Separations and deployments are difficult, and for those of us that frequently endure such things it becomes difficult to figure out how to deal with each one. Life is forever changing, and my kids are always growing and entering new stages of life. This, alone, has been the one factor that has most affected how I deal with the separations that come my way. It is no longer about me and my emotions. I can’t simply waste the time simply reading and watching movies, going out with girlfriends or shopping. No, life has to for the most part continue on as normal. We must rise early in the morning, get ready for school, clean the house, cook, do laundry and change diapers. We must move forward and no time can really be spent wallowing away.
So, we must we must…..I’ve read the Love Dare before but apparently there is a military/deployment version. It’s a 40 Day dare and I’m excited to talk about each day with you all, sharing stories from my twelve years as a military s/o and 15 years with the man I now call hubby, or Mr. Air Force.