I could party all weekend and think nothing of it. I could live on a couple of hours sleep a night. My only concerns were drinking a little too much and making myself a little bit sick! Now I'm faced with a long list of hazards that I'd never needed to consider before..
When I wake up in a morning, I feel like I'm about to collapse sometimes, but when I log onto my work computer, I can (for the most part) function like a hard working adult. When I get home from work, I'm in too much pain to move.
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 for two years 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: