Pregnancy Thoughts

Pregnancy changes your life in ways you don’t really expect when you head down that road.  There are days you can sit and reflect on it and just wonder – “How did I get here?” I’m not talking about the hormonal moodiness or the obvious body changes either, although those are clearly a thing. I…

Obligatory New Years Post

I am still not prepared to write about my vacation, I hardly even discuss it in person. I am selfishly holding onto the memories as if sharing them will cause them to slip away from me. Soon, though, I promise to share my adventure with the world. As you can see from the title this…

That Time I Almost Died

Well – I have Staph, chickies.  Like the kind that kills you fast. Here’s the thing – as an EMT I am well aware of how dangerous Staph can be. I have seen it move quickly through a persons blood stream and kill them in a matter of days. It isn’t pretty.  On Tuesday evening…

Lessons of Life –

I wrote a Thanksgiving piece back in November that highlighted my grandparents and how amazingly awesome they are. I would like to reiterate that point now.  My grandparents are full of life, love and faith. They are exuberant, generous, happy, family-oriented, supportive, reliable sages and I cannot possibly express how lucky I am to have…

Then That Happened…

I have actually been trying to write this post since January and I keep hitting a wall, so I decided to just do it and worry later.  I don’t write about this then I will not be able to write anything, which I know because I have tried.  Every time I sit in front of my…

Because a Picture says What Words Never Can

Today is a story in pictures.  These pictures portray the utter devastation that I witness almost a year ago.  From this devastation rose some of the most heartwarming and beautiful stories you will ever hear.  I will attempt tomorrow to post the actual story of this storm, but it’s still so hard to relive the…