Deployment Diaries: What is a Deployment Like?

Deployment is… a whole mess of emotions that I don’t even have a word for. It was like going through puberty, it was like I was dating a ghost, the beginning, middle and end all had totally different vibes to them. Advertisements

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An Open Letter to the Military Girlfriend I Was Two Years Ago

Dear you, I know exactly how you feel. You’re standing on your front lawn in your bare feet, the March sun beaming on your head. He’s walking away and all your left with is the Navy shirt that he got when he enlisted and your hand on your lips because he just kissed you for […]

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When Your SO Is Stationed Somewhere You Don’t Want

I was about to start teaching the first kickboxing class of the night when I got a text from Taylor saying, “Guess what?!”. I replied back with the usual, “What??!!” and waited for a response. I walked up to the small black ledge in the corner of our studio where today’s workout is posted. I […]

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When You Spend Your Holidays Without Your Sailor…

Holidays are known for couple activities; Ice skating dates, drinking hot chocolate by the fire, going to the city to see the Christmas lights and have dinner and the list goes on. But it’s kind of a strange position to be in during the holidays when you’re a military SO.

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Arguing The Healthy Way In An LDR

Every so often me and Taylor will go through periods of time where literally all we do is fight. Really I think every couple goes through these periods of time every now and then. If you didn’t argue here and there the relationship would not be healthy. Over the years of many toxic relationships I […]

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Turning Twenty-Three in Charleston…in Pictures

Twenty-three is such an eh age to turn. Not twenty-one anymore but not quite old enough to be a full on adult either. But as far as twenty-third birthdays go, I’d say I had the best.

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Meet A MILSO Monday: Stefanie and Ray

Ray and I met in high school through mutual friends. I currently had a boyfriend so nothing was going to happen between us at the time. We became best friends our sophomore year, we did everything together. Our junior year, we started to lose touch and saw less and less of each other. During senior […]

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