Why Blog?

Why blog? My mother brought this idea to me and I was a bit skeptical at first. However, a calling has been felt lately to somehow share my insight and journey as a soldier for Christ. It has been prayed about and I don’t want to risk missing His answer. God blessed me with the […]

Life’s Drastic Detour – Entry 55

As I listened to my child’s heavy heart I realized that, unbeknownst to me, I have added to her stress. You see, I was so proud of her faith and great insight that I placed a sort of “spot light” on her. She is already having to deal with cancer, chemo and radiation but now […]

Life’s Drastic Detour – Entry 54

TyAnn has been enjoying life like a normal teenager the last few days. Yesterday she was playing Rockband with some friends at a birthday celebration and I truly enjoyed watching her get lost in normalcy. She much prefers people treating her like she isn’t sick than when she is given the sympathetic hug or cancer […]

Life’s Drastic Detour – Entry 53

TyAnn is fine. Well, she is still sick but her cancer has not metastasized (spread), praise God. In fact, it isn’t her lungs that were the problem at all. It is her intestines. They are impacted pretty badly and it only took them ten hours to tell us that and let us go home. It […]

Life’s Drastic Detour – Entry 52

The pain in TyAnn’s left side has been increasing by the hour and thus here we are, in the ER department of the hospital. She is thirsty, hungry and frustrated. This is not a new pain. In fact, it has been bothering her every night for over a month now. The doctors don’t know what […]

Life’s Drastic Detour – Entry 51

My heart is heavy as I watch my baby suffer through this round of chemo. I see this process taking its toll on her mind, body and soul. I want so badly to trade places with her but this is her journey and I can only stay by her side. At least this is a […]

Life’s Drastic Detour – Entry 50

Have you ever had such an emotional day that you fade out into a perpetual daze? Those kind of days seem to crawl along in slow motion, don’t they? One of the meds Ty is given is a steroid. It helps her with nausea but the side effects include mood swings and an insatiable appetite. […]