Deployment/PCS

Counting the Days: The Moments Before His Return

“If you’re getting this email…” When I see those words my heart does a little jump. My husband is coming home soon. His unit is preparing families with Return and Reunion briefs, banner making parties, and last minute get-togethers for spouses. A lump builds in my throat and I begin to daydream about the firstContinue Reading “Counting the Days: The Moments Before His Return”

Deployment/PCS

Counting the Days: The Moments Before His Deployment

“If you’re getting this email…” My heart sinks when opening emails from my husband’s unit lately. Emails filled with dates of pre-deployment briefs and links for supportive resources have me wanting to immediately hit the trash icon, erasing them from my computer screen and forgetting I ever opened them. The date in which I haveContinue Reading “Counting the Days: The Moments Before His Deployment”