CAMO - Connecting All Military Others
Here are a few ways to tell that your man is either deployed, at boot camp, or in the field.
1. Your cell phone is glued to your hand, in fear you'll miss a call.
2. You sleep with your cell phone under your pillow.
3. There is a possibilty of bursting into tears at any given point in the day.
4. You check your email every five minutes,…Continue
Top 10 Things You Never Want To Hear When Your Man Is Deployed
10. “Oh my gosh! It’s already been three months! That’s gone by so fast!”
9. “Wow I don’t know how you do it? I could never date a guy in the military.”
8. “Eek! Eight months that is such a long.”
7. “So how often do you guys get to talk? A lot right?”
6. “Oh it will go by really fast don’t worry.”
5. “Just try to keep busy!”
4. “Why can’t you just call…Continue
No need to spend a fortune on Valentines Day care packages and gifts! Here are five thoughtful and fun ideas for your man!
1. Get him his own personal journal and fill it with 50 reasons why you love or miss him! Be creative!…Continue
I sometimes find myself dwelling on how much time I have left until Mike comes home. When I focus on the months on end I become overwhelmed. The first deployment I struggled terribly with this. Now I break up the deployments into sections or make them go by quicker by getting to certain events, ex: holidays, social events, birthdays. So, I mark my calender and focus to get to a certain event and by the time I get to the event I feel a sense of completeion in getting closer to Mike…Continue
Deployments are rough but the rewards are great. Even though these times are tough to get through, it can make your reltionship grow immensly. Last deployment when Mike got back we truly cherished each moment we spent together. We know what it is like to be apart and how it is a waste of time to do anything but enjoy our time together. Besides cherishing our relationship, there is a reward in knowing that your loved one is a hero. I get by knowing Mike is doing heroic things for this…Continue
Added by Allee Campbell on January 23, 2012 at 2:03pm — No Comments
We all know deployments are really rough and sometimes we can get super down when we dwell in our loved ones being away and the length we have left. Sometimes it seems there is just no one to turn to or vent to. It also doesnt help to vent to our loved ones who are deployed. Our loved ones are just as down as we are at times and it is our job to keep them going and their spirits high. If you feel like you have no one to turn to, blog your feelings on here! We will do our best to lift…Continue
Added by Allee Campbell on January 22, 2012 at 5:04pm — No Comments
I have created this network to stay connected to all of you out there who have loved ones in the military. No one knows the pain we endure until they themselves have to send a loved one over seas or even sending them off for two weeks in the field. I feel this is a small world and we must keep eachother positive and have an outlet to when we are feeling down. Sometimes I want to vent about how emotionally exhausted I am but no one else seems to understand. Use this…Continue
Mike has been gone for two months now but it feels like ten years. I feel so broken down and just wish I could speed up time. I need to put on a happy voice for him but it is hard to remain upbeat. I must keep being positive!
Added by Allee Campbell on January 21, 2012 at 10:35pm — No Comments