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Saturday, November 5, 2011

People Amaze Me

Everyday I'm amazed by people, and it usually isn't in a good way.

I'm amazed that we have parents that drop their children off at daycare all day when they have the day off. I'm amazed that some of these parents are single parents who go out to the field for 4 days and are home for 4 days... and yet still those 4 days they are home the child is at daycare 8+ hours. How about you spend some time with your child(ren)? I mean really, if you didn't want them and don't want to give them the love and attention they deserve there are ways to NOT get pregnant. It makes me so angry that these people can manage to get pregnant but good deserving people can't. I just want to shake them.

Oh... and parents who come home from deployment that take their child to daycare EVERY day of their R&R. Really? You've missed how many MONTHS of your child's life and you can't take ONE day to spend with them at home. I hate seeing these things over and over again every day at work. We had a mother who was deployed 9 months. She left when her child was 5 months old. She brought the child and his/her sibling to the daycare EVERY day of her 2 week R&R because it was too stressful to spend time with her own children. Bet you can't guess what rank she wears? Sometimes (okay... a lot of the time) I really hate my job. I don't hate the kids. I LOVE and adore (most) of the kids in my class as if they were my own. I hate certain parents and how they raise their children and I hate other managerial aspects.

In other news, Thayer was diagnosed today with asthma. Some people don't know, but you can't join the military if you have asthma and they usually don't let you stay in if you develop it. The doctors think that he developed it while over in Iraq when he was working around the burn pits. Right now, all of our plans are going down the shitter and I'm beyond stressed. Thayer was supposed to leave active duty and not re-enlist active duty this summer. He was going to join the Air Force Reserves while he used his GI Bill to go to school. Now none of that can happen. So I'm stressed about trying to find a teaching job so we can be sure to have insurance. I'm stressed about moving because he might get out early through medical separation. We just don't know anything and we have no answers. People up here are incredibly slow about everything and it is so frustrating. I'm so tired of being a military wife and having to go through the run around all the damn time. I'm OVER it. I just want everything to go as planned, meaning I have to get my portfolio set up to hopefully land a teaching job. I have to figure out what's going to go on with my own schooling because if we move I can't finish this spring. I already know I have to put that off because I can't leave right in the middle of my internship or I'll fail the course. I'm so OVER having the military dictate my life. Only a few more months!


  1. Hello,

    On Veteran’s Day RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association would like to honor our military in a special way—we want to honor your journey and the sacrifices you have made to build your family while you or your spouse is serving our country.

    • Are you or your spouse currently serving/or have served in the military?
    • Do you need IVF/or have been through IVF?
    • Did you pay most of you expenses out of pocket?
    • Are you hoping to pursue treatment but can’t because of the cost?

    If you answered yes to any of these questions then we would love to hear from you. We are hoping to get several military stories that will be featured on our website and our social media sites. If you can share your first and last name as well as a photo that would be great—if you can only give us your first name that is fine too! Thank you for all that you have done on our behalf, please contact me at with your stories or questions.

    Marnee Beck

  2. Ha ha, I know exactly who you're talking about!!! I rolled my eyes when somebody else told me what she was saying when she dropped the kids off. lol

    I'm sorry things are up in the air again with Thayer and getting out. I hope things work out and you're not too stressed about it. *hugs*


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