She lost a tooth today.
I had worried about this moment. Our first missed event.
I was worried there would be sadness over dad missing it.
Thankfully she wasn’t sad it all.
We took a picture so he could see it and she went about playing with her sister.
Later she asked how many more days were left…. I told her a lot, too many to add up.
She doesn’t really understand how long nine months is and that’s okay.
My husband has been deployed to the Middle East for 274 days. These are my real thoughts expressing my heart during his absence. I appreciate your prayers and kind words as we cope, adapt, and carry on without him until August 2014. To read from the beginning, click here.