Happy Friday friends!! Today in lieu of Friday Favorites I have an extra exciting treat… I am on Ashley’s Roses vlog! This sweet CFer has an interview series to help showcase different people from the CF community and I was blessed enough to be invited to speak on being a CF spouse! It is … More Ashley’s Roses Vlog!
As pre-op wrapped up, it was time for the moment I had been wondering about since we even breathed the word transplant: our pre-surgery goodbye. First Danny’s parents had their time. I stood out in the hall trying to remain calm and talk to my parents. Keyword would be trying as I wavered between emotional … More Unexpected Goodbye
Its not always life versus death. Sure there are moments that are fueled by the reality that life is so very short and that death has never been that far off base in our world. But it is more often the feeling that life as it is now or even just regular life never felt … More Indianapolis Summer Visit
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