I Threw Up

I threw up. Not the kind where there were chunks in the car or anything. It was definitely more of a dry heave kind of thing. It didn’t start there. In fact, no, that’s where it ended. It started six and a half hours earlier. I woke up at 5:31 on the dot. I was […]

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Halloween Lesson on Life

Walking down the street on Halloween night, all the kids were dressed in their costumes. Everything appeared as normal. We walked house-to-house in hopes of finding the biggest and best candy bar. With sore feet, numb fingers, and a runny nose I was determined to accomplish my mission. Would it be a king size snickers, […]

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Grief of Miscarriage

**Trigger Warning** It was Monday, January 14th. A day that I never once even considered the vs. in Jeremiah (1:5). Nor have I ever considered Psalm 139:13. However, after feeling a little strange while doing group at work only to find myself bleeding at 5 weeks 4 days pregnant, the verses became a strange reality. […]

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Trying to Heal

There are moments in life that leave us breathless. Sometimes in a good way- where you are so excited that breathing just doesn’t occur to you. Then there are the times that aren’t good, where breathing physically hurts and can be emotionally draining. One day everything can make sense. You start out a little confused, […]

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The Cold Stormy Night

His jaw line was sharp. He had the kind of chin that could hold a cigarette butt without dropping it. I stared into his deep brown eyes in silence. I knew by the way it was snowing outside, that he was going to encourage me to stay the night. I bit my lower lip in […]

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We Shared a Moment

We shared a moment. It lasted only three seconds, but we definitely made solid eye contact. My almond shaped green eyes were fixated on his crisp blue ones. My heart raced as I longed for him to react to me. Instead, he managed a steady pace in his bright red sports car. He must have […]

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Finding Gratitude

There are thousands of things going on in my life right now. Some are negative, some positive. Through all the things that are currently happening, I can say that I am honestly grateful to have to go through them with my husband. To be able to come home every day and actually look forward to […]

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