Speech from the Celebration of Life service for my Dad

“Hi everyone, I’m Christy, I’m the baby of the family. First of all, we want to thank everyone for the overwhelming support over the last year since he’s been diagnosed; it’s been rough! Lots of ups and downs and more than once we thought we were going to lose him and he just kept fighting!…

“see you later”

This weekend my father went home to his Heavenly Father! He had a year long battle with Melanoma and fought every day, every minute to beat it! He was such a strong, loving, faithful father, husband, grandfather, brother and friend. We love you dad and will miss you more than you will ever know! Thank…

Back and Forth

I continue to struggle with what’s going on in my life, with my daughters anxiety skyrocketing and fathers cancer slowly taking over his body- I go back and forth about what to feel worse about; my daughters mental health breakdown or fathers future?! 😥 I try and think “find something positive” I always find the…

Yes, I do have a lot to be thankful for but…

So our family has had a rough couple weeks, well months actually! With my dads cancer diagnosis just seems to be more bad news all the time and our oldest daughter’s anxiety has reached a high and has complicated every aspect of our lives! It is so hard to see the ones closest to us suffer!…

Family Multitasking 

My husbands idea of multitasking- having my daughter take a shower and review her bible memory 😜  Nice work Hun ❤️

Let them go

This is a picture of my daughter long-boarding this weekend – yes, it made me oh so nervous and I wanted to wrap her up in bubble wrap to protect her! But she wanted to be like her big sister and give it try, why would I discourage her from trying something new? As a parent,…

More Cancer Found

About a week ago, I posted about my dad having an appointment with the oncologist and yes, more cancer was found in his spine. He can continue with his immunotherapy while having radiation on his spine, so that is a blessing, however it is disappointing that the cancer continues to find new homes in his…

Daughter Duties

So another one of my roles, is being a daughter, I am the youngest of the 3 kids, yes “the baby”! 🙂 This role has been a little tougher lately, my dad was diagnosed with stage 4 Melanoma last December and it has been a rollar coaster ride ever since. I work in the medical…