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A podcast made by military wives for military wives, or anyone who wants a peak behind the camouflage curtain. Eavesdrop in on two friends catching up and talking about topics relevant to our community with an unfiltered realness that is sprinkled with a healthy dose of humor. We are not professionals, we don't claim to be authorities, but we do have some years, miles, and experiences between us that military AND civilian wives can relate to.

A podcast made by military wives for military wives, or anyone who wants a peak behind the camouflage curtain. Eavesdrop in on two friends catching up and talking about topics relevant to our community with an unfiltered realness that is sprinkled with a healthy dose of humor. We are not professionals, we don't claim to be authorities, but we do have some years, miles, and experiences between us that military AND civilian wives can relate to.
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A podcast made by military wives for military wives, or anyone who wants a peak behind the camouflage curtain. Eavesdrop in on two friends catching up and talking about topics relevant to our community with an unfiltered realness that is sprinkled with a healthy dose of humor. We are not professionals, we don't claim to be authorities, but we do have some years, miles, and experiences between us that military AND civilian wives can relate to.

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English


Episodes

Ep.16 - Moving & Bike Crashes

6/25/2019
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We are back from our two-week hiatus! We all know moving is no picnic, but we managed to make some time to catch up and complain about our first world problems. JK. Kind of. In this episode we fill you in on our move (Karen's)and we also talk about some pretty serious injuries sustained while mountain biking (Calla). We're excited to be under more stable ground that'll allow us to keep cranking episodes weekly! Please write us a review on apple podcasts, write us an e-mail at...

Duration:00:54:43

Ep.15 - Ranch Dressing Is Garbage

6/4/2019
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In the world of fitness and nutrition there's misinformation aplenty- everything from fit teas to weird cleanses and quick gimmicks that promise to deliver a cure for whatever ails you. In this episode of MWU, Karen and Calla discuss the journey that led them to be such nerds and truthers about nutrition. Also in this episode, Calla talks about her company, her brand, and some simple ways in which we can all change and improve the way we eat. Feel free to reach out to...

Duration:00:56:28

Ep.14 - Marcy Webb: Expectation Management & Atomic Wedgies

5/28/2019
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Karen and Calla sit down with a fellow Army wife, Marcy Webb. Marcy is a native Minnesotan, just like Calla. She has been a military spouse for 11 years, has two children, and currently lives in Kansas. Marcy loves bringing people together and planning events. She talks about her work experience, her decision to become a stay-at-home mom, and her strategies for overcoming resentment early on in her marriage. Not only does Marcy provide inspiration for owning your outlook, but she is...

Duration:01:04:46

Ep.13 - Exploring Some Burning Questions

5/21/2019
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In this episode of MWU, Calla and Karen catch up by asking some very important and relevant questions dealing with the nation's current sociopolitical climate. JK!!! They mostly take turns asking each other questions they've wanted to know about each other, followed by a rapid fire 'would-you-rather' round. Take a listen, have some laughs, and be sure to write a review on Apple podcasts or reach out to us on social media @militarywivesunfilted or write us a note at...

Duration:00:59:29

Ep.12 - Inspiration, Laughter, & Impressions With Kristen Epstein

5/14/2019
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In this fabulous and unforgettable episode we are visited by Kristen Epstein. Kristen is a great representation of the Military Spouse: she is athletic, tenacious, kind, resilient and hella funny. We are grateful to know women of her caliber and seek to showcase more amazing military spouses who like her, empower and inspire so many of us.

Duration:01:01:05

Ep.11 - Return Of The John

5/7/2019
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In this episode, John is back!! Calla and John recap their trip to New York City. And then they talk about their experiences with having family and friends who live far away. Karen is busy finishing up her CNA license, and luckily John stepped up to the plate! Enjoy this episode as much as we did recording it.

