But I’m Not a Dog Person

But I’m Not a Dog Person

One month ago, we lost our dog of fourteen years. Although I’m a kid (not a dog) person, after Sherman died, I was broken. Every time I’d walk by his bed was or thought I heard him shake his collar, I’d cry so hard it took my breath away. Every picture, memory, and...
Ma’am, Your Asian-ness is Showing

Ma’am, Your Asian-ness is Showing

“I thought she was going to be brown-skinned.” This is isn’t the first time I’ve had this sentiment directed toward me lately. When the young man we mentor introduced me to his friend, she looked a bit surprised and confused. Although we’ve been in Polo’s life for a...
Steps of Faith(e)

Steps of Faith(e)

DO NOT CONFORM to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is-his good, pleasing and perfect will. Romans 12:2   Whenever my mom dropped me off at elementary and...
Why I’m Making (GF Calorie Free) Donuts

Why I’m Making (GF Calorie Free) Donuts

After going to PT for five weeks for “frozen shoulder,” my doctor referred me to a new PT. Mike, my new therapist, told me my condition is tricky. He said any treatment will be difficult, painful, and “may or may not help.” Great. Along with the inability to brush my...
My Autoimmune Dis-ease

My Autoimmune Dis-ease

Ten years ago I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease that by God’s grace has not progressed, been symptomatic, nor could I get a second opinion confirming it. Recently, however my bloodwork is indicating a progression, that in whatever form, my body is fighting...
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