- Peace for Shawn and I, for Kyle and Miranda and Braden and Connor, for our parents and siblings and nieces and nephews and inner circle friends watching and hurting as we go through this
- that God would keep soft our children's hearts toward Him through all the emotions of this hard journey
- strength and stamina; physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually
- that the cancer shrinks to gone, gone, gone!
- gentle side effects to this second round of chemo
- family unity, harmony, love, strength, joy, happiness
- anything else you feel God puts on your heart

Monday, May 6, 2013


Showered and dressed before 3pm. First time in three or so days. Upswing. Victories. Don't want the kids to only ever see me half-out-of-it on the couch. Hope they remember so much more than this.


  1. One of the many reasons I admire and respect you is the intentional way you parent. You have mastered the art of maximizing teachable moments - even in this trying and beyond difficult season. xo

  2. Rest when you need to :) Your kids understand you are sick, so it's ok to not be put all together all of the time. I always say that I don't know how people with kids do it. You are a brave, brave lady!:) ~Barb Stingl

  3. So special to see the glimpse of a smile to tell me that you are on the upswing. You are beautiful inside and out!! Love you my friend.


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