Monday, April 20, 2009

the big announcement

no, i am not pregnant.










it's official.
my beloved husband has joined the navy.
he has sworn in to serve and protect his country.

he has thought long, prayed hard, and taken this decision to the lord.
it is what is right for our family and i'm so proud of him.

he has already been training hard for boot camp:
by
getting to bed early
waking up early
hardcore workouts
eating more vegetables 
eating less candy


he's my hero already.




more details to come at the end of this week.

11 comments:

The Mathews Four said...

Kathy told me about this when they were out here. I got all teary eyed. A big THANKS to your hubby and your family from my little family.
-Jessica

Gena said...

Wow. A big hug to all of you!

I respect and love all of our service men so very much. They hold such honorable positions in life!

Good luck with boot camp! :)

(and what are you doing about nursing school? Will you be able to finish or are you having to move?)

Gena said...

Wow. A big hug to all of you!

I respect and love all of our service men so very much. They hold such honorable positions in life!

Good luck with boot camp! :)

(and what are you doing about nursing school? Will you be able to finish or are you having to move?)

The Kodak Moments of our Life said...

That is awesome! What a huge sacrifice. But so appreciated! Thank you!!!

Noel said...

David is a stud! I'm so excited for all the opportunities this will bring to your family.

stephanie said...

wow! congrats on such a big decision!! especially when it's been floundering in your head for a bit, it's particularly nice to KNOW what to do.
just adds more admiration to your already wonderful family. :)

Melissa Tate said...

That one took me by surprise. I had no idea he was thinking of enlisting. Did he enlist full-time? It is such a great honor to serve our country. Tell him "thank you." Call me if you ever need a little support. :)

Jennifer said...

go davey!! davey in the navy, oh yeah! we are so proud of you david. shay, great music!

k. lee said...

Awesome. Do it up, David!

Brittny Pruett said...

When does he leave for bootcamp?

Lei said...

WOW, that is huge news! Best of luck to you both, I know it's not an easy road to take!