So month 2 was challenging. We added more exercises and another set. So it was 2 sets of 10 reps for each exercise. I exercised 3x a week. It was challenging and painful but rest is always healing. I have had problems with my muscles and walking since my back injury progressed in Oct 2019.Continue reading “Month 2: Physical Therapy for chronic Back & Neck Pain”
From Palace Chase to Prior Service Medical Board. How chronic back pain changed my life.
After this crazy journey of getting out of the Air Force, into the Air National Guard, Back and neck injury, VA claims, Yoga teacher training, and fashion design; I have come to realize that I just need to STOP! Throughout 2020 and the beginning of 2021, I’ve had debilitating episode every other month. These flareContinue reading “Closure”
With all the pain I was feeling around summer 2019 (end of my Active Duty enlistment), I did not hesitate to put in a disability claim with the VA. During the separation briefings and out-processing, they quickly go over why and how to submit a claim and enroll in the VA health care system. SoContinue reading “VA Claim”
Finally!! I got a message from Air Force Headquarters regarding my Palace Chase package. They informed me on Wednesday May 9th requesting that I be approved (good news) if I change my Date Of Separation to 15 Aug (bad news). The message read that I either accept the date or if I decline my packageContinue reading “Good News Bad News”
I am hoping that sharing this information can help others find their way through the Palace Chase Process. First thing you want to do is Log into MyPers and read all the guidelines and AFI’s about Palace Chase this includes the links at the bottom. The Separations PSD guide is also helpful to read aboutContinue reading “My Palace Chase Process”
I have put my application to get in to the Air National Guard on March 22. This is the 3rd week that it has sat in the same office in headquarters. I am impatiently waiting but feel there is nothing I can do. While I wait I am applying to many jobs and have hadContinue reading “The Waiting Game”
So typical of the military to ruin plans. Last week was just awful. My husband tried to apply to the career skills program but our commander denied his 6 months and only offered 2 months of an internship before he can separate. He wants to be fair and offer everyone the same amount of time.Continue reading “Just get me out of here!”