God loves you. He also loves your enemy. Stop and consider the depth of that. A few years ago I noticed a girl began to post scripture on her social media. It was continuous and specific scriptures about how much God loved her, how her sins were forgiven, how she was special. I actually loved the posts. … Continue reading God Loves That Girl You Hate
On a random whim, I reached out to my former reproductive endocrinologist, the one we walked away from two years ago. When my RE requested we come in, I was almost aggrivated. It took me over a week to make the appointment. Yet, I found myself walking through those beautiful glass doors. The staff that … Continue reading Twists in the Road
Have you ever looked at someone and assumed you had them all summed up. Perhaps it was someone you had just met, or maybe someone you knew a long time ago that has reentered your life in some way. It might even be your best friend. Whoever it is, have you ever considered you might … Continue reading Preconceived Perceptions
Only just a handful of days left until my most favorite time of the year! Pumpkins and mums, football and scarves, leggings and flannel, coffee and well... more coffee, and most importantly of all.. it's time for the Canton Flea Market y'all. -I think it's something about the excitement of something new, something laid back, … Continue reading Is It Fall Yet?
I wish someone would have told me. I wish I would have thought to prepare myself. I didn't expect to carry the weight of the circumstances on me like bricks around my neck. I wish I could have known the line I was standing in was to one of the worst roller coasters I could … Continue reading I Chose This Life… but That Doesn’t Make It Easy.
For nine long, painful years, my husband and I attempted to conceive. It was the most heartbreaking journey I have ever been on. I lost friends. I lost hope. Somewhere, I even lost myself. When you are so desperate to conceive and are unable to, it can become a very lonely journey. Everyone wants to … Continue reading
I’m married! We’ve been married for just over 10 years. You’ll hear me talk about the husband a good bit I’m sure. Most of my life revolves around taking care of him as much as he swears it doesn’t. He forgot how to do anything in this house the day we got married!We have 2 … Continue reading 10 Things About Me
I graduated from East. I earned my associates degree. There was no hoopla.There were no tacky balloons. There was no cheering. There was no "I'm so proud" moments. I never walked across the stage. I graduated and that's what was important. I received my diploma in the mail and felt really awkward when my husband … Continue reading It’s Not Time to Celebrate. I’m Not Done YET!
So, following up my Things to Never Say to Someone TTC post a year or so ago... here's my updated version for foster parents! I could NEVER foster like that. I'd get to attached. Please realize how this comes across the men and women that get attached every single day to these amazing kids. … Continue reading 10 Things You Should Never Say to a Foster Parent…