New Journey ((back to blogging))

New Journey ((back to blogging))

Well y’all it has definitely been a while … and as much as I’ve missed blogging, I also felt like I didn’t have much to share after Haiti, the 2013 GS4O and Miglery’s successful surgery.  However, I was very mistaken and that’s a good thing because I’m back and I’m about to share with you … Continue reading

{getting through the} hard days

{getting through the} hard days

honestly, this has been a hard week… it’s been a DIABETES battle (serious battle) this week with the new Vibe pump and CGMS (continuous glucose monitoring system…aka the “fancy” pump has a special screen that can tell us B’s blood sugar! Pretty amazing and overwhelming at the same time!!) it’s been a 5th grade forgetfulness/homework/project/extracurricular … Continue reading

surgery for Miglery {7.3.13}

surgery for Miglery {7.3.13}

so I’ve been meaning on writing an update ALL day… Dr. Nelson saw Miglery this past Monday, and he is scheduled for surgery tomorrow 7/3 at 7:00 a.m. Everything is moving at on a fast basis and we are SO grateful, but we also need your prayers!! Please continue to pray for … safety while … Continue reading

a call to prayer

a call to prayer

this IS happening!! on July 1st, Dr. Scott Nelson will be evaluating Miglery Eloisil at Adventiste (DiQuini) Hospital in PAP, Haiti. THEN … if all goes well, they will perform surgery within the next 1-2 days!! so this is a CALL to PRAYER for little Miglery for the next 5 days. {with hands clasped in … Continue reading

a beautiful day

a beautiful day

so many times we get “caught up” in our day-to-day lives, the “hustle and bustle” that we forget to stop, take a deep breath, and enjoy being present. I say this because I’m probably the first person to admit this of myself. do you remember those childhood, carefree days of summer, when the worst thing … Continue reading

to the least of these {GS4O reflections}

to the least of these {GS4O reflections}

On Saturday, May 18th, the Mom’s Group at Valley View Community Church held one of the largest garage sales in history of Montgomery County. All of the proceeds benefited orphans … Yahve Shamma Orphanage in Petionville, Haiti via Help One Now and Kelly and Kevin’s Ethiopian adoption. Here are some of the testimonies and reflections … Continue reading

back to life

back to life

so it’s officially one month since I left for Haiti … wow … time really flies by. here I am, back to my crazy, hectic, frantic life … wondering how I got back to this place after such an enriching, life-altering experience. coming back to work was extremely difficult … losing my patience with my … Continue reading

lessons learned {in Haiti}

lessons learned {in Haiti}

I’m in awe that it’s been almost a week since I’ve been home… and while I’m settling back into my life, my heart is still in Haiti, just waiting for the chance to return again…to see all those wonderful smiling faces of the kids, to laugh with the team again, and most of all to … Continue reading

reflections & re-adjustment {leaving Haiti}

reflections & re-adjustment {leaving Haiti}

so I’ve been wanting to write this post for the last few days, but every time I think about it, I just find myself in tears. how do you leave somewhere that has ultimately captivated your heart? how do you go home and try to resume normalcy after your life has been dramatically changed …after … Continue reading

final goodbyes & tent city {haiti // day 7}

final goodbyes & tent city {haiti // day 7}

{backtracking to Tues the 23rd // final day in Haiti post} so today was our final day in Haiti and it was a fulfilling, yet extremely difficult day.  we had to say goodbye to our friends at Yaveh Shamma Orphange.  they were the most amazing, loving and compassionate kids that I’ve ever met in my … Continue reading