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Old 03-20-2013, 11:12 AM   #1
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How do you keep your mind off of a future disney cruise?

We are not booked until November 2014. I really want to book another in between, but cannot due to budget. What do you do in the meantime to keep your mind off your future disney cruise vacation?
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Old 03-20-2013, 11:26 AM   #2
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Well you're not going to keep your mind off it being on the boards
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Old 03-20-2013, 11:27 AM   #3
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Old 03-20-2013, 11:51 AM   #4
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I had three years between cruises and I kept busy by making monthly lists of things I wanted to get done for the cruise or before the cruise happened or things I wanted to learn about our destination/ship. For every 100 days that passed we had a small celebration. Although this was not a distraction it helped me pass the time, budget, and not go crazy. We are only 59 days out and I feel well prepared and extra excited. I hope this helps : )
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Old 03-20-2013, 01:49 PM   #5
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you don't.....
look at previous cruise pics and video.
research your ports, you have time to plan your own excersions.
Make lots of door magnets
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Old 03-20-2013, 02:06 PM   #6
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I don't....I obsess.
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Old 03-20-2013, 02:13 PM   #7
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So agree....I've only been on 3 and the 4th is probably not till 2015.... So I just obsess like everyone else on these boards....

A trip to WDW this June will help.....but dreaming of the Fantasy....
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Old 03-20-2013, 02:46 PM   #8
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I keep my mind off my upcoming cruise by going to the Carnival board to see how mad people are at Carnival.
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Old 03-20-2013, 03:22 PM   #9
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I don't....I obsess.
Well maybe not quite obsessed . We have 3 cruises scheduled
, NYE 2013, 2014 & May 2014, but still check the boards daily when possible. Right now, I'm trying to talk my DW into booking a cruise for October.

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Old 03-20-2013, 03:34 PM   #10
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Well... I'm here reading your post instead of doing all the work I have to turn in before I cruise... so I have no idea!
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Old 03-20-2013, 03:05 PM   #11
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I had three years between cruises and I kept busy by making monthly lists of things I wanted to get done for the cruise or before the cruise happened or things I wanted to learn about our destination/ship. For every 100 days that passed we had a small celebration. Although this was not a distraction it helped me pass the time, budget, and not go crazy. We are only 59 days out and I feel well prepared and extra excited. I hope this helps : )
I LOVE the idea of a celebration ever 100 days. That's a really great idea. I'm going to do that with my family. We've been sad that our next cruise is so far away.
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Old 03-20-2013, 03:03 PM   #12
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Thinking about my Disney trips is the way for me to relax and de-stress. My Disney vacations help me survive the school year (as a high school math teacher). However, next year I won't have a Disney vacation because DD wants to do a volunteer trip.

Have fun planning!
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Old 03-20-2013, 03:56 PM   #13
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Thinking about my Disney trips is the way for me to relax and de-stress. My Disney vacations help me survive the school year (as a high school math teacher). However, next year I won't have a Disney vacation because DD wants to do a volunteer trip.

Have fun planning!
This is me! I am a HS math teacher. I was stressed until we went to WDW in november and ever since have been doing great! Especially after getting off the disney magic yesterday

All I think about is my next disney break and I'm fine, but our next one isn't for a long time and I'm already thinking - how can I get on the disney ship quicker
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Old 03-20-2013, 04:01 PM   #14
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Well I cant help I have been watching YouTube Disney cruise videos every night since we were 160 days out now we have 30
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Old 03-21-2013, 12:00 PM   #15
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I don't think it's possible to keep your mind off of it....
I enjoy living vicariously through others. Reading trip reports is a great past-time for me. It's fun to see how other families travel and similarities/differences I have with them.
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