My husband and I love the movie, "UP!". The first 10 minutes is the best part... the love story of Ellie and Carl. They experience love and laughter and deep grief and pain, but at the heart of it all is a deep love and appreciation for one another. And they always found a way… Continue reading Ellie and Carl
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!
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