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Memorial Weekend

The last couple of years, Patrick and I have spent Memorial weekend driving from cemetery to cemetery placing flowers and remember our family that has gone before us, especially those who have served our country. Last year we even went down to Springfield to decorate my great grandparents graves just like I used to do… Continue reading Memorial Weekend

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Three Months

Having a hard day.  Honestly, every day is hard.  But today my heart feels so broken. 3 months. It has been 3 whole months since Joshua was born which means that Wednesday will mark 3 whole months since I last saw his perfect face.  It's been 3 months of tear-filled days and sleepless nights.  It's… Continue reading Three Months

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Reflections and Counting Blessings

I find myself deep in reflection tonight. I keep thinking about tomorrow (Mother's Day) and what it was supposed to be.  There is this song by Steven Curtis Chapman, called With Hope.  It begins by saying: "This is not at all How we thought it was supposed to be We had so many plans for… Continue reading Reflections and Counting Blessings

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Engage-iversary

    Two years ago today after a walk around Loose Park this happened: He asked, and of course I said yes. It was the easiest question I've ever had to answer. I love you, Patrick. More today than yesterday.  I wouldn't want to walk down this road, the good or the bad, with anyone… Continue reading Engage-iversary

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Rambling

My husband is so spoiled.  He works until midnight most Saturday nights (that's not why he is spoiled, that part sucks).  He usually comes home starving and I try to have something good for him to eat.  Granted a lot of nights the best I can muster is some mac and cheese - always homemade… Continue reading Rambling

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A Dad’s Grief

I take no credit for the poem below.  I just read it on Still Standing Magazine and thought it was both sad and beautiful.  I'm so sad for my sweet husband.  He wanted so bad to be a daddy and to have a baby to hold, to love, to care for.  It breaks my heart knowing that… Continue reading A Dad’s Grief

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Only Thing

The strength of my husband amazes me. Even when I know his heart is breaking inside he is still right there next to me holding me up and giving me the strength I need to carry on.  I am blessed beyond measure to have such a wonderful man to call not only my husband but… Continue reading Only Thing