And so my roller coaster ride has begun.
This is my life as a military wife. Things you know and expect, and sometimes even look forward to for the sake of your husband's career. But sometimes, there are little bumps in the road, like any road in life, that seem like mountains at the time.
The big thing now for hubby is being able to find a unit who will accept him for what's called a "long tour". This way, he'll remain active duty, however, be working for a reserve unit. By accomplishing this task, he rids the risk of being a "one weekender a month" officer therefore requiring him to find a civilian job which will probably pay half of what he is making now. Oh and did I mention lack of health insurance? Once he gets to the new unit, where ever that might be, he'll be required to go to school to officially become a Second Lieutenant. That school will probably last anywhere from 10 weeks to 14 weeks total (I think). During such time, I'll be
It's a good thing I don't need to do the packing. We just need to make sure we don't have too much
We still don't know exactly when (we're hoping for just after the "new kid" is born so I can deliver here with a nurse practitioner and doctor I already know... and don't forget our dearest friends) and hubby is still working on the where. Hopefully, by the time his official papers come in two weeks saying he has been selected, we'll know more.
Until then, I think I'll start taking two tablets of Zoloft daily.