Holiday Anxiety

While most are excited for the holidays, I'm scared. Last year we were so sure that we would get to spend them together. Surely they wouldn't deploy him just 8 weeks after PCS'ing... Thats what we thought at least. He ended up receiving ordered Thanksgiving week and deployed the following week. It was just a …

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One Year Ago

This week makes one year. One year since we left Georgia. One year since we last saw our families. One year since we moved into this little house of our. One year since we made Texas home. This is the first time we have had the pleasure of calling somewhere home for more than a …

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Can You Hear Me Now?!

I swear we sounded like a dang Verizon commercial. We must have asked that questions at least 30 times and said "Babe?... BABE? Are you still there? Wait, what?!" another 30 times. We were able to get in a few sentences and a little conversation but not much before the call would either drop, go …

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Weight Off My Shoulders

I am so thankful for understanding managers. One of my biggest stressors these last few weeks has been how to request time off for the home coming. The military can be unpredictable and I have learned not to trust anything until it actually happens. For the longest time we had one date... then it changed, …

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When Time Stands Still

I can not tell you how many times I have been told "Your life doesn't need to stop just because your husband is away at training/deployed.". And while that may be true for your career, social and other parts of life, only recently have I discovered that unfortunately its not true for every part of …

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