I received my official TN diagnosis in the summer of seventh grade. It was not until September that I learned how the medications and new pain would affect me in school.
KatieRose has had two Microvascular Decompression (brain) surgeries, one just a few days after her twelfth birthday, and a second two months after her 13th birthday (additional compressions not found in by […]
I am embarrassed to say how long we went with our daughter NOT going to the dentist once TN set in. She had been to the dentist only 3 weeks prior to […]
We LOVE the Young Patient’s Committee of the Facial Pain Association. One of the reasons we are called ‘Youngest of the Young Patients’ is in homage to them. They work hard to […]
As we have mentioned, this site is administered by four TN Mamas: Tracy, Meg, Stacie & Ang. We all came together because we all have kids with this awful condition. Different pairs […]
This makes many of us TN parents absolutely insane. Especially those of us whose children were finally diagnosed correctly and then treated (at least somewhat) successfully. We know the damage that can […]
I hate to put this challenge so close to the top of our list, but it has to be done. I know there are some absolutely wonderful doctors out there – with […]