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God Has Plans

Posted by on April 7, 2017 in Blog, Family, Health, Home Page Recent Posts | 4 comments

God Has Plans

So often in life our path takes a change that we are unable to avoid. Sometimes leaving us feeling stranded on the side of the road broken down wondering when things will turn up. These past two weeks I must admit I have felt a little bit broken down myself, as to be expected with the changes that come to one’s life with bringing children into this world. However it’s not the sleepless nights or the fatigue of taking care of 3 children now that has left me broken hearted. Rather it’s the fact of trying to accept the fact that God has plans for me even though I may not know what they are. You see, when we brought little Louie into this world I would have never expected he would be the last child I would be able to carry and deliver. Let me explain… flash backwards to giving birth to Venice. I hemorrhaged really bad loosing 10 pounds in blood and almost my life. I can’t express to anyone how terrifying that moment was to me. It took a lot out of me, and months of recovery, emotionally and physically. However the doc believed it to be by chance of this happening, so I moved on with life and remembered again what I need to often tell myself… that God has plans. Then I became pregnant again. This time we wanted to be surprised by gender. It kept us wondering and imagining who this little person would be in my belly and made it so special, I’m so glad we did it, and I would do it again if I could… but I can’t. You see when sweet little Louie came into this world everything was perfectly fine until the second night where I hemorrhaged again. As I was sitting up in bed I recognized the feeling all too well that I felt after delivering Venice and I began to panic. Soon enough there was an army of people helping me out to help control the bleeding. Just when they felt like they gained control, the blood just kept coming. However, thanks to an amazing inspired doctor he was able to do a procedure to help stop the bleeding that really helped save my life–again.  Matt and I had some quiet alone moments together in the hospital after all the commotion died down. We couldn’t help but tear up a little bit and count our blessings that yet again I made it through this traumatic experience. At moments we just stared at each other in silence holding hands not even wanting to think of what the outcome could have been. The real tragedy hit when we found out that this bleeding thing was no coincidence and that it will only get worse with every pregnancy and they don’t know if they can stop it in time. Boom, there I was hearing all these people saying different things to me with a cloudy mind and feeling broken down. I have given myself so much inappropriate guilt over here lately. Wondering what’s wrong with my body, it should be easy and natural to have kids not life threatening? So with time being a thief as all of us know too we’ll, I’ve been savoring every little moment with...

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Sick and Tired of Being Sick!

Posted by on February 14, 2012 in Blog, Family, My Personal Experiences | 0 comments

Okay so Craziest weekend ever! Over the weekend I felt like I was feeling just fine. Friday night after hanging with some friends and eating at Texas Roadhouse disaster struck…..  I was hit full on with the worst flu bug I have ever had in my life!!!! This was bad folks. Literally when I say worst in my life I would take back days of morning sickness and nausea if I didn’t have to go through that again!  Horrible cold chills, violent stomach ache, couldn’t even hold down a sip of water without throwing it up 5 minutes later. I took constant baths but that only held off the throbbing headache temporarily and encouraged me passing out on the floor in Matt’s arms.  Finally 3:00 am hit…yes in the morning. I was too weak to even move I had to surrender to going to the hospital. Anyone who knows me well knows I hate needles more than anything else. I have a really horrible phobia. I have to make Matt hold my hand to help me from crying. So when I volunteer myself to go to the hospital you know I needed it. When it came right down to it, the needle part wasn’t so bad I was actually thankful for needles for once and the nurses were so sweet and attentive to me. I also have found a new love in life to a nausea medication called zofran such a miracle pill! When they shot that in me it almost started working immediately.  We got home around 5:00am. We were so tired. My sweet husband is so very attentive and I am so thankful for him…however I wish this was the happy ending to the story…. Two hours later I got that stirring feeling in my stomach and starting throwing up all the fluids they just put into me….again I couldn’t even hold down water. Than do I dare say this on my blog… please forgive me…I had a horrible case of the runs. I pretty much lived on the toilet. I knew that through all this pain there was going to be no man made solutions.  I received a priesthood blessing. I kid you not nothing helped me even feel remotely better but after this healing blessing I was able to start to regain my energy and strength back. I am so thankful for the priesthood and its power. Sometimes when we are in pain the Lord is the last person we think to turn to, when in fact he should always be the first. He offers healing and comfort like nothing else can in this world. I am thankful to those who hold the Priesthood as well. I was so thankful I could call on Matthew on the spot and he was able to offer me threw the power of Christ the healing power I needed. This is mama bee signing out with such an appreciation for priesthood! Check out this Mormon message about the Prieshtood....

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