July 17, 2018

Today we honor our 8th wedding anniversary and 4th blog anniversary. To date my greatest accomplishment has been my marriage. It is a source of incredible joy, a wealth of trial and error, and proof that God meets us in the middle of the mess and can make it truly beautiful. Blogging was a dream … More July 17, 2018

Fall Celebration

Believe it or not when preparing for transplant one of the biggest things we worried about was the amount of help we would need. Help during the wait, help during the surgery, help during recovery…. food, laundry, housing, finances, the dog, travel, taking care of our house, paying our bills, covering work loss- the list … More Fall Celebration

Today was a Good Day

There have been quite a few moments I took to my keyboard feeling  a lot of painful and ugly things. If I am being honest writing wasn’t just cathartic or about documenting our lives. I am grateful for those benefits – but they weren’t the true momentum pushing me forward. I sat at my computer … More Today was a Good Day

Lent 2018

February 2018 won’t being making an appearance on the blog. In fact, I am pretty sure it is going to go down in Bessette history as the fastest and fullest month of life that we have ever experienced. Yes, we have had lung transplants, and other months that sorta fall under the “just trying to … More Lent 2018