Vanilla Frosties and New Beginnings…

“Come on girls!” I call cheerfully, “We need to get out of the house!” It’s a Saturday night and the girls and I have been home all day while Ryan is at the hospital working late. Evee and Kaya look up from my phone that they have been playing on for far too long…their little…

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Ride for Ryan Fly With Evee

I lie in my hospital bed sore, sorrowful, uncomfortable, and in pain. My head hangs down awkwardly because of a feeding tube and drain strung up my nose…the weight of both tubes make lifting my head difficult. My back throbs with pain because of fractured disk in my lower spine. It hurts to turn or…

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Missing the Little Things

“Can I run Grandpa?” Evee eagerly asks my Dad…Grandpa Gleaves. “Of course you can,” Grandpa smiles in reply. “Tag you’re it Kaya,” Evee shouts as she tags Kaya’s arm, then starts running. Kaya takes off after her with a big smile on her face. “I’ll get you Evee!” Kaya giggles. Meanwhile Ryan and I lay…

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Trusting in the Bigger Picture

Mick plops his ball down just outside the back glass sliding door. He stares at me with his big brown eyes until I’m convinced we need to go play. Even though it’s nearly 100 degrees outside Mick still thinks playing ball sounds like a good idea…me not so much. But somehow I find myself walking…

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