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This base is truly awesome. The support you get when your husband is deployed is amazing. 
Every month they have been putting on a deployed spouses dinner. And every month I have been trying to find an excuse not to go and on this day, I was running on Empty and truly on survival mode. Being around people was the LAST thing I wanted... along with making dinner. 
But we went. At the end of it, I am always so glad that we go. They have a free dinner, crafts for the kids, and usually something we can do to send to their dad. And this time, santa came! The girls were so excited! .
On top of my super busy and exhausting day, I was asked to do an interview. I said no at first because of the fact I would probably burst out in tears because I was at that point in my day. But I oiled up and did it. The lady asked me "how has it been since your husband has been deployed?" I laid it out there and didnt hold back. It is friggin hard. No tears were shed but after the interview she and another air force member thanked me for being honest. I hope they air it so other spouses can relate that this whole deployment thing is not a walk in the park. It is HARD. Some days exhausting. Some days are left in tears. Most days it's me going to bed past 11PM because of things that still need to get done. 
But the support from the community is just amazing! 
I wouldn't change being a military spouse for anything. .
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This base is truly awesome. The support you get when your husband is deployed is amazing. Every month they have been putting on a deployed spouses dinner. And every month I have been trying to find an excuse not to go and on this day, I was running on Empty and truly on survival mode. Being around people was the LAST thing I wanted... along with making dinner. But we went. At the end of it, I am always so glad that we go. They have a free dinner, crafts for the kids, and usually something we can do to send to their dad. And this time, santa came! The girls were so excited! . On top of my super busy and exhausting day, I was asked to do an interview. I said no at first because of the fact I would probably burst out in tears because I was at that point in my day. But I oiled up and did it. The lady asked me "how has it been since your husband has been deployed?" I laid it out there and didnt hold back. It is friggin hard. No tears were shed but after the interview she and another air force member thanked me for being honest. I hope they air it so other spouses can relate that this whole deployment thing is not a walk in the park. It is HARD. Some days exhausting. Some days are left in tears. Most days it's me going to bed past 11PM because of things that still need to get done. But the support from the community is just amazing! I wouldn't change being a military spouse for anything. . . . . . #militaryspouses  #deploymentsucks  #deploymentstrong  #communitysupport  #militarystrong  #resiliency  #supported  #lifecanberough  #itsokaytohavebaddays  #oilsforthewin  #speakyourtruth  #speaktruth  #speakthetruth 
Had a lot of fun at Matt’s squadron Christmas party! It was just missing my hubby!! However, my proxy husband @mshan89 helped make it a lot of fun! 😜 Don’t worry, its a Shirley Temple 😝! #deploymentsucks #christmastime #christmasparty #usafwife #deploymentstrong
Day 50:
#apostitadaywhiledaddysaway 
We hit 50 days and for some reason that seems like a milestone, maybe it’s because the 40’s took forever to get through. Today was a pretty fun day, we had a couple different outings. Despite those outings the biggest little was grateful for playing with her baby sister after her nap time. They were playing peekaboo, tickling, talking with stuffies and just having a great time. It was fun for me to sit back and watch too. The middle little is obsessed with Santa this year (first year she hasn’t cried around him). She saw him at our neighborhood holiday party and was so grateful that he waved. Her sweet giggle, hands over her mouth and her little jump makes my heart swell. The neighborhood party brought my moment of gratitude as I didn’t have to make dinner tonight! Meal planning and making dinner everyday gets to be such a drag for me. I’ve lost my dinner creativity, the bigs are a bit picky and sometimes I feel like I’m cooking for myself. Tonight we enjoyed a catered dinner and I was grateful from a night off from being in the kitchen.
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Day 50: #apostitadaywhiledaddysaway  We hit 50 days and for some reason that seems like a milestone, maybe it’s because the 40’s took forever to get through. Today was a pretty fun day, we had a couple different outings. Despite those outings the biggest little was grateful for playing with her baby sister after her nap time. They were playing peekaboo, tickling, talking with stuffies and just having a great time. It was fun for me to sit back and watch too. The middle little is obsessed with Santa this year (first year she hasn’t cried around him). She saw him at our neighborhood holiday party and was so grateful that he waved. Her sweet giggle, hands over her mouth and her little jump makes my heart swell. The neighborhood party brought my moment of gratitude as I didn’t have to make dinner tonight! Meal planning and making dinner everyday gets to be such a drag for me. I’ve lost my dinner creativity, the bigs are a bit picky and sometimes I feel like I’m cooking for myself. Tonight we enjoyed a catered dinner and I was grateful from a night off from being in the kitchen. #apostitaday  #militaryfamily  #militarykids  #milspouse  #gratitude  #gratitudejournal  #theyservetoo  #findthegoodeveryday  #deployment  #deploymentstrong  #3m  #lifewith3m  #wonderwithus  #milfam  #milspouseblogger 
Read this!!! You will be amazed!! So I had the best day with 53 degree weather in mid-December! Meal prepped, cleaned out my Jeep and washed it, took all of the dogs to the park and had a training session with their new gentle leader leashes, made a crockpot of soup and finished all my Christmas shopping and wrapping.!! That isn’t the important part though!! 👇👇👇
