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This time last year I was recovering from a major surgery. This time last year I was surviving on adrenalin and shock. This time last year those sedatives remained in place for a long time because every time I turned around I got bad news. Numb was good. Numb helped. […]


Standing on this side of my cancer journey is different than I imagined. I’m so thankful to be here but the grass is definitely not as green. I suppose that’s true in everybody’s life. My current paradox is hard to explain but it’s like living your dream come true concurrently […]

We did it!!!

This morning I un-enrolled my children from public school. I can honestly say I never thought this day would happen. Ever. But it seems every change in our lives has led to this road. This path. See, before Kadence began kindergarten I really struggled with the idea of homeschooling. I […]


I don’t know how many times my mom told me, “Patience is a virtue.” Since I’ve ALWAYS been high-strung, tense, irritable, etc., my share of this nugget of motherly wisdom was served generously. And I don’t know why, but the lesson never stuck. Patience. It’s one of those “virtues” that […]

One year at home

This January marks the one-year anniversary of me being home full time. One year away from the Lawrence County Record. It feels like a lifetime ago. A totally different life, almost. Like it never happened. And that’s because the last year brought lots of darkness and shadows. The clouds swirled […]