Duration:00:55:14

Ep.10 - Life Updates & Random Awesomeness

4/30/2019
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In this random, but fun episode, Karen and Calla catch up on life, dogs, nutrition and do a wine and food bar review (respectively). Take a listen and reach out to us with your recommendations on your favorite go-to bar and must-have summer wine. you can e-mail us at militarywivesunfiltered@gmail.com or comment on our instagram @militarywivesunfiltered

Duration:01:18:07

Ep.9 - A Not-So-Comprehensive Guide To PCS'ing

4/23/2019
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Hey, are you on the PCS boat this year? Well take a listen as Karen and Calla discuss some of the ways they tackle this balloon filled season. In this episode they dish out some knowledge aimed at helping the new military spouse with less moves under her belt! If you're a seasoned spouse who could write and SOP on PCSing, take a listen any way because, well you never know. Also, if you think you can improve on our list, send us an e-mail at militarywivesunfiltered@gmail.com and we'll add...

Duration:00:58:52

Ep.8 - What Is Happening?! With Our Friend Molly!!

4/16/2019
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We are beyond thrilled that we got to share an hour with our friend Molly! In a way only Molly can, we discuss friendships, hardships and ways of navigating all the 'ships' that come our way in a positive and productive way. Take a listen and share with us some of the circumstances that have led to you making your best friend! You can e-mail us at militarywivesunfiltered@gmail.com or simply comment on our instagram page @miilitarywivesunfiltered or our page on Facebook. Also, please leave us...

Duration:01:07:21

Ep.7 - Highlighting The Positives

4/8/2019
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Karen and Calla discuss the positives, or benefits of the military life. Karen's dogs impatiently wait for a walk (you get to hear from them a bunch), and of course, the husbands are discussed. Email us at militarywivesunfiltered@gmail.com, check us out on integral and facebook, and write us a review on apple podcasts! For every review written, a puppy doesn't poop in the corner of the living room.

Duration:00:58:30

Ep.6 - Let's Talk Stigma...tisms!

4/2/2019
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In this episode we are joined by Dwayne! We talk about his strong allegiance to the (not so)underground phenomenon of pickle ball. He tells about his methodology for dealing with deployments. And, we discuss some stigmas around couple's counseling. Dwayne, in all of his mighty wit, baptizes Calla with a new nickname, one which sadly, will stick. We'd love to hear from you and some of the ways you and your partner deal with deployments. You can e-mail us at militarywivesunfiltered@gmail.com...

Duration:01:02:08

Ep.5 - Thank You For Your Cervix

3/26/2019
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Hey ya'll, this week on the podcast we catch up and talk about Karen's vacation, how much Calla missed her last week, and how Karen is not allowed to go on vacation again! But also, we talk about our housing experience and some of the pros and cons of living on post. Lastly, we give some random helpful resources that you will not want to miss out on! Take a listen and leave us a review on iTunes or your apple podcasts app. You can also comment on our instagram page @militarywivesunfilted or...

Duration:01:04:58

Ep.4 - When Karen Is Away...

3/19/2019
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While Karen is in Jamaica on a much deserved vacation, Calla sits down with her right-hand man, the now famous, John. While he is no Karen, you will definitely enjoy this variation of the podcast! Calla and John talk about some tips of PCS'ing, marriage within the military lifestyle, and John takes a stand to say he can, in fact, put on gloves. We had so much fun recording this episode, even though it took us three attempts. Maybe that means you should listen to it three times! Please,...

Duration:00:54:59

Ep.3 - Fitness, Husbands, & Halter Tops

3/11/2019
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Beware, this episode will make you spontaneously laugh out loud. We are not responsible for any weird looks you get! Today, Karen and Calla talk about fitness. They tell stories about their husbands. And the listener will discover that Calla has no idea what a halter top is! This one takes many sidetracks for funny stories, but there are some gems of information and advice sprinkled in as well!!

Duration:00:52:39

Ep.2 - Fun Facts About Unemployment

3/4/2019
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In this episode we go over some difficult realities that have affected military spouses at one time or another. We discuss our own experience with unemployment and some of the stigmas surrounding the topic.

Duration:00:39:17

Ep.1 - Intro: We Are Not Professionals

2/25/2019
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In our first episode, we give introductions a go; we talk about our journey (aka so many moves), our interests, and expectations for the podcast. Mixing serious topics with humor, we do some heavy foreshadowing about what is to come.

Duration:00:35:10