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What I wanted to say was that this guy, my big handsome man IS INCREDIBLE and what he did today at the dog park almost made me cry. He is soooo instinctually protective (and only at the right times). I know I’ve shared with some of you how he hates fighting/tension of any sort and will stand in the way of 2 dogs growling/play fighting etc just because he doesn’t like it haha...Well today it became very clear just how far he will go to protect someone. There were 2 large dogs who started getting into an extremely nasty fight (one attacking the other). The owners couldn’t control them and so what does Bo do?? He races as fast as he can over to where those dogs are and he LITERALLY body slams/tackles the two of them to where his body is in the middle in between theirs and he is shielding the dog getting attacked. Instead of letting the dog continue to get bit, he then takes on the biting/etc around his neck while the smaller pup gets out from underneath of him and runs away. And as soon as he can see that the dog is safe with his owner he gets up and the dog attacking him backs off...Bo did this not just 1x but 2x since the owner didn’t deal with his dog properly the first time!!! The woman who’s dog was being attached came over to me in tears and thanked me profusely for saving her dog!! She couldn’t believe what had taken place and what Bo did to save her dog. All I have to say is I am still blown away that he has such a protective and sacrificial nature that he would do anything to help or save someone else. It literally melts my heart! ...Also he is alright if anyone was wondering. He’s a tough man :) ❤️❤️
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Read this!!! You will be amazed!! So I had the best day with 53 degree weather in mid-December! Meal prepped, cleaned out my Jeep and washed it, took all of the dogs to the park and had a training session with their new gentle leader leashes, made a crockpot of soup and finished all my Christmas shopping and wrapping.!! That isn’t the important part though!! 👇👇👇 . . . What I wanted to say was that this guy, my big handsome man IS INCREDIBLE and what he did today at the dog park almost made me cry. He is soooo instinctually protective (and only at the right times). I know I’ve shared with some of you how he hates fighting/tension of any sort and will stand in the way of 2 dogs growling/play fighting etc just because he doesn’t like it haha...Well today it became very clear just how far he will go to protect someone. There were 2 large dogs who started getting into an extremely nasty fight (one attacking the other). The owners couldn’t control them and so what does Bo do?? He races as fast as he can over to where those dogs are and he LITERALLY body slams/tackles the two of them to where his body is in the middle in between theirs and he is shielding the dog getting attacked. Instead of letting the dog continue to get bit, he then takes on the biting/etc around his neck while the smaller pup gets out from underneath of him and runs away. And as soon as he can see that the dog is safe with his owner he gets up and the dog attacking him backs off...Bo did this not just 1x but 2x since the owner didn’t deal with his dog properly the first time!!! The woman who’s dog was being attached came over to me in tears and thanked me profusely for saving her dog!! She couldn’t believe what had taken place and what Bo did to save her dog. All I have to say is I am still blown away that he has such a protective and sacrificial nature that he would do anything to help or save someone else. It literally melts my heart! ...Also he is alright if anyone was wondering. He’s a tough man :) ❤️❤️ . . . #dogsofinstagram  #dog  #newfie  #newfiesofinstagram  #newfielove  #bothenewfoundland  #dogmom  #ilovehim  #myman  #handsomeboy  #armywife  #militarywife  #milso  #deployment  #deploymentstrong 
300lb squat... 140lb bench.... 315lb deadlift=755lb total! I was a part of the  #strongestintheaor comp yesterday and it was AMAZING!!!! I had so much fun even though I was nervous as hell but I did it and I will do it again! Thanka to my amazing coach @mjstopsbulking for pushing me and believing in me when I didn't lol. This is only the start to a hopeful powerlifting career! Look out now 😉
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300lb squat... 140lb bench.... 315lb deadlift=755lb total! I was a part of the #strongestintheaor  comp yesterday and it was AMAZING!!!! I had so much fun even though I was nervous as hell but I did it and I will do it again! Thanka to my amazing coach @mjstopsbulking for pushing me and believing in me when I didn't lol. This is only the start to a hopeful powerlifting career! Look out now 😉 #girlswithtattoos  #girlsthatlift  #markbellslingshot  #powerliftingwomen  #powerlifting  #deploymentstrong 
Creeper stache...again. Merry Christmas to me!! Lol #stache #deploymentstache #deploymentstrong #fit #bodybuilding #fitness #crossfit
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Even though the chapter is us may be over. I still am praying for a safe deployment and a safe home return. Husband or not, I always want what’s best for you. #armywife #deployment #deploymentstrong #staysafe #prayersforourtroops #armystrong
When we are missing daddy but so thankful for the people around us...all we can do is smile! 😍 God puts the right people in your life at the right time! 🙌🏻 Another amazing FRG event in the books! #armyfamily #milso #deploymentstrong
When we are missing daddy but so thankful for the people around us...all we can do is smile! 😍 God puts the right people in your life at the right time! 🙌🏻 Another amazing FRG event in the books! #armyfamily  #milso  #deploymentstrong 
Dear Santa,
We've been very good doggos this year. We want @ericterre home safe to join us next year and also toys with lots of fluff.  #merrychristmas #tistheseason #dogsinsweaters #christmassweater #dogmom #deploymentstrong #gooddoggos #nicelist #naughtynathan #weinerdog #rottweiler #corgimix #whitedog #furbabies #rescuedismyfavoritebreed
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today, we went to the north pole! i know, i cant believe it either 😂 and just by looking at the girls you can tell that they had a blast playing in the snow and especially doing it with their friends! 
but let's be honest here about the behind the scenes... hours prior to this miss callie and I both had a meltdown. she was having a real rough morning to say the least. she has been pretty consistent with her bad attitude over the past few days and today, it really just wore me out. 
pictures on social media aren’t always the full picture. it’s only a fraction of the memory we choose to share. but i just wanted to throw in some mom truth in there. because we need more of that. 
so here’s to a new day tomorrow with less attitude and more smiles.
