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Old 04-07-2013, 03:05 PM   #1066
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Marie just when you think things can't get any worse, so sorry. You've truly had the month from hell. Yes, lets hope it's a better month.
How is your husbands recovery doing?

I hope the next time you come to BC will be happier times, And we can have a meet!

I wish I could go to DL too!!! But I'll just be returning from WDW trip Feb 8, and think that may be a hard sell with the husband, and work

You sure deserve your girls trip and hope your son can understand that.

I have knee surgery booked for early June, and told the surgeon I need to be on my feet for my August WDW trip! No matter what! If I have to rent a scooter I'm going!!!!! No matter what it takes. Maybe I could get my daughter to push me around in a wheelchair. no really, I think I should be back on my feet by then. 2 mos should do it.
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thank you all for your support this past month! your kind words and loving thoughts have made my heart lighter! I love y'all.

Melissa, your 2014 trip sounds divine! 1 BDRM Villa at BLT! that'll be a great location! My 2015 trip, I want to stay at KIDANI in a 1 BDRM villa. I know the location may not be in the center of things, but I can compromise some of that for the beauty and the extra space! I love the transportation from AKL, and with Kidani being the first pickup, I can't beat that! Some compromise, but it will be worth it and offer us all we need. I hope BLT 1 BDRM offers you everything you could want and need too!

Update on Allan --
Frustrating and sad that Allan is in a lot of pain the last while. This injury is weird, it's unlike any surgery we've been through. Usually with surgery, you expect some healing time/ soreness but there is always a sense of getting better every day. This injury isn't like that, Allan actually cried last night in bed because of the constant achyness, tightness and pain. he's got a high pain threshold normally, so I know this is giving him a run he's finding hard! I just wish it would start to get better. We will just have to keep taking things one day at a time! What a month it's been, I'll be happy to get farther away from March! We are looking at a long road to recovery, the Occupational Therapist said a year wouldn't be far off if she where to guess, and it could be longer. he's got a double whammy injury with the amputation AND the shattered pinky/ bone graft, it's a complex healing process. Al is worried he won't get movement back again, it brings him to a dark place sometimes where he just wishes he could play that day differently. I know he'll need to talk to someone about the trauma and the worry, but he also is determined if his fingers can gain movement again he will do it! He's a fighter and I am very proud of him -- I'll stand by him through it all!
Baby steps, right!

SUE: thank you for your kindness! We are BC born and raised, all our family is there, and we'd love to come home one day! (This injury has actually made Al wish we could pick up and leave Edmonton, so who knows ) for sure the next time we are home, I'd LOVE to meet up! have you thought of doing the DisDIVA trip to DL??? I'm going next year....so excited! Oops! I just saw you are just going to be returning from WDW! Yeah! How fun!!! Maybe in the future, I have a feeling the Dis Diva trip will become a staple in my life in the coming years! 2015 is WDW, but once my kids are gone and its just me and my Disney love (DH can take it only every 5 yrs or so)-- well, I'll need someone to share the love with, so the girls trip fits the bill perfectly! I hope DS comes to terms with the fact that I'm taking him and his GF for their graduation in Jan/Feb 2015 -- and this time it's just me and my friends, it's much needed!
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Old 04-07-2013, 03:50 PM   #1068
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First, thank you for all your support. We are still shocked and shaken

Okay time to play catch up!

Marie - I am sorry to hear that Al is having such a hard time. I am sure this will be a very long road to recovery, hopefully with no more bumps in the road. My thoughts are with you always

Sue - I hope the knee surgery isn't too invasive and you are back on your feet in no time!!! My little ones haven't been to Busch Gardens yet and DH, DS20 and I haven't been in a long time, so we think it may be something fun to do. We will be an hour away so it works for a day trip.

Koh1977 - we loved Coral Reef in Feb! We weren't going to go because of the mixed reviews but I am glad we did. The atmosphere was great and it was such a relaxing meal How is DD feeling? Better I hope!!

Jeanette - so glad you had a good time! Sorry you had to come back to reality

Jen - I hope the fundraiser was successful! It is so sad to see these families in need

Wookie - oh I can only imagine what your life is like right now....

SRiley1985 - good call on CSR

I know I am missing so many, so a BIG HELLO to my whole RC Family

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Old 04-07-2013, 03:52 PM   #1069
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Wow Marie, just saw the post about your grandmother too. i am so sorry, but I am glad to hear you are taking joy in planning the Dis Divas trip! Hugs to you and hubby, what an ordeal with his finger. Sending healing thoughts.

Melissa: WHOO HOOO!!! So happy you have something to plan and look forward to!! Hoping for your discount!

Koh: We too loved 1900 Park Fare! Had it booked again this time, but taking a pass as it is our arrival day and we don't want to be tied down. It is great fun though! The prince is cute!!

Hi to all! Busy day here, just doing some yard work!! Lovely temps 15 celsuis!! Yay for spring!

Just adding, in case you all were wondering, at the fundraiser concert the other night the house was packed! We think they raised a ton for the family, which is great news.
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Old 04-07-2013, 03:59 PM   #1070
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Melissa: Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeees! I'm so happy you've booked something. Like you said, life's too short. (They usually have AP discounts or even public discounts for that time, don't they?)

