Military Life: What I’ve Learned So Far

It's officially December. Do you know how long I've been waiting for it to be December? A long time. Well, actually 6 months but, it feels like a LOT longer. I have been wanting to think and write about what I've learned about being a military spouse so far. Thinking about it, I realized how…

A Dreary Day: Fighting off Loneliness

Today is just one of those days. Its one of those days where my anxious thoughts are rising and loneliness is right on my shoulder. Brendan is gone in the field for a night doing NLN (Night Land Navigation, they have to find boxes in the dark in the woods.) Days like this I wake up…

Starting our Journey Together: The hardest goodbye

Tuesday, June 14th. The day before we left and the day of Maggie's, my sister-in-law, birthday. I had stressed about this day for a long time. This was the day of the hardest goodbye, the last drive around Lincoln, the last night sleeping in a home so familiar to me, and leaving everything familiar behind.…