Start the Day Right

Let everything that has breath praise the Lord! Praise the Lord! Psalm 150:6  Those who preach must preach God’s messages; those who serve must serve with the strength that God gives them, so that in all things praise may be given to God through Jesus Christ, to whom belong glory and power forever and ever….

Working from home…still waiting 🤔

I took a new role for the company I work for about 2 months ago. This transfer had the opportunity to work from home and I have been super excited and anxious to be home more! However, I keep waiting with no real, set date, except middle of May to mid June, and I have…

Visiting…

This week my family and I spent the week with my mom at her place in Florida. My dad and her bought it October 2016 and December 2016 he was diagnosed with Melanoma…and they never went back. They spent one month down their together and this was my moms first time back. They had worked…

Toby Mac!!!!

This weekend, my girls and I went to a Toby Mac concert! When I bought these tickets in December, my oldest Addison (with the anxiety disorder) was pretty unstable and I was truly unsure if she’d be able to go. She has increased anxiety around crowds and my fear was her having an anxiety attack…

Update on my New Year Goals

Hmmm… so I am not doing as well as I would hope. I was excited with the new year and I think my expectations were too high for myself. Although I have done well on a few of them, I think the ones I am not doing so well on are the everyday activities I…

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…

“You have fought a good fight”

Last week Friday, my dad had an appointment to determine next steps for him in this cancer battle and sadly, his oncologist explained that it was time to stop all treatment, he shook my dad’s hand and said “you have fought a good fight”.  Is it a good fight even if you lose?! He is losing his…

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!…

Thanksgiving Prayer

My Thanksgiving Prayer Dear God, Thank you for being my refuge and my strength. Thank you that no matter what the circumstances, I can count on you to shelter me and give me strength. Thank you that even if things around me seem to crumble (which seems to be a lot lately) you are always with…

He Will Keep Fighting – our Cancer journey with Dad

This past Sunday started with an emergency trip to the ER via ambulance; my dad (who has stage 4 melanoma throughtout his body) was having severe headaches and yes, it turned out to be a brain bleed. We found out that he had a golf-ball size tumor on his cerebellum and multiple other lesions on…