22 Things I Learned In 22 Years

1. Everything happens for a reason. It may seem like the world is ending, but you will soon see the reasoning behind even the worst things that can happen. 2. Time Flies. It feels like just yesterday I was preparing to graduate high school and now here I am about to graduate college. Don't blink, … Continue reading 22 Things I Learned In 22 Years

Scars: Sneak Peak

My mom and I are currently writing a book about my story from both of our point of views. Its a work in progress since my story is intense and long, but we thought it would be a good idea to share our preface with you! We will share Chapter 1 next week, so be … Continue reading Scars: Sneak Peak

A Girl’s Guide To Overcoming Anything

We've all struggled with something before. It doesn't matter what it is, we have all had to overcome things that have been difficult to cope with. It sometimes feels like you're climbing a mountain, but you can't see the top. You're tired. Exhausted, even. Trust me, one day you will reach the top and believe … Continue reading A Girl’s Guide To Overcoming Anything

Surviving Long Distance Relationships

My husband and I have almost been in a long distance  relationship since the beginning. We started dating my senior year of high school, and a few months later, the army called and we have been making a long distance relationship work since. We have learned so many little tricks to make the time apart … Continue reading Surviving Long Distance Relationships

An Open Letter to Incoming Freshmen

So you did it! You're about to leave for college. This is such an exciting and confusing time of your life. In most cases, you are starting out brand new with no one you know. I am a senior this year, so I have been in your shoes. I wanted to share with you some … Continue reading An Open Letter to Incoming Freshmen

Happy Healed-iversary: One Year Strong

This day last year I went in for my last Parathyroid surgery, scared that it would not be my last. I was told there was a chance that I would have to fight this for the rest of my life, and to be honest, I was scared. I believed God had a plan, but my … Continue reading Happy Healed-iversary: One Year Strong

Perfectly Imperfect

Let me let you in on a little secret........ Nobody's perfect (cue Hannah Montana)! We always talk about being the perfect wife, finding the perfect significant other, being the perfect student, or being the perfect christian, or even having the perfect body...... but guess what? There is no such thing! Isn't it relieving to realize … Continue reading Perfectly Imperfect