There is another blizzard here, and with it another pain storm. Last week was a low pain week, and I got those crazy/optimistic thoughts again, “Maybe my trigeminal neuralgia is resolving itself. 547 more words
I offer these following words to those of us who suffer from an invisible illness/disorder (i.e- a medical issue that is not visually apparent). I hope to bring a positive perspective on an issue that can be very difficult, and painful for many of us. 1,107 more words
Painsomnia is one of the main ways that my trigeminal neuralgia and chronic migraines play psychological warfare on me. I’ve discussed the psychological impact of being sick daily has on you. 679 more words
This was right after surgery. I was fortunate. They didn’t shave too much hair. I’ve seen pictures where they shave the whole lower half of your head. *shudder* The orange stuff you see is residue from the dressing
Looks better, and my hair hides half the scar, but it definitely looks like a zipper
This was right before a haircut to make all my hair the same length (The hair around my scar finally grew back to about shoulder length). I celebrated with a haircut. Scar has faded, but still there.