Going from nearly a month of husband-time during my surgery and recovery back to three line emails isn't so fun. I'm having some really serious withdrawal type emotions right now. (I'm sure they're not the least bit affected by my current health status, right?)
With the work-up and training schedule, I was already somewhat used to him being gone or only seeing him for a couple hours before bed. The deployment switch flipped back to the ON position pretty well with that sort of training. Not so much, right now.
Red wine has antioxidant properties, doesn't it?