Military Talk: What I’ve Learned In One Year of Military Life

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Wow! I really cannot believe my love has been in the US Air Force for one year!! I can still remember the day he left like it happened yesterday. That day I was filled with so many questions. Will we last? What am I going to do if I can’t talk to him? Is this going to be too hard for me? 

I’m here to tell my younger self, that yes you CAN do it! Being long distance is tough. It requires a whole lot of effort, and a whole lot of trust.

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Military Talk: Our Future Plans

our-future-plansThinking about the future can be very exciting. As of this moment, we have no idea when the next time we’ll be able to see each other is. That can make life a little more difficult. For me, it is nice to have an end date. It’s nice to know how many more days I have to get through until I can see him again. So lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about our future. Thinking about our possible future makes me excited. Right now it’s the only thing I have to look forward to.

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Long Distance Valentine’s Cards

valentines-pintValentine’s is a tricky holiday to be apart from your significant other. It’s a day filled with post after post of cute things your friends have received. It’s post after post of reasons why so-and-so love each other. There’s probably someone getting engaged.

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Military Talk: Our Christmas Holiday, 2016

holiday-vacay-pintThis past Christmas was our 3rd Christmas spent together. But this year was definitely the most difficult. He had just gotten home on December 23rd, and it was a constant struggle finding time for just ourselves. We were able to celebrate Christmas and his birthday (NYE) together and that was really important for me. He wasn’t able to come home in time for my birthday (Dec. 14) but being able to spend time with him for 11 days definitely made up for that.

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Military Talk: Surviving the Holidays

You guys, these last few months have been hard. I haven’t been feeling as positive as normal so blogging wasn’t really a top priority for me. It’s been a very long and very difficult year for me. I’ve been waiting for Christmas to get here basically all year just so I could see my Airman again.

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Military Talk: Christmas

I have been counting down the days until Christmas for months. I love Christmas, but I love that my boyfriend will be coming home just in time for it this year. He comes back on December 23rd and will only be here for 10 days. I so wish he could stay longer but I am going to be thankful for the time I’ll have with him. Continue reading

Military Talk: 5 Love Languages

When my boyfriend first left for boot camp, I was feeling all sorts of emotions. I didn’t know what to feel, honestly. I wanted some insight and a little guidance from an expert. So I bought myself a copy of The 5 Love Languages: Military Edition. You can purchase it on Amazon here. Continue reading