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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

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Half Marathon Training: Weeks 6-7

Monday: Off Tuesday: 4 Mile Tempo Run I ran one mile fast, one slow, then another fast, and finished up nice and slow. Wednesday: Cross Training -Boxing Unfortunately, during this class my gloves decided to fall apart.  I either punch way too hard, or my glove had a defect in the stitching.  I took it… Continue reading Half Marathon Training: Weeks 6-7

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Valentine Care Package

Alright, I’ll admit, this box is the first one I’m sending later than I planned (the goal is always to get them in the mail before the first of the month), but hopefully the theme will make up for that fact. This month’s care package stumped me.  I mean, I searched Instagram profiles, Pinterest pins,… Continue reading Valentine Care Package