• Did a blood draw to check Dilantin levels, and then
  • Had a partial seizure at 4 p.m.–it lasted about 20 minutes
  • I was conscious and alert, just dizzy (vertigo)
  • My right hand and leg were jerking
  • I used slow breathing techniques to calm my body nerves
  • Taken via ambulance to emergency room
  • ER doctor gave me Ativan to stop the seizing
  • She advised that I come to the ER for relief during long seizing episodes