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I Write a Letter to My Recruit Every Day

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    5 Letters!!! Oh My Goodness :)

    So I have been compulsively checking the mail everyday.. that's literally the first thing I think of when I wake up haha! so today I took my puppy outside and checked the mail and I saw a letter and picked it up SO fast and then saw FOUR more :) I cannot even describe how happy...
    jaceface8 jaceface8 18-21, F Oct 2, 2010

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    Everyday :d

    I do.. i write my marine everyday.. sometimes 2 or 3 or even 4 times lol...  i love him so much and i cant wait to see him :D  Oh my goodness i'm so excited :D I wonder how long it takes recruits to get mail...  I dont know when to stop writing so he'll get my...
    Syringx2 Syringx2 18-21 3 Responses Oct 7, 2008

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    HELL0...

    HELL0 LADIES..I HAVNT RECIEVED A LETTER IN 2 DAYS CAUSE MY H0NEY IS D0IN PT WEEK AT B00T THIS WEEK, S0 HE IS BUSY..BUT I WRITE T0 HIM EVRY SINGLE DAY..L0L..N IM SENDING HIM VDAY LETTERS TILL THE 14TH, S0 THATS LIKE 6 CARDS..L0L..JUSS LIKE XMAS CARDS..I L0VE N MISS MY MAN S00...
    lisset lisset 18-21, F Feb 10, 2009

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    9 Days!

    Hey Ladies,    So my guy graduates from Parris Island in 9 days and I couldn't be more excited!!  I have written him everyday since the first letter I received. Does anyone else have a guy that is graduating on the 21st from Parris Island???  I ...
    Kellytoes03 Kellytoes03 22-25, F Aug 11, 2009

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    Jan 22nd

    Hey you guys:) I also write my recruit  a letter every day..it makes me feel a whole lot better especially if its been a really sucky day..:/ Only 1 month and 28 days untill my bf becomes a Marine!! and i earn my title as a Marine's GF! :D
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 24, 2009

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    I Have Gotten Letters!!

    yes, i have gotten 2 letters from my marine! im so excited! i was sooo woried ab him, still am, but feel alot better!
    marinegirllibby marinegirllibby 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 9, 2009

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    Colorful Letters

    hi, im 16 and i have a bf who is in the USAF. hes now in california preparing to start his linguist training. i can talk to him everyday, but i still write him letters. i color my airmans letters to keep him entertained. my friends help color them and we all enjoy coloring. my bf...
    maegeneral maegeneral 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 6, 2009

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    Question Guys..

    Does anyone know if it takes longer for my letters to get to parris island from nc then it does for his letters to get to me. bc idk its wierd i have been sending him letters like all last week. and i got a letter yesterday that said hey havent herd from you all week. & he...
    Graham31 Graham31 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 30, 2009

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    Letters To My Airman

    I set aside a certain time every day to sit and write a letter to my airman. It gives me a little hope that he will read it and be thinking of me. Then when he gets the chance he will write me back. Although I know I won't get a letter back every day I still go out to the mail...
    robertsgirl18 robertsgirl18 18-21, F Apr 1, 2011

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    Finally!!

    Yay im sooooo happy i gotta letter today! Not to much writing b.c they dont write on regular paper its like these little sheets. But still im happy either way i finally got one!! He is doing great. he said the physical part is easy which i knew that wouldnt be to bad 4...
    Graham31 Graham31 22-25, F 8 Responses Jun 19, 2009

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    :(

    Hey guys:) hows everyone doing? Great i hope:)..sooo im still writing my recruit a letter EVERYDAY!! and i try and send some off every 2-3 days, but i barely get any letters from him anymore :[...i used to get ab 3 each week but now im lucky if i get 2 :[..it sucks..he apologized...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 14, 2009

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    Still No Letter..

    My husband left for marine boot camp jun 8th and i still have not gotten a letter yet..how long should it take for me to get a letter anyone know?? i have wrote him everyday since he has left and just got his address yesterday so i finally got to send all of them off.. :)  ...
    Graham31 Graham31 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 18, 2009

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    My Strength

    Our letters back and forth during boot camp were the only things that kept me going. We both got so much out of them. I remember rushing home to check the mailbox and how amazingly happy I would be when I had several letters waiting for me from my man. I will always cheerish the...
    usafsweetheart usafsweetheart 18-21 Feb 8, 2009

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    12 More Days and My Recruit Will Be a Soldier

    Its been 14 weeks so far. He's in OSUT so they combined Basic and AIT. In 12 days I get to go to his turning blue ceremony, and the next day is his graduation. I was hoping he'd get to spend some time with me after that but it's off to Airborne training for another 3 weeks after...
    MrsLaing MrsLaing 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 16, 2008

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    I don't write letters to those who have hurt me, I have to say. I strategise how I get my own back without using physical violence but emotional shattering pictures or people they...
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M Jul 29

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    My mom lost a baby before I was born, and even though she wasn't far enough along to know the sex of the baby, she firmly believes it was a girl. Of course there is no way of...
    ScienceAndFaith ScienceAndFaith 22-25, F Aug 6

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    Day 2.... as prompted by my work college, i have been asked to post 3 positives every day for the next week.... so here are Sundays positive's.. 1... Got a lie in bed instead of...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 27

