2 year Anniversary

So May 19 has dawned again and today has been so unlike any 2 year Anniversary I could have ever imagined.. Life really has changed drastically here with my whole leg still being bandaged up from my surgery 5 days ago. Mornings have definitely been the worse and this morning was no different, me, not being able to get out of bed alone and then when I finally do so with my hubby’s help, sitting in the bathroom in a chilled state of sweat, feeling extremely nauseated, sipping on water to calm my stomach. However, once I have food and more pain prescription in my system things definitely start looking up! Yep, this is pretty much my station, not being able to bend my knee whatsoever. However this Anniversary Day did find us doing something together, my dear hubby hauled me in to my first Physical Therapy visit. Where they took off … Continue reading

A Long Sunday /post-surgery

Yep I was hurting pretty bad by this morning! And we agreed that I’ll be taking those pills before bed tonight. 😉 It’s a real chore to get everything accomplished every day. When I’m sitting I can’t move my leg whatsoever without someone else (or me) picking it up and helping it. Getting in and out of bed by myself is not an option. Makes me realize over and over again how very blessed I am to have such a wonderful patient husband! He does a truly amazing job of helping me with every lil thing and I don’t ever hear him complain. When I went to have surgery done it didn’t even cross my mind that I wouldn’t be able to attend church the following Sunday. Yea, I know, I was really naive about it all! But now I’m wondering how Looong I’ll be stuck at home?! We had … Continue reading

Major Discovery /post-surgery

Finally. Last night was my first night of sleeping through the night without having to take pills, matter of fact without even as much as waking up!! It was super amazing to wake up and discover it’s 7:30 AM and I had just slept all night. I made a major discovery yesterday, when my husband wanted to leave in the afternoon to go to work and my sis came to stay with me. This was my discovery: “This recovery is going to take a LOT longer than I expected”! Yeah, I know, I didn’t say it was a good one.. It’s just that these pills that I’m taking really do have side affects, which I didn’t expect until I was having different issues and got smart and read up on the papers they sent with the pills. The main ones that I have bothered me are: dizziness, itchiness, nauseous, constipation, … Continue reading

My Surgery

The long awaited day, May 14th, a Wednesday. finally arrived. I really had no idea what to expect, but I was so ready to get this surgery done! My hubby and I arrived at Murray Calloway County Hospital in plenty of time to get registered and find our waiting area by 6 AM. My Dr. has privileges at this hospital and does his surgeries there. Turns out he had more than 1 scheduled for 6 AM, so I got to be the one sitting in the waiting room for over an hour. Turns out they had problems getting the other lady’s IV started, thus making the delay for me even worse. The nurse was really sweet and I soon forgot my agitation over the long waiting… First things first, they needed to take a pregnancy test just to make sure that I’m not pregnant. I was pretty sure I wasn’t but I had told my hubby, … Continue reading

Work in Progress!

Hello, I am so glad you are here!! 🙂 I feel like i should apologize……but just as I don’t like to apologize for a messy house I don’t wanna apologize for a messy website. It’s just a work in progress, and look! yer special, you got to see the progress! 🙂 just like in your life- to get a final beautiful person/habit, there must be a journey, a chipping, a work, =progress, and its not always pretty, but it’s necessary! So if you stick with me to the end–I promise you, not only will you get to see a beautiful chapter {not the ending} you will get to know more about me and my {journey} =progress in this thing called life. where lots of beautiful things take place. and sometimes those things we would call hard, difficult or {ugly} which again is all our progress, to the final.

my new watermark!

check out what i designed 🙂  what do you think?

Poppy Seed Bread

ahh you must needs try this delishously moist bread.. check back for the recipe!

delicious fudge

today i am letting you know i specialize in making fudge! life really is so much sweeter with chocolate 🙂 If you are interested in purchasing any check out our website Amish Sweets.

A Gentle Prodding…

I worked for a few months (July 19 – Dec. 20, 2012) and it just wasn’t working for me, too long hours! During that time i was with my sister during the birth of my niece, it put a whole new perspective on my lil world! When I saw the support she got from her husband, my heart was filled with compassion for young girls that have to go through that pain as a young girl with no husband or possibly even family at her side, I could not imagine! And the thought of them having an abortion rather than facing all that scariness alone whirled in my head…. Someone needs to be there for them!! And lots of people thought that me watching a birth would scare me out of becoming pregnant, well, I don’t really know why, but it didn’t, yes it looked crazy painful, but the miracle … Continue reading

About Me

For a few {ok, alot of} fun facts about me: Don’t ask me to talk much in the morning until I had my coffee {black}, unless its a White Caramel Mocha from Starbucks. I have a tendency to push important jobs to the back because when I do them they have to be done right, & in an organized fashion. I can get something done very quickly, but for true satisfaction all the details must be covered. Being outdoors, especially in flowerbeds and the garden is one of my favorite past-times. Also I love sunning and swimming-there is absolutely nothing quite like soaking up the sun and sweating it out. [this crazy girl says, the more heat the better!] Summer is my favorite season {obviously}.  Pink is my go-to color, red also does quite nicely. White chocolate or caramel candy {or pretty much anything sweet} is the bomb! Full Moon … Continue reading