We ❤️ Houston

Houston. It's where I call home.  It's where I was born (literally, downtown at St. Joseph's hospital). As a homegrown Texan and Houstonian, I'm still at a loss of words of what has transpired in the past couple of weeks.   When I started this post last month, I was going to share about an adventure that we had; but then Hurricane Harvey happened.  So, I scratched that post and here we are.  

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National Infertility Awareness Week® (NIAW)

When we were growing our family from my husband and I, it was a five-year journey before our first little one arrived.   We did not share that we were struggling to build our family.  We did not speak up.  But this time around, it's different.  As we are walking through the fertility journey again, we are speaking up, and I challenge you to "Listen Up!"  

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Happy New Year

In our home, we don't set New Year's resolutions, but we do set goals.  We got our fancy 2017 Passion Planners over a month ago, and have already started transferring important dates into them.  I have a tendency to over schedule and over plan, which is a behavior that my accountability partner is helping me walk through (thank you, Karna!).   The over planning and extreme goal setting was pretty extreme, especially when we were trying to have our first child.  We had been married for four years at the time, and we were all about S.M.A.R.T. goals, and put a timeline with every goal we set.  So along with our other goals for that year,

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I can't believe this is happening

While we were trying to get pregnant, I couldn't believe infertility was happening to us. When we got pregnant with our daughter Julia, I couldn't believe it was happening.  And now, I can't believe God is using me to share hope through a devotional for women going through infertility.  My sorrowful "I can't believe this is happening," has changed into a joyful "I can't believe this is happening." 

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What's in the package?

I have a package.  I've had it since Wednesday, but I think it arrived on Tuesday. And I still haven't opened it.  I know.  The suspense is really pulling one me, but I am going to wait.  I want to share what's inside with friends and family....even if it's virtually.  

Join me live on Facebook or Periscope on Sunday, November 20th at 9am EST.  


PS.  I'll only be live for about 5 minutes.  Bedhead, PJ's, and coffee are welcome!