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#itsnotalwaysasitseems #momtruth #momofgirls #calliemichelle #hannahlynn #badattitude #attitudeadjustment #northpoleadventures #funwithfriends #playinginthesnow #happygirls #behindthescene #afterthemeltdowns #roughmorning #whereismysweetcallie #perksofbeingamom #deploymentsucks #deploymentstrong #needreinforcement
today, we went to the north pole! i know, i cant believe it either 😂 and just by looking at the girls you can tell that they had a blast playing in the snow and especially doing it with their friends! but let's be honest here about the behind the scenes... hours prior to this miss callie and I both had a meltdown. she was having a real rough morning to say the least. she has been pretty consistent with her bad attitude over the past few days and today, it really just wore me out. pictures on social media aren’t always the full picture. it’s only a fraction of the memory we choose to share. but i just wanted to throw in some mom truth in there. because we need more of that. so here’s to a new day tomorrow with less attitude and more smiles. . . . . #itsnotalwaysasitseems  #momtruth  #momofgirls  #calliemichelle  #hannahlynn  #badattitude  #attitudeadjustment  #northpoleadventures  #funwithfriends  #playinginthesnow  #happygirls  #behindthescene  #afterthemeltdowns  #roughmorning  #whereismysweetcallie  #perksofbeingamom  #deploymentsucks  #deploymentstrong  #needreinforcement 
When @milspousematters host @jenmcdonald88 asked me what I would share with new military spouses, this was what flew out.
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Whether you are just starting your military family journey or are many years in- you are SO CAPABLE.
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Remind me when I doubt, okay? And I'll be here to remind you.💪😍
When @milspousematters host @jenmcdonald88 asked me what I would share with new military spouses, this was what flew out. . . Whether you are just starting your military family journey or are many years in- you are SO CAPABLE. . . Remind me when I doubt, okay? And I'll be here to remind you.💪😍
Today's workout was legs..and wow yes I definitely felt that. 😬
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I absolutely love this program, and all the challenges it brings. ✔️
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Not only do you switch up exercises everyday but you also work on cardio and abs!💪
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What more could you ask for?! 😉
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But I am looking forward to having my rest day and husband back tomorrow..stay tuned! 🎉
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#liift4 #joelfreemanfitness #cardio #abs #legs #sweat #fitfam #eatclean #lovemybody #strongereveryday #active #setgoals #onemoretime #bringiton #1day #deploymentstrong #excercise #createyourhype #bootygainz
Today's workout was legs..and wow yes I definitely felt that. 😬 ▪️ I absolutely love this program, and all the challenges it brings. ✔️ ▪️ Not only do you switch up exercises everyday but you also work on cardio and abs!💪 ▪️ What more could you ask for?! 😉 ▪️ But I am looking forward to having my rest day and husband back tomorrow..stay tuned! 🎉 ▪️ #liift4  #joelfreemanfitness  #cardio  #abs  #legs  #sweat  #fitfam  #eatclean  #lovemybody  #strongereveryday  #active  #setgoals  #onemoretime  #bringiton  #1day  #deploymentstrong  #excercise  #createyourhype  #bootygainz 
Gifts from the Middle East 🎄🖤🥰 ⏩ also, traditional Christmas morning Cranberry French Toast in the freezer & ready to bake!
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#hellojubilee #doglover #dogmum #puppymom #furbaby #dog #doggo #puppy #pupper #puppylove #hyggedog #hygge #adoptdontshop #puppylife #puppyadventures #mutt #mixedbreed #rescuedog #rescuepuppy #corgimix #pitmix #bullymix #cute #bestwoof #deploymentstrong #deploymentchristmas #deployment #milspouse #airforcewife
Gifts from the Middle East 🎄🖤🥰 ⏩ also, traditional Christmas morning Cranberry French Toast in the freezer & ready to bake! . . . #hellojubilee  #doglover  #dogmum  #puppymom  #furbaby  #dog  #doggo  #puppy  #pupper  #puppylove  #hyggedog  #hygge  #adoptdontshop  #puppylife  #puppyadventures  #mutt  #mixedbreed  #rescuedog  #rescuepuppy  #corgimix  #pitmix  #bullymix  #cute  #bestwoof  #deploymentstrong  #deploymentchristmas  #deployment  #milspouse  #airforcewife 
Somebody loves me!! ♥️ #deploymentstrong #proudarmywife ♥️
To do each day: • Eat •Sweat
• Smile • Sleep • Sex ✨Repeat
To do each day: • Eat •Sweat • Smile • Sleep • Sex ✨Repeat
✨If you want to believe in your magic, you have to spend time with those who also believe in your magic ✨ #bettertogether

After class hangs with these magical babes because the class doesn’t end after the workout is done.  The class ends when our souls are filled.  Daily conversations about whatever is needed by our babes in the moment, whether it be deep set your soul on fire chats,  or light and full of laughter, is how we finish every workout in this space.
✨If you want to believe in your magic, you have to spend time with those who also believe in your magic ✨ #bettertogether  After class hangs with these magical babes because the class doesn’t end after the workout is done. The class ends when our souls are filled. Daily conversations about whatever is needed by our babes in the moment, whether it be deep set your soul on fire chats, or light and full of laughter, is how we finish every workout in this space.
Oils provide a crazy amount of support for our emotions. Since 87-93% of disease comes from our thought life (aka emotions) it’s super important for us to give our brain everything it needs to process emotions correctly. 🧠 .
