March 30, 2018

The results are in!

Last week was the Rock ‘n Roll half marathon here in Dallas. A team of about 20 put on their tutus and represented Layla’s Legacy! It […]
January 17, 2018

The year of #DoMore

I’ve been staring at a blank page for almost an hour.  There’s something in my brain to write, but it hasn’t quite come out of it’s […]
December 23, 2017

amongst the rubble

Sonographer: Are you ready for the holidays? Me: No, not really.  I could just skip it. Sonographer: Just ready to fast forward to not being pregnant […]
December 11, 2017


Several weeks ago a stranger showed up at our door.  She was a friend of a friend and with her she brought a beautiful arrangement that […]
September 19, 2017

Each day new

This is the first time I’ve sat down to write without a title or purpose in mind.  So many thoughts and emotions have been on my […]
September 6, 2017

Comfort Zone

For some strange reason, any time I think about this topic I immediately start hearing Kenny Loggins “Danger Zone” playing in my head (along with visions of […]
August 23, 2017

Blind faith

Almost daily, Bryan and I get asked “How is Layla?” or “How are things going?” and our typical response is “She’s good” or “Things are ok”. […]
August 5, 2017

The next step

It feels like a million years since I blogged.  So much has happened in the past 2 weeks.  Some good, some bad, even a little bit […]
July 23, 2017

New Shoes

One of the habits I’m trying to restart this summer is going for a walk or run most mornings.  I gained about 10 pounds during the […]
July 17, 2017


Brokenness is a topic of conversation that keeps showing itself to me these days.  Whether it’s a bible verse or hours-long conversations with a dear friend, […]
July 1, 2017


*Fingers crossed I don’t get sued over the title 😉 Last week I took a little trip to my therapists home office up in Argyle, which […]
June 15, 2017

Bring the pain

Pain is an interesting notion, isn’t it?  We use the word to cover all manner of topics: physical, emotional, financial, spiritual; and each person has a […]
June 8, 2017

Out of the darkness

*before I start, I feel like I need to caveat this post by saying the struggle is real….and I don’t mean that in a hashtag or […]
June 3, 2017

Square One 

Well this was unexpected.  Here we are facing this giant again and he seems so much bigger this time.  On the phone with Layla’s oncologist yesterday, […]
May 31, 2017

New Beginnings

Beginnings are awesome.  Marriage, babies, graduation, a leap into entrepreneurship – all of these things mean a new start.  Beginnings mean hope for the future and […]


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