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    I get up at 4:30 AM every day, go to work and try to greet as many of my 5,700 coworkers and find one thing about every person that I find special. God only gives me so many days...
    promoter1000 promoter1000 56-60, M Aug 6

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    I need to feel you every day in that special way
    nothism nothism 22-25, M Jul 29

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    I love all of my six children and soon to be born a seventh child very much. Each and every day I personally hug, kiss, and tell them that I love them so much. They are use to...
    tammylynne tammylynne 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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    The only laws I break (almost) every day are littering and traffic laws. I never wear my seatbelt or my glasses while driving (my license says I'm supposed to) because I hate both...
    matttheman13 matttheman13 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    I just got done writing a lovely letter to my beautiful best friend for our 1 year friend anniversary. I absolutely love writing. I love it so much and I can express myself freely...
    SpecialKind SpecialKind 13-15, F Aug 1

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    Dear me, You are so unfair to yourself. How can you possibly get yourself in so deep? Everyday you wake up and go through the same routine of avoiding the mirror. I wish you could...
    Savone52798 Savone52798 16-17, F Aug 2

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    the day I die, I will go to hell. I will wait for you, once you will be in the flames with me, I will rip you body apart over and over............
    voslung voslung 36-40, M Aug 12

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    Dear Crystal Meth, I knew two years when i set the pipe down that you weren't finished with me yet! It's true, in recovery you're never safe. The minute you think your safe...
    love2tryalot love2tryalot 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    This is something I have tried but not tried hard enough. When I was in my earlier job, there used to be a girl sitting next to me who always drank water and always had a bottle...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Since I have started my no sugar diet, I started drinking only water and more everyday.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I've been reminded by Mr. markie to write my three daily positives. *giggles* good thing or i would have forgotten. My #1. I spent the day listening to a mixture of music and...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    I created this group a couple of weeks back .... And i notice 26 people are posting their positives. ... well done to each and every one of you... i was given the task of writing...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 4 Responses Aug 6

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    Well, not always in the "traditional" way. I believe praying is just talking to God and can also be giving thanks. you don't have to always pray to ask him for something, so...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    3 positives: Day 2 My acne scars are slowly clearing up. Today, I noticed a scar near my eyebrow is nearly gone. I'm hoping one day I'll be ok with not wearing makeup EVERY single...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I love my husband but I'm so tired of being constantly yelled at and belittled. If it's not me it's my kids he's yelling at. (Mostly my kids and occasionally his blood) We've...
    worthlessinlove worthlessinlove 31-35, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Day three...... As prompted by my work colleague... ....... here is day 3, of my 3 positives a day.... 1... Done all mums shopping today..and saved loads of money with bogof...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 28

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    Day four of my 3 positives a day.... 1....fixed a customers tv this morning ...making her very happy to be able to see her soap operas again tonight... 2...had a good night at...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 29

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    ...... Day five ...... As prompted by my work colleague.... .... ..... here is day 5 of my 3 positives a day thingy.... 1... The first positive...as you all know.. Today was my...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 30

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    Day 6.... as prompted by my work colleague.... Here are my todays list of 3 positives... 1... Its my wife's birthday tomorrow...so wrapped up all her presents.. Unfortunately..we...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 31

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    Wow. A challenge. Ok day one. Fed. Sheltered. Got a sexy pic to cheer me up. Wow thats hard to list. Maybe better at end of day. Lol.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Jul 31

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    As nominated by my work colleague...here is day 7 of my 3 positives a day.... 1... It was my wife's birthday today....and to see her face light up wth all the cards and presents...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M Aug 1

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    Ok so my special knight markie said that this would be my last one tonight. And what a great day to end the seven days because I'm loaded with positives! My#1. Is I heard some...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 1

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    Live each day like tomorrow is your last day. #Yolo
    rachel96826 rachel96826 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    Everything is done for a plan. Good and bad.
    rachel96826 rachel96826 13-15, F Aug 3

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    I drink about 4-5 liters a day. Wake up so often every night to drink. The skin feels so good when you wake up. :D Tend to drink more but a doc friend said "your body is...
    HikoukiGumo HikoukiGumo 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    Day 2: Went to my cousin's house Had a normal day I have just started reading Divergent and it's pretty good.
    riruxchan riruxchan 13-15, F Aug 8

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    My ideal would be 5-6 times a week. My husband is happy with an every other day schedule, about 3-4 times a week. It's a significant difference from 10 years ago when it was the...
    BBWand40 BBWand40 36-40, F 7 Responses Aug 17

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    Day 2. 1. Today I bought a new watch 2. Had a nice day shopping with the family. 3. Slept until 1 o clock
    xFredje xFredje 13-15, M a week ago

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    Day One .. Finding this group and the magic combination of buttons to reconnect to WiFi when my laptop had a funny turn ~ A free day for some pamper 'me' time before meeting a...
    WanderingxYingxYang WanderingxYingxYang 46-50, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    1.0 I am relishing today's thunder and lightening storm. 2.0 I have a freshly butchered rooster marinating in buttermilk, garlic, herbs, and eggs in preparation for the grill...
    BlueTortoise BlueTortoise 61-65, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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