• Half My Life¬†

    September 1, 2017

    Today we went fishing, and while driving down I was flipping through Facebook (obviously Sam was driving) and saw a post from 4 years ago where I’d talked on Sam and I being together for 13 years.  It took me a sec to realize that today is 17 years. Our senior year, after two years…

  • On Having a SAHD {Stay-At-Home Dad}

    August 19, 2017

    Sam was medically retired from the military last September. He’s rated as 100% disabled with PTSD alone, and a whole list of other issues that have ratings from 20-50%. This means that he can’t work right now, nor should he be working. His job is to heal, work with his doctors, and establish a new…

  • Little of This & That

    October 4, 2016

    We’ve had a few busy weeks around here with new things happening. First of all, Sam went for his TBI evaluation and he does have a TBI. Thankfully, it’s not classified as severe but moderate, and yet still – the first word of that is Traumatic so it’s all a lot. He has really good…

  • TBI Evaluation

    September 14, 2016

    This morning Sam went to the VA clinic for his first Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) evaluation. When he was active duty, but almost at the end of it, his doctors recommended he get checked for this. His war experience and several incidents that happened there all led them to feel like there may be more…

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