Hi, friends! If you’re reading this, I’m assuming you’ve been following along with us during this crazy brain tumor diagnosis and journey to surgery. Thank you seems to fail at describing my gratitude, but maybe it’s a start J One week post-surgery is better than I could have imagined! I really didn’t know what to … Continue reading Brain Surgery – One Week Later!
I can’t believe we’re here. It’s been just over two months since I found out about this Acoustic Neuroma in my head. And now, I’m four days out from the surgery to remove it. When I first found out, I spent the first 3 weeks feeling like I was almost drowning in fear and worry. … Continue reading 4 Days and counting…Prayers
March 4th from Erin... Most Recent Update: I have my pre-op appointment and Neurosurgery appointment next Wednesday, March 10.Surgery is scheduled for March 30 at Vanderbilt in Nashville, TNIf all goes well with the surgery, I will come back home on Friday, April 2 or Saturday, April 3.I've created a facebook group where I'll post … Continue reading An Invitation
February 18th from Erin... Quick Updates: First of all, THANK YOU for praying and for sharing this with others. I am so encouraged to know I’m being prayed for. Also, your comments, texts, calls, lunch dates, etc mean the world to me! I feel incredibly loved :)We have a surgery date – it’s March 30! … Continue reading So. Many. Feelings.
February 11, 2021 - from Erin Quick Updates We met with the surgeon at Vanderbilt and really liked him. He was very personable and patient with all our questions. He feels I have over 95% chance of coming out the other side of this with the only loss being the hearing in my left ear. … Continue reading Enneagram Identity Crisis & Spiritual Blind Spots
February 3, 2021 I realize I'm sharing two posts in one day, but I wrote them a week apart. I’ve discovered recently that I have a tendency to bury my feelings. I don’t like feeling sad or upset, so I tend to move right on past those feelings to start re-framing. I’m all too ready … Continue reading Giving Up [from Erin]
Update from January 27, 2021 So, for a while now, I’ve been experiencing some hearing loss in my left ear. But last fall, it seemed to get worse. So, after procrastinating for a few months, I went to the doctor to see what was going on. An MRI revealed I have an Acoustic Neuroma, which … Continue reading Big News [from Erin]
We’ve all been given an opportunity in midst of this unprecedented season. Our lifestyles and habits have been forced out of their typical grooves. Our auto-pilot functions no longer serve us well. It’s like our bike chain got kicked out of gear. So, now we each have a choice.
One of the weird things about moving into a new house being surprised by plants. Not that there's an Azalea jumping out and shouting at you from around the corner or anything. But there's still this element of surprise. The subtle, slow unfolding of little chlorophyll-charged mysteries. They just start popping out of the ground … Continue reading Mystery Plants :: Some thoughts on kids
My hands have been a bit full lately, so I haven't had time to write anything this week. Instead I decided to compile the top 5 most popular posts from the last year and half or so since I started the blog. That way, if you have just recently started following, you can catch up … Continue reading Top 5 Most Popular Posts