How it all began...

Dusty and I met just after his mission in 2003. We both had our seperate little plans for our lives and then it happened-we started living our own fairy tale. Our courtship seemed to be just that for me; it was something I had always dreamed about and it turned out to be even better than I had imagined. And then ten months later, it got even better as we became three. Rhiannon has been such a joy to us and each day she brings us even more laughter. It was only another two short years and our little buddy Cy came along. A few short years after that our baby Brittain became a part of our family. There never has been, and I am sure never will be, anything in life that brings me more joy than my children and my husband. I truly feel that I am living a fairy tale (well...most days!)

Sunday, November 8, 2009

That Terrible "C" Word

The above pictures don't necessarily relate to the what this paragraph will talk about but I wanted to include them.
So I have come to one of those walls. You know what I am talking about, right? A tremendously huge roadblock that the road I am traveling on has brought me to. It is one of those stone walls that has forced me to contemplate where I am at on that road and how I will move forward. There have been several things in my life that I have been struggling with and I have yet to take control and bust through them. Instead, I have conveniently figured out how to build a road AROUND them. So this week has I have come to a realization that CHANGE stinks but it is the only way I will get through this wall. I have come up with an action plan for each of these struggles and I plan to over come them. It has been an incredibly peaceful experience. As part of this experience I have learned that stating my plan out loud will help me to be accountable for all of my plans; therefore, I am telling all of you about this epiphany. And so my journey of CHANGE begins...
We have enrolled in a class called Financial Peace University to gain CONTROL of our budget.
I have signed up to be a part of an 8 week weight loss challenge to gain CONTROL of my health.
I have started a new calendaring system to gain CONTROL of my schedule.
And let me tell feels so GOOD!!


Matt and Lindsay said...

You are amazing. Life does get crazy, but I have learned a lot from watching you! You have an amazing little family and you are always so willing to serve others! I am glad you are finding some peace!!! If you ever need anything let me know :o)

Lyndzi said...

That's awesome and good luck! If the Financial Peace University thing is Dave's awesome. We read The Total Money Makeover and wow, let's just say we've been a lot happier since. Having a little control in your life is so nice.

The Davis Family said...

You'll love Dave Ramsey's program! I've never done the Financial Peace University, but I love listening to his radio show and his book is great. Good luck with all the CHANGES you're making in your life! Sounds like some good things to work on.

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