***DISCLAIMER*** I do not have a medical degree (shocker), so I cannot give you sound medical advice. I can only share my experience and encourage you to talk to your doctors if you have concerns. There is no substitute for amazing doctors. Also, TMI warning. I will be talking a lot about breasts. On Friday,… Continue reading Breast Surgery
It’s all about your perspective—how you look at a situation. Your point of view. On September 29, 2015, this was my point of view. I had just been told I had a life-long debilitating disease for which there is no cure. The neurologist who diagnosed me had attempted to comfort me by saying, “it’s not… Continue reading Perspective
What a difference a day makes. Today has been amazing. Let’s start there and take a second to celebrate that. I even ran a socially distanced 5K with my husband. We ran 1 mile loops so we could be close to home Incase we needed to bail early. It was not the 10K or the… Continue reading COVID Chronicles-Day 10
I see you... mom who chose to let her 3 year old wear a sun dress and snow boots to church this morning. And I applaud you for picking your battles. (And giving me an awesome chuckle.) I see you... lady that seems to be always walking the neighborhood with your headphones on. I am… Continue reading I see you…
It’s been a year, am I right? For all of us. I think once this is alllllllllll over (LORD, Jesus... please let there be an end to all this!) we won’t soon forget struggles of 2020. For me, this year began with such fresh hope. 2019 kicked my butt. I remember texting my dear friend… Continue reading Let’s cut ourselves some slack.
I refuse to become a pessimist. Even though I have been shocked and disappointed by people I loved and respected over the last couple of years... Even though my heart has broken over lost friendships and lost people. I refuse to change my "Pollyanna"/believe the best in people attitude just so I won't be heartbroken… Continue reading I refuse.
I’m not going to lie. The last two days have been rough. Reality of our new normal setting in. I haven’t stepped foot in any kind of store or restaurant in over a week and I likely won’t be allowed to for a very long time. My daughter just found out she will be out… Continue reading It’s going to be okay.
Today we have the privilege of talking to Ashley Purcell. Listen in as she shares her story! You can find the podcast on Apple podcasts, Stitcher, TuneIn, Spotify, iHeart Radio, Google and Podbean. http://podcast.nottodayms.com
Last night I had a dream... Brian, Daniel, Bethany and I were all in a far away cabin. I’m not sure where, but the view was beautiful. I was at peace because I had my people and I we were somewhere beautiful, enjoying God’s creation. Suddenly, everything changed. Sirens began going off, the wind began… Continue reading Praise You in this storm
Cynicism is defined as "an inclination to believe that people are motivated purely by self-interest; skepticism." The world wants us to believe cynicism is cool. That the cynics are the ones who won't be fooled. No one is going to pull a fast one on them! But, having lived as a complete cynic for the… Continue reading Cynicism… and a bonus book review!