Dear Dad, Most days I can muster up some grace and look on you with pity. What did you go through in your life to make you so mean to your wife and children? So cruel? If I work really hard, I can have sympathy and imagine that you made things right with God before… Continue reading What you missed…
I was struggling for a blog post today... I have several things in my drafts that I've been working on/praying through, but nothing was coming together. Then today, as I scrolled through my facebook memories, this post from two years ago today caught my eye... This was 18 months post diagnosis, 180 pounds lost, and… Continue reading FREE!
People love a good weight loss success story. They love to read about a magic diet or pill or surgery accompanied by a knock out before and after photo. The first thing they ask is "how did you do it?" And what they actually want to hear is something simple like "I just increased my… Continue reading The secret to my success
My husband, Brian, is my best friend and the most selfless person I know. I don't know how I would have been able to navigate the past three and a half years without him by my side. I've told him from the beginning that I wouldn't trade places with him for all the money in… Continue reading What’s it like to be a caregiver?
If you didn’t know me, you might look at me and assume I have it all together. You might assume I am healthy. You might assume I have, and have always had an easy life. If you only knew me from things I post on social media, you might know my husband and I are… Continue reading If you didn’t know me . . .
Happy day after Valentine's Day! We all love the cards and flowers and chocolates that we get to give and receive on this day each year, but I thought I would remind myself, and all of YOU, that we have to practice some self-love if we're going to be our best for others. Try some… Continue reading Self-Love
I'm sorry. I've been pretty quiet on here for the past few weeks. I didn't send Christmas cards. I didn't go caroling or sign up for bell ringing with the Salvation Army. But you know what I did? I rested. I enjoyed my family. I cuddled up on the couch and baked cookies with my… Continue reading New year, new goals