Last Sunday was my birthday. Chapter 38. A new year. New experiences. New challenges. New blessings. New lessons. Chapter 37 taught me many lessons. A few stood out the most. I can survive getting told that my cancer is back. While I “knew” that someday I would hear those words again, a little piece of me
Today, Jacey turns 16. 16 years of her bringing a smile to our face and all those around her. Sure, you could say I am biased, but I truly do believe that the world is a better place because she is in it. I sure know our lives are. Since birth, Bryan and I have written
It’s no secret, that this New Mexico move has been hard on me. The hardest PCS yet. There have been some redeeming moments though. Due to the remote location of Holloman AFB and the needs of a crazy active teen, we chose to split the commute and live halfway between Holloman and Las Cruces on
Welp, it’s official. Orders are in hand (finally). The Buchorn’s are headed back to Texas this fall and we are thrilled! Texas is “home” and we all LOVE San Antonio. And yes, before you ask, we’ve only been here for a little over a year. If you ‘ve been following me for very long,
18 years. Today marks 18 years of marriage to my best friend. 18 years ago, I would have said that love is flowers and dinners out. Holding hands and romantic dates. Gifts and love notes. It is all that, but it is so much more. It is clean windshields and full tanks of gas. It
1. Piper and Peyton, these two annoying, furry things have been a part of our family for a year now. 2. Medical providers/facilities that earn my trust and make things happen. 3. A few days in Texas with my girl, sight-seeing and enjoying time together around medical appointments. 4. Lunch with Teetra (my Mom) and Kevin.
Dear Cancer, In 2008, you reared your ugly head. I always knew you would. Eventually. At 28 it was daunting to hear. I went from a wife and mom just living her life, to being scared and constantly plastering fake smiles to my face. Eventually, you just became the norm. I lived life among the
Today is a monumental day. Monumental. We have survived 1 entire year here in New Mexico, Land of “Entrapment”. ;-) 18 years of doing this thing we call military life and this PCS has been the hardest. I am not going to lie. Or sugarcoat. None of us were excited to move here, but when