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

A Day in the Life · Deployment · Military Lifestyle · MILSO · Missing Him

Deployment Diaries: Bad News

Good Evening Love, Unfortunately, not all days can begin with wonderful dreams of you. Instead, today began with you asking if I had seen the news lately.  Now to be honest, I have, you know I always tune in to the daily news, but when you asked me that my heart sank.  I mean, you… Continue reading Deployment Diaries: Bad News

A Day in the Life · Distance · LDR · Military Lifestyle · MILSO · Missing Him

What I Learned in the Bathroom

“Put the damn toilet seat down,” I expressed in frustration. I find myself repeating this over and over while I’m with my Love.  I mean what girl hasn’t had to say that to their SO? Whether we’re at our family homes, or a hotel, sharing a toilet with him can be irritating. But today, when… Continue reading What I Learned in the Bathroom

A Day in the Life · Deployment · Distance · LDR · Lessons · Long Distance Relationship · Military Lifestyle · MILSO

What His First Deployment Taught Me

My Love’s first deployment was a first for both of us.  It was the first time I actually felt like a MilSO – He was actually gone, and I was The Girl Back Home. Looking back, here are a few things I learned: I can Achieve my Goals:  In order to keep my mind occupied… Continue reading What His First Deployment Taught Me

A Day in the Life · Distance · Future · LDR · Long Distance Love Story · Long Distance Relationship · Love · Military Lifestyle · Missing Him · Staying Positive · waiting

One Day Closer!

After spending our second Valentine’s Day separated by roughly 4000+ miles, I needed to focus on the positives! Since day 1 with my Love, I have had a handy countdown app on my phone.  I add in the dates we’re counting down to and then place the widget on my phone’s home screen.  So every… Continue reading One Day Closer!