Archive of ‘True Stories of Hope and Health’ category

CULTIVATING A SPIRIT OF JOY | AND, FINDING HER “APPY”

“This girl is just so happy,” I said to my husband, laughing. Our smiling, bouncing toddler turned and looked me square in the eye with her cheeky, toothy grin and squealed, “Appeee! Appeee!” Joey and I looked at each other, mouths dropped. “Did she just say happy?” he asked. Upon hearing her new word, specifically, […]

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BELLE’S BASH|AND, REFLECTING ON 2017

KICKING MY BUTT I’m a bit ashamed of myself that it has taken me over 2 months to write about the amazing event that happened in our lives on Oct. 21st. The truth is, life has been absolutely kicking my butt over the last few months. I really mean that in the best possible way. […]

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BELLE’S “BEAT THE ODDS” BIRTHDAY BASH | AND YOU’RE INVITED!!!

  A YEAR IN REVIEW A year old? Did that really just happen? Only ONE overnight in the hospital after our initial stay? Are you kidding me? Speaking of our initial stay, they told us 2-6 months and we checked out the day she turned two months old! Is this for real? ZERO fevers, ZERO […]

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TRUE STORIES|AMERICAN HERO

The following entry is a guest post from Mr. Raymond Tarr.   “MILITARY COMMITMENT” My name is Raymond Tarr, and I’m 66 years old. I grew up in the 50’s & 60’s. At that time our country was involved in the Cold War, and the words that many young men heard were “military commitment” (what […]

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