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}

Inspiration · Life Changes · Words to live by

I made a video!

Last time I checked in with y’all about my kidney transplant adventure I had just finished a whole day of medical testing and meetings with the surgeon and transplant team at Norfolk General. The next step was working towards having me listed on that national donor registry while simultaneously searching for a potential living donor.…… Continue reading I made a video!

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

That time I knocked over a grocery store display. And also {slightly less important}, that time I needed a kidney transplant.

This has been an interesting season of life for me. I’m actually the healthiest I’ve ever been. I’ve been working out so I am the strongest I’ve ever been, which makes me feel invincible and fierce. Unfortunately, I’m also the sickest I’ve ever been, what with my kidneys being wack and all. If you’re just…… Continue reading That time I knocked over a grocery store display. And also {slightly less important}, that time I needed a kidney transplant.

Adoption · Baby Baker · Family · Fostering · Life Changes

Boy Meets World {now World, meet Boy}

Every morning Charlie asks me: “Is his name Baker yet?” And every morning I tell her: “Not yet, they are still working on all of his important paperwork.” But today, when she asks, we’ll get to tell her “YES. His name is Baker now!” We’re happy to finally share his precious face with you all.…… Continue reading Boy Meets World {now World, meet Boy}

Church · Inspiration · Life Changes

I’m getting a new heart, no surgery required.

God moves in us. He loves to restore us and heal our hearts. His love and mercy are new and freely given each morning  (and noon and night). Only He can release us wholly from the things that keep us from being free and truly living with a new, tender, loving heart. The addiction, the…… Continue reading I’m getting a new heart, no surgery required.