This weekend we were invited to share our story at the Children Organ Transplant Association (COTA) Miracle Maker Event. COTA is the the not for profit organization we worked with for Danny’s transplant fund. They are amazing and will be getting their own post, but the most important thing to know is they have changed … More CF Does Define Us & We Are Blessed
13 Years and the fun still hasn’t run out…. Today we celebrate 13 Years of dating and if you have been around here before you may recognize this phrase…. the summer of 2005 Danny and I grabbed lunch while I was home from college. We had a good time, but I didn’t think it was … More 13 Years and the Fun Hasn’t Run Out
2017 was a year of incredible growth and change – but not the kind that you seek out or choose…. the kind that comes out of a mess…… yet I learned that incredible beauty comes from brokenness and I am not so afraid anymore….. … More 2017
It was Sunday, December 18, 2016 at 11 AM and I sat at my favorite little Mexican place sipping on my second margarita. My eyes were bloodshot, my hair was clean but in a tight braid and matted to my head – clear signs that I had gone straight from the shower to putting on … More He is Here
Last weekend Danny was talking about an article he read that suggested the 5 people closest to you will be the largest influences on your personality. From these 5 you can acquire hobbies, mannerisms, perspectives, beliefs – they will mold who you become. We interrupted it to be some sort of osmosis affect and wondered … More July 17, 2017
Dear Danny, I always enjoy celebrating our dating anniversary as a chance to think back to when we got started. I remember how I avoided a second date, even though the first one was a great time, because I was fearful that everyone would laugh about my returning to our beloved high school to find … More Dear Danny… It has been 12 years…..
Happy Tuesday friends! Is everyone enjoying the sum sum summertime?? We are LOVING it – especially since it feels a little cooler than normal for Northern VA in June, like an extedned spring…ahhhh PERFECTION! Today I am sharing a little life lately and how we are soaking up the season. We really started thinking about … More Life Lately
We have not had a health check-in for Danny in quite a bit, so after last week’s BIG appointment, it is time…. Danny’s Progress: Danny is officially on the mend. We have talked about the progress he has made and of course been encouraged before…. but nothing like this folks! Danny’s lungs are at 105%, … More Danny Health Check-In
On Monday November 28, 2016 Danny listed for a double lung transplant with Johns Hopkins Pulmonary Program. In many ways it felt like this was the beginning of the journey, but the reality was we had already been walking for awhile. Transplant first officially came up as an option that Danny would be preparing for in January 2010, … More Listing Day
My birthday message for my mom this year…. and the gift she has given me to navigate this period of time. … More Happy Birthday to My Mom!