Military · veteran

Military, Suicide, and My Confession

For 22 years of my Air Force career, I heard about suicide and attended every “mandatory” suicide prevention briefing.  But for the last 6 years of my career I worked hand in hand with an officer who was my commander, my immediate supervisor, and someone I called my friend.  Ladies and Gentlemen, I’m here to tell you…I… Continue reading Military, Suicide, and My Confession

Infertility · Motherhood

National Infertility Awareness week is happening now April 23-29, 2017

DID YOU KNOW? 1 in 8 couples struggle to build a family and 7.3 million American women experience difficulty in conceiving.  Infertility does not discriminate based on race, religion, sexuality or economic status. You never know how badly you want something until you are told that it may not be possible. It is up to all of us… Continue reading National Infertility Awareness week is happening now April 23-29, 2017

Military · veteran

Filing for Veteran’s Administration (VA) Disability Compensation

Filing for Veteran’s Administration (VA) disability compensation  *Disclosure: these opinions and personal experiences are my own and I do not work for the Veterans Administration. Where should I start? After retiring from the Air Force I still ran into a challenge; filing for VA disability compensation.  So I thought I would share my experience in… Continue reading Filing for Veteran’s Administration (VA) Disability Compensation

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To Our Military Members & Their Families: Thank You For Your Service

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