IVF Round 2

At the beginning of last month we started our second round on In-vitro Fertilization. (you can read about our first round here).  Things were very different the second time around. I thought I was prepared for the process, but I’ve learned you’re never fully prepared. The Meds were different, the procedures were different and the…

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In-vitro

During the month of April and May Scott and I went through our first round of in-vitro fertilization or commonly called IVF. This is the most invasive form of infertility treatment. We really didn’t think we’d have to resort to this, but we wholeheartedly believed (as did our doctor) that it would work for us.…

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When God Says No

With trials in life, sometimes it is easy to feel abandoned by God. When prayers of pleading and desire seem to go unanswered it is easy to wonder why. I was having one of these moments of confusion about a month ago. In my moments of trial or sadness I often turn to music to lift…

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Infertility and getting a puppy

I never thought I would be a puppy owner at this point in my life. Sure everyone loves puppies (except for the heartless haha) but I just thought that would be something I did later in life, like when I had a family and a house. But life doesn’t go how you expect usually.  As…

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Infertility

I’ve been debating for the last few months about writing this post. Mainly because I was hoping that things would change and I wouldn’t need to write it.  Scott and I are struggling with infertility. We’ve been wanting to start our family for quite a while now and it hasn’t gone as we planned.  It…

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Saying Goodbye

A week ago my Papa Mac passed away. He was one the greatest men I have ever known. He loved me unconditionally. He made me feel special and important. He was the most kind person I have ever known. He served others and gave selflessly without ever expecting anything in return. I will miss his…

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Becoming a Woman

I’ve been reading this quote everyday before I walk out the door and face the day.  I want to become the woman that Heavenly Father wants me to be. I want to be tender, kind, refined and full of faith.  It’s going to take work and time, but I’ll keep trying. 

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Faith

I love Sundays! It’s amazing how Heavenly Father helps you recognize that he is always aware of your circumstances.  It’s been a hard week and sometimes I get discouraged about what the future holds. It can be scary to think about. Then at church today someone shared this quote and I knew it was meant…

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Change

I’m trying to challenge myself everyday. And even when I don’t succeed, it doesn’t mean I’ve failed. Because, I’m trying. That’s got to count for something

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Beauty

Look at all the signs. Look at all the showsAll the glamorous people who claim to know What perfection is and what makes beauty stayBut when all the styles go out and the labels fade awayIt’s what you give that makes you beautifulIt’s how you live that makes your dreams come trueKeep your faith in this…

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