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

Posts Tagged ‘Long-haul

It’s not me, it’s you.

September 3, 2010

So, I’m going to do the unthinkable now and shatter the illusion that living with my pilot is bliss. Recently, we’ve been going through a rough patch…  This year has, without a single doubt, been the hardest of my life… For those of you who aren’t regular readers: December – My work at my prior […]

Pilot Reduced Nightmares

July 17, 2010

Last night, I went to bed restless. I am not sure why. I struggled to get to sleep, probably because I was up too late on my new MacBook pro.  Bf rang me, and we chatted at about 1am, he was just about to go out to dinner after a hard afternoon’s shopping.  He hired […]

I’m having a self-pity-party, and you’re all invited…

December 12, 2009

I just NEEDED to post and vent my frustration and upset, so please excuse my negative outburst… I’m really suffering tonight; not feeling at all well and I can’t sleep because of the disgusting, acrid, chemical taste in my mouth from the medication. I know it’s supposed to make me better, but the side effects […]

Spreading my phoenix wings

May 6, 2009

I had my last counselling session today. I have drawn so much from the experience; which I didn’t expect if I am honest. As a conclusion to the course of sessions, she revisited my initial targets from the initial visit, and asked me to evaluate how far I felt I had come, which is further than I […]

“Help I’ve been Hijacked!” Fear, resentment and insecurity in a pilot relationship…

March 24, 2009

Well, Bf was much nicer to me after my last post. He took me out to lunch that very day, we took the bike and trailer for Baby and had lunch at a nearby farm restaurant.  He gave me time out for me the next day and I was able to get out and go […]

Hands off my Pilot, HO!

February 23, 2009

UGH!  I NEED TO VENT! Bf just rang to say goodnight… Some hostie (from a different UK airline also staying in the same hotel as his crew are), who will here on in be referred to as: ‘the cheap ho’ just tried it on with him… So, naturally, he told her about me and Baby, as a […]

March madness

February 20, 2009

Ugh. March sucks! Or maybe should I say, March WILL suck!  I can deal with Bf doing long-haul, but they’re riding him like a pony this month! He’s away from tomorrow for best part of a week, then home for six days, then off for almost a week, then off for a week, then of for four days, back three […]

Skype is a gift from God in a ‘pilot relationship’!

February 4, 2009

Well, today wasn’t too bad. I didn’t even attempt to go to bed until about 3:30am, whenBf Skype’d me after he got back from eating. I had taken my laptop up to bed with me and we talked on web-cam for about twenty minutes.  He suggested I go to sleep, as he knew how late it was, but I […]

A thief wearing a santa hat stole my Christmas spirit!

December 16, 2008

Something is not quite right in my world. Not way off, just not quite right-but I can’t put my finger on what… It’s exasperating.  Yesterday, Bf and I put up most of the Christmas decorations; and we saved back some of the tree decorations for the children, to hang.  We played Christmas songs to help create […]

Travelling with my pilot on a crew trip

November 15, 2008

Well, as promised, the details of my trip with Bf… As I mentioned previously, my ticket was confirmed. I had wanted to avoid the usual stress of standby (non-rev) tickets.  It actually felt quite strange to be able to check in at a normal time, and not have a lump in my throat, and a queasy […]