MY RECENT POSTS
- On Fire
June 15, 2010 06:51PM
- What It Ain't
February 11, 2010 10:52PM
- Supporting the Troops
January 07, 2010 11:31PM
- Plus One
December 28, 2009 09:15PM
- Open Wounds
November 10, 2009 11:41PM
Soldier's girl's Links
So now we're in the home stretch. C is coming home in one month, maybe six weeks.
And hey, our apartment caught on fire.
What do you do when you wake up to your house on fire? It happened to me, and I still don't know the answer. In retrospect,… Read full post »
I don't have yellow magnets on my car or wear camouflage ribbons, and I don't give money to the USO or write letters for Any Service Member. I'm proud of my boyfriend's service in the Army, but I don't want to wear it on my sleeve, and I also recognize that… Read full post »
To everyone who has sent me an invitation to a wedding, party, dinner or other social engagement taking place in the next seven months:
I will be delighted to attend. I'm so pleased you're getting married/having a baby/throwing a party/retiring. Tell me where you're registered and I'll ge… Read full post »
So my boyfriend, C, is deployed to Iraq. He's been gone for almost 12 weeks, and I'm finally getting a hold on maintaining our life while he's gone, staying busy. I started a second job, waitressing nights, to fill the time we used to spend together and to save for the… Read full post »
I think I'm finally starting to get it. It's the kind of thing that I tell myself over and over, without emotion, to cement the fact in my brain, and still I wake up in the morning thinking, huh? Where is he? My boyfriend is in Iraq, he has been for… Read full post »
On Monday, C and I woke up at 3AM and we got ready. It was so early and I didn't want him to see me crying, so we didn't talk much. It's hard to talk that early in the morning. C looks different in his uniform. I'd seen it before, so… Read full post »
My boyfriend is active duty Army, a specialist with a support battalion in the 82nd Airborne Division. We've suspected for a while, but he finally got the orders last week. He's leaving for Iraq on August 25th.
C joined the Army in September, 2004. He served (almos… Read full post »