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Does anyone else feel like a stalker?  I mean before my son left I never even knew what time the mail arrived.  Now I know my postal workers life story.  I have never engaged in chats with strangers online nor did I know how to operate online chat.  I think the first message I got I froze and clicked offline accidentally.  Now I spend hours reading every post just to hear how everyone is doing. I'm not being nosey, but it's because no one understands what we are going through but each other.  I've searched for members in my son's PIR group, Ship/Div and now I'm starting to reach out to the ones going to the same A school.  Graduation is 1 month from today and I can't wait to meet so many of you. How I've changed in the past 21 days, I have gone from a mom not really knowing much about any of this to a boot camp mom!  I can't wait to see what I learn by June 2. I look forward to the moment I can say I am a Navy Sailor's mom!

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Comment by T4T on May 2, 2017 at 10:06pm

yes I feel like I am waiting for Santa to come  lol

Comment by ImHisMom on May 3, 2017 at 12:02pm

I know exactly how you feel! Between this site, and the Facebook pages I joined, there is not much time left for other stuff (like work and sleep). But I am so thankful for all the information that is out there! I may be becoming slightly obsessed with finding out all there is to know about boot camp, PIR, A school. I can't wait until 6/02 to finally see him!

Comment by SailorMoon on May 3, 2017 at 7:16pm

I'm right there too!!  Glad to know it's not just me.  At least I can say it has lessened SLIGHTLY, just slightly, since getting her personal call this past weekend. My daughter's PIR is 6/2 as well.  She is in Ship 12 DIV 173

Comment by WonderTwins'mom on May 5, 2017 at 1:07am

wow! what a relief .... I'm not the only one :D

I'm very thankful to have found this website.  It's an awesome "support group"  I'm glued to it every chance I get.

"I've changed" times 2 LOL! Both my children are in BC now. division 157 and 167.

Comment by Z.horsey on May 23, 2017 at 8:06am

i feel that i will be changing soon too. i had no real need   or desire   to play with a computer. now it seems to be my only link to anything that really matters. so i now  'hunt and peck' at my future sailor's old computer. please note,,,,,if i don't respond real fast or not at all it may be 'cause i can't. thanks again for sharing and have a good day

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