Life is Wonderfully Unpredictable

Look at that GORGEOUS sunrise!! Gorgeous. It literally took my breath away. I got up all early this morning, and watched the sunrise from Paul’s gym as I worked out to the magic of My 600 Pound Life. Little did I know, I’d get my first official death threat today. It’s just a special reminder that life is wonderfully unpredictable. So there I was, driving … Continue reading Life is Wonderfully Unpredictable

HAPPY NEW YEAR! A Mighty Welcome to Year 2020!

HAPPY NEW YEAR, Y’ALL! 🎉 Did you know that not only is this year 2020—the start of a whole new decade of possibilities—but it’s also *leap* year?? How cool is that? I can’t fully explain *why* but, that just lights a fire in me! And now, one of my goals for this new, fantastic year, is to finish the first draft of my second novel, … Continue reading HAPPY NEW YEAR! A Mighty Welcome to Year 2020!

I Love My Sent-To-Production Brain Baby

There she is. My sent-to-production brain baby. I remember when I finished the very first draft… I never imagined it’d get this far. I really didn’t. I had hope, but that was literally all I had. A hope! A wish! Never underestimate hope. When that hope is lit up with the fire of *work* and a refusal to give up, *anything* is possible. And the … Continue reading I Love My Sent-To-Production Brain Baby

Once Upon a Run

It’s December 1st! Which means, my UnBirthday is approaching. I’d like to reflect on things I’ve experienced and learned since December 13, 2010. The following very-true-story was originally written on my UnBirthday last December, as I reflected on one of my most favorite years of my life: It’s December 13th, my 8th unbirthday!!! WOOO! So, let me tell you a story. *ahem* Once upon a … Continue reading Once Upon a Run

1,111 Days

Yesterday, I reached day 1,111 consecutive days of at least 1/2 hour of scripture study each day. I am not a perfect person—one unscheduled visit to my home will show you that; you should ask to see my bedroom, where I hide all the laundry that I haven’t put away… on second thought, don’t do that. That’d just be uncomfortable for both of us. But … Continue reading 1,111 Days

The Final Draft is FINALLY Done! 🎉

Well, it is finished. It is finally finished. I’m totally brain dead now, so the following isn’t going to make much sense, but I just had to celebrate and say: the 12th and final round of editing is done, and The Very Real World of Emily Adams has been sent off for proofreading. HOORAY!!! 🎉 I’m so excited and happy, the FINAL edit is done! … Continue reading The Final Draft is FINALLY Done! 🎉