Ten Years

The tenth anniversary of my diagnosis of Crohn’s disease is quickly approaching. This month, however, is right about the time it hit me. I’ve written about that before, so I won’t go into those details. What I do need to talk about is the severity of this disease and it’s complications. Every year around this…

A Lesson On Endurance

I’m not very good at telling people how much they mean to me. Mostly because when I try, I’ll get two words out before the tears start flowing and i’m squeaking out the rest in my best Alvin the Chipmunk voice. For that reason, Pastor Kip and Cheryl Potter have no idea just how much…

Thank You

Two weeks ago I shared my testimony here on the blog. I was completely overwhelmed by the response I received, and by how many people my message has reached. Several of you have written to me of similar experiences, thanking me for sharing some hope for a better future. It touches my heart to know that…


Get to know me.

Overwhelmed, confused, and scared, I sat in the hospital bed with tears streaming down my face and a lump in my throat. Trying to make sense of the medical gibberish coming from the doctor’s lips, the only words that continued to play through my mind were “chronic disease“.

Welcome Lacie Mae

On the morning of July 17th, 2014, I was making my final preparations for the birth of my second baby girl. My bags were packed, my house was sparkling, and my phone calls were made. Though nothing could prepare me for the extravagant change that was about to take place in my little world.

Heather Holland of MrsPaleoMommy is Blooming!

I had a wonderful opportunity to attend a creative workshop earlier this week, entitled “The Bloom Workshop“. Hosted by Ashley Slater Photography and Michaela Noelle Designs, the workshop offered education and inspiration to improve styling and design, photography, and blogging skills. These ladies have gone above and beyond to put together such a fun and informative day! Feeling…


Thoughts from The Thoughtful Cavedad and French Toast Frittata!

Hi, I’m Paul, from Thoughtful Cave Dad.  Well, one of the Pauls anyways.  There are actually two of us nutcases over there having some fun with this family-oriented Paleo blogging thing. When Heather asked me a month or so ago to write a guest post she said, “We obviously have enough time, so there is…