This Is Deployment

All or nothing.

I’m your girl.

No questions asked– that’s me.

So many things to do- so little time.

Notes to self, and to-do lists begin to add up.

But if it’s not written down somewhere,

It’s not gonna happen.

Today I felt overwhelmed, yesterday, and tomorrow.

but you won’t know it.

This is deployment.

One person doing a million things.

It’s 6 pm and I can’t keep my eyes open,

Despite the equivalent of four cups of late afternoon coffee.

It’s what we do.

Keep ourselves preoccupied,

So busy our head’s spinning,

Not a moment to spare, to think.

Things we normally wouldn’t do because we do not know how, or never had to,

we learn.

So mad, we use our frustration–and we just do,

EVERYTHING.

How do you spend your deployment?

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About Reflections of a Super Stew

Ex-flight attendant turned army wife- Reflecting on the life of 2 flight attendants based in NYC. Travelling the world together, marrying the weekend after 911, Proving love conquers all as the adventures continue. Currently serving in the US Army. I reserve the rights to all written blog posts, and photos at https://superstew39.wordpress.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/superstew39
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