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 13

In the words of TyAnn…. (everything in the parentheses is mine) Today my mom took me to Joanns Fabric store for the first time in a while. I was so happy when I got to see all the different craft supplies they had. I got some craft storage for the stuff I had at home. […]

Life’s Drastic Detour – Entry 12

TyAnn started her morning off by making strawberry syrup from scratch. Yes, you read that right. She is just that creative and talented. She got tired before it was done cooking and needed to rest, so I helped her at the end but it still came out great. She then poured her creativity into the […]

Life’s Drastic Detour – Entry 11

It’s so beautiful to see everyone celebrating TyAnn like every day is her birthday. She has received many gifts and cards of encouragement and each one bring her joy. Yesterday her lifelong best friends came to visit with her for a while. They’ve known each other their entire lives but due to distance and busy […]

Life’s Drastic Detour – Entry 10

Trying to adjust to our new normal is proving to be a bit challenging. Overall yesterday was a pretty good day once again filled with food, family and friends. Ty’s energy level was not as high but, still better than expected. Come night time that all began to change. Her neck was hurting and her […]

Life’s Drastic Detour – Entry 9

Yesterday was a great day. I loved yesterday! There were no doctor or hospital visits, or any new information. It was almost like a normal day. She woke up feeling great and wanting to go to IHOP. When your child has cancer and she wants to go somewhere, you pretty much try and make it […]

Life’s Drastic Detour – Entry 8

Final diagnosis… She does not have Rhabdomyosarcoma after all. The name of her cancer is Ewing’s sarcoma. This cancer is so rare that 2.9 out of a million people get it each year. It is a genetic defect but not hereditary. What that means is during a growth spurt, while her genes (jeans :-)) were […]