When I was diagnosed with epilepsy, I was broken and couldn’t utter a word. How could I express my feelings of loneliness and confusion? I felt helpless inside of a body that had just unexpectedly changed.
When you live with epilepsy, seizures are inevitable. It can be really difficult to feel uplifted when your symptoms are at their worst. So I’ve put together this list of 15 chronic illness quotes to provide you with some encouragement on your toughest days.
If you’re in need of some uplifting words during a seizure setback, you can refer to these quotes.
Here are 15 epilepsy quotes to get you through those tough days:
If you stumble, make it part of the dance.Unknown
Every day may not be good, but there is something good in every day.Unknown
My path may be different, but I am not lost.Unknown
Resting is not laziness, it’s medicine!Glenn Schweitzer
Never let the things you cannot do prevent you from doing the things you can.John Wooden
I don’t want my pain and struggle to make me a victim. I want my battle to make me someone else’s hero.Unknown
Talking about our problems is our greatest addiction. Break the habit. Talk about your joys.Rita Schiano
Tip toe if you must, but take a step.Naeem Callaway
You are strong when you know your weaknesses. You are beautiful when you appreciate your flaws. You are wise when you learn from your mistakes.Unknown
Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.A. A. Milne
The truth is we’re all a little bit broken. We must learn to love the broken pieces of ourselves—be gentle and empathetic with ourselves, and others.Karen Salmansohn
It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and to make your happiness a priority.Mandy Hale
The strongest people I’ve met have not been given an easier life. They’ve learned to create strength and happiness from dark places.Kristen Butler
Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.Francis of Assisi
A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.Christopher Reeve
If you’ve recently been diagnosed, have suffered a seizure setback or are dealing with difficult emotions I hope that these quotes brought you comfort and encouragement!