Hello and welcome to Living With Facial Pain! Sorry to hear about your recent troubles, but the silver lining is that you really have gone a long time without any serious health scares - which is more than most people can say. Hopefully joining our wonderful community will provide you with the emotional support to better cope with your condition. I encourage you to start join our members in discussions and the “Welcome” tab up top provides some useful beginner tips, if you are interested.
I wish you the best of luck and also encourage you to contact me if you have any questions!