|My Two Year Old|

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I went in for my doctor’s appointment on March 27th, 2017 to see how Gabe was growing in my womb. We were 38 weeks along. At that appointment my blood pressure was pretty high and with having gestational diabetes, my doctor didn’t want to take any chances, so we were sent to OB to be induced. I was excited and nervous, however, Gabe was not ready to come and we were sent home two days later, with no baby. I should have known then, that he would have my stubbornness and attitude. I was annoyed and upset, I had went through a couple of days of contractions and no sleep and we were going home with no baby and to top it off the doctor put me on bed rest until Gabe decided to make his appearance. Continue reading

|Learning to Heal|

These past two weeks I have done a lot of deep soul searching. I’ve processed through a lot of emotions, wounds, and things about my past that still bother me today and this is the conclusion I’ve come to. I need to step away from my past. There’s a quote by Jeffrey R. Holland, “The past is to be learned from but not lived in.” All to often I let things from my past define what I do in my present. I self sabotage relationships with people because of things that happened in my past. Or I fail to believe healthy and positive things people say to me because of unhealthy and negative comments in my past. Honestly, these two weeks, have been hell and I have had to tell myself enough is enough. Continue reading

|Finding Happiness|

Last year hands down was one of the toughest years for me. Not many people knew however, because I tend to be more of a private person. A person who holds everything in, close to my heart, shoving it way down, and trying to forget it’s there. For people like me, you know you can only get away with this for so long before it comes to the surface, and when it surfaces it’s not pretty.
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|Courage|

We tend to be our own worst critics. 2018 was a hard year for me. I wasn’t very nice to myself to say the least. My word for last year was healing, and I did a lot of healing, but I also went through a lot of hurts. Some of my hurt was caused by others and some was caused by my own doing.  I found this quote the other day.. Continue reading