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Blair's Blog: Episode 7
Posted: Wed 01/02/2013 04:41 PM
I also loved watching Rynn's excitement as they got to the airport. She is absolutely giddy and when Casey hugged each of them. I couldn't help but think about what a great thing it is for them to have each other to get through all of this. I am truly impressed that Casey and the kids went to therapy with Rynn. It is so healthy to be able to express your concerns verbally with your entire family and I know that was a big part of Rynn’s healing, regarding her struggles with depression, to know that everybody was on her side and having difficulties themselves. There's a comfort there...knowing you're not alone. I'm also glad that Casey was there to celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary. I know that was a special time and it meant a lot to Rynn.
It was bittersweet to watch Sara helping Salina pack her bag for the hospital and helping her install the carseat. Salina had such a hard time working through her issues in losing a baby previously. I'm sure that has to be even harder with your husband being gone and not knowing if what you're feeling is normal. So, I'm glad Sara could give Salina some comforting advice. Sara knows what it feels like the minute your baby is born and sharing that with Salina was a great thing for her to do.
I cried when Salina had baby Olivia. That moment is indescribable and for Terry to be there for that was just fantastic. He stepped right in there and helped Salina through every moment like a champion. Kudos to him for that. I don't know too many men who know what to do having been there for the entire pregnancy, much less walking into that situation blindly and being able to do the job he did. What a great daddy!
When Dusty and Sara discuss his career in the Army, I can tell that she has so many thoughts in her head about what she thinks, but, her willingness to support him is honorable. She is so courageous in knowing that she may have to take care of both of those boys in the future by herself again. The fear of the unknown is scary. And, she is brave for taking that on.
I can't talk about the guys leaving. It hurts just thinking about it.