Essential supplies for your mastectomy

Whether the one facing this body-altering surgery is you, or someone close to you, mastectomies can be a scary and emotional procedure to think about. One way to calm the nerves is to focus on the practical ways you can be prepared for it.

When a friendship ends

You can handle it gracefully (hard to do) or not (easy to do). Either way, the consequences are on you, boo.

When you don’t feel like being nice

Know when it really matters to be nice? When you’re emotional and sleep-deprived and stressed and sad and somebody comes at you with an attitude.

Jen’s Chicken Spiedini

Discovered this after a sweet friend drove to my house all the way from Prosper just to make me a home-cooked meal during the height of breast cancer treatment.

To my future daughter-in-law and son-in-law

Outside of being entrusted with our own God-given children, I can think of no greater privilege than growing our brood by welcoming you into it, investing in your lives, and being present and purposeful in the future you create together.