When an international crisis has your stomach in knots, you can’t eat, sleep, or drink, because your husband is “over there.” And this even happens when you have been there, done that, drank the kool aid, and got the t-shirt. Even though I have 16 years of marriage, 5 years of active duty service under … More You Know Your A Military Wife…
Yep, I said it, I’m socially retarded. This is my number one symptom autism. I cannot read a social situation to save my life. I never know where I stand with people. I misread social cues like nobodies business. I just wish for once in my life someone would be honest with me. It would … More Being Socially Retarded Sucks
Everyone has their own list. After an argument with my husband, I would like to delineate my 10 things I want you to know. 1. I am not mentally ill. I get so tired of being treated like I’m mentally ill. You don’t need to worry about my mental health. I have a healthy ego. … More 10 Things You Should Know About People With Aspergers…
I remember in High School a senior walked around with a sign that said “The End Is Nigh”, and one of the brighter students in my class said, “that makes no sense, how can the end be night.” But the end is near, and I can taste it. I’m already having homecoming dreams, and making … More The End Is Nigh
Made some major progress on the super-not-so-secret project. I dug up around the other side of the pool surround and I think I will be finished with it tomorrow. I will post pictures when I complete it. I also managed to get a run in. I’m trying to get started with training for my seasons … More Hard at work
Yes, it has been a few weeks, and yes there has been a lot going on, but I am here, still chugging away at life. We managed to get my parents here, managed to get the dogs in the kennel and managed to get to Disney World for a week away from the rigors of … More I’m still alive!!!!
Yesterday, a friend of mine pointed out a blog post on Spouse Buzz about being an “Old School Spouses,” and that blog got me thinking about what it means to be a military spouse. It also got me thinking about the relationships between spouses of differing ranks and differing services. By all accounts, … More Don’t Be Typical