Category: Hope

Stress and Lobsters

Last week, I shared about a big huge pity party I had been throwing myself. You can read more about how the Lord spoke to my heart in the midst of that pity party here. While my attitude about the situation has changed, my situation hasn't. I still am waiting for a miracle baby. I'm still having strange ...

Why Me…

I haven't posted a new blog in two weeks, however I have opened my computer, and started to draft something at least 400 times. My mind has been all over the place and each time I try to share those thoughts, nothing seems to make sense. So, I delete my thoughts and move on to ...

No More Nevers

In our journey to become parents, Dan and I have heard a lot of negative things: Getting pregnant will be hard. PCOS will wreak havoc on your body forever. You will never get pregnant without fertility drugs. Your chances of having another ectopic pregnancy are high. Couples who lose children, have hard marriages. The list ...

The Corner that Couldn’t Winter

In March 2010, Dan and I bought our first house in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. We were so excited to own a home we could put our mark on. We had big dreams of what that house would be and quickly started dreaming of LOTS of projects. When we bought the house, the yard was ...

Snakes, Aquariums and Being Brave

I am afraid of snakes. Actually, "afraid" may not accurately describe how I feel about snakes. I am terrified of snakes. I jump and close my eyes when a snake comes on the TV. I can't read about snakes. When a snake pops up on social media, I have to quickly scroll past the image or story. ...