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Mixed Feeling

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Well moving day is getting closer and closer. As each day brings a new briefing for our move to Fort Drum New York I am experiencing mixed feelings. On one hand I am excited about going up north again and seeing the change of seasons. On the other hand I am sad about leaving Kayla here going to college and the friends we are leaving. The one bright note about my mixed feelings is that even though I am moving I still have my friends that I have met here at spark people.
Thank You everyone for the support you always give and the friendship that is truly appreciated.

  
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SUNNY332 8/27/2009 6:39PM

    We will be here for you, Chery. It is the way of the military and you will find lots of new
friends at Ft. Drum. I know you will miss your daughter. Hopefully, she will get to fly to
NY over the Christmas Holidays to see you.

Is she going to Tulane?

Hugs, Sunny

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SPARKINGME 8/27/2009 2:57PM

    Wow, Ft. Drum. Never been but I hear the BAH is great! LOL You are going to be okay because us military wife folks are strong and make things work out for the better no matter the situation. I'll be here at Ft. Carson, Colorado for a while longer if you ever want to come and visit :)

Bethany



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Getting Anxious

Thursday, May 07, 2009

Well 16 days and Kayla graduates from High School. My parents are coming on the 14th thru the 27th for a visit. Her best friend from birth is also flying in the thursday before graduation. My son and his wife and baby(2) are coming in on the Friday before and so is my ex-husband. Boy we are so busy here trying to get the last minute things done and make sure that everything is perfect for when the parents get here. So now instead of eating because I am stressed I go walking. So needless to say I have been doing a lot of walking.
I know that I am going to be exhausted when this is all done.

  
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LINDAJOYWK 5/7/2009 6:29PM

    Good job!

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SUNNY332 5/7/2009 5:37PM

    How exciting! Sounds like a family reunion too. i am so excited for you.

Remember, we like photos. Hugs, Sunny

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Graduation

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Wow, where did all the years go. It seems like yesterday I was sending Kayla(17) off to her first day of kindergarten and now 25 days until graduation. I know that I am already feeling the seperation anxiety. She has everything already in place for college from her dorm room to getting ready for the freshman orientation. I am really not sure how I am going to handle not seein her everyday. I am so thankful that I have Paige(4) and Peter(2) to keep me focused and not wallowing in self pity. I am soo proud of Kayla.

  
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JGOLFER 4/29/2009 12:03PM

    I know you are so proud of Kayla! Time does go by very fast. Take lots of pictures and be prepared to share them. emoticon Congratulations Mom!

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BECCASINGSLEAD 4/28/2009 1:40PM

    I felt the same way when my oldest left home. I was glad I had the younger kids to keep me distracted from missing Caitlyn. I adjusted and I'm sure you will, too. It's kind of exciting to see how the person you raised takes what you taught them and deals with the world.

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SUNNY332 4/28/2009 10:37AM

    Time does fly, doesn't it? 25 days til graduation - wow. I can't wait to see the
graduation photos.

Take care and have a good day. Hugs, Sunny

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Thankful

Thursday, April 16, 2009

I am thankful for the friends that I have because they ar encouraging. I know that when I am having a down day they are there to lift me up emotionally. So I say Thank you to everyone that has lent a helping hand. My friends also tell me to keep my chin up because the sun does come out to shine after the rain.

  
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EAT2LIVE57 4/17/2009 8:30AM

    Into our lives some rain must fall; helps us appreciate all the good things we have! Hope you are doing well; good luck in your efforts!

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SUNNY332 4/16/2009 7:33PM

    Yes, we do have lots to be thankful for, Cheryl. Take it from me - the sun is out after all
the rain and I am feeling AWESOME.

Take care and I love having as my friend on this journey.

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Helping Hand

Monday, April 13, 2009

Have you ever tried to do anything with little ones there to help you? It seems that for every one thing I get done there are two thngs that my little ones get out because they are helping me. For instance, doing the laundry. I had everything ready to start my laundry and next thing I know the little ones had taken all their clothes out of their drawers and mixed them in with the dity clothes. Well the good thing with all of that is a lot of exercise from bending down and picking up piles to changing from the washer to the dryer and then folding to putting away. Oh yes they helped there also. Hope everyone gets a laugh because if you are like me you have all gone thru this at one time or another.
Have a great week.

  
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SUNNY332 4/13/2009 7:48PM

    Enjoy every minute, Cheryl. I am going to repeat what has already been said - they grow up so fast.

Take care and thanks for sharing.

Hugs, Sunny

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JGOLFER 4/13/2009 4:20PM

    I love your blog! and Wilma is right - they grow up before you know it. Thanks for sharing,
Jill

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WILMASOTO 4/13/2009 2:20PM

    emoticon THEY REALLY ARE A BIG HELP!!! It is so sweet that they were trying to help even if it's in there own way!! Enjoy every minute with them. They grow up so fast. You will be missing their little HELP before you know it!!

Have a great day!!
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