Delaney Grace is Home!

After spending 67 LONG days in the NICU, Delaney Grace came home last Tuesday. She started her NICU journey weighing 3 pounds 2 ounces: She ended her NICU journey weighing 6 pounds 1 ounce! If you have never had a child in the NICU, you don’t know how hard it is.  First of all, I […]

Part Two: Welcome to the World Delaney Grace

Before you read this post, make sure you have read Part One.  Then, get ready for picture overload! Delaney Grace Swafford was born on September 12, 2015 at 11:56 p.m.  She weighed in at a tiny 3 pounds 2 ounces but was a whopping 16 3/4″  long. The actual c-section was very easy for me. […]

Part One: Welcome to the World Delaney Grace

If you are new to my blog, please read these two posts before this one! One Day at a Time Takes on a Whole New Meaning Part One Part Two A week ago, September 12, I was told Delaney Grace would be born. Let me go back a day or two and start from the […]

Sometimes He Whispers

Life is crazy.  Life is busy.  Life can get a bit overwhelming at times. I used to be somewhat of a “workaholic.”  I did it out of both necessity and the love for my jobs.  During the school year, I would easily work 10 to 12 hour days.  I worked from 7:00-3:00 and then would […]

Wake Up Call

I went back to the doctor on Monday.  Of course, my blood pressure had been great for the whole week before going.  I get there, and it is high. Lovely.  You gotta love white coat syndrome. Just the thought of having to go back to the hospital if it is high, makes it high. ANYWHO…The […]

Part Two: One Day at a Time Takes on a Whole New Meaning

If you missed my post on Friday, you will want to read that one before this one or it might not make a whole lot of sense: Read it HERE. So, after a very eventful day on Monday, we were moved to a “more comfortable” room around 1:00 a.m.  More comfortable meaning, “It had a […]

One Day at a Time Takes on a Whole New Meaning…Part One

My motto this year is “One Day at a Time!”  For me, when I chose this, I thought it was for my weight loss journey…and it was…until last week. On Monday, at 27 weeks pregnant, I went to my doctor’s office for the “fun” glucose test to see if I had gestational diabetes.  I was […]

To All the First Year Teachers Out There…

For those of us in Georgia, we head back to school this week.  For me, this will be my 16th year teaching.  For my sister, she is embarking on her first year.  She will be teaching in a Georgia Pre-K class!  We went shopping together on Saturday and every time she would see something cute, […]

The 10 Commandments of Weight Loss…Part 2

Karen Wilson is back with Part 2 of Jacynta’s 10 Commandments of Weight Loss. If you did not read the first 10 Commandments, don’t worry…you can find them HERE.  I am loving these posts from Karen and I am sure you are also! The first 10 Commandments were so popular in our Sparkle groups that Jacynta […]

The 10 Commandments of Weight Loss

Karen Wilson is back with another fabulous two part series.  Tonight, you get part one and tomorrow, she will share with you part 2!  These are awesome and I am so thankful she is continuing to inspire you! 10 Commandments of weight loss?!?  Bet you didn’t know there was such a thing, huh?! Oh, yes! […]