Y'all, I had NO idea I would feel this old, this early in life! I swear, when we left Arkansas last summer, I felt pretty good. I knew I'd gained a few pounds since my husband came home from his deployment last year, but all in all I thought I was doing ok. Evidently, I'm … Continue reading Actually, 44 is the new 70…
Hey... Remember me? It's been a while. What can I say? That thing called life kind of got away from me. My daughter and I have had some health issues we're trying to work out but we've FINALLY settled in here in Alabama. We've all made friends and gotten into routines. We've had visitors and … Continue reading My Stress Level is Fine, Thanks.
I'm leaving tomorrow to go back to Texas and be with my mom as she goes through a minor surgery on her leg. It's supposed to be pretty easy but I want to make sure she's ok. There's not a lot going on here at the moment. Everyone but me is in school now and … Continue reading What will they eat???
We're inside of one week until school starts here in Alabama. One... More... Week. If you have kids, you understand what I'm talking about. If you don't hang on, I'll try to explain. School supplies are bought. Pens, pencils, colored pencils, notebook paper, scotch tape, glue sticks, post it notes, calculators, binders, copy … Continue reading The Coming Storm
It's been a month and I'm FINALLY settling in to the new place! Woohoo! I read an article by another MilSpouse last week that helped identify some of my angst. I had stressed about this move for so long that I just couldn't get comfortable with it until I had some time to rest and … Continue reading The Flip Side
It's been three weeks since the truck dropped off all our stuff at the new house. The furniture is arranged. Our collection of stuff is put away and the boxes have been broken down and dropped at the recycling depot. (They don't have curbside recycling here - don't get me started.) Art has been hung … Continue reading What makes it home?
At some point in every move you get to "The Lasts." Depending on how long you have before you move this can be a long drawn out process or it can fly by. Our packers come a week from tomorrow, so we are firmly in the lasts at this location. Some lasts are great! … Continue reading The Lasts…