Together At Last!

    Hello again lovely blog friends!!! I just want to say how thankful I am for all of your lovely comments, positive thoughts, prayers, and support while my soldier was serving in Afghanistan...and I have some VERY exciting news to report!!!! Nathaniel made it home safely to me on June 1st!!! I can't describe to anyone what the past 7 months have been like (unless of course you have been through this too). It's truly the hardest thing I have gone through. Worrying everyday and waiting and hoping not to get a knock on the door. I can't tell you how many times a door-to-door salesperson came to my front door and caused my heart to sink to the pit of my stomach. I think I kind of went into a "mental zone" in order to cope and get by....but it worked and although I took 7 months off of doing the things I usually love, I'm happy to say life is feeling great again! Here are some pictures of our reunion....the best feeling!!! Bear in mind it was 4am and I was fighting strep throat (yes...great timing to get sick hey?)...but I wasn't going to let that stop me from smiling ear to ear!!!



As overjoyed as I am to have my husband home safe again I want to also remember those who paid the ultimate price for our freedoms. My husband lost 5 good friends on this tour. We will miss you guys...and we will never forget.

14 comments:

Amanda said...

where do i begin? i teared up with joy for you over this post. i can't even imagine... oh, how i've missed you. words simply wouldn't do any justice to how happy i am for you! and, my lord your stunning lady, i wish i looked half as gorgeous as 4am with strep throat. :) hugs! and to your husband and the others fighting for our freedom, "thank you" will never be enough.

Sara @ Russet Street Reno said...

I'm so happy for you both. You looked so beautiful, he must have thanked his lucky stars to finally come home to you!

Audra said...

Very glad your husband made it home safe. Thank you also to you and your husband for the job you do daily to protect our freedoms. You are appreciated and admired!

Melissa said...

I'm so happy! You guys are a gorgeous couple. From the bottom of my heart, thank you both for serving. I can't imagine how that first hug felt! =) My prayers are with the ones that passed.

Ms.Cupcake (aka Becky) said...

Oh! My! Gosh! I am so happy for you guys and yes, thank you Nathaniel. Welcome home :) Glad you are back blogging! I have missed you and your posts!!! Hope all is well my dear

xo
Becky!

Dayka (Life +Style) said...

beautiful photos of the two of you, and how grateful you must feel to see your lover again! :) thank you for your (and his!) sacrifice for someone like me. have a great weekend.

Holly and Sean said...

WELCOME HOME NATHANIEL!!!

I can't believe I didn't see this in my reader until today~ I have been thinking of you both and waiting to hear about the reunion I know that miss Rebecca has been dreaming of (and I am sure you as well Nathaniel!). You have one strong lady in your life!!!

Enjoy a little bit of normalcy now and some of this sunny weather~

other-option said...

So happy all is well! =)

Rebecca said...

Thanks everyone :D I am just bursting with joy right now! I've dreamed of this time for the past 7 months and it's finally here! You guys all seriously rock for still being my blog friends lol! I was kinda worried I might have lost some since I was on a blogging hiatus! Glad to be back!

Kari --- said...

As a former military wife (stationed in Edmonton), I can honestly share your happiness. I love hearing stories of happy homecomings!!!!

christine said...

Aww, I just found your blog via 'Life in the Fun Lane' and I had to say this post made me tear up! I know I don't know you, but I am so happy for you to have your hubby home!!!

Enjoy!! looking forward to checking out the rest of you blog.

: ) Christine

Risa said...

Glad to see he's back and safe. Love your blog and your style.

Anonymous said...

So glad to hear that your hubby is home safe and sound. I do know what you've gone through...my hubby is a U.S. soldier who has done a few tours, too. I love your blog. :)~Heather R.

Anonymous said...

So glad to hear that your hubby is home safe and sound. I do know what you've gone through...my hubby is a U.S. soldier who has done a few tours, too. I love your blog. :)~Heather R.