EVEN IF THE HEALING DOESN’T COME|BELLE’S DIAGNOSIS

(Photo courtesy of Ashley Costanzo Photography) Sometimes the princess finds her prince. Sometimes the orphan finds a forever home. Sometimes the chemo works, and the cancer disappears. But sometimes, happily ever after doesn’t happen. At least not in the way you’d hoped. Many, many people prayed for Belle to be healed. Many prayed for a complete […]

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WHAT YOU CAN’T PREPARE FOR| LIFE IN THE NICU

We’ve been in the NICU for a week, and I’m pretty sure I’ve already gained a reputation as being “that Mom.”  The one who comes to meetings with her binder and list of qustions. The one who asks for everything to be repeated to be sure she has recorded it accurately. The one who researches everything […]

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BABY BISPING UPDATE|25 Weeks

Giving Thanks We’re not really sure where to begin to thank people for all of their love and kindness over the last three weeks. I blogged about our little girl so I wouldn’t have to explain her issues a million times and in hopes that our friends and family would pray for her. I never […]

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IT’S A…..|BABY BISPING #2

  Okay, so I would be lying if I said I was totally surprised to find out the gender of our second baby. My amazing friend did an early ultrasound at 13 weeks, and gave us a pretty good idea as to her thoughts on the gender of the baby. Of course, at that early […]

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ARE YOU HAVING TWINS?|and|DO YOU STILL WORK OUT?

I have remained relatively quiet about my health and fitness during this pregnancy (except for in my accountability groups of course). I keep getting a lot of people asking me if I’m “still working out.” (Maybe that is because I look wayyyy more pregnant than I am. At 15 weeks, I’ve already been asked if […]

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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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