• Dream Bigger

    I woke up with a heaviness because my mind was going a million times a minute. The old me -- who am I kidding, this very well may have been me last week -- would have allowed the thoughts to…

  • Morning Journal Entry: Day 24

    I keep waiting for this feeling to come over me but God gave me a gentle reminder just now that faith isn’t a feeling. I think sometimes I get caught up in remembering the moments when I did “feel” something.…

  • 13 Things I’ve Learned Not Speaking: Day 6

    Of course all of this applies to yesterday but I’m posting on what is considered DAY 6!! That means only TWO more full days. Technically I CAN talk today but because the doc said it would be great if I…

  • 13 Things I’ve Learned Not Speaking: Day 5

    For the most part, today was productive and funny.  I guess we’re getting as used to this as we can.  As of this morning, 3 full days left and a few hours beyond.  I’m on the down slope now 🙂…

  • 13 Things I’ve Learned Not Speaking: Day 4

    Even on Day 4, I can’t honestly say that I could ever get used to this. I feel like I’m in a better spot mentally and in some ways, emotionally, but at the same time it takes nothing at all…

  • 13 Things I’ve Learned Not Speaking: Day 3

    In a little over 2 hours, it will have been 3 days since I’ve talked. Well, except by accident or an intentional “I love you”. In total, less than two dozen words have been said. When my doctor appointment is…

  • 13 Things I’ve Learned Not Speaking: Day 2

    It hasn’t even been a full 48-hours yet but it certainly feels like a week. For someone who feels a deep desire to have the last word, I’m really feeling defeated right now! There’s more funny mixed with a few…