#ThoughtofThanks: April roundup + the start of May 

It’s been awhile since I’ve shared a #ThoughtofThanks post…maybe I’ve been too busy having fun?  Honestly, April was such a fun month! Overall I’m making strides that are actually big in the scheme of my health progress & am finally starting to feel better again. Prayers for this to continue!  Let’s take a look back at the last month & all the special, memorable moments that … Continue reading #ThoughtofThanks: April roundup + the start of May 

I made a podcast! What this means + How you can listen 

Last Friday I did something a little crazy… I recorded my first podcast. A few hours later, I recorded my second.   I downloaded a free podcast app & set up Still Waters Blog Podcast. I continued recording over the next few days & by Tuesday decided to submit it to iTunes for approval.   The process was supposed to take 3-10 days. Instead, it … Continue reading I made a podcast! What this means + How you can listen 

Our Christmas party in pictures 

My heart is incredibly grateful, thankful, joyful & all the other “fulls” for last night! I wanted to get lots of our friends together to celebrate the season since this will be our last chance to do something really fun for a while.  (No clue what I’m talking about? You can read about my upcoming surgery here.) The night exceeded my expectations. Over 20 of … Continue reading Our Christmas party in pictures 

World Pancreatic Cancer Day in the eyes of a survivor  

Today is World Pancreatic Cancer Day… Go Purple!  And I honestly don’t know what to say. Happy Day? Yeah let’s celebrate? Hmmm. And you would think this day would be near to my heart; yes it is. But honestly a big part of me doesn’t even want to acknowledge days like this. Not because I don’t want a cure, or I’m callous to all those … Continue reading World Pancreatic Cancer Day in the eyes of a survivor  

#ThoughtofThanks: Halloween happenings

BOOO! Are ya scared?  Happy Halloween, y’all!  Halloween can be such a fun day. I know there are lots of people, especially in the Christian community, who do not believe in acknowledging the holiday because of the dark undertones. And I totally respect, and understand that.  For me, however, Halloween was always a blast. My mom is super creative…growing up she could convince me to … Continue reading #ThoughtofThanks: Halloween happenings

#ThoughtofThanks: Personal Victories & Powerful Voices 

The last five days have been… WOW. I’m actually a bit speechless in the best way. God’s voice has been ever present, speaking LOUD and CLEAR to my soul. After facing difficult disappointment a few weeks back, God has been showing me that His timing is everything. He has other plans, GREATER plans. I feel like there is a lot He wants me to do … Continue reading #ThoughtofThanks: Personal Victories & Powerful Voices 

#ThoughtofThanks: Babies, Besties, & Big Wins 

In my last post I shared a bit of my heartache after an expected disappointment last week. On Wednesday I’ll be sharing the story & feelings of what lead to my despair. A dark cloud seemed to look over me through the week. I allowed myself to cry & journal, to stay silent & process, but also express my frustrations when the words came upon … Continue reading #ThoughtofThanks: Babies, Besties, & Big Wins