As I sit here sipping on my coffee, looking out the window thinking about all the wonderful things that 2016 provided my family and I. The birth of our 2nd miracle baby, my Air Force retirement, my family, their health, and their safety. It occurred to me how fortunate I am. My blessings are countless.… Continue reading To Our Military Members & Their Families: Thank You For Your Service
Being a mom is hard. Having a new baby who sleeps during the day and wants to stay awake at night is hard. Having a toddler who is into everything is hard. Having a preschooler who doesn’t care that it was supposed to only be the “terrible two’s” is hard. Dealing with fighting elementary age… Continue reading Being a mom is hard.
The fashion style of a 22-year veteran. I retired from the Air Force earlier this year (April 2016). The one thing that I did not plan on doing after retirement was starting another job. I happen to land a pretty decent gig, that I couldn’t pass up. Why not start another retirement right? Well to say… Continue reading The fashion style of a 22-year veteran
I wanted to share a short story about one of my best friends who recently went through a very traumatic life event while her husband is deployed. Both her and her husband are in the Air Force so she’s used to unpredictable things happening in their lives. She has been blessed with now 4… Continue reading Having a baby while your husband is deployed
I just retired from the USAF this past April (2016). But before I separated I was faced with a decision regarding my Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) account. Because I was choosing to retire/separate, that eliminates me from continuing to contribute to your TSP. Decisions? I decided to make a full withdrawal before I separated from… Continue reading What should you do with your Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) when you separate from the Uniformed Services?
Air Force Retirement/Separation Information (Active duty & AGR) Retiring or separating from the Air Force is not only an exciting time, it’s also a very stressful time. It’s a huge chapter in your life that is coming to a close. I just retired on April 1, 2016 and there were so many things that happened… Continue reading The things they don’t tell you about your Retirement/Separation from the Air Force
I am two days post-op from my cholecystectomy—gallbladder removal. But four weeks ago I was in extreme discomfort and could not get comfortable for the life of me. It was then that I had my husband drive me to the nearest emergency room. I thought ‘is this a heart attack’? My chest pain was super… Continue reading Life without my Gallbladder