As, most of the time, I'm noticing it on my left side, I do tend to shrug it off with a quick 'oh, it's on my bad side, it's on my TN's side, I'll be fine', because everything that happens on my left side just tends to be down to my TN!
The Trigeminal Neuralgia Anniversary Party: How To Turn Your Chronic Illness Into Something Less Scary
You only get one life and mine happens to come with constant face pain. What are you celebrating today?
Will people think I'm stupid? Am I slurring my words like I've had a drink? Do I come across as uneducated? Does this person think I wasn't listening to them?
I have had chronic face pain since 2015 and I feel like I'm at the stage where I can, mostly, continue with my daily life as normal. Here are my personal favourite tips for just getting on with it when you have TN..
When I was diagnosed with chronic facial pain, I desperately searched around for hints and tips of how to cope with my new life, but I couldn't find anything, other than odd bits in different medical forums. I wish I'd had someone to tell me these things.. I've been there and muddled through it, so you don't have to..