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I’m doing evvverryything I can to take care of my emotional health because it’s SO connected to physical health. Emotions are processed in the limbic system + smell is the ONLY one of the 5 senses that activates the amygdala (part of the lymbic system). 🌿
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We can diffuse or breathe oils to open up our amygdala + process our emotions in a healthy way. SO COOL right!? 🙌🏼
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Annnyywayyy, this little roller is full of some of my fave emotional supporting oils: valor, stress away, peace & calming + frankincense. 🌻 #freetobewell
Oils provide a crazy amount of support for our emotions. Since 87-93% of disease comes from our thought life (aka emotions) it’s super important for us to give our brain everything it needs to process emotions correctly. 🧠 . . I’m doing evvverryything I can to take care of my emotional health because it’s SO connected to physical health. Emotions are processed in the limbic system + smell is the ONLY one of the 5 senses that activates the amygdala (part of the lymbic system). 🌿 . . We can diffuse or breathe oils to open up our amygdala + process our emotions in a healthy way. SO COOL right!? 🙌🏼 . . Annnyywayyy, this little roller is full of some of my fave emotional supporting oils: valor, stress away, peace & calming + frankincense. 🌻 #freetobewell 
Day 180: happy Friday..felt so good to be back at @threepalms_fitnessclub! Felt blahish today but pushed through!! #fridayfitness #chipper #deploymentstrong #threepalmsclub
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Day 49:
#apostitadaywhiledaddysaway 
Friday, 7 weeks done! We had some fun this evening which was much needed after a rocky few days. Heading to a winter carnival was just the way to end the week! The biggest little had so much fun jumping and climbing in the inflatables with her friends. She was grateful for the time spent with her friends having fun. I enjoyed watching her run and hold hands with her friends. The middle little was having a blast at the carnival but yet again she chose special mommy snuggles as what she was grateful for. We snuggled a few times today but before bed the snuggles were extra special as she played with my hair and rubbed my head. I could have picked a few moments today as I did enjoy the girls having so much fun at the carnival but I am grateful for the opportunity to watch A dance tonight. She loves dancing so much, you can see how joyful she is and that makes my heart so happy. 
#apostitaday #militaryfamily #militarykids #milspouse #gratitude #gratitudejournal #theyservetoo #findthegoodeveryday #deployment #deploymentstrong #3m #lifewith3m #wonderwithus #milfam #milspouseblogger
Day 49: #apostitadaywhiledaddysaway  Friday, 7 weeks done! We had some fun this evening which was much needed after a rocky few days. Heading to a winter carnival was just the way to end the week! The biggest little had so much fun jumping and climbing in the inflatables with her friends. She was grateful for the time spent with her friends having fun. I enjoyed watching her run and hold hands with her friends. The middle little was having a blast at the carnival but yet again she chose special mommy snuggles as what she was grateful for. We snuggled a few times today but before bed the snuggles were extra special as she played with my hair and rubbed my head. I could have picked a few moments today as I did enjoy the girls having so much fun at the carnival but I am grateful for the opportunity to watch A dance tonight. She loves dancing so much, you can see how joyful she is and that makes my heart so happy. #apostitaday  #militaryfamily  #militarykids  #milspouse  #gratitude  #gratitudejournal  #theyservetoo  #findthegoodeveryday  #deployment  #deploymentstrong  #3m  #lifewith3m  #wonderwithus  #milfam  #milspouseblogger 
Today’s forecast....Moist💦💦. Full Shoulder routine. Then finished with  15 Min AMRAP  10 Alt DB Power Snatch(55lbs)
20 Box Jump Overs #moist #oxygenplease #sweat #fit #deploymentstrong #bodybuilding #fitness #fitspo #fitnessmotivation #crossfit
Adventure kind of night♥️
Took the kiddos to see some pretty cool houses decorated with Christmas lights🎄
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 #militaryspouselife #christmas #holidayseason #december #lights #familytime #armystrong #tx #deploymentstrong
I tried a new workout program today. I wasn't sure if I was going to like it because it uses a step.  I'm super uncoordinated, think the girl in the step class that's always using the wrong foot, going the wrong direction, and bumping into people kind of uncoordinated. This workout was nothing like the step classes I've taken. Don't get me wrong, I still used the wrong foot and occasionally went the wrong way but the exercises were different then the continuous stepping/jumping on and off the step.  I'm super excited to start the program in January and see how the rest of the workouts are. 
If you are looking for a change to your workouts or want to get started working out, send me a message and I will send you a link to this one. (Sample workout is free!) I would love to have some workout buddies when I start the full program next month.
I tried a new workout program today. I wasn't sure if I was going to like it because it uses a step. I'm super uncoordinated, think the girl in the step class that's always using the wrong foot, going the wrong direction, and bumping into people kind of uncoordinated. This workout was nothing like the step classes I've taken. Don't get me wrong, I still used the wrong foot and occasionally went the wrong way but the exercises were different then the continuous stepping/jumping on and off the step. I'm super excited to start the program in January and see how the rest of the workouts are. If you are looking for a change to your workouts or want to get started working out, send me a message and I will send you a link to this one. (Sample workout is free!) I would love to have some workout buddies when I start the full program next month.
Had the best time with the best gal! Loved spending every second with the crazy wonderful girl at the Chiefs game last night. We may not have gotten home till 1:30am after 4-wheeling out of the parking lot where others had broken the fence down haha...but it was all sooo worth it. Thanks for the amazing night girl. ❤️ you @rachel_vip_21 !! .
