Feature Friday for today, Amy Davidson! *possible trigger warning- miscarriage* Why this tattoo? In 2006 Scott and I discovered we were expecting a baby! We could hardly contain our excitement and wonder! It had taken almost a year for us to get pregnant. We started thinking, planning, dreaming, hoping. At 13 weeks we found out I was having a miscarriage, we were losing our baby. There are no words to describe the devastation, heartbreak and disbelief that we felt. How could God "do this to us" when we were "good people"? How could he allow this? Where was God? Did He forsake us? Did he not see "all that we were doing for him!?" Did He forget about us? Of course He hadn't. But in our grief and pain, we had major doubts about all truth we'd ever known. Sad to say, we doubted God. Completely. I vividly remember sitting and talking with my mom and telling her that if God had allowed this in our lives in order for us to be able to help others or relate to others, that I … [Read more...] about Why this tattoo?
I've spent the month of May focusing on taking control of my health. Sometimes all of my titles have a way of catching up to me; wife, mother, employee, volunteer, blogger etc.... Do you ever feel like you have too much on your shoulders? At the end of April I became very ill; enough to keep me down for a few weeks. It was a blessing in disguise. It made me thankful for my health, for the ability to go and do without limitation. I missed that. I missed my family, I was in quarantine for days. It made me realize that I need to be better. I needed to change so I could live a healthier lifestyle coming out of sickness. I've started incorporating many things to have a healthy lifestyle again. I think we are so eager to fill other's cups that we forget our own cup is empty, mom does need time to rest, too. Well, after a month of rest and reflection, I'm back and feeling better than ever. Do you feel like you need a change and finally take control of your health? Here you'll find my … [Read more...] about How To Take Control Of Your Health