Month: April 2014

Top 10 Phrases in My Vocabulary I Need to Replace

On some level, we’re all on a quest for happiness. We may not pursue that quest on such a grand scale as Gretchen Rubin with her happiness projects or Elizabeth Gilbert with her Eat Pray Love trek around the world, but we’re all finding personal ways to define what happiness means to us. I’m in the beginning stages […] Read more…

Happy Moments

I recently discovered Instagram. I created an account a couple years ago, but never really got into it until last month. Now Instragram is my favorite social media platform. You know why? Happy moments. When I scroll down my Instagram feed, I see beauty, laughter, smiles, motivation, encouragement, muscles, empowerment, family. I see happiness. Other people’s […] Read more…

Top 10 Breakup Songs

  ***Bad language alert. If the F word offends you, stop after #2.***     Music is a staple in my life. I can’t run without it. I can’t work without it. I can’t celebrate without it. And I can’t get through hard times without it. My divorce was no exception. Music was my comfort […] Read more…

Aloha to the First Post-Divorce PCS Move

  There are many parts of military life that I can’t escape despite my status as an ex-military wife. And while I may have over a decade of military life experience under my belt, my status change has greatly altered how those parts affect me. Simple things, like taking the kids to the clinic on […] Read more…

A Girl Needs Her Dog

“Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” ~ Roger A. Caras     Last Wednesday my precious dog Gunner went in to the veterinary hospital for a routine surgery.    That night I left him in the ICU fighting for his life, while I went home and wondered if […] Read more…

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