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Had the best time with the best gal! Loved spending every second with the crazy wonderful girl at the Chiefs game last night. We may not have gotten home till 1:30am after 4-wheeling out of the parking lot where others had broken the fence down haha...but it was all sooo worth it. Thanks for the amazing night girl. ❤️ you @rachel_vip_21 !! . . . #bestfriendgoals  #mygirls  #loveyou  #friends4life  #livingmybestlife  #healthylifestyle  #getoutside  #babyitscoldoutside  #deploymentstrong  #armywife  #militarywife  #milso  #chiefskingdom  #chiefs  #kansascity  #kansascitychiefs  #football  #footballgirls  #kc 
Too the sweetest , most loving girl I have ever met. I can’t begin to explain how much I love you and how much I’m going to miss you. No one has ever had my back or cared for me the way you do . This will be challenging for the both of us but don’t you worry , I’ll think about you every day . No matter how far I am or how long it takes I know it will be worth it in the end. So don’t ever be discouraged babe , we’re under the same moon and I’ll be with you wherever you go. Too my other half . I love you Brianna Marie Guzman ❤️ 7 months until I can get lost in those beautiful hazel eyes again 💕 #deploymentstrong #bettertogether
Too the sweetest , most loving girl I have ever met. I can’t begin to explain how much I love you and how much I’m going to miss you. No one has ever had my back or cared for me the way you do . This will be challenging for the both of us but don’t you worry , I’ll think about you every day . No matter how far I am or how long it takes I know it will be worth it in the end. So don’t ever be discouraged babe , we’re under the same moon and I’ll be with you wherever you go. Too my other half . I love you Brianna Marie Guzman ❤️ 7 months until I can get lost in those beautiful hazel eyes again 💕 #deploymentstrong  #bettertogether 
I wrote a whole thing for this post and it didn't work 🙃 If that doesn't explain this deployment I don't know what does, lol. 🤷
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On a good note, I'm so happy that I get my hubby back in just TWO days..but I mean who's counting anyway?..😉 ME, IM COUNTING! 👏
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My day consisted of finishing two finals for school, treating myself to Starbucks, and cleaning ALL day. 👌
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My body is screaming to lay down and rest but I already have pre workout in me getting ready to workout! Ain't no rest for the wicked. 💁
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I'm so blessed for this life I have, my family, my dogs, my friends, this house, and my handsome guy! I couldn't ask for any more. 😊
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Happy Holidays! 🎊🎄🎁🎉
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I wrote a whole thing for this post and it didn't work 🙃 If that doesn't explain this deployment I don't know what does, lol. 🤷 ▪️ On a good note, I'm so happy that I get my hubby back in just TWO days..but I mean who's counting anyway?..😉 ME, IM COUNTING! 👏 ▪️ My day consisted of finishing two finals for school, treating myself to Starbucks, and cleaning ALL day. 👌 ▪️ My body is screaming to lay down and rest but I already have pre workout in me getting ready to workout! Ain't no rest for the wicked. 💁 ▪️ I'm so blessed for this life I have, my family, my dogs, my friends, this house, and my handsome guy! I couldn't ask for any more. 😊 ▪️ Happy Holidays! 🎊🎄🎁🎉 ▪️ #liift4  #workout  #fitness  #thankful  #blessed  #booty  #arms  #lift  #quads  #girlswholift  #girlswithtattoos  #maketodaycount  #doitforyourself  #preworkout  #deploymentlife  #deploymentstrong  #norest  #strongereveryday  #navylife  #navywife  #gains 
↠ R.E.D Friday ↞ @steph_petersen and her husband at his homecoming from deployment! 💕🇺🇸
Thank you for sharing beautiful!
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↠ R.E.D Friday ↞ @steph_petersen and her husband at his homecoming from deployment! 💕🇺🇸 Thank you for sharing beautiful! 📷: @tashatomeckophotography ______________________________________________________ #marinelove  #marinecorps  #marinelife  #marinewife  #deployment  #marinewifey  #marinemilso  #marinespouse  #marinecouple  #deploymenthomecoming  #mymarine  #militarywife  #semperfidelis  #deploymentstrong  #militaryhomecoming  #militarylife  #militaryspouse  #militaryhusband  #semperfi  #militarymilsos  #usmclife  #usmclove  #usmcspouse  #myhero  #ourloveissemperfi 
How do you stay #DeploymentStrong? MilSpouse Lizann says prepare for the unexpected and embrace the milestones, no matter how small. Read her story on the Blog Brigade: https://blog-brigade.militaryonesource.mil/.
How do you stay #DeploymentStrong ? MilSpouse Lizann says prepare for the unexpected and embrace the milestones, no matter how small. Read her story on the Blog Brigade: https://blog-brigade.militaryonesource.mil/.
Self portrait 2018 🥴🥴🥴 😂😂😂 This is what I look like after toting around Ava and listening to Wilder scream intermittently for an hour while trying to desperately get a specific Christmas present in a store. Say prayers. Send wine. #surthrival2018selfportrait
Self portrait 2018 🥴🥴🥴 😂😂😂 This is what I look like after toting around Ava and listening to Wilder scream intermittently for an hour while trying to desperately get a specific Christmas present in a store. Say prayers. Send wine. #surthrival2018selfportrait 
Other half returns tomorrow!! 💍 #deploymentsucks
Last night Daddy returned home from a deployment. While this wasn't one of our longest deployments, it was our first with two babies. The girls and I are so happy to have him for Christmas and New Years!!! Thank you friends for being there for me these past few months, for checking in on me, for having lunch with me, for watching our oldest, and more importantly, for your prayers. We are so appreciative ❤ @fitmrkong  #DaddysHome #homecoming #deploymentstrong #militaryfamily #militarystrong #family #FamilyForever #ohana #daddyslittlegirl #newblogger #momblogger #blogger #momblog #girlmom #baby #backhome #readyfortheholidays #grateful #missedhim #myheartisfull #strongmom #militarylove #deployment
Last night Daddy returned home from a deployment. While this wasn't one of our longest deployments, it was our first with two babies. The girls and I are so happy to have him for Christmas and New Years!!! Thank you friends for being there for me these past few months, for checking in on me, for having lunch with me, for watching our oldest, and more importantly, for your prayers. We are so appreciative ❤ @fitmrkong #DaddysHome  #homecoming  #deploymentstrong  #militaryfamily  #militarystrong  #family  #FamilyForever  #ohana  #daddyslittlegirl  #newblogger  #momblogger  #blogger  #momblog  #girlmom  #baby  #backhome  #readyfortheholidays  #grateful  #missedhim  #myheartisfull  #strongmom  #militarylove  #deployment 
Welcome home Red Rippers!!!!!! #deploymentstrong #herestous
Spent the morning in a sailboat race in the Arabian Gulf! #militarywomen #deploymentstrong #chiefsoutofoffice
Not everyday is perfect. But you are my best friend. You get me. I haven’t caught a break in a very long time and no matter what you never let me give up. I am forever grateful that our lives crossed paths ❤️ I can’t wait for the future hold bc statistically after so much BS it’s bound to be good ❤️ Ps- I love you even though we have no good pictures together .
