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Codrin Paveliuc-Olariu
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Codrin Paveliuc-Olariu is a Cutting edge communications strategist, exploring innovative ways of solving societal challenges.
Codrin Paveliuc-Olariu is a Cutting edge communications strategist, exploring innovative ways of solving societal challenges.

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A couple of weeks ago, I went on vacation, a real vacation with the family in Greece just to relax and enjoy the sun. Going beyond the sunstroke (which was entirely my fault because I thought I didn’t need sun cream as I have a strong pigment and I get…
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Yesterday, April 8th. Electric shock sensation throughout the day, ranging from small shocks in my head and chest to full shocks from my head to the soles of my feet. It was horrific. In the afternoon, I had 3 (perhaps 4) seizures at about half an hour –…
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In the life of a person with epilepsy, there are constant worries: when to take your pills, what to eat (avoiding stimulants and stuff), to try not to get angry etc. One constant concern is to give all and the correct information to your doctor(s) so that…
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Two persons (out of not so many readers) asked for a follow-up on yesterday’s post. Just one thing happened since yesterday: I forgot yet again to write to my neurologist. I’ll do it tomorrow. I promise you (and myself) and I will come with a real…
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Today is the 25th of March 2018, a Sunday. Things are their usually weird. But… Two weeks ago, a Saturday, the 10th of March 2018, things were really, extremely weird. I was out shopping together with my wife a little boy (2 years old and growing) in…
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Death to epileptics and what to do about it!

Suicidal thoughts are one of the side effects you can find for every type of AED. Criminal thoughts are less likely, but it appears on boxes from time to time (see Fycompa). Although I think about (not suicide, nor murder) death sometimes, I never had…
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I had an appointment yesterday at my neurologist. This came after a week-long video-EEG monitoring at the end of April and a PET scan done last week. During the video-EEG, I also did some neuro-psych tests, but I did them in a language (French) that I…
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I was reading yesterday about how Elon Musk thinks and why is he so successful. People say that he “works” on first principles. I first heard about first principles when I was around 18 (so 15 years ago) when I was studying philosophy and going to…
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I haven’t written a post in quite a while here, but that’s because strange things have happened. While before, I was having 3-4 seizures per year, 2017 started with a blast. I have 4 on January 9th, followed by seizures March -> one on March 4th and 5…
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This last guest post is not really a post. It came from a conversation (on Facebook) I had two weeks ago with someone from Orlando, Florida. His name is Walter. Walter said that he doesn’t have epilepsy and neither does anyone he knows, unless they are…
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