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Ever feel like God just drops a word in your lap and then keeps revealing new things about that word to you and bringing that word in front of you over and over again? About 2 years ago I was in the thick of a battle with anxiety and panic attacks. Through the course of…

Veronika was one of my senior reps from Siegel High School this year and it has been so much fun getting to know this sweet girl. I love her sense of humor and her laid back personality! She is beautiful, kind, sweet, funny, easy going, compassionate and loyal. Veronika thank you so much for being…

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  • KaralineFebruary 2, 2016 - 11:14 pm

    I love your blog website pictures. Everything!ReplyCancel

    • CandyFebruary 17, 2016 - 7:55 pm

      Thank you so much Karaline! 🙂ReplyCancel

I had the best time photographing this sweet senior from Smyrna High School! She has the sweetest southern draw when she speaks, is devoted to her family and has the most AMAZING Hair! :)) We knew we wanted to do something with a “country” vibe to it to express her personality. Our original location fell…

I am a 32…(ok 42..man that’s a hard number to type) I am a 42 year old woman living in middle class America with a wonderfully supportive husband and 3 awesome beautiful and healthy children. We have 2 awesome doggies. We live in a great house, we are part of an AMAZING church, I volunteer…

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  • Jennifer FancherFebruary 14, 2015 - 2:11 am

    Candy,

    I know how difficult it is to be open about this vulnerability, but I am so glad to know I’m not alone. Just Monday night, I had one of the worst attacks yet. Mine started at the end of 2013 and I’m still navigating the ebbs and flows.

    You’re brave for taking the step forward and voicing this. Thanking God for His perfect timing in this post.

    Glad to see you are doing so well!
    Best to you,
    Jennifer (Wesselman) FancherReplyCancel

    • CandyFebruary 15, 2015 - 12:51 pm

      Oh Jennifer…I’m so sorry that you are struggling with this also! I know how scared you must have been Monday night and I’m so very sorry! There is nothing fun about an anxiety attack!! I’m humbled that God has crossed our stories so that we can be assured that we are not suffering alone and that we can pray for each other and walk with each other through this! Praying for a calm day for you today and a restful nights sleep! 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Darlene YagerMarch 24, 2015 - 3:34 pm

    Candy, Jennifer’s blog led me to your blog. I found Jennifer’s quite by accident reading a “New Nostagia” blog that had a link in it to Jennifer’s blog, “Noting Grace”. A link there led me here ☺️. Yout secret society term made me chuckle. As a 15 year Panic/anxiety attack society “member”, I know there are WAY too many of us. I posted a wayyyyy too long comment on Jennifer’s blog, in fact having to post in increments because I was WAY over characters. It’ll be a miracle if it appears there at all. The world of women, men, children enduring this is staggering. I have a mantra “thoughts only thoughts, thoughts only thoughts” to try to over ride mine. Crawling into a ball is preferable. I’ll listen to Plumbs “Blink” because the entire cd on mu ipod is like a lullaby. Lifting you in prayer & will continue to do so.ReplyCancel

    • CandyMarch 25, 2015 - 3:59 pm

      Darlene,
      I’m so glad you stumbled unto my blog! lol..So sorry to hear that you are a member of my secret society 🙂 but glad to know I’m in good company! I LOVE Plumb!! One of my favs! I totally get the crawling into a ball thing…someday’s it take every bit of strength I have just to get out of bed and fight it yet another day! I appreciate your prayers more than you know and I will be praying for you as well!
      Thanks for taking the time to comment!
      CandyReplyCancel

  • Dave EarpJuly 2, 2015 - 2:34 pm

    Hi Candy … I thought you might find this video by Whil Wheaton for Project UROK interesting. He talks about his own journey with anxiety. His story is some what different than mine and likely different than yours but it is still a good one to watch. Just goes to show how people quietly live with things and others are completely unaware…

    http://www.upworthy.com/whats-it-like-living-with-mental-illness-ask-wil-wheaton?g=2&c=ufb1&fb_ref=DefaultReplyCancel