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Not everyday is perfect. But you are my best friend. You get me. I haven’t caught a break in a very long time and no matter what you never let me give up. I am forever grateful that our lives crossed paths ❤️ I can’t wait for the future hold bc statistically after so much BS it’s bound to be good ❤️ Ps- I love you even though we have no good pictures together . . . #highschoolsweethearts  #wesurvivedbootcamp  #deploymentstrong  #firstapartmenttogether  #dogmom  #dogdad  #catparents  #loveoverlossalways 
↠ R.E.D Friday ↞
@race_wood and his beautiful wife when he came home from deployment 💙✈️🇺🇸
Thank you for sharing!
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↠ R.E.D Friday ↞ @race_wood and his beautiful wife when he came home from deployment 💙✈️🇺🇸 Thank you for sharing! ______________________________________________________ #airforcewife  #airforcelife  #deployment  #airforcemilso  #airforcespouse  #airforcelove  #airforcewifelife  #airforcewifey  #airforcecouple  #airforcehusband  #militarylove  #militarywife  #deploymentstrong  #militarystrong  #militaryhomecoming  #militaryspouse  #militarywifelife  #deploymentstrong  #militarywifey  #usaflove  #myhero  #usaflife  #usafwife  #usafmilso  #deploymenthomecoming  #usafspouse  #usafcouple  #myairman 
My family requested this wild blueberry pie for our Christmas party tomorrow. It makes me so very happy to make a healing dessert that they love. 😍 Now if I could just convince them to have dessert before dinner. 😆
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This is a no bake easy dessert to make. Google @medicalmedium “Wild blueberry tarts” and make into a pie if you wish.  I double the filling ingredients so it fills the entire pie dish. I had the cutest taste tester (swipe right to see baby Owen hanging out in the kitchen). I believe he would like the filling as a meal! It’s just dates, wild blueberries, and mango. 👌
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This holiday season be kind to you. There’s no need to over eat on foods that will not serve you. Give this a try and rejoice in the healing powers of delicious foods to nourish your physical and emotional body during this busy, yet joyful season! .
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🌟Share berries with company and watch emotional wounds lift and clear as the conversation becomes “pleasingly sacred, deep, healing, and, in the end, happy.” .
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🌟If you seek abundance, become the student of the berry. I’ll be opening up soon about some upcoming emotional detox I’ll be embarking on. It’s time to awaken!
Info source @medicalmedium .
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My family requested this wild blueberry pie for our Christmas party tomorrow. It makes me so very happy to make a healing dessert that they love. 😍 Now if I could just convince them to have dessert before dinner. 😆 . . This is a no bake easy dessert to make. Google @medicalmedium “Wild blueberry tarts” and make into a pie if you wish. I double the filling ingredients so it fills the entire pie dish. I had the cutest taste tester (swipe right to see baby Owen hanging out in the kitchen). I believe he would like the filling as a meal! It’s just dates, wild blueberries, and mango. 👌 . . This holiday season be kind to you. There’s no need to over eat on foods that will not serve you. Give this a try and rejoice in the healing powers of delicious foods to nourish your physical and emotional body during this busy, yet joyful season! . . Fun fact: 🌟Share berries with company and watch emotional wounds lift and clear as the conversation becomes “pleasingly sacred, deep, healing, and, in the end, happy.” . . 🌟If you seek abundance, become the student of the berry. I’ll be opening up soon about some upcoming emotional detox I’ll be embarking on. It’s time to awaken! Info source @medicalmedium . 🤟#godhealsallwounds  #militarywomen  #holisticnurse  #deploymentstrong  #coastguardwife  #nurseforplantbaseddiet  #holisticnurse  #nursehealthcoach  #healing  #emotionaldetox  #healthwarrior  #medicalmedium  #medicalmediumkids  #plantbasedkids  #plantbasedmom  #awaken  #letfoodbethymedicine 🍠🍌🍎🍏🍊🍋🍅🍆🍇🍈🍉🍐🍑🍒🍓🍍
Soaking in all the LoveBug Kelly snuggles I can get. This crazy chick was born a daddy’s girl but these last several months while daddy’s been on deployment; she’s become my little snuggle bug sidekick. I know in a couple of days when she gets her hands back on her daddy; I’ll be chopped liver again. 😞
That’s ok though. I know she’s watching me. I will lead by example and give her a strong woman to look up to. I will continue to show her that dreams are attainable when you work smart. I will teach her to never give up and never let other people’s opinions sway her journey. 
While we’ve all missed daddy; I’m thankful for the bonding time that Kelly and I have been given. Kelly is 100% me when I look in her eyes. She strong willed, determined, knows exactly what she wants and goes for it. She’s a goofball and has a heart of gold. Did I mention stubborn?? Oh yeah... she’s me. 
