Honest Reflection: It. Was. Me.

It wasn’t a lightning bolt, but it might as well have been. Sweating it out, alone, in the “family” workout room. I was watching my watch, struggling to reintroduce my body to the bike after TOO many months away. And then it came to me, It. Was. Me. I know, it sounds a little cheesy, […]

Five Pieces of Advice To The New Military Spouse

Military wedding, bride and groom embrace.

I was a deer in headlights. In spite of my napkin and pen session with my future husband, I still had a lot to learn about military life when we got married. And I realize every day that I still have a lot to learn. But, after listening to the advice of many spouses that […]

Napkins And A Lesson In “Never Say Never”

I have no clue what he’s talking about! Should I pretend I’m following along, or actually pay attention? That was me, sitting across from my date over a plate of pasta, totally confused. But, in order to be engaged in this conversation, I knew I needed context. I knew that passive listening and nodding wasn’t going […]