Adoption · Being a mom · Fostering · Inspiration · Parenting

For Every Mom

Mamas. I see you. All of you. healthy mamas. sick mamas. single mamas. working mamas. foster mamas. grandma mamas. lonely mamas. birth mamas. teacher mamas. happily-married mamas. teen mamas. heartbroken mamas. brave mamas. aunt mamas. grieving mamas. elderly mamas. hope-to-be mamas. soon-to-be mamas. desperate-to-be mamas. aren't-able-to-hold-their-baby mamas. ashamed mamas. adoptive mamas. extra-needs-kiddo mamas. overwhelmed mamas.… Continue reading For Every Mom

Being a mom · Inspiration · kidney transplant · Life Changes · Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease · Words to live by

Thirty-Three Sounds Good To Me!

Last Friday was my birthday. Yes, it's taken me 7 days to write this post. don't blog-shame me. Maybe if I could get my brain and my body to get on the same page I'd be able to sit down and get something accomplished in an efficient way... but so far that hasn't been a… Continue reading Thirty-Three Sounds Good To Me!

Inspiration · Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease · Three Things I'm Loving

Three Things I’m Loving – February Edition

I'm kind of obsessed with these three things right now and I wanted to share that love with you; maybe you'll be obsessed too. I may even turn this into a fun monthly series. 1)These gorgeous glass jars. From Target, of course. In the dollar bin section y'all. I just love the pretty pattern. I… Continue reading Three Things I’m Loving – February Edition

Inspiration · kidney transplant · Life Changes · Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease · Words to live by

Fighting for Lovely (+ my HOPE Spotify mix)

I'm now 5 weeks post-transplant. Things are getting better every day.ย  My new kidney is adorable and working like the energizer bunny, clearing my body of toxins and being all-around awesome. My kidney is, after all, only 24 years old, so I'm practically a 'youth' again. At my last transplant clinic visit I graduated to… Continue reading Fighting for Lovely (+ my HOPE Spotify mix)

Faith · Inspiration · Words to live by

Be Lovely.

I know of many people who adopt a 'word' of the year. It's a little more simplified than having specific goals, but it's a great way to keep your focus and determine your actions as your year progresses. I've yet to have a 'word of the year'. I'm still old school and usually set goals… Continue reading Be Lovely.

Inspiration · kidney transplant · Life Changes · Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease · Words to live by

He is who He says He is.

Y'all. This is my jam right now. It'll be playing on repeat. Forever.   "I am who He says I am. He is who He says He is. He's not just reviving. Not simply restoring. Greater things have yet to come. " I have been experiencing so many emotions over the past few months; they're… Continue reading He is who He says He is.

Inspiration · Life Changes · Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease · Words to live by

Choosing Joy {in chronic illness}

It's very easy to slip into some form of depression when you have a chronic illness. Battling discomfort or pain every day, week after week gets really old, really fast. It's a constant presence in your life; one which you didn't invite in and can't seem to get rid of. There are many different types… Continue reading Choosing Joy {in chronic illness}