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The Ones Left Behind

The random thoughts of a Naval Officer's Sweetheart. A blog devoted to the life of being married to the Navy and the ups and downs of being a war bride.

Dedicated to the ones that came before, the ones who live today, and the military wives of tomorrow.

  1. Emotional Drop Kick in the Heart

    by , 05-12-2008 at 11:05 AM (The Ones Left Behind)
    I decided to rent P.S I Love You last night....I think I spent the entire movie sobbing. It is one of those movies that is going to stay with me for a while. Excellent movie, I love it, but maybe not the wisest choice while the hubby is deployed.

    Speaking of deployment, the second time around people always ask me "Is it any easier?" My answer is yes and no. Yes, because I know how to cope a little bit better. No, because I still have moments of weakness where I feel ...
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    Deployment
  2. Press Toward Jesus, Matthew 9:20-22

    by , 05-08-2008 at 07:48 AM (The Ones Left Behind)
    From Zondervan's New Women's Devotional Bible page 1171

    Joanna looked at herself in the mirror and sighed--a sigh of total, utter exhaustion. She felt much older than her 34 ears. It felt as though she had been struggling with insomnia, muscle pain and fatigue forever. One doctor diagnosed her with Epstein Barr. Another with depression. Another simply said she didn't have a diagnosis. One seemed to hint that she was making up her symptoms.

    Joanna knew God was ...
  3. Lucky

    by , 05-07-2008 at 02:04 PM (The Ones Left Behind)
    Jason Mraz's voice is like butter...paired with Colbie Caillat....pure magic...

    "Lucky"
    Jason Mraz
    Featuring: Colbie Caillat


    Do you hear me,
    I'm talking to you
    Across the water across the deep blue ocean
    Under the open sky oh my, baby I'm trying
    Boy I hear you in my dreams
    I hear your whisper across the sea
    I keep you with me in my heart
    You make it easier when life gets hard ...
  4. War Brides

    by , 05-06-2008 at 02:41 PM (The Ones Left Behind)
    There is never a good way to start out a blog. The first entry is always awkward, sometimes boring, and usually edited multiple times. I experienced this with my other, more established, blog named "The Lighthouse" (If you would like to read it please send me a message and I will give you the link). I wanted to make a blog devoted completely to my experience being married to the military, so here it is. I hope that some might find it interesting although my best guess is that it is ...
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    Random thoughts