Shipboard Struggles

  • When did ghosting become a thing? | Bad At Replying
    I’m sitting here ignoring all my DMs* I was thinking about writing a blog on anxiety and avoidance and why I don’t answer my FB page’s Messenger. But as I was posting my regular Basic Bitch™️ Snapchat of my coffee and laptop I was reminded that I somehow became friends with an unlikely person. Back …

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  • Selective Mutism in the Military
    So some quick background, I “started” Sean Cannell/Think Media’s 1k YouTube Subscriber Challenge this week. I put “started” in quotes because it’s Friday and I still haven’t recorded a single video. I mean… I recorded one of me changing my car battery but that’s content for another time, I guess. Since I started this blog …

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  • My 5 Warning Signs That I’m Slipping Into A Depressive Episode
    What are your usual “markers” for when you’re entering a depressive episode? I’ve been having a rough couple of weeks and just recently decided to take a break from school.Because… let’s get real, I wasn’t doing any work anyway. With all this newfound free-time, my daughter and I created a new schedule. We had one …

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  • Leave While You Still Love It
    A funny thing happened to me yesterday. Tiffany, my friend who is staying with me while she waits to EAOS, interrupted the intro to “The Last Ship” and asked me “Do you miss the Navy?”I replied “No… Why would you say that?” as I tucked my USNI membership card into my wallet.I was sifting through …

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  • I Can Still Love You From Here
    We hear it so many times now that it’s cliché.“It’s okay not to be okay.” You know what we don’t hear enough of?“It’s okay not to stay.” In the wake of the recent suicides on the USS George Bush we’ve had an uptick in the discussion of mental health in the military. Meme pages, podcasts, …

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