For those of you who don't know me, you should know that I am single. No husband. No boyfriend. No prospects. But I still love Valentine's Day. A lot of single people I've met take this seasonal opportunity to lament the fact that they are single and still haven't found "true love." And while there … Continue reading Another Single Girl’s Take on Valentine’s Day
For those of you who don't know, western Washington is currently experiencing some pretty heavy snowfall (at least for us), which is making it dangerous out on the roads. Because of the weather, road conditions, and power outages, many churches in the area cancelled their services this weekend in order to keep everyone from driving … Continue reading Where There’s a Will…
For the first time in my life, I hit my goal weight. For those of you who have been following my story about living with a Candida overgrowth in my gut (see post The New Normal, part 3), I have been struggling to figure out why my body seemed to hate me so much. After … Continue reading I Finally Did It…
The other day the state of New York passed the "Reproductive Health Act," which legalized abortions up until the infant's birth, meaning that a full term infant can now be killed for any "reason." When I read this story, I felt like I was going to throw up. I still feel sick just thinking about … Continue reading The Sanctity of Life
You ever have those experiences where things don't go according to plan, and you can either get frustrated or laugh at the absurdity of it all? Ever have a long day at work on a holiday, only to go home and find a homeless drug-addict woman in her car that's stopped in the middle of … Continue reading Happy New Year?
Let me start off by saying that nothing in my life is typical. Why would I expect my graduation to be normal? As some of you may now, for the last 15 months I've been working on earning my Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN). In order to get more tuition reimbursement money from my hospital, … Continue reading The Accidental Graduation
You know, I never really grew to appreciate a family coming together for Thanksgiving until I moved out of my parent's house and was finally on my own. After that, I jumped at any chance to go home again. This year, our Thanksgiving was more laid-back, more low-key than usual. I was blessed with the … Continue reading The Low-Key Thanksgiving