama

Seizure Mama and Rose

The seizure in the band room was one of the ones that I cannot forget. It is still clear in my mind. I guess extreme fear does that to the brain. There were so many factors out of my control.

I could barely contain my panic. Rose was in danger of getting injured by her surroundings during the seizure. Then her post-ictal rage endangered us both. She seemed blind and did not recognize my voice. I know she must have been terrified.

While this was going on, I knew that all the band students were waiting outside the door. It was the end of the day. They needed to put away their instruments. They needed to catch buses and rides home. Time was running out. I did not want Rose’s fellow students to see her acting crazy.

I was thankful for the two teachers who stayed with us. Rose came…

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