Not the miracle we’ve been hoping for…

dani@beautyfullmess.com - October 29, 2017

… but, I believe it was a miracle nonetheless!  I was literally bent over super deep, muddy, tire tracks chalking tires with some rough hewn fence posts, scraping up gravel from the sides of the road to fill tracks and offer traction, kiddos were hauling over more lumber they found, cory was unhooking our tow pickup and trailer and constantly adjusting boards, between trying to …

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Holding tight to what matters!

dani@beautyfullmess.com - October 21, 2017

We all have things we value. Those things we hold dear to our hearts.  I always have my favorites and I’m guessing you do too?  My “fave” list so to speak has changed through the years and of course it did at different stages of my life based on age, if we were married or single, had kiddos, etc… With Lyme Disease and Babesia, it …

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Tired of fighting-HAIR

dani@beautyfullmess.com - October 19, 2017

Thats right…  you heard me!  I’m so exhausted of fighting my hair…  the fact that with Babesiosis eating all my ferrrtin for the last almost three decades, my hair won’t grow. It’s falling out like crazy and has broken off over 8 inches total without ever cutting it. Most of you know I’ve been trading my dear friend Jenna for pics/ extensions for over 8 …

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My Parents Were HERE!

dani@beautyfullmess.com - October 18, 2017

I’m lying in bed here in Mt. Pleasant, Texas thinking about what to share with y’all for the evening. It’s been a hard day of hardly making it out of bed because of severe fatigue. The kind that makes it hurt to speak, and you can barely utter a one word answer. Cory drove us over 300 miles from Austin to our RV site here …

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The GOOD. The BAD. The UGLY.

dani@beautyfullmess.com - October 10, 2017

yayaya…  we’ve all head that saying before…  I know!  But I wanted to share my life with you. Today has been a super rough one.  This last month has been rough. Don’t get me wrong, we’ve had LOTS of good and joy in it all too. Somedays we’re having to try harder to find the good that others and somedays we want to throw in …

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On the road again…!

dani@beautyfullmess.com - September 26, 2017

Just when you think you have a leg up on Babesia… it reminds you that there’s no stopping it’s disease. While we’ve been traveling for the past almost 20 days now, I’ve had a lot of really good days and then I’ve also had some pretty rough ones. We’ve been super hopeful as has our doctor that my ferretin (a protein in my iron), would …

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Our Great Adventure!

dani@beautyfullmess.com - September 13, 2017

….. and we’re off!  It’s been a while and soooooo very much has happened.  Unfortunately I’ve allowed some people’s negative comments to get further into my head than I normally do. Though I know the truth and don’t answer to anyone else, at times the thoughtless actions of others sting…  it’s a great reminder to think before you speak and pray before you act, so …

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Tune It Out, so you can “LIVE IT OUT!”

dani@beautyfullmess.com - July 28, 2017

I’ve had someone tell me lately that my actions “do not match what is seen on Facebook”. This of course initially stung, because I live in a way that is extremely open and honest and I’ve never been told anything even close to this from dear friends to brand new acquaintances.  After a few minutes of being initially upset; I quickly remembered what I would …

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Then and Now…

dani@beautyfullmess.com - July 25, 2017

It’s been awhile…  I know. But we’re still here and plugging along. I’m sitting here at my doc appt for today and realizing there’s so much to be grateful for.  I’m sitting next to a sweet momma of three who just found out she has stage 4 metastisized cancer… she’s desperate for healing and in shock.  You can see the hurt on her beautiful face …

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Guest Post #1… from Lucy Faith

dani@beautyfullmess.com - May 9, 2017

After I dried my eyes for the last time of what seemed like a million… here is the post from my 11 year old beautiful on the inside and out, oldest daughter and true blessing of a friend… my Lucy Faith. Please read and PLEASE share her post however you possibly can… we need awareness… we need funding… we need acknowledgement of this disease… we …

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