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Self-Defense for Self-Preservation

A few weeks ago, my neighbor let me know that our children’s Taekwondo instructor was giving a women’s self-defense class at a local rec center. She was excited to go, so I joined her. Saturday morning, she picked me up and we headed to the rec center. I was a little nervous, but decided it […]

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Deployment Blues

For some reason, this deployment I’ve personally been in a funk. Maybe it’s because the summer was so busy and hot that I just haven’t had a lot of personal self-care time. Behold the power of Pinterest when someone is going through a funk. Too many late nights alone in my bed and Pinterest browsing […]

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August Tides

We are heading into August ‘round these parts, y’all! This summer flew by; I keep saying it to everyone. I’m sure everyone is sick of hearing about it. It did though. Gone are our chances for the lazy, read-for-hours days of summer. Which, we never really had. Between swimming in our backyard, going to friends […]

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