closing the distance · Military Lifestyle · MILSO

How to Military-Proof the Career you Haven’t Even Started

Being a college student and Navy girlfriend has been great.  However, eventually both of those things will come to an end.  Soon I will be living with my Love (becoming his wife sometime) and I’ll be entering the workforce as a recent grad. With both of those changes coming so soon, here is what I… Continue reading How to Military-Proof the Career you Haven’t Even Started

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Deployment Goal Update: Half Marathon!

Just about a year ago, I was anticipating my Love’s second deployment.  As you know, to prepare for that, I made some deployment goals.  One of which was to complete a half marathon.  This goal had kept me plenty busy throughout the school year, because student teaching wasn’t crazy enough.  My best friend, became my… Continue reading Deployment Goal Update: Half Marathon!

counting down · Distance · Future · LDR · Long Distance Relationship · Military Lifestyle · MILSO · Missing Him

The Last Homecoming

Well here we are, another deployment has come and gone.  To be honest, it went a lot quicker than I thought.  Following my Love’s 7-month deployment, he came straight home as soon as he could.  The stars even aligned and it just so happened to be over my spring break (Thank you Navy!).  It was… Continue reading The Last Homecoming

A Day in the Life · Deployment · Military Lifestyle · Self Care

How to be a Mindful MilSO

While busy with life and student teaching, it has been hard to catch a break.  Add on the stress of a deployment, and I was in a rough spot for a few weeks.  However, I found a simple solution right in the progressive classroom that I work at.  Since we are always trying new things… Continue reading How to be a Mindful MilSO

Deployment · deployment goals · Military Lifestyle · MILSO · Missing Him

Deployment Diaries: 6 Months Down

One more month of deployment has past.  Honestly it feels like this deployment has flown by, which I’m very thankful for.  But I know that these last few weeks are going to drag on just because I’m excited for his homecoming. Entry: Hey Honey! Today you’ve been gone for exactly 6 months.  And a long… Continue reading Deployment Diaries: 6 Months Down