Well after two years of doing everything right (masking when out, social distancing, practicing hand hygiene, being triple vaccinated, and staying away from crowded places as much as possible), I got the ‘rona. Most likely I had the omicron variant. It hit hard and fast, I went to bed on a Thursday night and wokeContinue reading “Experience With Covid”
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Trigeminal Neuralgia Instagram Live
Here’s an Instagram Live I did with @gettingonmynerves5k yesterday (10/19/2021) where we discussed all things Trigeminal Neuralgia, treatments, life with it, and everything in between. Also touched on my personal life and how it’s been affected by TN. Check it out!
Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day and Facial Pain Awareness Month
Just a reminder that October 7th is Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day and the month of October is Facial Pain Awareness Month!! Help us spread awareness, as Trigeminal Neuralgia and facial pain in general are still not widely known about and understood; not just in the general public, but in the medical community. Below are someContinue reading “Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day and Facial Pain Awareness Month”
What It’s Like When Your Condition Progresses
One of the most anxiety producing things when you live with a progressive condition (like Trigeminal Neuralgia) is the fact that it will inevitably progress. You’re always wondering how and when. Well for me, that time has come. Since about may of this year, my pain has become more intense and harder to control. ForContinue reading “What It’s Like When Your Condition Progresses”
Rare Disease Day
Today is Rare Disease Day so I was to talk about the disease/condition that affects my life the most: Trigeminal Neuralgia. The first picture pretty much sums up what I feel with it. I have both types of Trigeminal Neuralgia pain. The Type 1 (shocking) pain) luckily isn’t as frequent as it used to beContinue reading “Rare Disease Day”
I think its time for an update….
Hi everyone! I think it’s long past time for an update. Life has been pretty busy for me lately. I’m almost done with my first term back in college and it’s going well! I’m very much enjoying being back and having something to occupy my brain. I definitely needed it. I’m already registered for summerContinue reading “I think its time for an update….”
Updates/New Year’s Resolution
I know every update I say it, but my new year’s resolution is to post here more regularly! With that said, I have several updates to share! I am going back to school again! I’m going to be getting my Bachelor’s in Social Work. After finishing my paralegal certificate, I decided to finish my bachelorsContinue reading “Updates/New Year’s Resolution”
It’s Been Awhile
Hey Everyone, I know it’s been awhile since I last posted. A lot has been going on. But I thought I’d jump on here and give y’all a little update! The Trigeminal Neuralgia has still been really hard to deal with. I’ve been in a flare and in pain more than I haven’t. Unfortunately thatContinue reading “It’s Been Awhile”
Protesting During A Pandemic
With the protests going on during the COVID-19 pandemic, I thought I would share the following images with tips on protesting safely during a pandemic.
I know it’s been awhile since I’ve posted but between my health and just life in general, I haven’t really had much to say that hasn’t already been said. But now I do have some updates: – the neuromuscular problems we’ve been chasing since 2015 have recurred. I’m back to having pain, numbness, and weaknessContinue reading “Life Update”