He’s Home

He's home and my heart has never been happier. My heart raced and I fought back tears as I read his text "We're boarding the plane now. I'm coming home, I'll see you soon." I barely slept that night. Excitement coursed through my veins. After 9 months apart, just 20 hours stood between me and …

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Delayed…

While they are home, "deployment" is the word you don't want to hear. And while they are deployed, "delayed" is the word to hope never to hear. Unfortunately for us, that is exactly what happened.  The rational side of me knows that its not much longer and that it will be here soon enough but …

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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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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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