Thankful Thursday – And an Attitude Adjustment

God showed me today that I've been harboring an ungrateful attitude. Instead of letting go of the little things that bother me, I've been clinging to them and blowing them out of proportion. It's difficult to receive an attitude adjustment...but God knows what I need, and always does what's best for me. So I figured…

Blessings in Traffic Jams and Other Trials

I spent most of today on the road or in a time of waiting. Not the most pleasant of circumstances, but it could most definitely be worse...and there were still positive things to be learned. My husband, Roy, and I drove to the fertility doctor's office in separate cars early this morning to prepare for…

A Needed Vacation and A New Cycle

The last month or so has had a lot of ups and downs. We had a negative pregnancy test after our last cycle. It was difficult to take, as we had tried so hard to do everything we could with the many injections, other medications, and all of the ultrasounds and blood drawings. It just…

Pets and Mental Health

Pets are awesome. They bring love, companionship, fun, a sense of responsibility, and lots and lots of cuddling to a home (among other things). But pets may also help in another way: promoting good mental health. I know for me, my dog Daisy and cat Misty keep me upbeat. I feel good as I take…