One week in

Today (7/30/2017) is officially my family’s 1 week Vegan anniversary. To celebrate, I am cooking sweet potatoes, beans and rice and cornbread.  And a cake! All Vegan of course. I may mess around and try to do a mac and cheese, but I don’t know if I’m ready to tackle that. LOL I kept a…

There is more to this than meets the eye…

So, if you’ve been following my blog, you know that I don’t normally post more than once per week. But I had to update you guys on what’s going on. I am a baby Vegan. Yes! My family and I, spearheaded by my husband Frank, have transitioned to Vegans this past Sunday. Just like that?…

Take the Mask off! I did.

As I sit here reflecting over my life, I am thankful to be alive and in my right mind. I was in such a dark place many times in my life. I had such a veil over my eyes. So much confusion. There were things that happened to me when I was younger that threw…

Silent Tears…

Today I woke with tears in my eyes. Silent tears–There was no sound. No cry escaped my lips, yet the tears flowed freely. I miss my mom, more than anyone could possibly know. Internal pain and hurt. Sometimes pain can be so great that a sound won’t come through. It can be so great that…

It’s Enough!

  2 Corinthians 12:9 AMP “but He has said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you [My loving kindness and My mercy are more than enough–always available–regardless of the situation]; for [My] power is being perfected [and is completed and shows itself most effectively] in [your] weakness.” Therefore, I will all the more gladly…

The “C” Word

What word comes to mind for you? In my life right now, the word, Cancer comes to mind. It’s what I have been dealing with since I received the call in December of 2016 confirming my diagnosis after mammograms, ultrasounds and biopsies. Cancer sucks, by the way. A double mastectomy with lymph node axillary dissection followed…