Purpose & Intention

Seeing a young child newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes try to hide in the corner of the room and scream, "NO MORE SHOTS!" absolutely breaks my heart. Seeing the parents try to comfort their child with tears in their own eyes is even worse. Seeing the fight that ensues to make sure the child... Continue Reading →

When it Doesn’t Make Sense

Have you ever just sat and thought about how limited your understanding is of God's plan? Out of all the things that have happened to you in your life, have you actually understood the purpose? Let me give you some examples. I didn't understand why I was diagnosed with MS after having type 1 diabetes... Continue Reading →

Chasing Sleep

What if a thousand sleepless nights are what it takes to know you're near? I've heard this lyric hundreds of times. But honestly, the other day, it just struck me in a different way. How many of you have had a sleepless night? I'll have sleepless nights due to my blood sugars going crazy. I'll... Continue Reading →

Peaceful Patience

I was waiting for it. I was waiting for the PTSD to kick in. I was waiting to have that panicky feeling again. But, to my relief and surprise, it didn't come. Normally I dislike broadcasting anything about my illnesses - unless it's to raise awareness or spread some education around. I guess, since I... Continue Reading →

The Forgotten Definition of Love

Oh how this world is filled with love. You've seen the hashtags, one of the most popular being #lovewins. People have so many arguments for letting love trump hate and all of that jazz. And, in some ways, yes, reaching out to people with love is the correct way to do things.┬áBut, somehow, this world... Continue Reading →


According to Google, the word "liberation" means: the act of setting someone free from imprisonment, slavery, or oppression; release. I never truly understood the meaning of that word, until I did. I mean, sure, I knew what it implied. When you go to church, the pastor always talks about "liberation." Maybe you're used to a... Continue Reading →

Does God Care?

I was getting ready to do some homework this morning. I briefly went on facebook just for kicks, and got pulled into reading the comments on an article about pediatric cancer. One of the comments grabbed my attention. This person was referencing a quote by Stephen Fry. In response to what he would say if... Continue Reading →

Wait For It…

We've all been there. The start of a new semester. Overwhelming, am I right? It's like every teacher tells you every assignment/project/exam you will have during the semester, and then tells you, "It's so nice to meet all of you! We'll have a great semester." Meanwhile, you're sitting there freaking out. I start my clinicals... Continue Reading →

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