One Day At a Time

I am trying hard to remain "positive" and "upbeat" and to "thrive" through this deployment but the truth is I am struggling and my heart hurts so bad. Everyone says to "stay busy" and I have been but no matter how "busy" you stay, the sting of walking into an empty house just never gets …

Continue reading One Day At a Time

Bringing In 2018 With a Splash

I have officially been home for one week by myself and what a week its been to say the least. I have had a lot of highs and lows. I was a lot more emotional about coming home than I was expecting to be. It was hard standing at baggage claim and seeing people reunite …

Continue reading Bringing In 2018 With a Splash

Grateful and Thankful

Tonight as I was sitting in a Christmas Eve church service, I realized just how much I have to be grateful for. I had my husbands family on my left and my family on my right. I was overwhelmed by how special that was. I was literally surrounded by more love and support than I …

Continue reading Grateful and Thankful

A Different and Needed Perspective

With Christmas right around the corner, its been getting tough. Tougher than I was expecting. My plan was to just avoid as much Christmas as I could, act like it wasn't happening and just move on to the new year. Well, that obviously was not possible. Especially since I am home with family.  . It …

Continue reading A Different and Needed Perspective

Tough Weekend and A Tougher Night

Goodness, I'm a teary mess tonight. Its been a really rough weekend both physically and emotionally. Started off the weekend with news that closing will be delayed. Apparently the buyers lender couldn't get all required paperwork done in the necessary time to close this Wednesday. So now we're in limbo waiting for a new closing …

Continue reading Tough Weekend and A Tougher Night