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The End of an Era

My hubby is now in his 13th season as a professional basketball player. I have been overseas with him for all but 3 of those years, making this my 10th season abroad. His first year overseas was my last year of law school. It was tough being apart, especially because we had just had our […]

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This Life Isn’t For Everyone

So the main flight to Argentina was cool. I have some generally well behaved kids, so the combination of my mommy eye, the pinch, and my “behave bags” will almost always provide good results. Barely any screaming, minimal crying, and as little complaining as can be expected from 3 kids under 7, and a moody […]

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When It’s Time To Move On

Anyone familiar with overseas basketball knows that most contracts are year to year, sometimes with an option for an additional year, and sometimes you’ll get a two year offer. Our two year offers have mostly been from less desirable teams, so throughout my husband’s 11 year career, we’ve always had one year contracts and have […]

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For The Love of My Overseas WAGS

I often talk about the good and bad of overseas life, with the good far outweighing the bad. While some things hold true regardless of the team or country, I’ve found that my experiences are greatly affected by the city or town I’m in, and by whether I have a friend to help me pass […]

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My Plea to the Overseas Baller: Know Your Worth

As I sit here alone, waiting for my two oldest to get out of the school we were forced to put them in, I’m thinking about how much I miss my husband and how I wish the game weren’t changing as much as it has. He’s gone to Uruguay to play in a month long […]

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WAG Life: Perception Vs Reality

I’ve never given much thought to the term WAG, which simply stands for wives and girlfriends, and is mostly used in sports circles. I happen to be married to an athlete and therefore became a WAG, but I never thought it had negative connotations until fairly recently. Fellow wives and girlfriends would use the term […]

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Read Your Contracts and Avoid the Groupies: My Advice for the Overseas Baller

This is by no means my Shonda Rhimes version of how to get away with bad behavior. But I have spent 8 years observing the good and bad of this lifestyle and I’ve given the side eye countless times. Many times I’ve wanted to offer my opinion because, well, I’m just that helpful (or possibly […]

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