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How To Stay Connected With Long-Distance Family This Holiday Season

For the first time in quite some time, both Zack and I will actually be in our home state for Christmas this year! With Zack being in the Marine Corps for the last 8 years and us constantly living thousands of miles from family, it's been challenging to get back to Maine for the holidays. ... READ the POST

Living With Depression and Anxiety

Happy Monday!  I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend.  I honestly just spent a lot of time sleeping and watching Netflix and really just relaxing.  For the most part, I was pretty disconnected from my phone and computer aside from answering a few emails and talking to Zack.  It was very ... READ the POST

Living In Limbo

It's that time of month, ladies.  I know, I know.  That may be a bit of an overshare.  But I'm just not handling it well.  It's yet another month where this girl still isn't pregnant.  I had him home for three weeks and still nothing.  As much as we both want to start our family, Zack and I both ... READ the POST

2 Month Check-In

Zack has been in Japan for two months as of today.  This past month really did go by a lot faster than the first.  I honestly feel like I just typed up my 1 month check-in yesterday.  Filling my schedule for October really did help to make it go by faster so I'm going to have to make sure I continue ... READ the POST

I Do It Because I Have To

When people find out Zack is stationed overseas, their first reaction (aside from "wow, that sucks") is "I don't know how you do it." I get it constantly.  And honestly, I had no idea how other people did it either.  I looked at other military spouses who have gone through a dozen deployments and ... READ the POST

Currently | 1 Month Check-In

Well, as of tomorrow, I've officially survived month 1 of this 11-12 month separation.  I feel like I just wrote my week 1 check-in and now here I am with my 1 month check-in.  My 1 week check-in was filled with so many different emotions with anger and sadness being at the top of that list.  It was ... READ the POST