Category: Hope

Kid’s List

Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite holidays. Food, family and football... what can go wrong!? In recent years, after we eat, we have sat down as a family and reflected over the past year. After a little reflection, each of us takes a turn listing all the things we are thankful for from the past year. In ...

Lil Bit’s Story

On the morning of March 8, 2017, I took a pregnancy test and nearly screamed... I was pregnant. I wanted to shout from the rooftops and dance in the streets. I couldn't believe it. Pregnant after a long wait. Pregnant after doctors said it couldn't happen. I immediately downloaded a pregnancy app, and learned that ...

It’s My Choice

Anxiety is something I have battled for a long time. I find that when I start to get anxious about one thing, my anxious thoughts breed anxious thoughts. For example, recently Dan and I were packing to leave for a quick weekend trip. As I packed, I started worrying that I hadn't packed enough clothes. Then I started worrying about leaving our cats. ...

Something New

In early 2015, the hormonal disease I struggle with, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), had gotten out of control. I was experiencing debilitating symptoms that were affecting my quality of life. I was desperate for something to change so I could be "normal" again. In early 2016, I found an OB who specializes in hormone health. I will ...

A Blind Rooster

Years ago, I read a blog about a cute little farm. The blogger was talking about her visit to the farm, and the joy she found there. She talked about several animals, the food she ate and time she spent with family. She also mentioned a blind rooster. Since the rooster was blind, it crowed ...