Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Better late than never?! Milspouse Blog Hop

I know this took place last Friday but I really wanted to participate. I found out about the blog hop while stalking other milspouse blogs.
Hi all! My name is Heathyr. I am the proud wife of my equally proud husband Mike. We have been married for almost 7 years, together for almost 8. Mike is (it's a long one!) a prior service, ROTC grad, Nat. Guard, active duty pursuing, current sandbox living 1LT in the Army. Got it all? I know, but we manage. :) We met not long after he served his 3 years active and was studying partying his way through Jr. college. A friend introduced me to this utterly handsome man with the bluest eyes and the cutest dimples one night at this dive bar in Tucson. He was in his sophomore year in college, playing for the football team. I had moved to AZ 3 years prior and was just living life. Not looking for anything or anyone. Miss independent! But the moment I laid eyes on him, game over. We seriously started dating right then and there. His junior year he was accepted to the ROTC at University of Arizona (GO CATS!) and we set forth building a family and praying for active duty. WE ARE STILL PRAYING TO THIS DAY. I married a 'lifer'. So to any of you reading this who can find a slot in your talks with God, can ya help a girl out here? Hoping by the end of this deployment to stay active.
I am a stay at home mom to 4 of the most outrageous children. 2 boys & 2 girls. Micah is our sensitive 6 year old and the only child who inherited my hazel eyes. Kaelyn is the most spirited 5 year old I will ever know. She goes and goes with endless energy from the moment her eyes open in the morning till she crashes out (literally) at night. Harrison is our tank, ALL BOY. But so full of love too. 18 months of blond hair and dimples, with the stubborn streak just like his father. Last is miss Karleigh. She came into the world exactly 1 week after I turned 30. Side note, when we were talking about kids, I told my husband I wanted to be done by the time I was 30. Ironic? She is our miracle baby. When I was 16 weeks along we found out I had antibody E. Basically she has a different antibody than I do so my body was attacking her red blood cells. This made for a very long and stressful pregnancy. Alone. Mike left for training in Aug., then straight to Iraq in Dec. I was induced at 38 weeks and she was born healthy save for a slight case of jaundice. Daddy missed the birth but was able to meet his littlest princess 2 weeks later on R&R.
I made my blog over a year ago but just recently began writing. I'd love to meet any military wives, learn how to deal with a deployment as this is my first and can't wait to one day become another active duty wife. Thanks for checking me out!!!!!!


  1. Thanks for linking up on the blog hop! LOVE your bio. Yeah, deployments are tough. We're currently on our 2nd. But hopefully you'll meet some of the other awesome mil spouses out there. We all have so much in common! Can't imagine my husband missing the birth of our children. But how great that he got to meet little Karleigh soon after her birth. It's so nice to meet you, and I look forward to reading more about you!

    Wife on the Roller Coaster

  2. Following your blog via the MilSpouse Blog Hop! I look forward to reading more!
    Heather (http://heatherashleydz.blogspot.com)