Ths DIS is a great place to ask Disney Cruise Line questions and share tips.
Dreams Unlimited Travel - The official sponsor of the Disney Cruise Forums Dreams Unlimited Travel - the official sponsor of the Disney Cruise Forums  

Go Back   The DIS Discussion Forums - DISboards.com > Disney Cruise Line > Disney Cruise Line Forum > Disney Cruise Line Trip Reports
Find Hotel Specials & DIScounts
 
facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS UpdatesDIS email updates
Register Chat FAQ Tickers Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read



 
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 10-06-2009, 09:51 AM   #1
tjbaggott
DIS Veteran
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Ottawa Ontario Canada
Posts: 3,533

The Baggot Family's END OF CHEMO END OF CANCER PRE Trip Report and Trip Report!!!!

This Trip has been planned for more than a year now! I can't believe we leave in 3 weeks less a day! This trip was planned to Celebrate my now 18 yr old DD's End of Chemo/End of Cancer/End of post treamtent issues!
She was granted a wish through "The Chidlren's Wish Foundation" 3 1/2 years ago when she was only 1 year into a 2 1/2 year treatment protocol. We are about to revisit that exact same WISH but on our own dime this time! I never imagined we could do this on our own dime, but wow, what motivation, detemination and a lot of planning CAN DO! DD has been through SO MUCH, she SO deserves this Vacation as much as the Rest of us!

The CAST:
ME: Mom,
DH
DD18
DS16
DS12
and DS6

This is a Disney Land and Sea Vacation, NO FLIGHTS INVOLVED
This will be for all of us, a FIRST TIME DRIVING TO ORLANDO! Should be fun, it's a 23 some hour trip. Spreading the drive down out over 3 days, pehaps driving 8 hours a day give or take.

My DS6's Countdown chain:
[IMG][/IMG]

Tasks Completed up to this point:
ADR's
1 1/2 of 6 pirate cosutmes
Itinerary
FE Gifts
Packing started
Letters to the kids schools (see below how I wrote them up)


Older 3 are at the High School, so I did one letter for all three of them, and made copies for them to hand into the office and to each teacher.



To: Holy Trinity Teachers For Taryn, Geoffrey and Daniel Baggott,

Our Family is going on Holiday this fall. We are taking our Children on a Disney Land and Sea Vacation to Celebrate our Daughters End of Chemo/End of Cancer! This vacation was booked more than a year in advance and time is now flying.
We are driving to Florida and will be leaving on Sunday Oct. 25th and will return Sun. Nov. 8th. Thus Taryn, Geoffrey and Daniel will be absent from school during this time.
As it is a lengthy trip, we will certainly have time for all our children to work on some school work so that they don’t fall behind.
I would love to take a package with us for Daniel, with any work the rest of the class will be working on in his absence. Please work out with Taryn and Geoffrey what they need to take/do while absent. There is plenty of time on the drive down and back, plus evenings in the hotel there and back, for the kids to do some work. If there are any tests scheduled during their absence, can it be arranged for them to either write them the Friday before we leave or soon after we are back?


Thank you.


And for my youngest




To: Mrs. Walsh

Our Family is going on Holiday this fall. We are taking our Children on a Disney Land and Sea Vacation to Celebrate our Daughters End of Chemo/End of Cancer! This vacation was booked more than a year in advance and time is now flying.
We are driving to Florida and will be leaving on Sunday Oct. 25th and will return Sun. Nov. 8th. Thus Tim will be absent from school during this time.
As it is a lengthy trip, we will certainly have time for all our children to work on some school work so that they don’t fall behind.
I would love to take a package with us for Tim, with any work sheets ect. the rest of the class will be working on in his absence.
I have made up some bingo travel games with simple words of things he is likely to see on the way down, and a game of spot the license plate. I’ve also found online a printable “Sink the battle ship game” which will have him counting and plotting points on paper. He will be bringing his leap pad read and write board (he loves that thing), and some new books for it. If you are able to put together a package of work for him, that will round out his “School on the road” for him.
Tim will be in Magic Kingdom for Halloween, and is sure to have a blast. But he has said to me on more than one occasion that he has to wear black and orange to school that day. I don’t know if it’s the concept of time he’s not catching or if he really feels he is going to miss out on something by not being here. I’ll work on that with him.

Thank you.


Tasks TO BE Completed within the next 2 weeks
Finish 4 1/2 Pirate Costumes
Finish Packing
Clean my house!
Get Travellers cheques
MAKE FE!!!!
Finish up Door Magnets


The older kids are FINALLY getting excited about this trip, my youngest has been excited about it since we told him a year ago! He see's/Makes MICKEY HEADS EVERYWHERE!
[IMG][/IMG]
Next update will hopefully have photos of Completed Costumes and FE!
__________________

Last edited by tjbaggott; 10-06-2009 at 10:04 AM.
tjbaggott is offline   Reply With Quote
 



Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Stop Making Me Laugh Or I'll Pee My Pants! Go Back! I Lost My Shoe! Trip Report! mickeystoontown Completed Trip Reports 3222 10-18-2010 09:59 AM
1st Trip (of many!) as Mr. & Mrs.--the TR-- UPDATE 9/9: Life Update--We're Moving!! stacikristine Completed Trip Reports 838 09-22-2010 07:30 PM
~We seldom report of having eaten too little~ w/ PICS! ~ UPDATE: New Thread Started! TinkerBelle_325 Disney Dining Reviews 428 03-02-2010 11:24 PM
Back from our amazing trip -Any questions? jayduk UK Trip Planning Forum 7 10-07-2009 03:45 AM

facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS Updates
GET OUR DIS UPDATES DELIVERED BY EMAIL



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:21 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Copyright © 1997-2014, Werner Technologies, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

You Rated this Thread: