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Coming back from a lengthy vacation to my CD and the ECD announcing they’re leaving the agency has me like

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Moral of the story, never go on vacation.

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Booking another one as we speak

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You are the captain of the fire ship.

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Mom come pick me up I’m scared

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I’m scared for today because every monday someone leaves.

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What agency?

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Fair enough 👍

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That means you’re the captain now.

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I still got a couple seniors above me… for now 😉

Happens everytime you go on a vacation lol I’ve always come back to someone who I actually like quitting.

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Two weeks of PTO... Finally!! Later client ✌🏻️

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When you couldn’t reach your goal weight by vacation (typical last 5lb slump) and now are 6lb heavier post trip…at least the food was bomb 🤷‍♀️ i really gotta get out of the mindset though that I need to lose weight cuz honestly based on pics/mirror reflection, I feel and look fine but the scale number depresses me. When do we stop caring about that??

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