Good news - my husband is home from his deployment in Afghanistan! Words can't describe how incredible it feels to have Michael back.
We recently celebrated a big milestone: Our first wedding anniversary. We spent this entire past year living thousands of miles apart from one another, so we encountered a few challenges that most couples will never have to face. We didn't get to talk on the phone as often as we would have liked, and I only saw a pixelated version of his face a handful of times. (In fact, the two weeks we spent together in the middle of his deployment was the longest time we'd seen each other in person since we got engaged.) I'll admit - it was rough celebrating our first anniversary with a phone call, but knowing that we'd get to spend our lives together as soon as he got back made it all worth it.
Even though we were halfway around the world from each other, we still learned some valuable lessonsRead More »from Love Lessons from My First Year of Marriage