Partner of a Pilot
The Candid Diary of an Airline Pilot’s Girlfriend

Just another day at work


Well, we’re off on a trip! I’m so excited. Baby and I had our injections about 4 weeks ago, and we’ve been taking our malaria tablets for the past week; and we actually have confirmed seats this time. We didn’t bother with standby (non-rev travel) this time, because being that it’s a long trip; we didn’t want the stress of wondering if I’d get on or not.

We’re visiting a place that I’ve never been before-so I’m really looking forward to it! Today, I grabbed hold of Bf and giggled like a school girl and said

“I’m SOOOOOOOO EXCITED about this trip, are you?!”

his response?

 

“Well, not really excited exactly… I am looking forward to it; but it’s just another day at work for me really, isn’t it?”

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAGH!

I could have kicked him hard in the shins! We’re travelling half way around the world for a ‘holiday’, and if anything; I would have thought that him flying us there, would only serve to enhance his pleasure!? Just once, I REALLY wanted to be allowed to wallow in THE ONE major benefit to having a long-haul airline pilot as my significant other; but instead, I’m reminded of a down side… The fact that, if we go somewhere together; he’ll have ‘been there, done it and worn the t-shirt’ without me, for work already!  Grrr! He’s so jaded by his job sometimes-that he forgets how lucky we are to have this perk!

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3 Responses to “Just another day at work”

  1. Hi – found your blog through another blog – it’s crazy, all these pilot wives blogs are connected 🙂

    I, too, am a pilot’s wife. When my husband flew passengers, I only got to ride on his plane once. But, I thought it was the greatest thing ever – to be riding on the plane he’s flying. I don’t they understand. But I’m fascinated everytime I get on an airplane that this is what my husband does everyday. It’s amazing.

    Anyway, just thought I’d add my two cents. I’ve got a personal blog over at http://www.crazydaysofsummer.com and I also have a social networking site for pilot wives over at http://www.pilotwivesclub.com

    Thanks for allowing me to visit.

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