So here’s to the next couple of days that I get to snuggle my little LoveBug. 🥰
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Soaking in all the LoveBug Kelly snuggles I can get. This crazy chick was born a daddy’s girl but these last several months while daddy’s been on deployment; she’s become my little snuggle bug sidekick. I know in a couple of days when she gets her hands back on her daddy; I’ll be chopped liver again. 😞 That’s ok though. I know she’s watching me. I will lead by example and give her a strong woman to look up to. I will continue to show her that dreams are attainable when you work smart. I will teach her to never give up and never let other people’s opinions sway her journey. While we’ve all missed daddy; I’m thankful for the bonding time that Kelly and I have been given. Kelly is 100% me when I look in her eyes. She strong willed, determined, knows exactly what she wants and goes for it. She’s a goofball and has a heart of gold. Did I mention stubborn?? Oh yeah... she’s me. So here’s to the next couple of days that I get to snuggle my little LoveBug. 🥰 #arbonnemomboss  #wfhm  #littlelovebug  #milwife  #wahmlife  #myminime  #fitfam  #healthyfamilies  #raisinggirls  #theyarewatching  #thankful  #mymiraclebaby  #leadbyexample  #deploymentstrong  #militaryfamily  #navylife 
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Current RED FRIDAY mood, shit changes, we roll with the punches. Doesn’t matter when he gets home, I’ll always be here waiting for his return 💙#deploymentblows #deployment #deploymentsucks #shit #changes #ofcourse #redfriday #boo #nothomefortheholidays #ugh #itllgetbetter #ithasto #husband #militarylife #ourlife #milspouse #wouldntchangeitfortheworld #anotherweekdown #usaf #army #coastguard #marines #navy #halfofmyheart #mylove #itsok #strong #deploymentstrong #always
Current RED FRIDAY mood, shit changes, we roll with the punches. Doesn’t matter when he gets home, I’ll always be here waiting for his return 💙#deploymentblows  #deployment  #deploymentsucks  #shit  #changes  #ofcourse  #redfriday  #boo  #nothomefortheholidays  #ugh  #itllgetbetter  #ithasto  #husband  #militarylife  #ourlife  #milspouse  #wouldntchangeitfortheworld  #anotherweekdown  #usaf  #army  #coastguard  #marines  #navy  #halfofmyheart  #mylove  #itsok  #strong  #deploymentstrong  #always 
↠ R.E.D Friday ↞
@katrinaamylouise and her husband finally reunited after deployment 💕🇺🇸
Thank you for sharing beautiful! 
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↠ R.E.D Friday ↞ @katrinaamylouise and her husband finally reunited after deployment 💕🇺🇸 Thank you for sharing beautiful! ______________________________________________________ #marinelove  #marinecorps  #marinelife  #marinewife  #deployment  #marinewifey  #marinemilso  #marinespouse  #marinecouple  #deploymenthomecoming  #mymarine  #militarywife  #semperfidelis  #deploymentstrong  #militaryhomecoming  #militarylife  #militaryspouse  #militaryhusband  #semperfi  #militarymilsos  #usmclife  #usmclove  #usmcspouse  #myhero  #ourloveissemperfi 
An Advent Pause. Who are your people, the angels in your life? Show them some love this advent. 
Another personal blog post is up now. Link in bio. #forcesfamily #militaryspouse #deploymentstrong #advent #light #thankfulness #therainbowtreeblog #bloggermum #blogger
If my strength intimidates you, I hope you realize that’s a weakness of yours!  #deploymentstrong #imkindaabigdealaroundhere
Day 48:
#apostitadaywhiledaddysaway 
A little more quiet today which was needed after the hustle that was yesterday. The biggest little had the littlest squealing in the bathtub tonight. They were playing together and the giggles were loud and precious. She was grateful for that fun time with her littlest sister. The middle little is our sensitive one. She has always been in tune with others emotions and wants to help fix problems. Today she gave me the biggest hug when I was crying (and said I could sleep with her on her bed). She was grateful for the opportunity to make me feel a little better. I had another challenging day. I had several legit cries, lost my temper, and raised my voice. When yuh already don’t feel like yourself and then you take it out on others it just makes you feel worse. I am grateful for the ability to ask for forgiveness from my kids after I had a rough day. To know they love me unconditionally and despite of my faults makes my heart feel a little better. I’m really hoping tomorrow feels a bit better.
#apostitaday #militaryfamily #militarykids #milspouse #gratitude #gratitudejournal #theyservetoo #findthegoodeveryday #deployment #deploymentstrong #3m #lifewith3m #wonderwithus #milfam #milspouseblogger
Day 48: #apostitadaywhiledaddysaway  A little more quiet today which was needed after the hustle that was yesterday. The biggest little had the littlest squealing in the bathtub tonight. They were playing together and the giggles were loud and precious. She was grateful for that fun time with her littlest sister. The middle little is our sensitive one. She has always been in tune with others emotions and wants to help fix problems. Today she gave me the biggest hug when I was crying (and said I could sleep with her on her bed). She was grateful for the opportunity to make me feel a little better. I had another challenging day. I had several legit cries, lost my temper, and raised my voice. When yuh already don’t feel like yourself and then you take it out on others it just makes you feel worse. I am grateful for the ability to ask for forgiveness from my kids after I had a rough day. To know they love me unconditionally and despite of my faults makes my heart feel a little better. I’m really hoping tomorrow feels a bit better. #apostitaday  #militaryfamily  #militarykids  #milspouse  #gratitude  #gratitudejournal  #theyservetoo  #findthegoodeveryday  #deployment  #deploymentstrong  #3m  #lifewith3m  #wonderwithus  #milfam  #milspouseblogger 
💗So much love and so much more is missing in this picture. Never underestimate the strength of a woman and that of a military spouse. 🇺🇸 Giving birth while your main rock is deployed and only able to Skype in for that special moment is nothing short of amazing. Giving back to create special memories in these wild times for those who need it most is what we do. Meet USAF spouse Ami and her newborn daughter Charlie. This smile says a million words—and we were so happy to help create another memorable moment with designing her babies first Christmas ✨
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💗So much love and so much more is missing in this picture. Never underestimate the strength of a woman and that of a military spouse. 🇺🇸 Giving birth while your main rock is deployed and only able to Skype in for that special moment is nothing short of amazing. Giving back to create special memories in these wild times for those who need it most is what we do. Meet USAF spouse Ami and her newborn daughter Charlie. This smile says a million words—and we were so happy to help create another memorable moment with designing her babies first Christmas ✨ . . . #milso  #seasonofgiving  #deploymentstrong  #dogoodfeelgood  #americastrong  #gma  #holidaydecor  #myhyggehome  #flashesofdelight  #womenempoweringwomen  #pocketofmyhome  #currentdesignsituation  #howyouhome  #bhghome  #farmhousechristmas  #eclecticdecor  #sodomino  #mydomaine  #thehappynow  #holidaydecor  #cnnvision  #mytradhome  #elledecor  #smmakelifebeautiful  #thriftstorefind  #interiormilk  #cornerofmyhome  #hustleandheart  #styleithappy  #decthedeployment 
Many thanks to @jenmcdonald88 from @milspousematters  for inviting me on the podcast today!
