Blessed and Thankful

Blessed and Thankful

Blessed and Thankful A Thanksgiving Poem   A  year of gratefulness, filled with intent To be someone who cares, who gives more than takes And fulfill a purpose to represent. Seeing beautiful places and making new friends, Learning so much from everyone you meet...
Scary Thoughts

Scary Thoughts

                                                          Photo by Lisa  M. Spradley Wide Awake. You know that feeling when you wake up in the middle of the night and cannot go back to sleep? You toss and turn and rearrange the pillows, but nothing helps. So you lay...
Do You Have Any Questions?

Do You Have Any Questions?

   Do you have any questions? Every transplant team member that I spoke with at Ochsner Medical Center asked me this question during the pre operative appointments that I had on Tuesday, August 22.  They asked again on the following Monday morning prior to starting...
Positive Persuasion

Positive Persuasion

Thumbs up!   That’s the sign Julie and I gave when asked if we would like to go faster on our boat tour of Hilton Head with our lovely host Trish and her husband Captain Gregg, aka Jack of All Sparrows. Positive persuasion to let them know we were all in! We all...
Work Harder, Believe In Yourself

Work Harder, Believe In Yourself

We can be our own worst enemy.  Continually doubting ourselves and setting goals only to not realize them because of a lack of faith in our ability.  Imagine living life with no hope and never realizing your dreams because of fear of failure.  It happens too often and...