Ramblings about health, dogs, and other randomness

Faith

Forgiveness doesn’t have to be earned

Forgiveness doesn’t have to be earned

I have chosen to be raw and public about sharing my story in the hopes that my story may inspire and educate others. On a selfish note, I must admit that sharing my story has provided catharsis and facilitated aspects of my recovery. One might […]

Friday Favorites #7

Friday Favorites #7

Hope’s Progress Hope is now getting in and out of the car with less fear and going under the tunnel on the pathfinder and over the bridge on the pathfinder with less trepidation. She also has learned “sit” and “stay” and her grandma is working […]

Bookends: My Morning and Evening Routines

Bookends: My Morning and Evening Routines

Before I get in to today’s post, I have a quick PSA about the Tulsa NEDA walk. I’ve registered to walk to help raise awareness for eating disorders. The walk is February 25th at 2 p.m. If you would like to join or support my team with a […]

Weekend Recap: Basketball, Family, Food, and Faith

Weekend Recap: Basketball, Family, Food, and Faith

I hope everyone is off to a good start to their week! It’s cold again, but still sunny here in Bartlesville. Hope is at her first visit to the groomer (pictures to come), so I’m using this “down time” to catch up on podcasts, projects, […]

Friday Favorites #4

Friday Favorites #4

Hi friends! How has your week been? Anything fun this weekend? I’ve had a great week–loving my mama being back, Hope is getting used to her new surroundings, the weather has improved, and I had a positive follow-up with my physician. Not too much planned […]

Limiting Beliefs

Limiting Beliefs

Ah, limiting beliefs. Let’s go ahead and admit it, we all have them. I’m a big fan of the Jen Hatmaker “For the Love” podcast, and on this week’s episode, she hosted Rachel Hollis.  Rachel discusses the obstacles she has overcome, experiences she has had […]

On Living Life to the Fullest

On Living Life to the Fullest

“Don’t take life for granted” ; “Live life to the fullest”; “Each day is a gift” How often do we hear these cheesy, albeit wise and meaningful statements? How often do we pause, take a deep breath, and meditate on their meaning? Personally, I hear […]

Recovery Season Playlist

Recovery Season Playlist

Music has been a source of joy, comfort, and hope during this difficult season. I’ve always loved Spotify for discovering new artists, checking out what my friends are listening to, creating playlists (it seriously got me through some difficult study sessions during pharmacy school and […]

Day in the Life

Day in the Life

This post is from a typical Thursday at home with my parents. 7:45 A.M.- I awaken naturally (nice change from that work grind!). I’m still a little groggy and grab my glasses from the bedside and go downstairs to start the day. 7:55 A.M.- I […]

This is the End: My Return to Church

This is the End: My Return to Church

Credit: City Church of Bartlesville’s Sermon 12/31/17 Background: I grew up in a Christian household where my family and I prayed together before every dinner, we attended church weekly, and we participated in religious education. While I have always firmly believed in God, my personal execution […]