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Foot locker feelings

Deployments affect the entire family. Remember when I told you about my husband’s foot locker being delivered last week? While it was super exciting to see his stuff, I can honestly say after dragging in to our formal living room to get it out of the way that I didn’t think about it again. That… Continue reading Foot locker feelings

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The Final FINAL Countdown

You’ve got that song in your head now, don’t you…ROFL!!! Gosh…where do I begin. Wait. I know. MY HUSBAND IS SAFE ON U.S. soil!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Does it get any better than that?  Gosh, I can’t even tell you the weight I feel that has lifted from my heart/shoulders. I received this picture from a fellow Army… Continue reading The Final FINAL Countdown

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Another ring in my tree…

Today is my birthday. My husband has been gone for 315 days. 45 weeks. And this. This “holiday” is the last one he will miss. (At least for a while!). That took the sting out of his absence I think, and I can say I had a wonderful birthday. My coworker’s spoiled me and I… Continue reading Another ring in my tree…

Celebrate the good · Deployment thoughts

The final countdown 

Gosh can you believe we’re in the final countdown of this deployment??  I mean…We’re counting DAYS people!!  Ok, we’ve still got weeks in there but I can finally see the end.  I also finally got what I think are the right shoes. Ladies and gentlemen meet my new Nike Pegasus shoes!  Aren’t they pretty!?  Haven’t… Continue reading The final countdown 

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A bit of a hiatus

Hey gang, sorry I’ve been absent.  I know I’ve not been posting, or participating much in the blogger world and for that I apologize.  The holiday season is hitting me particularly hard, and I just don’t have much to say… I will say, that here’s a shout out to all of my fellow military wives… Continue reading A bit of a hiatus

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30 weeks

209 days ago my husband left for his deployment. 209. That’s a long. Freaking. Time. We’ve had a lot of heart ache. A lot of growth. A lot of struggle. Many steps forward lead to even more steps taken backward.  But always deciding to move forward regardless.  But every day we started anew. Sometimes with… Continue reading 30 weeks