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We’re talking about “military spouse denial” (i.e, that idea you won’t be affected by #militarylife ), overseas moves, and so much more! .
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I think you’ll really enjoy this conversation♥️ I know I did!
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Have you ever suffered from military spouse denial?
Many thanks to @jenmcdonald88 from @milspousematters  for inviting me on the podcast today! . . We’re talking about “military spouse denial” (i.e, that idea you won’t be affected by #militarylife  ), overseas moves, and so much more! . . . I think you’ll really enjoy this conversation♥️ I know I did! . . Have you ever suffered from military spouse denial?
4 years ago we awkwardly posed for a helicopter squadron Christmas party. This year we are married and I am cleaning our home in anticipation for his return from his first deployment as a fighter pilot. 
We are #deploymentstrong
4 years ago we awkwardly posed for a helicopter squadron Christmas party. This year we are married and I am cleaning our home in anticipation for his return from his first deployment as a fighter pilot. We are #deploymentstrong 
Idk how many times I’ve said to myself or out loud how blessed I am to have my pup during this deployment! One minute she may be driving me crazy and the next she’s cuddled on my lap like an angel!
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#crazydogmom #ilovemylab #deploymentsucks #deploymentstrong #deployedlife #blacklablove #dogmomaf #marriedaf #armywifelife
Thank you to all our veterans and all of our brave men and women currently serving in the U.S. military - we salute you! ❤️🇺🇸 #casualstyle #casualoutfits #casualoutfit #casualfashion #militarywife #militarywifelife #militarywifeproblems #deploymentsucks #deploymentstrong #deploymentcountdown #deployedhearts #deployedlove
I’m really bad at being a girl. ✨
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I don’t do my hair, I don’t even own a blow dryer. 💁🏽‍♀️
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I really hate “girl talk” + it makes me feel so weird + uncomfortable. Talking about “boys” feels really strange + I rlly don’t like it. 🌲
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I don’t like having my nails painted. I’ve never been to the tanning bed or gotten a spray tan. 🌻
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I’d rather wear black than pink, I’d wear just about anything to not wear heals, I don’t like fancy restaurants. ✨
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I really really hate showering. I’d eat my weight in any sort of fried potato if I could. 🥔
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I used to think these things made me less of a woman, like I was wrong or broken or I somehow missed the “how to be a girl” class. 🤦🏽‍♀️
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But its not even true. The Lord in his sovereignty made me to like talking business more than boys, wellness more than nails, camping more than hotels. ✨
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It’s okay, it’s good, maybe even holy to be confident in what he’s shaped you to be. BUT what I’m learning is that all - every like, dislike, passion, calling - reflects more of HIS heart. ✨
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I really think that the girl who only uses chapstick 🙋🏽‍♀️ + the girl who never leaves the house with lipstick can both be reflecting the heart of the Lord. Yeah? 👏🏽
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So, friend, please embrace who you’ve been made to be - so long as it reflects Him. Chase after Him, let Him shape your character, your heart + run wild + free into that. 🙌🏼
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Turn to your friend + encourage the God you see in her + run with her too. ✨
#wildandfree
I’m really bad at being a girl. ✨ . . I don’t do my hair, I don’t even own a blow dryer. 💁🏽‍♀️ . . I really hate “girl talk” + it makes me feel so weird + uncomfortable. Talking about “boys” feels really strange + I rlly don’t like it. 🌲 . . I don’t like having my nails painted. I’ve never been to the tanning bed or gotten a spray tan. 🌻 . . I’d rather wear black than pink, I’d wear just about anything to not wear heals, I don’t like fancy restaurants. ✨ . . I really really hate showering. I’d eat my weight in any sort of fried potato if I could. 🥔 . . I used to think these things made me less of a woman, like I was wrong or broken or I somehow missed the “how to be a girl” class. 🤦🏽‍♀️ . . But its not even true. The Lord in his sovereignty made me to like talking business more than boys, wellness more than nails, camping more than hotels. ✨ . . It’s okay, it’s good, maybe even holy to be confident in what he’s shaped you to be. BUT what I’m learning is that all - every like, dislike, passion, calling - reflects more of HIS heart. ✨ . . I really think that the girl who only uses chapstick 🙋🏽‍♀️ + the girl who never leaves the house with lipstick can both be reflecting the heart of the Lord. Yeah? 👏🏽 . . So, friend, please embrace who you’ve been made to be - so long as it reflects Him. Chase after Him, let Him shape your character, your heart + run wild + free into that. 🙌🏼 . . Turn to your friend + encourage the God you see in her + run with her too. ✨ #wildandfree 
Since Bryan doesn’t have IG, I can share this without him seeing. This is part of his Christmas gift. I hand wrote him letters for different situations. Just something to help him get through this time, being away from me and the kids. And to remember how very much we love him and are proud of him.
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