Thursday, February 27, 2020


What do you fear and how do you overcome it?

I think the thing that I fear the most is the unknown.
Currently we are having to find a new place to live and the unknown of the whole situation is not the best thing to deal with. 

I am dealing with it by keeping the faith. I am praying and knowing that things will work out well. There is nothing we can do with the situation other than move on and find our new place to live. So, my goal right now is to try and not let it overwhelm me to the max. I am just taking it day by day! 

How do you handle fear?

Monday, February 24, 2020

1 year has gone by...

February 22 was 1 year that has passed since my PawPaw passed away. He was such a wonderful man. I cherished each and every visit we had with him. He lost his wife when I was 8 and lived his life dreaming of being with her again. I find comfort knowing they are together again. I miss him dearly and our Christmas trip home was hard not being able to see him, but I am thankful he is no longer in pain... I miss you PawPaw and I hope you are dancing up there with MawMaw!

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Smart Smart Smart

You know what I am good at?

I am good at my job. I have been an insurance agent for quite a while and been working at my bosses office since September 2000. In 8 more months, it will be my 20 year anniversary. 

I absolutely love what I do and I love helping my customers. It is the best part of my day. I work for a great boss as well. We are always laughing and having a great time... 

You know what I don't like at work?

When they change things... we have a big system change coming February 22 and I am starting to mentally prepare for it. It isn't so much the newness of what is coming, but I will be training my boss as well when he doesn't understand something. So, for the first few weeks it will be an adjustment and I am sure I will have to call people back often while I figure things out... 

But, it is going to be better they say. More competitive they say. I look forward to that part of it. I am a fast learner and I learn by doing hands on... so I will be working half a day on that Saturday when the new system comes out so I can play around with it before coming to work on Monday. 

Wish us luck!!!

Thursday, February 13, 2020

My Loves

These people are the loves of my life.
I never would have thought in a million years that I could be this happy, but I am.
I love these humans more than they will ever know.

No matter where life has brought you, I hope that you have someone you love this Valentine's Day.

Monday, February 10, 2020

Fasting Group

I have been fasting now for a little over a year. I started December 2018 and I haven't looked back since. When my doctor recommended for me to give fasting a try, I did. I found a great fasting group and I quickly fell in love with all things fasting. 

I have been a part of this fasting group ever since. Well, right after the New Year, the main admin who created the group reached out to me to see if I wanted to become a part of the admin team. There are 11 of them and they thought I would make an excellent admin. After chatting with him, I decided to join the admin team and I love it. 

I love being motivating and encouraging other fasters. We are all in this journey called life and we all do things differently. What works for me, might not work for the next person. It is a study of one and each person will have their own way that works for them. But, it is our job to support and help when needed.

I am so thankful for the group and for the admin team realizing how awesome I am. I mean, when so many people tell you... you start to believe it in yourself. That is a great feeling! The best in the world if I say so myself.

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Surprise Visits

You know what is my favorite???

SURPRISE visits from my favorite peeps. 

This week my friend Stacy who is pretty much one of my sisters, stopped by with Miss Mack. Mack is my good friend Amanda's daughter. Mack brought me some chocolate roses and just wanted to say hi. It was such a wonderful surprise and very appreciated. 

Stacy knew how stressful I have been and wanted to stop to say hi and give me some chocolate. 

If you have family/friends like this... don't let them know. Those are the ones that you keep close to your heart. Because no matter what, they will always be there for you!

Thanks girl. I love you and you made my week so much better!

Monday, February 3, 2020

Mountains to climb...

You know what... Sometime's life gives you obstacles that you have to climb over. I call these obstacles mountains if they are big enough. 2020 is no different. We will be thrown our mountains to climb over and together with my husband we will climb it no matter how hard the climb is. 

Our first 2020 climb will be moving to a new place. We got new landlords back in November at the complex where I live. I live in a duplex and they have 80 buildings in their complex. I have lived in this home since 2005 and recently we decided to get things in order so we can buy a house in 1 - 2 years. I figured after the new year our rent would go up, but I was not expecting this. Well... the new landlords have decided that they want to remodel our unit and in order to do that we have to move out. Not move out until it is completed... move out for good. Our option is to see what other unit's they have remodeled and see if it will work with what we need and if so go through the application process again and get into a new unit that way. I know the rent will be way more than we are paying now... Or other option is to find a new place all together somewhere else. 

At this point, I am not sure what we want to do. I would like to stay in the duplex complex if the price and unit works for what we need. That way we can pay stuff off and get into a house down the road... But we will play it by ear. We have to wait for our tax return so we can pay the down payment of the new unit. So, the middle of February we will start figuring out what we want to do. They will get back to us in the next few days about the pricing and what units they have and then we will make our decision then. 

This will be a hard move. I brought my new born baby into this home and I raised her these past 11 years. I have lived here for 15 years. I don't want to leave. I love the unit I am in. We are happy here. I have a height wall that I will have to transfer to a board to take with me to the new place. Just a lot of memories in this home... I know we will make memories at every place we live, but I seriously hate moving. It gives me major anxiety... But it needs to be done, so no use in dwelling on what can't be changed. Time to get moving and get things lined up for when we do have to move. 

They are giving us until May 15th to be out of the old place. However, my goal is to be in a new place if we can by March or April. I really can't handle the stress of the unknown, so the sooner the better for my health!

I know God has bigger plans for us. It is hard when you feel so overwhelmed to see what God's plan is for you, but I know He has one and I am keeping the faith.