Health & Wellness Category

What a Year July Has Been (Yes, You Read that Correctly)!

What a year month July has been – and it isn’t even over yet!

I don’t say this in a negative way at all, but it does feel almost as though my husband and I have fit an entire year’s worth of events/milestones in one month.

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Cue the Barbecue

Received some devastating news yesterday and haven’t been up to cooking. Sometimes it’s so hard being far from the ones you love. Anyway, we had a little nice weather in the Midwest today (after spring insisted on playing peekaboo with snow) and my husband elected to grill after church, wind and all. #ImNotComplaining #ChaplainsGrillToo Now, […]

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Navigating the Base Commissary: Tips, Tricks and Basic Knowledge

Let’s talk about the commissary. Obviously, this one is a military-specific post (sorry guys). If you’re a new military spouse or military wife, the commissary can seem intimidating. What is it? How do I use it? Let me tell you, for me the commissary is a magical place that stocks all my favorite grocery items […]

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Do You Dare? Engaging in Self-care in the middle of a PCS move

In recent years, the concept of self-care has gained traction. It’s held out as the cure-all for the harried military spouse, consummate professional, and the overworked student. But do we know what self-care really looks like? Especially when life demands our attention sayyyy, in the form of a permanent change of station (PCS) move?

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