Every fall for the past three years, we’ve made a yearly tradition of going to a local apple orchard as a family. It was part of The Plan that this … Continue readingLearning to Embrace Plan B
(Picture from when I was pregnant with Raven) I feel like I need to start off this post with a whole bunch of disclaimers: I’m not sure I’ll even … Continue readingWhen You Want to Be Pregnant But Aren’t
On a scale of one to Freaking Out, I am currently at “out-of-my-mind-and-making-cookies-all-the-time” (which, for the record, registers somewhere around an 8.2). You see, we were supposed to close on … Continue readingTrying Not to Stink at Waiting…and Failing.
Whenever something terrible happens (especially something unexpected), I am not one to flee into the dregs of doubt or anger or even the common “Why me?” way of thinking. … Continue readingHow I’m Retraining My Inner Weather-(Wo)man to Stop Predicting Storms
Before I go into any other thoughts I had today, I wanted to thank everyone who has sent love and support and prayers our way since I posted about … Continue readingBecause Even While Waiting, Life Goes On
I mentioned in yesterday’s post that it had been a weekend of both loss and celebration for us, but I hadn’t mentioned another loss that we sustained (in addition to … Continue readingOur Other Loss
I won’t deny that 2017 has been a turbulent year for us so far, full of joyous highs and terrifying lows, sometimes within mere hours of each other. This weekend … Continue readingA Weekend of Both Loss and Celebration
First, I wanted to thank everyone for the extra prayers and support you have given us after my last post. It’s been a difficult couple of weeks, but it’s … Continue readingReset and Resume