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A place to get to know one another since our SRs are in the same division!

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OK so I am waiting for my east coast moms to post,,,,about mail because you all will actually get it before me cause your closer soon as you do let me know cause...thats my que that it could be my day lol how pathetic huh jk

East coast wife: Nothing Today :( tomorrow! I heard Thursday is the day so praying!


seriously....The only reason I have been "ok" this week is because I keep thinking to be honest with you idk how I will handle it if nothing comes......its the whole division thing. I spoke to a spouse yesterday that said her husband bearly got to call or write because he was in div.945 which was a staff division...she thinks ours is that too....since my husband has no musical involvement. anyway, she said she didnt hear anything until week 4, but it was a 1 hour phone call. so maybe we get kicked in the butt as far as letters go but get more phone time? who knows. all I know is that I need a vital sign and that my husband hasn't forgotten about me. lol I know he hasn't but its what it feels like :(
yes, we are in 900 division which means they have less time to write.  they will perform in the acutal graduation ceremony week befor and week of..t hey have been chosen for different reason such as music talent, high asvab scores, prior college courses, leadership skills etc.... so we are to be very proud now just to get a call would be very good right now..............
Lol agreed. If not I am going on strike. by myself down the street. lol im kidding. our time will come and im sure as everyone says it will make the time fly by after that and the letter/call will have been worth the wait! :)
Hey girls I got a letter today.  We live in Michigan so 1stlove I know that yours is probably going to take a little longer to get to California.  He wrote it on Sunday.  I'm so happy it was just what I needed.  I was getting so down.  It feels like a huge weight has been lifted off my shoulders.  Tiffany your prayers are powerful girlfriend - yours are on the way!!
also, what did he say? how is he doing? how is the division doing? :)
Well - he said that he passed the fitness part but almost half of the division didn't so a lot of the SRs are still working on that.  He said that the food is good and he got to eat ice cream and that made him happy.  He said that the RDCs are tough, but that he is getting used to it.  He said that he "was a mess" after he got my first letters on Wednesday and that I have no idea what those do for them.  Sooo, that justified me writing to him a lot.  Also, it makes me wonder if this last week was the first time that they got any mail and were able to respond.  I read it over and over about 15 times last night, so did my husband and my son.  It was a good night!
yea hope today is our day.........praying here still ready for God to happy for you aggiemom..micaela this is our day.....
It IS your day - I just know it!


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