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Hi I'm Sadie

I grew up in Blackfoot, Idaho. I run a day spa and salon. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am an esthetician. I take care of skin! I love all things beauty! I love to read when I have the time. I am married to my high school sweetheart. I "waited" for him while he was serving his LDS mission. We have one child. His name is Oliver (Ollie). Oliver was born with a congenital heart defect. He has had 2 open heart surgeries so far in his short life. He will have one more and then a heart transplant down the road. We are a happy little family that works hard and lives to spend time with each other.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a mormon family. I was baptized into the church when I was eight years old. I have a forgetful memory, but that day stands out to me from my youth. It was a day of peace. I will never forget that feeling. I am a Mormon because it feels right. Each day I see blessings in my life from being a member of this church. Just recently my faith was tested and tried. When I was 20 weeks pregnant I found out the baby I was carrying had a congenital heart defect. We were given 3 options. We could abort the pregnancy, proceed with the pregnancy and bring him home and keep him "comfortable" till he died, or proceed with the pregnancy and our son would undergo 3 open heart surgeries. The outcome after the surgeries still wasn't a good one but we could at least have him here with us longer than we would without the surgeries. We chose to proceed with the pregnancy. Our little guy had his first open heart surgery at 3 days old. It just so happened to be my 23rd birthday as well. He had his second open heart surgery at 4 months old and is currently 11 months old. He is thriving and doing well. I know that we made it through this challenging time with Gods mercy and love. He is literally our Father in Heaven. He is aware of each and every one of his children. When I felt/feel discouraged, I say a prayer and I feel the warmth and love of God envelope me. He is aware of us. During our times of distress and grief He is listening and patiently waiting for us to turn to Him. I know I am a child of God. This knowledge affects each decision I make. It guides my life...and for that I am thankful. I am forever indebted to God... He granted me a little more time with my son. The future is still uncertain, but for now we are all here together and happy....and with the knowledge of God comes the sweet assurance of life after death. With this knowledge I know that I will be reunited with my loved ones in heaven.

How I live my faith

I go to church every Sunday and get to teach the 12-14 year old girls a short lesson each week. We talk about modesty, knowing that we are children of God, how to stick firm in our convictions, and SO much more! I love spending time with these young girls. They teach me more than I teach them I am certain. I learned the importance of Visiting Teaching in this ward. Each month I, along with my neighbour, get to visit 4-5 ladies in our neighborhood. We talk about faith and family....but more importantly we encourage each other. I didn't know any of my neighbors, but by visiting teaching I got to know many of them! It has really made me feel included.