Life has recently brought us a variety of overnight trips: work conference, Hopkins visits, Weddings – that has me a little proud of me improved packing ability. People, I am here to say that I am a recovering pack-aholic. Probably comes as no surprise – but I tend to over pack thinking of EVERYTHING I … More Recovering Pack-Aholic
Yesterday evening we drove up to Hopkins for a Wednesday full of appointments and it hit me…. we have made it to a new season. Heck – we have actually made it through a lot. … More Come A Long Way
Happy Tuesday friends! Yesterday in my a-type world where OCD practices reign and organization is a comfort we had the trifecta: the first day of a new month, on the start of a new week, during the welcoming of a new season! As I flipped to that new set of calander pages over the weekend … More The Trifecta!
After a little break of talking about post-transplant life on the blog, I have emerged from under the surf. We are blessed with how so much of this process has gone – yet the tough stuff is just tough and I required a break from sharing. After some time and healing, I have realized that reflecting back shows what God has made possible during this experience. Taking the opportunity to share those moments will provide reasons to be grateful and hope to believe in as we move forward. So back we will go, starting with this post. … More Yea, Yea What About Those Lungs?
Hello friends and a belated Happy Easter!! This weekend I took time to just unplug, so this message is a bit late! My sweet cousin Jaclyn (more like a sister) and her cute little family were here for a visit, along with other fun family and friends, so I took an opportunity to just hang … More Happy Spring
Reacting to what other people think about us is one of the hardest things about being a human. Ego, guilt, popularity, group think, peer pressure – in whatever form it takes in your life it all comes down to one simple truth: how people view and treat us will affect how we see and feel … More What Others Think of Us
Hope ya’ll are enjoying an awesome week and experiencing some of the beautiful weather we have here in the Northern VA area! 80s and sunshine…. a taste of summer and I can’t get enough! Despite all the rays I am trying to soak up…. there is blogging to be done, so kicking off this week … More Life Lately
Hey friends! Thank you for your patience during my hibernation this last week. The point we find ourselves at in our journey has taken a challenging direction. Although I really enjoy and benefit immensely from sharing the experience here on the blog, we have now reached a segment that we are not prepared to openly … More It’s Now or Never
If you are gonna bother to do something, you better do it right. In the mane, this is good advice. It encourages you to spend your energy wisely, give 150% at whatever you try, and speaks to the importance of taking pride in your work. It is a philosophy I have always tried to follow … More Just Take 10!
Hello friends and happy November! My apologies this post is more than a week from our last one, but if you follow us on social media you know we have been a little busy and my hopes of keeping up with blog just weren’t realistic – such is life. So today I have a check-in with whats going on in our world. … More Happy November!