Passion & Pain

Passion. Comes & goes. Remains {even when weakened} in tiny doses. Even if only remaining as a faint memory. Nothing can make it disappear. Not loneliness or failure or defeat. It does fade so, sometimes. Like life slowly leaving your body... The life that is your passion sometimes slips away. For me, America does this.… Continue reading Passion & Pain

Blood, Sweat & Tears

Okay, so there's really only been sweat & tears so far.┬áIt's been a CRAZY month. July meant about 20 hangouts with the family in Orlando squeezing in all the last minute precious moments possible before they {most of them} move to Tennessee. It's been put off a bit, so there are still a few trips… Continue reading Blood, Sweat & Tears

Joy {and my journey with her}.

Joy has returned to me, after what has been a gloomy several months. Of course, there are so many factors that have me questioning her return... Is it that I've become SO excited about the child growing in my belly? Is it that I feel her movements? Is it that I've seen her? Is it… Continue reading Joy {and my journey with her}.

The Whole Ultrasound Story.

I'm still in complete shock about our little baby. We saw the little one wiggling on screen for us on Monday. Baby Roque waved at us, wiggled little toes, sucked a thumb... & it was the coolest moment of my whole life. We saw a little heart beating oh-so-fast: 154 beats per minute. We turned… Continue reading The Whole Ultrasound Story.

Beep, beep…

{That's supposed to be a busy signal...} Because that's what this Thursday is: super busy. I am driving to Orlando early on in the day. Meeting, lunch, meeting, time with Mom, Nomsa Laundry Days, Nomsa Thursday dinner & Bible study. Then drive back to Lakeland at like, 10 p.m. {Side note: the laws were changed… Continue reading Beep, beep…