fitme journal: Mixed News military navy Apr 07, 2021

fitme Journal: mixed news

 

2 weeks ago we found out some exciting but mixed feeling news.   My husband Josh was selected for command.

 

In the military , this is a big deal...kind of like the ultimate achievement in a career of hard work.  Josh started as...

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fitme Journal May 23 dog military pandemic May 23, 2020

Time Warp Countdown

I almost typed March 23. Life feels kind of like a time warp right now. Where did the last two months go?   

So since it's been a few weeks since I wrote a blog post, here are some updates. We are down to 12 days until Josh finally moves home. If you are new to the...

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Fit Me Journal September 29 athome military Sep 29, 2019

Honey Do

 

Guess who is coming home today?  Josh!  In 3.5 hours, we will load up the van and drive to the airport to get him!  8 weeks have passed since he was last home.  Almost a mini deployment.  When he left, Georgia was only 6 weeks old and barely had her first...

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Fit Me Pregnancy Journal Day 179-180 crossfit doula labor military Jun 01, 2019

Where are you toes?

 

I think my body loves to "pretend" to be in labor.  I basically have all the signs of labor without the "active" labor part.  That's ok... I know it is part of the process of getting ready.  Maybe it will make baby girl's actual arrival a little...

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Fit Me Pregnancy Journal Day 143 deployment military postdeployment return Apr 25, 2019

After deployment...It's not what you think

 

Josh will be home in approximately 3 weeks.  It feels very strange.   I don't feel excited yet, just a little anxious.

I need to explain something though to you guys because I've avoided sharing it in this journal....mostly because...

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Fit Me Pregnancy Day 138 deployment military parenting Apr 20, 2019

Karate Kid

I've had a rough few nights sleep.  I guess this is typical at 8 months plus pregnant, but I don't remember it from my other pregnancies.  Last night, I decided to turn the heat off completely and the house cooled way down.  I slept so much better.

This morning, I could...

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Fit Me Pregnancy Journal Day 121-122 change deployment family military Apr 05, 2019

Turn turn turn...

 

I am sitting on the couch...drinking coffee...trying not to sneeze.  It is allergy season and as beautiful as the flowers and trees are... I am allergic to pollen.

If I sneeze, I will likely spill coffee on my macbook and pee myself.  The slam dunk of...

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Fit Me Pregnancy Journal Day 92 deployment military pregnancy Mar 02, 2019

Memory Steroids

 

Memory is funny when you miss someone.   

The other day Logan was sitting on the comfy canvas chair beside my desk and out of nowhere said,

"I don't think Daddy will be bigger (gestures taller) when he gets back, but I know he will be bigger (gestures...

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Pivotal Focus Podcast 008- Tina Dominguez marinecorp military motivation podcast sexualassault veteran Aug 23, 2018

Tina Dominguez is a friend and fellow nutrition coach.  On this podcast episode, we talk about her difficult childhood and experience in the Marine Corps.  This episode includes discussions about sexual assault so may not be appropriate for all ages.

Tina is sharing her story so others...

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Real Life Nutrition challenge family habits military momlife nutrition May 09, 2018

Here is the thing...we live in the real world.

Yesterday was one of those “real days” for me.

Josh left to head to Washington state and report to his ship.   We won’t see him for just over a month while we wrap things up in Maryland.   Once we follow him to...

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