Last weekend I got to finally get all of my bridesmaids together to celebrate my upcoming wedding! All of my bridesmaids have been with me through different phases of life and not all of those phases overlapped. Caitie (my sister and maid of honor), my bridal assistant Gillian, my mother, Jared and I went to … Continue reading Bridesmaids get together!
Apparently when my parents named me Cassandra that stood for "The Queen of Setbacks" or at least you would think so with how my life has gone. I am a meticulous planner, and have a day to day paper planner- it is my second bible. It doesn't surprise me that as I got older- and … Continue reading What to do when plans A, B, C- Z don’t work out
"As he stood next to me to take the photo, Jared whispered that he had something better for me to post about tonight..." That's right... we're Engaged! While we were on vacation with both of our families, we finally did "the ring thing." For those who do not know Jared and I did not get traditionally … Continue reading We’re Engaged (well now with a ring!)
How do you celebrate Thanksgiving when it's hard to be thankful? This has been on my mind a lot this past week. It can be hard to be thankful when there is so much broken in our world, in our lives, and for us spoonies, in our bodies too. Right now I have so much … Continue reading How to celebrate Thanksgiving even when it’s hard to be Thankful.
Chronic Illnesses have many layers and effect many different area of our lives. One of those areas that is always tough to think about or talk about is being loved. I spent most of my teenage years believing I was unloveable. As many of you know, these past couple months have been significantly tough on … Continue reading Am I Unlovable?
First and foremost, while I have been in and out of the hospital, I want to thank my followers because after only having this blog for a little over a month I made it into the "Top 100 List for Blogs about Chronic Illnesses." All of that is because of you guys- so thank you! … Continue reading Breaking the Silence that comes with Tragedy
You know those days. Those days when your judgement seems clouded and you've lost control. Those days when nothing goes right and you're body fights you... and you don't even know how to fight it or even start to beat it. Well today is one of those days. One of those days where you don't … Continue reading Today is just one of “those” days.
A couple nights ago, Jared and I spent some time in prayer before heading to bed. We haven't prayed together, outside of the prayers he says with me before I head into a procedure (which I never really pray because I am normally a bit emotional before going in or under,) in a while and … Continue reading Maybe we just need a little more patience.