You. Me. And Giving Thanks.

It’s Thanksgiving eve, and as I sit here in my office, reflecting on all that I am thankful for, you are at the top of my list. Yes, you, the one reading these words. You see, six years ago while sitting alone in a small restaurant munching on my soft taco with extra sour cream…

When the Negative Pregnancy Test Knocks You Down

When trying (and trying and trying) to grow your family a negative pregnancy test can knock you down, am I right? And sometimes when you get knocked down it’s tempting to not get back up. However not in the sense of going through life, but rather in terms of hoping, praying and believing again; especially…

As It Turns Out, I Don’t Trust God.

My phone dinged late one evening and I looked down to see a text from a friend. “So how are you doing?” she asked. I wanted to put on a smile and type back that I was fine, but in that exact moment, I was anything but fine. It had only been a couple of…

When Your Healing Doesn’t Seem to Come

I sat on the edge of my bed taking my blood pressure and as I waited to see the numbers, I remember thinking to myself that if it is within normal range than I am finally healed of this symptom resulting from Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). However as the numbers appeared and I saw 160/92,…

Overcoming PCOS

I wanted to share with you a testimony I received from a woman who has been following my blog for many months.  I found her story of God’s faithfulness and the hope that your situation can always change so encouraging that I just couldn’t keep it to myself.  I would like to emphasize that this…

One Cycle Closer

I am cramping, bloated, nauseous, fatigued and having a serious–you better get me one now— craving for hotdogs.  I am also making frequent trips to the ladies room, my breasts are beyond tender (which rarely happens) and I haven’t been able to stop crying ever since I saw the Snuggle commercial this morning (that bear…

Healing Waters

My friend has been hurting after multiple miscarriages and negative doctor reports.  She is physically, emotionally, and spiritually in pain.  She has lost hope as she slowly feels herself sink beneath her anguish and the waves of despair crash over her, pulling her under.  Her faith is weakening and she is struggling to see the…