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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Nesting

I have always heard the term "nesting" in reference to a soon to be mother preparing the home for a baby. But as I hurry to add finishing touches and details to the house, I realize that to an extent, I am nesting too. Not for a baby but for him to come home. For …

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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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Truck Troubles and Big Emotions

I know I have been writing some pretty heavy post lately so I wanted to change it up and share a light hearted, humorous experience. For the past 6 months, I have faithfully been starting up my husbands truck every 3-4 weeks. Its also a diesel and its been his dream to own one. He got …

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When The Distance Gets To You

With this deployment, I have learned that some days are better than others. Thankfully not all days are bad but not all days are not great either. Its a journey filled with many ups and downs. The easy days are treasured and the tough ones I take hour my hour but I am always grateful …

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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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