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I am waiting for my big surgery. I am prepared. I am confident everything will be ok. I am learning all about ovarian cancer. I am blessed.  I am sure God is in control. I am smiling. That does not mean that I do not have my moments! This week I have had MANY moments. They come and go. I decided to share some of these moments with you. I am not sure why. It is not about me. It is about helping others who may be feeling the exact same thing. It is for those who are afraid to say how they are feeling. It is for the friends and family...

I wasn’t ready to share my story until now. Read part 1, part 2, part 3. (Check back for updates and to follow my story.) I am in Houston. I am so glad to be here. My hometown, surrounded by family and friends. I brought my boxes knowing that I would not be going back to Louisiana. We are moving back to Houston! Lord willing, we will be back in our real home soon! It is what we need to do. I need to get my treatment here and I WANT my family with me. So many blessings have made this move back possible! Now, here is an update on...

This was written a few weeks back. I wasn’t ready to share my story until now. Read part 1, part 2, part 3. (They may not be live yet. Check back for updates and to follow my story.) I was the first one at the doctor’s office. I was really early. It was all I could think about. It had been a very long couple of days. Did you read about the unidentified...

This was written a few weeks back. I wasn’t ready to share my story until now. Read part 1, part 2, part 3. (They may not be live yet. Check back for updates and to follow my story.) “Hang on. I need to get the doctor. She needs to see this” That is when I knew something was wrong.I went the GYNO for a yearly checkup. I had been putting off...

A financial emergency can be devastating but it doesn’t have to be if you are prepared. Unfortunately, we were not prepared. But that is about to change thanks to Dave Ramsey and an emergency fund. I started his classes in June. I thought the emergency fund was brilliant, but I would start it after summer. We needed our play money during the summer. Then I could buckle down and attack our debt and that fund. So here is a look into our 2 months. It has been a rough one. Really rough one. It started out great. We had planned and saved...

home  via Webster’s Dictionary  noun \ˈhōm\: the place (such as a house or apartment) where a person lives : a family living together in one building, house, etc. : a place where something normally or naturally lives or is locatedBut where is HOME? Since we moved, I have used this word a lot. The place we live is our home. The house we came from is home. The town we came from is home. Our old church is home. Mama’s house is home. Our new town is home. Our new house is home. When we travel “home” to Houston,...

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