I Am Not Strong

I am not a strong military wife.  I did not spend my husbands deployment “keeping busy” as all the advice suggests.  I did not have a calm and cool exterior.  I did not keep my fear bottled up inside so that others would never guess the inner turmoil I was facing. I sat on my…


I’m Not Romantic and You Shouldn’t Be Either

I'm Not Romantic // itsnotmeyousuck.com

  Ok, so the title is really just to outrage people just enough to read the article, but not enough to turn y’all off completely from reading it.  The truth is I don’t care if you are romantic.  I’m sure there are people left in this world that follow the clichés of candle lit dinners and…


Organizing Your Blog Posts

How to Organize Your Blog Posts. With free download!
Photo Credit: Death to Stock Photo

  I know that I’m horribly OCD about organization and cleaning… I’m actually OCPD. It’s a real disorder and I’ve been diagnosed with it. Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder is sort of like OCD’s wimpy cousin. It means that I still obsess and agonize about stuff, I still lose sleep if things aren’t in the right…


What Makes a Good Marine

What Makes a Good Marine? // itsnotmeyousuck.com

I never knew my husband as a civilian.  I have no idea what kind of person he was before bootcamp or who he might have been had he never joined the Marine Corps.  What I do know is the kind of man my husband is now. I cannot tell you what his MOS is.  I…


Inexpensive Dog Chews (In Honor of Furry Fridays)

Inexpensive Homemade Dog Chews // itsnotmeyousuck.com

In honor of Furry Fridays:If you are like me, and I sincerely hope you aren’t, you have three dogs who are crazy.  Oh, and who can chew through anything, get bored easily, and drive you nuts!Though my youngest pup is not a strong chewer, my male Doberman and my Min Pin can chew through chewies…


Broken Teacups

Broken Teacups and Grandmother"s Love // itsnotmeyousuck.com

When my Grandmother was alive, she was someone I thought was the best kind of person.  She made me giggle as a child when she would chatter her dentures together and never shied away from taking them out and showing me how she cleaned them and how they stayed in her mouth.  I was fascinated.I…