MPENNE's Blogs

Acupuncture instead of drug therapy or radiation treatment. (?)
Friday, November 04, 2011      4 comments

I am not sure whether the title is a question or a statement but that is the situation I am in right now. I have had trigeminal neuralgia(facial pain) for several years. This facial pain has only caused me serious problems since last May. In ... Read more
Most of you probably already know this
Monday, August 29, 2011      15 comments

I am a very slow leaner or at the very least to stubborn at making the life changes necessary to lose weight and live healthier. I know I most likely will not become an exercise junkie or give up my sweet tooth. I don't know how to deal with t... Read more
Wise Things My Grandma Told Me
Friday, August 12, 2011      16 comments

You are special. Manners matter. Treat others the way you want to be treated. Your life can be what you want it to be. Take the days one day at a time. Always play fair. Count your blessings, not your troubles. ... Read more
Hope. . . from "Lists to Live By"
Sunday, August 07, 2011      5 comments

I have just been enveloped by an incredible feeling of hope and joy. My attitude about life has not been this positive in a very long time. I truly feel my heart has been touched by God's love. Here is a list of some of the things that hope c... Read more
Knowing yourself from "Lists to live by"
Thursday, August 04, 2011      2 comments

1. What we want most 2. What we think about most 3. How we use our money 4. What we do with our leisure time 5. The company we enjoy 6. Whom and what we admire 7. What we laugh at Author A. W. Tozer... Read more
A Short Course in Human Relations
Wednesday, August 03, 2011      9 comments

The six most important words 'I admit I made a mistake' The five most important words: 'You did a good job' The four most important words: 'What is your opinion' ('I am proud of you') The three most important words: 'If you pleas... Read more
Walking with Maggie
Tuesday, August 02, 2011      6 comments

Since it is so hot here in Oklahoma the only time to walk outside is early in the morning before the temp. starts to climb over 90. I am really not a morning person but I need to walk so I have to make the effort. Maggie on the other hand sees... Read more
Bailey, Maggie and me are doing fine
Friday, July 29, 2011      7 comments

Bailey is staying with her groomer until we find her a new home. Since she has stayed with her before when I was out of town it is like a second home for Bailey. Maggie and I felt the stress ease almost immediately. One of the first things Ma... Read more
Giving up Bailey is so hard
Thursday, July 28, 2011      8 comments

Six years ago I wanted to find a playmate for my little Lhasa Maggie(4). I found an ad in the classifieds for a 9mo old female Lhasa named Bailey. The family couldn't keep her because their small son was allergic to her. Bailey had been keep ... Read more
Tuesday, July 26, 2011      4 comments

If you plant for days -- plant flowers If you plant for years -- plant trees If you plant for eternity -- plant people ... Read more
6 week challenge
Monday, July 25, 2011      5 comments

I have been sick the last two months and have not been active at all. In addition to not being active, I have been eating all the wrong things so I have gained about 9 pounds. Starting today, I will 1. Track all my food good and ... Read more
Eating right while in pain
Monday, July 04, 2011      9 comments

I am having a problem with eating the right foods and getting some exercise lately because I have been in pain. Sometimes the pain medication makes me nauseous and sleepy. Some days I eat very little and other day I try to make something like ... Read more
Long boring bug story
Sunday, July 03, 2011      3 comments

Well in the last week I have learned more about flying wasp than I have ever wanted to know. I hate bugs even the good ones and I don't want them in my house. Stay in the yard, if you want but not in my house. Is that clear. Well the cicada ... Read more
One thing then another
Tuesday, June 28, 2011      6 comments

On March 2 which is my birthday I had a Lupus flare which became a bad cold that lasted about 10 days. I wasn't able to work and lost money. Then I had a raccoon in my attic and it cost about $450 to set a trap (never caught in though) and cha... Read more
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Friday, June 03, 2011      9 comments

Does anyone else have this terrible disease? I would love to talk with someone who is or has gone through Trigeminal Neuralgia I have had pain on the right side of my face since I was in my twenties. It was diagnosed as a sinus infection... Read more

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