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5 Great Things About Deployment

Yes, CJ's deployment is hard, but there are some positives to it.  Here is my humble list of great things about deployment.

1. Money!  CJ makes more when he is on orders than he does at his full time job.  I'm using this deployment to destroy our credit cards and stash a little money in savings.

2. Less mess.  My husband isn't disgusting, but he leaves a trail.  A soda bottle here, a candy wrapper there.  I don't have those to clean up, and it is so nice.  This also applies to the laundry.  There is so much less when he is gone.

3. No fighting over music.  I can listen to whatever I want whenever I want.  CJ listens to hard rock, and is listen to everything but that.  We typically have to turn off the car radio on any trip to avoid throwing punches.

4. The kids think I'm awesome.  With only one parent they have to forgive me when I have gotten after them.  There isn't the option to be consoled by another parent.  I also get a full year to brain wash them into liking my music and the foods CJ hates.

5. This girl isn't getting pregnant! No worrying about failed protection.  No wondering if I'm growing another minion, and no gaining weight I have worked really hard to lose.

As you can see life is good in deployment land.  We are happy and healthy for today, and that is how I hope it stays!


  1. Great way to look at things, great attitude :)

  2. Love your attitude!
    Hi! Stopping by from Mom Bloggers Club. Great blog!
    Have a nice day!


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