military spouse, Pregnancy

How I Kept My Husband Involved With My Pregnancy While He Was Away

When I first found out that I was pregnant, Justin was still at training halfway across the country. We were so excited! But at the same time I was also kind of sad because Justin and I weren't together. I took my pregnancy test alone, I went to the doctor alone *except for when my… Continue reading How I Kept My Husband Involved With My Pregnancy While He Was Away

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Road Trip to Our First Duty Station

We did it! We finally made our 2,000 mile, 8 state, 4 day trip across the country to our first duty station in Utah! We vlogged most of our trip and wanted to share them here as well as on our YouTube Channel. We are so excited to finally be here- now comes the fun… Continue reading Road Trip to Our First Duty Station

Pregnancy

My First Trimester

My first trimester was surprisingly and THANKFULLY.. okay! I was one of the lucky ones who didn't get morning sickness (#BLESSED.)  I can't thank my Mother enough for her genetics. She had three kids and didn't have morning sickness with any of us! My biggest and most frustrating symptom has been exhaustion. Any time that… Continue reading My First Trimester

Pregnancy

We are going to have a BABY!

I am so excited to announce that Justin and I are expecting! We made the announcement to the world on Saturday and I am so excited to finally scream it from the rooftops! It has been my DREAM for to be a mom one day and I am so excited to start this journey. I… Continue reading We are going to have a BABY!

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My Husband Almost Didn’t Make It To Our Wedding

On June 16, 2017, Justin and I officially got married/eloped in a small private ceremony in my grandparents back yard. It was absolutely magical and a day I will never forget. We also planned from the beginning to have a larger wedding with our family and friends later in the year after Justin was finished… Continue reading My Husband Almost Didn’t Make It To Our Wedding

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What I’ve learned since becoming a Military Wife

Since Justin joined the Air Force, I have heard some variation of, "It's not just the Airman who joins, it's his wife too, you're serving right beside him." At first, I didn't really think that much of it. But, the longer I have been apart of this community and the more military spouses I meet,… Continue reading What I’ve learned since becoming a Military Wife

About Me

Meet the McCoogs

Hello! My name is Susan, and welcome to the McCoog Squadron! My husband, Justin and I created a YouTube channel in 2017 to document our journey as he joined the United States Air Force. While will be continuing to make content for YouTube, I wanted to get back into blogging and create even more content… Continue reading Meet the McCoogs