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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Finally Getting Closer

And just like that, we are finally in the excitement stage of this deployment. I wish I could share the exact countdown with you but I want to keep him and his unit safe so I will just leave it at that we are close. Not extremely close but close enough to finally use the word …

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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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