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Passed out watching Ricky and morty last night with my glasses on. Woke up abruptly to my Roomates saying “not flying today?” As they left the house for work. I turn and check the time. It’s 7:17am.

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Glad you made it! I was feeling the stress just reading this. Many of us have been in your shoes and regardless of which consulting firm you are with at least we all can relate. I had a similar experience years ago and the gate agent actually called and woke me up! I was beside myself with fear from the partner and embarrassment from such a mistake. She was kind enough to book me in the next flight and gave me an upgrade to boot. Guessing it was my status and not my man tears ... lol. But again glad you made it! Hoping you have a great week!

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Ahhh a youngin with such vitality and stamina. Not jaded at all. I was once like that. Now, I would’ve simply call in sick and take the next day flight. Don’t lose that mentality and keep it for as long as you can!

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F**k. My flight departs at 8:30. Boarding time was 8:00. Time to airport: 1 hr 13 min (with traffic). Call the Uber, brush my teeth, didn’t even change, grabbed a nature valley crumb filled bar and left. It’s 7:25am. Now I’m crying to my Uber that I’m practically screwed and if that if he could so politely rush it would be appreciated. He did not. God bless traffic cleared up and we got there in under an hour (time is around 8:17am at this point). Ok 3 minutes til last call, I got this. I run to the clear abyss of a line (yes clear over pre check sorry not sorry), scan hit and at this point I’m sweating bricks and am exhausted. The guy looks at me funny and all of a sudden RANDOM CHECK. My friends I kid you not I was about to have a panic attack. All said and done it’s 8:25am and I get to the gate and no ones there. It’s closed. All hope is gone. I start to cry. Out of the wispy opening of the gate door a small elderly lady comes out and asks for my name. I tell her my name and seat and she goes oh you got status!? Lemme get you in hurry hurry! I practically tripped over myself trying to get the wallet out of my bag. They let me on the plane, and even move someone’s luggage out of the bin so I can store mine. This was one of the biggest mishaps I’ve ever experienced but I’m glad it turned out alright. Happy fly day everybody!!!

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Oh, you got status!

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Reading this from my bed as I log on for the day

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Applaud your effort.

I wouldn’t even have bothered. Just change flight to next available.

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So wait what are you wearing at client site? 😂

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Probs wearing Nike joggers, iykyk

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So glad you made it! 😄

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Awesome that you made it. Each day between now and holidays will start to ramp down. Just take it easy!

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This the type of shit I needed to read today lol

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I felt second hand stress reading that. Congrats on making it 👍🏼

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Haha stressful read indeed. Was there another flight soon after you could have changed to instead? Or is this one flight per day situation?

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One flight per day...also it’s the 2nd week of my new project so if I missed it, I’d have an awfully awkward convo with my em :/

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Think you are a great story teller, try writing may be

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Consultant problems I feel

Sounds like you cry a lot

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Lmao ey6 I should fry yo lil corny ahhh.

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What a start to the week!!

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Back when I used to travel M-Th (different firm) I would have just said my Uber got in an accident and taken the next flight. Good on you for actually caring! 😂😂

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Glad you made it OP!

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OP! You deserve a nap! It’ll be a great week though

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So long as it’s not a habit, NBD to miss a flight. No sense in rushing that hard. I would have said fuck it, texted my director that I missed my flight and was booked for the next one.

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Find nearest airport Brooks Brothers? Not sure how you’re going to pull something out of the suitcase which is not wrinkled.

Eat something, take 10 minutes to do deep breathing.

You learned from this. All is well.

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I can’t help but picture the roommates smirk as they walk out the door 😂😂. Glad you made!

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