• MilSpouse Friday Fill-In #70

    Time for a blog of a more personal note, with MFF!  If you’re a military significant other, check out Wifey’s to get in on the action. 1.  What’s the one thing in the past month you would have changed?  DH…

  • AF Reserve: Shameless Plug

    If you’re visiting my website directly, you may notice that I have a new tab, “ Get1Now is a referral program for the Air Force Reserve.  It allows me as a reservist to submit your name and contact information to…

  • photo OTS

    One down, nineteen to go!

    Source: One year ago today.  In 2010, I had been joking with Trinnie that if I hit thirty and wasn’t with child that I would finally join the military, as I’d been talking/dreaming about for some time.  With no…

  • Leaving Lackland

    [This was written Monday, August 1st, as I flew from Lackland AFB to Keesler AFB.] I started my summer vacation as a civilian, a military spouse.  A mere eight and a half weeks later, I leave Texas as a military…

  • Just when you thought I was gone!

    Battle buddy Ebony and I! We reported this morning at 0700.  After getting to bed at 0015, the 0500 wake-up call was painful.  Totally my fault, I was running around at the last minute making sure everything was finalized for…

  • Oh USO, how I love thee!

    The USO is the only way to go for a military member traveling via air.  Ebony and I arrived here in Dallas earlier than expected, which worked out well, since we took the tram to damn near every terminal in…

  • Hundred Pushups

    I hesitate to post and brag about this accomplishment, because I didn’t do them without pausing, and I wasn’t even pausing in the appropriate/approved “downward dog” position.  I was about to go off to BMT without ever taking the final…

  • The Numbers

    [Source] 12,400 calories burned while running at working out at the gym (since I got my Garmin). 2090 sit-ups (not including exhaustion tests or the sit-ups I did when I was working at the higher rate). 1696 pushups (not including…

  • Feeling, Fears, and Failure

    [Source] I get asked pretty frequently about how I’m feeling, with regards to my impending ship date.  Are you nervous?  Are you getting excited?  Are you ready to get yelled at?  My response is typically, “I’m anxious and I’m eager.”  I’m not…

  • What I’ll be thinking, come Tuesday…

    [Source] Yes, it was a short summer, Mrs. C.  I have two days “off” before I leave for BMT (Sunday and Monday), and even then, I know I’ll be finalizing things around the house. DH’s daughter is graduating high school…

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