Live beyond your limitations // life update

I’ve had enough. I’m done with all the “No” and ready to embrace life with a loud, resounding “YES!!” In the last month I’ve had an awakening, a realization, a new attitude & push to move forward in bigger and better ways. Don’t worry, this isn’t some cryptic, figurative message that I expect you to decode or pretend to understand. Allow me to explain: The … Continue reading Live beyond your limitations // life update

One year down, forever to go: reflecting on our first year of marriage

One year down… one entire year of being married… one year of having a new last name… one year of living together…one year of sharing a bed… one year of being ONE.   This Sunday, April 23, I honestly cannot believe we are celebrating our one year wedding anniversary! This milestone seems totally unfathomable to me. Didn’t we JUST get married? I know that one … Continue reading One year down, forever to go: reflecting on our first year of marriage

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 

Dear chronically busy friends…

Dear chronically busy people,   I was once like you. My days were jam packed from sun up to sun down. This started when I was young… I was that child who wanted to do EVERY extra curricular activity and my wonderful parents let me. From soccer to speech team to dance to cross country to plays to clubs to track to church activities… They … Continue reading Dear chronically busy friends…

Instagram video roundup for your encouragement 

Happy Thursday everyone!  First off, thank you for your heartfelt, uplifting responses to my last post. This week I was able to schedule a last minute appointment at the motility clinic. They re-adjusted my gastric pacemaker device to the previous settings in hopes that I will get back on track to improving.  Thank you for your prayers 💙 Lately I have been loving the Insta … Continue reading Instagram video roundup for your encouragement 

When good days make the normal ones hurt even more 

When you’ve been stuck in a state of suffering, hurt, or all-around cruddy circumstances for an extended period of time, you find yourself constantly longing for better days.  Praying for process. Begging for improvement. And rejoicing in the tiniest steps forward.  Any improvement feels like a jackpot and makes your heart hope for greater days ahead.  When that hope comes alive, your dreams begin to … Continue reading When good days make the normal ones hurt even more