Deployment Series: Deployment Timeline

It’s been about 14 months (at the time that I’m writing this) since my husband, Brandon, came back from Iraq. Honestly, I’ve pretty much forgotten what it was like when he was gone. Erased it from my memory, you know? But right now I’m going to try real hard and let you know exactly how our year went. It was a year of emotional highs and lows, sometimes trying, but we made it through with flying colors! At least in my head! July: July 1, he leaves. I’m kind of relieved because I was so hyped up, I was ready for him to be gone! A month later…Still doing fine. He’s only been gone a month, whatevs. I leave on a two week trip to visit family. I don’t have time to miss him! Gone 7 weeks…Wow, this is the longest we’ve ever been apart. Can you believe that? It Continue reading