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Facing the Pain of Lent

I wrote this morning’s reflection for the series  Return to Our Senses in Lent as a result of some the struggles I have experienced in the last few weeks. 435 more words


Hard week = flair ups or episodes

It’s been a really difficult week for me and my pain. I have had this problem in my face that started when I had menegitis and has been ongoing ever since. 252 more words


Electrically charged,

Its tentacles branching out

In the forehead

around the eyes

down the nose

into the mouth,

below the tongue

and under the chin. 38 more words

The Replacement (Buffy, Season 5, Episode 3)

This is the episode in which a demon attempts to split the Slayer into two entities:  one which contains all her strengths, and another which embodies all her weaknesses.  1,200 more words


Bell's Palsy: Don't Fight It, Just Be Part 1

A week and a day ago my crooked smile disappeared. What I had left of a smile is now gone. Gone.


It has vacated until further notice. 403 more words

Personal Reflections

Trigeminal Neuralgia

What is trigeminal neuralgia?

Trigeminal neuralgia (TN), also called tic douloureux, is a chronic pain condition that affects the trigeminal or 5th cranial nerve, one of the largest nerves in the head. 1,888 more words