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7th Birthday Eve

7th Birthday Eve

Mitchell Bays Turner (2012-2014) and me in the hospital the first week after he was diagnosed with a rare leukemia. There are so many things about this photo. My cross necklace is one thing that is a special symbol from that time. When Mitchie was diagnosed, I wanted...

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Momcologists

Momcologists

A Momcologist is the mother of a child with cancer. She is part parent, part nurse and full time advocate. Jen and I are Momcologists to boys who are the same age. We met when our boys were in cancer treatment. William is a survivor. 🎗 Mitchell is an Angel. 👼 She told...

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Twenty Years!

Twenty Years!

Today is the 20th Anniversary of my move from Mississippi to Charlotte. I would not have taken the risk if Alexis Bullock had not persuaded me to move here with her. Everyone, including my family, thought I was crazy and made bets on how long it would take me to come...

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Choose Happy

Choose Happy

I believe we have a choice to be happy. Because life is too short and too special to be unhappy.   You can start to choose happiness by surrounding yourself with positive people and positive messages.   Watch good news and heartwarming stories versus watching the news...

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#relationshipgoals

#relationshipgoals

Have you ever prayed for something for a long time, trusting that God will guide and provide like only He can - and then something happens in response?  That is His work in your life. For people who haven’t yet experienced that personal relationship with God, this...

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My Accidental Only

My Accidental Only

Since Mitchell’s death, I have struggled knowing that his big brother, Frank, is left here alone.   Frank is my accidental only child. I never intended for Frank to be the only child.  That wasn’t in my plan. I wanted two children; maybe more. But, life has clearly...

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My Journey With Resilience

My Journey With Resilience

People always ask me how I have survived; how I have been so resilient despite all the challenges, difficult times, and pain that I have been through.  That question always stumps me.  I guess because I’ve never really thought a lot about it – I never...

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Seek Ye First

Seek Ye First

Every day you are going to have darkness. Every day you get a new chance at life. Every day is a new opportunity to find that light. It’s there for those who seek it. I know better than anyone that, sometimes, finding that light is hard. Painfully hard....

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Meg McElwain

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