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#1 love2travel

 
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    Čeznem da se u Hrvatskoj!

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Posted 27 April 2013 - 12:42 PM

Going on our May Croatia trip in just a few days so thought I'd drop in to tell you that I've not dropped off the face of the planet.  Will be happy to trade snow for green grass, blooming plants and warm temps.  Cannot wait to see what our house renos look like!  :D

 

Please tell me I won't miss our Bingley too much.  :(

 

"Talk" to you soon!  Will report back on some of the intriguing culinary delights we discover (I'm sure there will be one or two as usual).
 

 


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#2 IrishHeart

 
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Posted 27 April 2013 - 01:02 PM

Caio, Bella! and Safe journey. 

 

No worries about Bingley. We had to leave our Bella for a month and she did fine with a pet sitter.

We left some of our shirts for her to snuggle into our scent.

 

You deserve this vacation in the sunshine and already,

 

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love you...take care and DO tell us stories from Croatia.


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#3 Adalaide

 
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Posted 27 April 2013 - 02:16 PM

You need the spring and sun and to get out of that frozen tundra!

 

You may miss your new little guy but you have so much to look forward to that you will soon have little time to spend missing him. I'm sure he'll find himself equally distracted, as dogs do.

 

And just think, by the time you come back there may even be some green in your tundra too. :D


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#4 Celiac Mindwarp

 
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Posted 27 April 2013 - 02:42 PM

Have a fantastic trip :)

Look forward to new recipes when you get back...

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#5 love2travel

 
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Posted 27 April 2013 - 02:57 PM

Caio, Bella! and Safe journey. 

 

No worries about Bingley. We had to leave our Bella for a month and she did fine with a pet sitter.

We left some of our shirts for her to snuggle into our scent.

 

You deserve this vacation in the sunshine and already,

 

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love you...take care and DO tell us stories from Croatia.

Thanks, IH.  You and your perfect smiley thingers and kind words.  I love you, too.  :)


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Posted 27 April 2013 - 03:02 PM

You need the spring and sun and to get out of that frozen tundra!

 

You may miss your new little guy but you have so much to look forward to that you will soon have little time to spend missing him. I'm sure he'll find himself equally distracted, as dogs do.

 

And just think, by the time you come back there may even be some green in your tundra too. :D

We definitely do need the sun and warmth and green.  Everything is all white and/or brown.  Not a stitch of green (well, except for the shirt I am wearing at the moment). 

 

And you are right about Bingley.  We adore him but to be honest it will be a great break, just my husband and I.  There is so much to see and do there we could be occupied within an hour radius for many years.  There is the sea, castle ruins, higglepiggledy ancient villages, towns over 2,000 years old with cobblestone streets, Roman ruins, gobsmackingly gorgeous scenery and amazing food.  :)  

 

My back pain is my huge concern - these long flights nearly kill me.  Honestly.  From our door here to our door there is 36 hours of no sleep, intense pain (most of all, being forced to sit in those brutal torture chambers they call airplane seats) and so on but a good massage therapist is waiting for me at the other end.  Just wish there were painkillers strong enough to help but alas...there are not.  I assume it is sort of akin to childbirth.  You go through agony and then right before your eyes lies your hopes and dreams.  Then you forget the ick. 


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<p>Confirmed celiac disease February 2011 from biopsies. Strictly gluten free March 18 2011.Diagnosed with fibromyalgia April 13 2011.3 herniated discs, myofascial pain syndrome, IT band syndrome, 2 rotator cuff injuries - from an accident Dec. 07 - resulting in chronic pain ever since. Degenerative disc disease.Osteoarthritis in back and hips.Chronic insomnia mostly due to chronic pain.Aspartame free May 2011.

When our lives are squeezed by pressure and pain, what comes out is what is inside.

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Posted 27 April 2013 - 03:26 PM

ah, the essence of vacation....no "ick" factor :)

 

I know how hard it is to travel, hon, and I wonder....can you get some low dose muscle relaxers maybe? skelaxin is not as hard on the system

as flexeril (so I am told)

 

Now, you know how I am about drugs, but maybe there is something for you to take perhaps?

 

I hate the thought of you in pain for so long. I was pretty ICKY after just 1200 miles.


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"Life is not the way it's supposed to be. It's the way it is. The way we cope with it makes the difference." Virginia Satir

"The strongest of all warriors are these two - time and patience." Leo Tolstoy

"If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else" Booker T. Washington

“If idiots could fly, the sky would be like an airport.”― Laura Davenport 

"Do or do not. There is no try. "-  Yoda.

"LTES"  Gem 2014

 

Misdiagnosed for 25+ years; Finally Diagnosed with Celiac  11/01/10.  Double DQ2 genes. This thing tried to kill me. I view Celiac as a fire breathing dragon --and I have run my sword right through his throat.
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