Today was full of distractions. School work, groceries, costumes, candy, and friends.
The kids were happy.
He sent flowers.
I went shopping and thought about getting back into a routine. I ‘m not ready. I filled the cart with frozen meals and giant boxes of cereal.
I felt guilty so I added a five pound bag of organic carrots. I’ll have the kids eat one with their bowl of Capt’n Crunch.
We need a new normal, but not today.
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.