Diamonds and Dog Tags posted this list
1. You cook something one night and the leftovers are still there in the morning
2. You know how to fill out a "customs form"
3. You only shave your legs when you think someone might see them
4. You get excited about "unknown" phone numbers calling you
5. You've exhausted every idea you could ever have about what to put in a box.
6. Your fridge resembles a liquor store and you suddenly find yourself accumulating wine by the case load
7. You walk outside to get the mail and immediately run back in to get your cellphone
8. Your idea of "cooking" is microwaving a lean cuisine
9. You enjoy weekdays more than weekends because you don't like watching other families
10. You lose all concept of time and/or day of the week, all you know is "x-ish" number of days until he's home
11. You go to the bathroom, in the middle of the night, with the lights out, and the toilet seat is still down.
12. You feel like you're "married" to one or more of your friends
13. You see a couple kissing in the supermarket and immediatly run to the tools section to find a sledgehammer...
14. You find yourself standing eerily close to strange men on the street just because they're wearing cologne..and you haven't smelled cologne in a looong time.
15. You put a bag of trash on the porch and it's still there 3 weeks later
16. You know when the best time to go to the post office is
17. Your two major purchases each week are kleenexes and wine
18. You check your email every 15 minutes
19. You know what a "freedom 'stash" is...and secretly hate them.
20. You make friends with a bunch of strangers on the internet just because you're all going through the same thing ;)
The only one I don't know is #19. So if you know it then please tell me-LOL
I also would add
21. When listening to the radio you can change the channel quickly when you hear the first notes of certain songs that you KNOW will make you cry
22.You save messages he has left on the answering machine just to hear his voice at a later time
23.You think its funny when civilians complain about their husbands being gone for 3 days
24. You don't have to do laundry for 2 weeks- and that's with kids
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