The script was written by Marvin Faulkner as a method of therapy after losing his own wife to cancer. The film is dedicated to her memory.
The film was shot almost entirely in Mansfield TX and a few scenes shot in Ft Worth TX and Cancun Mexico.
The movie was inspired by true events experienced by writer Marvin Faulkner.
Principal photography lasted almost two years, starting in early 2007 and continuing until October 2008. The film was shot almost exclusively on the weekends.
Jennifer Hamorsky became pregnant shortly after receiving the part of Debra. Her first appearance in the opening scene and the rest of her scenes were shot almost a year apart.