After thirteen long days from home, my fiancée and daughter made the trip upstate to visit me! I thought I was going to go crazy being away from them this long, but FINALLY some cheer was brought to my life! I ended up having today and yesterday off, so I actually got to spend TWO… Continue reading Some Cheer!
We are currently working one day on and one day off at the Coronavirus testing site. That may change in the coming days as we are opening a new site tomorrow. So today is my day off and on these days I lay in bed, watch TV, workout, and miss home. I don't feel so… Continue reading Day On, Day Off
I have a hard time talking about my mom. Sometimes when I'm with friends I just want to sit and talk and talk about all of the good, the bad, and in-between. Tonight I found myself spewing random memories and feelings at some of the friends in my unit and I noticed when I said… Continue reading Letting Go of Anger
They say That Home is where the heart is But how can that be true When I can't even remember What it feels like to lay in my own bed I can't remember what he smells like and I can no longer hear my daughter's laugh Thundering in my thoughts I am here And they… Continue reading Home
In August of 2015 I enlisted in the Army National Guard. I had the dream to serve in the military once my great-grandmother told us kids stories about her twin brothers serving in the Navy back in the 1950's. It's been almost five years and I'm really thankful for a lot of the friends and… Continue reading A New Adventure
I have so many deep thoughts that I don't know how to put into words I feel angry ... but I also feel forgiving I feel independent ... but I also feel helpless I feel beautiful ... but I also have days where I stare at my face and search for beauty that… Continue reading The Devil on My Shoulder