Yesterday, I posted a video to my YouTube channel titled "Chronic Illness and New Directions". I want to share the heart behind that video here on the blog, too, because that video was about the use of YouTube and the blog. This one. That you're reading right now. So, much like everyone else, 2020 has … Continue reading Chronic Illness + New Directions
It's only Tuesday, and at that, the sun is practically setting outside my windows already. Before I was a mom, I looked forward to this day every year. Because, I did manage to get that extra hour of sleep. Not so as a mom, because babies don't understand time change. (This is going to make … Continue reading Thoughts from a Mom After Daylight Savings Time Ends
The adventure started last April...a Spring Fling...led to a Summer Romance...led to a Fall Engagement...finally a Winter Wedding.
So, in 4 days, I'm getting married. Anyone who has been following this blog may remember when I hadn't even been on a date. Now, 4 years later, I'm getting married. Not to the Airman or any other first dates along the way (all few of them). But, to my fella. Now, when I bought … Continue reading Making Space
"Home is where the ♥ is" - ? "Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers a multitude of sins." - 1 Peter 4:8 For many, the connection of home & love is immediately apparent. Home is where we are loved. Cared for. It's where there is someone to pick us up when we are … Continue reading Love & Home
She pulled up to the large building - a mostly brick facade that had clearly experienced many add-ons and renovations over the years. She looked at the clock, 9:25. Five minutes until the start of service. She quickly grabbed her purse and walked through the packed parking lot to the back to the church. She … Continue reading Visiting Home
I know it's the wee hours of Thursday morning, I just didn't have the chance to write this on yesterday. I was hoping to be able to combine it with the theme of Tuesday @ 10, and I think it works well: Defining Moment See, I've recently been really ill. (Aside from getting over a nasty cold) … Continue reading #WorkitWednesday – Defining Moment
This week's Tuesday @ 10 prompt is: Who am I? I am... and Five Minute Friday is Learn. So, here we go... Just over 9 years ago, I graduated high school, packed up my life, and left Oklahoma to return to the sunny shores of California. Now, in a little less than a month, I … Continue reading Who Am I…I am..
So Excited to announce that I am only 1 lb away from my 1st mini goal. Once that goal is hit, that will be about 6.5 lbs down since I "started" in December. Honestly, I could have gotten further, but, I didn't try as hard, wasn't so focused, and often found myself extremely stressed. But, … Continue reading Mini-Goal #1
I have now missed 2 #WorkItWednesdays & a Lovely Sunday...But today I'm getting on track. Wanna know what I've been doing with my life? It's really no secret, I do what I want (ok, well, between working 30+ hours a week, going to school, & doing a practicum, a lot of stress comes from "what … Continue reading The Reality of the Single Friend