Praying For Your Children

Praying For Your Children

When I pray…oh my sweet babies, how I’ve prayed for them…all five of them, fervent, heartfelt prayers!  My sweet Sarah, my prayers for you started with two pink lines.  You were all the hopes and dreams I was told I’d never be able to have.  Such a sweet bundle of joyful girl you’ve been in this mama’s life! Then there were the years, three long years, where I wondered if we’d ever have more.  I prayed.  I prayed and I…

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Comparison: Stop Being The Thief Of Your Own Joy

Comparison: Stop Being The Thief Of Your Own Joy

As I walked on the treadmill, I could see her again.  I had started working out Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays and was at the end of the second week in the gym.  She’d been there every single day and I was amazed at her laser focus as she worked her way through the gym.  She was ridiculously in shape.  Not overly skinny, but her body was well toned, and she was just a beautiful girl.  I so wished my rear…

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Starting Over Isn’t Square One

Starting Over Isn’t Square One

It’s the new year! With new things to resolve and 365 days ahead of us, we feel like we can tackle anything! Unfortunately, Business Insider tells us that 80% of new years resolutions fail by February. That’s really disappointing to hear. I think part of the problem is we feel like we’re starting from square one and it’s hard to start from the beginning. At the beginning of 2016 I started walking again.  It felt discouraging because I was only…

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All The Bits N Pieces

All The Bits N Pieces

Welcome to Charyse’s Bits N Pieces, where we talk about all the bits and pieces of life. In the bits and pieces of my life I’ve walked through depression, anxiety, infertility, multiple miscarriages, the ups and downs of trying to lose weight with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, and a preemie born at 27 weeks. My bits and pieces currently include my love for writing, books, music, and Netflix, and geocaching, my journey to find a healthy me, my husband, an Army…

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