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    Military Life: When Your Best Doesn’t Feel Good Enough

    Sometimes I really wish it was easier to change the dialog that’s going on inside my head. You know that little voice that tells you that you just don’t measure up and no matter what you do your best doesn’t feel good enough. That dialog, that voice, is what messes my military life up more often than anything else…and frankly I just wish it would go away – permanently. I can be going about my daily routine feeling good about myself and all that I’m doing and WHAMMO out of nowhere it’s like a smack in the face. “You’ll never measure up” “Who do you think you are?” “Do you really think your experience is worth talking…

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    “THE” Standard: I Don’t Meet it, and Frankly My Dear I Don’t Give A Damn!

    I had to laugh. The other day I put up a post on my Facebook feed celebrating the fact that I found a bra that not only fit, but was comfortable and on sale. The number of likes and comments were much larger than I ever expected. And while your first instinct may be to say I don’t give a damn, trust me a lot of people did. It was as if I had tapped into some secret underground club that no one talked about for fear they would stand out in the crowd. Sure we ALL hate bathing suit shopping, and finding a pair of jeans that we like is well…