On the second week of this challenging lifestyle

by Allana
(Manitoba, Canada )

Ok, so this is his second week of long haul trucking (they try to bring their drivers home every weekend as they are a family oriented company) the first week was ok, I guess because it's new, but this week is much harder on me.

I'm having trouble falling asleep, overeating, and the kids are lashing at me because this is new to them. Hubby didn't sire them but my daughter loves him dearly and is very close to him.

My son is only 14 months old and he is the only dad he has ever known. My daughters teacher has noticed a big change in her attention in class and a strain on her friendships. She is having a hard time eating her meals at home and is trying every trick in the book to get out of chores.

The baby isn't sleeping well and crying for dada. I understand that they will adjust in time, but right now it is very hard to deal with.

On top of it I suffer from depression and anxiety. I trust him wholeheartedly, I know that he only has the family's best interest at heart. He has told me that if I ask him he would go to a construction company locally for the spring-fall season then find something local, but I told him that whatever he chooses I will stand with him 100%.

I don't want to dictate what he does, I know he loves driving the open road not building or fixing it..

I apologize if I didn't make much sense, I just needed to talk about it

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