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My Blissful Life: As a Submariner's Wife

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Imagine yourself as a young mother, half the world away from loved ones as a military dependent, then compound this with the much larger challenge of raising a family by yourself because your military spouse is always gone. No amount of money can replace when an active duty military member misses some of life's major milestones, such as the birth of a child, a baby's first ...more
Paperback, 319 pages
Published October 1st 2009 by Grizlegirl Productions
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Missi Stockwell
Sep 30, 2014 Missi Stockwell rated it it was amazing
I love reading memoirs especially ones where you feel what the person is saying. In My Blissful Life you float along with M.J. in her journey....I laughed.... I cried.....I was scared....I was confused....I felt joy and happiness.
Any book that gets my emotions involved is a winnner !! Especially when you are reading about an experience that you at one point in your own life you also experienced. There was one just event that brought all my emotions to the surface and I had to stop reading (coul
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Jennifer
Jun 04, 2012 Jennifer rated it it was ok
My biggest issue with this book was that there was a lot of backtracking and repeating of sentences and stories. Also the title is a bit misleading. While she does talk about her husband being on a sub, she goes into more detail about becoming an author after her divorce than what life as a submariners wife is really about. I expected more along the lines of "I lost my military ID 5 minutes after the boat pulled out" and got more of 'I knew my marriage was over for 13 years before we finally got ...more
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Aug 27, 2009 M.J. Allaire rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
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I began writing young adult fantasy in 2005 with the intent of writing a book about dragons for my oldest son, who was 15 at the time. As I began writing my first book, "Dragon's Blood", I had only a vague idea of where I was going with the story. After a time I realized I had ventured from my intentional literary path of delving into a fantastical world of dragons instead into an adventure about ...more
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