I wrote this post in January but things were too fresh and emotional then to share it. I'm finally sharing it now, 5.5 months later. Fertility. It isn't something I really worried about, except in the 'how do we prevent this' stage. Our one and only pregnancy was completely planned and went off without a … Continue reading The Fertility Question
Years ago as a youth, I had some distant relatives, and several people in my church congregation go through the trial of cancer. Back then I wasn't really cognizant of their suffering and what they truly were struggling with - and even now, knowing that each body is affected differently, I still don't know what … Continue reading Asking Questions During Trials
First off, I want to give a HUGE shout out to Lizzy with Miss E. Studios for coming to my home and capturing these moments for us. She's given us a wonderful gift of her time and talent and I am so grateful! This week has been full of SO many emotions. Anxiety, fear, shame … Continue reading Head Shaving!
As a photographer, I was drawn to documenting some of my journey with actual professional pictures. I had toyed with the idea a little when my friend, Lizzy, offered to do them for me. I was still unsure but ended up saying yes! Lizzy and her business associate Kendra will work together to document the … Continue reading Family Photos January 14, 2018
It's weird feeling like I can't plan things out, and have no idea how Chemotherapy will affect my ability to do things. So we went on a date night with just Ryan and I and did a restaurant hop night. It was easy, and lots of fun, and got to use some gift cards! First … Continue reading Date Night Huzzah
Last year we had planned this fun cousin retreat at "Hotel Kofoed" with our families. It was a little hard to plan because I didn't have a chemo start date yet. But turns out it got scheduled in perfect timing for our reunion to be a 'big' party sending me off to chemo! My cousin, … Continue reading Family weekend party