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  • A couple months ago I was browsing Facebook for the latest news and happened upon a post that made me cry. And so now I sit, crying as I write this latest post. They are tears of sadness but also of joy and happiness. My pediatric cardiologist, Dr. Hudson Allender, has seen his last patient and
  • You might be wondering, “why haven’t you been posting blogs?” After all, my last post was all the way back in August of 2018. Well, I want to tell you why I took such a long break. I’ve been trying to figure out what direction I wanted to take this thing. I wanted to make sure that I was
  • 1. I love to travel, and only have a handful of states left that I haven’t seen. I haven’t gone overseas just yet, but I would love to soon! My two favorite places to visit are Boston and Northwest Arkansas. I love Boston for it’s rich American history – and the Boston
  • There’s an old saying that God gives you only what you can handle and nothing more. But that’s a really hard statement to accept when you are going through a storm and can’t see God’s hand guiding your decisions. What if you feel like God has, in fact, given you more that you can handle? Two
  • Last weekend was a whirlwind of emotions to say the least. I cried. Wait, no, I ugly cried a couple of times. Then there were other times that I would be laughing so hard that I would snort like a pig (and yes, I do that). The experience was amazingly uplifting and so convicting at the same
  • When I think of the phrase “the perfect mom,” I think of the hit show in the 1950’s Leave it to Beaver. It’s one of my dad’s all-time favorite shows that he still watches to this day. I wonder what Barbara Billingsley, the actress that plays the part of the mom, would say about being a perfect
  • This month is almost over and I was going to write about a different topic. But I had something happen to me a couple days ago that I can’t stop thinking about. Who knew that at 32 years of age, I would have to defend myself from being defined by my disability? Sadly, this last week, I was. To
  • Another year has come to an end and a new year begins again for us. Who does New Year resolutions anymore? Maybe you still do. The definition of ‘resolution’ is a firm decision to do or not to do something. I like to think resolutions are about successfully taking action over a

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