*Replugging* the first post I ever wrote on this blog. So this is how the journey of this 'read my weird story' blog began in 2013 -- when Major Sa'ab was just an energetic Captain and I was a new new dulhan!... It had been almost one year since I began dating Captain Sa'ab. We… Continue reading Army wale se shaadi? The one ‘thing’ almost everyone asked me about was…
My lovely 'Curious Army Wife', I am writing this letter just out of boredom, because I know it won't reach you before the summer sets in. And that's four months away. Ever since we lost internet connection exactly a month ago, I have been missing you so much. Our video calls were such a blessing… Continue reading When Major Sa’ab wrote a letter to A Curious Army Wife and never posted it!
"Iss wale function me kya pehenna hai?" "Mujhe bhi samajh nahin aa raha hai yaar. Ek kaam karte hain, let's go for a saree. Safestest!" How many times have you had this conversation with a fellow Army/IAF/Navy wife? WHEN IN DOUBT, DRAPE A SAREE -- this line should be tattooed by all of us because… Continue reading Bucket-list of Sarees that every Army wife should have!
Major Sa'ab didn't know how to cook. On a scale of 1 to 10 in terms of kitchen skills, he was minus 3 when I married him. I didn't know how to drive. On a scale from 1 to 10, I was a 5 if someone would just remind me which one is clutch and… Continue reading When Major Sa’ab gave me driving lessons with a dash of Masterchef!
"Tell your VVIP guests that I am coming to the party as well," I fumed. "Are you sure?" "I am f**king sure." "Will you be able to manage the baby?" Major Sa'ab asked. "Of course, You will also be there right?" "Hmmmm". Major Sa'ab, showing wisdom that comes only after getting 2 extra minutes in… Continue reading 3-month-old Chhote Sa’ab and his first Mess party… What a mess!
A Curious Army Wife and Major Sa'ab are now parents to Chhote Sa'ab. This hurricane hit us just before monsoon hit our city. We are sleep deprived. We talk about poop, pee and pukes. Chhote Sa'ab is what Major Sa'ab's buddy calls this little boy. He thinks the boy looks like his Sa'ab (hadd ho… Continue reading Chhote Sa’ab enters our life
Since I have no experience in dealing with a situation like this, I will request all readers to give their inputs. Many of you must have gone through something similar as well.
Nidhi Dubey's husband, Naik Mukesh Dubey, died of a cardiac arrest when Nidhi was 4 months pregnant. Nidhi, who lived in Sagar, moved to Indore for further studies and job. When she learned that war widows can also join the army, she started preparing for the entrance and was given ample support by the… Continue reading Here’s the tale of Lt Nidhi Dubey and Lt Swati Mahadik
Heard of the special Army train? No, no, not the NDA special. I am talking about the one in which female presence is allowed! 😛 <div></div> I first heard about this special Army train from many army wives, who had accompanied their husband's battalion (or Unit) in such trains while shifting from one positing location to… Continue reading Army Train Journey Part 1: ‘Expected Time Of Departure’ is moh maya!
Being a soldier’s girlfriend may not sound anything different or specialto many... but when you are actually with a soldier, you will see how life changes in unthinkable ways. We have been together since forever but it's been a couple of years since I became the soldier's girlfriend Our relationship has changed in a lot… Continue reading *Guest Post* How being a Fauji’s girlfriend changed my life!