Having a partner in the army is hard. Having a partner who never talks about their feelings is hard. Having a partner with a Scorpio moon sign is hard. From the amount of complaining I do here on the blog (and in real life too) it can be easy to assume that we are a… Continue reading The Power of Positive Thinking in My Relationship
I've been really sick this past week, a combined effect of changing meds, catching a cold, and it being that time of the month. Because of this I've spent a lot of time at home, doing a whole lot of nothing, and feeling pretty sorry for myself. As a result of this, I spent more… Continue reading Thankfulness Thursday!
You know the saying - another day, another dollar. So another week, another thankfulness Thursday post. Without further ado, I present to you seven highlights from my past week. ate three yummy healthy meals went to the Nightcliff Seabreeze Festival watched a movie with my boyfriend went swimming had cuddles with my cat all day… Continue reading Thankfulness Thursday!
I woke up today feeling really tired and grumpy, and just like I didn't want to get out of bed. For most people, this might be part of their daily wake up routine, but for me it was a sign that I was going to have a Bad Day. A Bad Day is different from… Continue reading Mental Health Mondays: When You Don’t Know What’s Wrong
A is for ANZAC Day, the busiest day of the year for defense members and their spouses alike. B is for Boots and tripping over them when every pair is left lying on the floor. C is for cams, the best looking of all your partner's uniforms. D is for Deployments and never knowing when one might… Continue reading A-Z of Being An Army Wife
Last weekend my partner and I went to the Territory Taste Festival in Darwin. We are always keen to do anything involving food, but I woke up with a terrible cold that day and didn't really want to go, but my partner was just so excited about it that I knew we couldn't miss out… Continue reading My Day at the Darwin Taste Festival
When I saw this post inviting me to write my own post about thirteen things that make me happy, I knew immediately I had to do it. I love creating my Thankful Thursday posts, but I will take any excuse to bring a little more positivity into my life, no matter what day of the… Continue reading 13 Reasons Why I’m Happy!
Living in three houses in three states in under a year has wreaked havoc on my support network. The first thing they teach you in mental well being school is to establish a good support network and as for their help when you need it. This is a lot easier said than done, but if… Continue reading Mental Health Monday: My Support Network
As I write this post, my partner is asleep. He's only been home from work for about an hour but he's already passed out on the couch. I'm not predicting an awakening any time soon. We do have plans to go to the movies at 9, but for him that means waking up at 8:55.… Continue reading He’s Always Asleep!: An Army Wife Struggle
Last week my partner and I had drinks with a couple of people from his work once I had finished work for the day. It wasn't anything fancy - just a few beers in someone's backyard, but I was really grateful to just be out of the house and socializing. Before my partner and I… Continue reading Army Wife Lessons: Learning the Lingo
Like I've mentioned in a previous post, my partner's birthday was this week, and I think I did a pretty good job of making it a special day for him. I thought I would just make this quick post to share what we did with you - and maybe inspire you to create a special… Continue reading Turning 21 and Teppanyaki
As you might have guessed from the picture and title of this post, today is my partner's 21st birthday! I am very excited about it, and I have some big plans for us when he finishes work (but I can't tell you yet because he reads my blog), and he even seems a little bit… Continue reading 21 Things I Love About My Boyfriend