My life suddenly has a calendar that goes BTn and ATn. A few days into this, I was overwhelmed. When you wake up in the darkness in a world of pain and the thought rushes in like a burst sewer, that this is how it is going to be for the rest of your life... … Continue reading On reframing Pain…
There are many limitations with WordPress, especially as the plan I'm on is quite restrictive. I'd love any feedback on how easy or otherwise you find moving around these pages. And of course any other suggestions. I hope the menu items are clear enough. To elaborate (and I've made these clickable as well): Home: is … Continue reading Navigating these pages
There's a lot of good information about it on the Net. Below is my extract from a University of Manitoba (Canada) web site that describes it clearly, presenting an excellent overview of the condition. The website link is below, and I'd recommend reading it if you are interested. (Note: Links open in a new page … Continue reading So what is this Trigemi-thingy, anyway?
There's a classic joke of the type that used to be called a "Shaggy dog story" and is now probably categorised as a "Dad joke". It usually has a long buildup, and ends with people coming across a survivor of an attack, lying on the ground, moaning, his body riddled with arrows or spears. When … Continue reading What’s with the name of this blog?
What makes me tick, what makes me talk, what makes Me
It's funny. I haven't yet been diagnosed with TN. Officially. (More on that later) But here's how I got where I am. And please be tolerant of the detail in this important post. It's a sorry milestone in my life, yes; but I also want to record it chapter and verse for anyone who comes here in a similar situation. (... read more)