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Category: Family/Marriage

We Are Done!

We Are Done!

That’s right. Tiff kicked cancer’s gnarled ass. We get questions about Tiff’s progress almost daily. I have to apologize for the delay in broadcasting this information. The relief we experienced in learning that her cancer was in complete remission was so intense we ran from […]

MORE WHIPLASH & THE NEW CHEMO PLAN

MORE WHIPLASH & THE NEW CHEMO PLAN

Remember that time I wrote a blog post about how well Tiffani was doing on chemo and how encouraged we were by the intense improvements we could see? Well, karma decided we were in a really good place. Somebody told somebody else it was time […]

Whiplash: Brig’s Official Chemo Reactions

Whiplash: Brig’s Official Chemo Reactions

After two full months of chemo, I can officially say I did not expect to have this experience. And I’m not even the one enduring treatment. Let’s look back. Within the first year of our marriage, I learned that Tiffani enjoyed sleep beyond levels I […]

Hairs

Hairs

When I sat across from my Oncologist back in March, do you know what she told me that upset me the most? “Oh yeah. You’ll lose your hair. All of it.” I freaked. A large part of my physical identity has been my red hair. […]

The Catchup Game

The Catchup Game

I sincerely apologize for being a delinquent blogger! Making videos, editing photos and writing about all-the-things takes time I struggle to find. But I always have stories spinning in my head that need to be shared! I’m assuming, of course, that you want to hear […]

Growing Pains

Growing Pains

As Tiff and I prepare for our headlong dive from the nest, our conversations have taken a more serious tone. Tiffani’s last post mentioned our desire to find more people “like us.” This is true. However, I have never forced myself to face this reality […]

VIDEO: Why Moms Need Minimalism

VIDEO: Why Moms Need Minimalism

Tiff explains what minimalism has done for her as a mom. As a new mom, all of your normal responsibilities plus the care of your new baby can feel so overwhelming! Minimalism has helped me to put the most important things first and let the [...]
How To Create A Connection After Deployment

How To Create A Connection After Deployment

CONNECTING CAN BE HARD BUT IT'S NOT IMPOSSIBLE. The airport was buzzing with activity as my wife and I made our way through security. Perhaps it was the considerable noise only possible with sixteen US Army soldiers in a small area. On the other hand, [...]
The Best Way to Send Your Kid to College

The Best Way to Send Your Kid to College

Send your kids to college for one semester. Following that, let your kids make their way. I remember wondering which university to attend. The problem was, at that moment, life began coming at me faster than I thought possible. College was just another piece of [...]