Marie: Sorry he's in so much pain. Sending positive thoughts to all of you.

Sue M: Disney is a HUGE motivator! That knee'll be healed in short order.

Dani: about the "leaving for Disney" story. She's learned from the best, hasn't she?! She's a girl after our own hearts.

Koh: Like the sounds of those ADRs. I'm still sobbing over Le Cellier getting rid of that burger. We'd only JUST tried Le Cellier on the last trip and they up and get rid of that tasty burger.

Sheila: Which ADR are you most looking forward to?

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Old 04-07-2013, 05:18 PM   #1071
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Just updated the countdown app on my iPad! 117 days until WDW!! Only 115 until Sea World!! :-)
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Old 04-07-2013, 05:39 PM   #1072
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Jeanette Welcome Back! A 24 hr shift How do you do it
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thanks sis...fwiw cl offering at hrh and Rpr are much better than wdw.. just sayin but 3/2 split is rough...next year maybe for ya

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We looked at the calendar and wanted to book during Value Season and because DH has so many different reports due at certain times of the month and year he is limited to when he can take a whole week off, so there was ONE WEEK that would work during Value Season and I knew it was a long shot getting what I wanted, but I took a chance and called CRO.

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Melissa so sorry about your cousin and life is short..vacation!!!!

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I have knee surgery booked for early June, and told the surgeon I need to be on my feet for my August WDW trip! No matter what! If I have to rent a scooter I'm going!!!!! No matter what it takes. Maybe I could get my daughter to push me around in a wheelchair. no really, I think I should be back on my feet by then. 2 mos should do it.
Wheelchairing it from yc easy peasy..sue dont push it..you will need some rest even 2 months later

Marie~sorry for your grandma and sorry dh is still struggling continued prayers
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Old 04-07-2013, 05:47 PM   #1073
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Melissa: Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeees! I'm so happy you've booked something. Like you said, life's too short. (They usually have AP discounts or even public discounts for that time, don't they?)

Marie: Sorry he's in so much pain. Sending positive thoughts to all of you.

Sue M: Disney is a HUGE motivator! That knee'll be healed in short order.

Dani: about the "leaving for Disney" story. She's learned from the best, hasn't she?! She's a girl after our own hearts.

Koh: Like the sounds of those ADRs. I'm still sobbing over Le Cellier getting rid of that burger. We'd only JUST tried Le Cellier on the last trip and they up and get rid of that tasty burger.

Sheila: Which ADR are you most looking forward to?

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Miss I am not really sure since all the places on the Monorail that we plan to eat at will be new to us. Kona's 'Ohana's GF Cafe and the Wave. I am even excited to check out Captain Cooks. I am still debating about "Spirit of Aloha" we went to it many years ago(early 90's) as a family but a part of me wants to go again especially since we are staying at the Poly.
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Miss I am not really sure since all the places on the Monorail that we plan to eat at will be new to us. Kona's 'Ohana's GF Cafe and the Wave. I am even excited to check out Captain Cooks. I am still debating about "Spirit of Aloha" we went to it many years ago(early 90's) as a family but a part of me wants to go again especially since we are staying at the Poly.
I still would like to try The Wave for breakfast I think, but haven't figured out when yet. :-)
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Shelia and Koh - we LOVED The Wave when we were at CR in Feb. Breakfast was phenomenal!!! The kids and I thoroughly enjoyed our dinner but DH was not thrilled with his, but I think that was just because of what he ordered. I thought his was great.

So DH keeps telling me there are a lot of if's with this next trip and I get it, but I am still going to stay positive and plan it like I know it is going to happen. At first I was thinking I have never planned a vacation this far out but then I remembered our cruises, I used to book over a year and half in advance so I guess I have been though this process before. Who knows, once we decide when to renew our passes maybe we will get up there before Feb, but I told him I don't want to do a whole bunch of little trips again. Only time will tell

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Shelia and Koh - we LOVED The Wave when we were at CR in Feb. Breakfast was phenomenal!!! The kids and I thoroughly enjoyed our dinner but DH was not thrilled with his, but I think that was just because of what he ordered. I thought his was great.
So just added breakfast at The Wave for our next to last morning. Early ADR, but I'm thinking of letting DS do the pirate cruise at GF that morning, so we'd need to be done and over there by 9:15am I think? 8:00am give us enough time ya think?

Was thinking maybe the dessert party for our anniversary, but we have a 6:45 ADR at CRT, so maybe that's pushing it with too much food? (Desserts). OR do I change our anniversary dinner to Via Napoli at Epcot (since we got engaged in Italy at Epcot) and do an early dinner ADR at CRT our last day and do the dessert party then? Hmmm...wishes isn't until 10pm when we're there if that makes a difference.
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So just added breakfast at The Wave for our next to last morning. Early ADR, but I'm thinking of letting DS do the pirate cruise at GF that morning, so we'd need to be done and over there by 9:15am I think? 8:00am give us enough time ya think?

Was thinking maybe the dessert party for our anniversary, but we have a 6:45 ADR at CRT, so maybe that's pushing it with too much food? (Desserts). OR do I change our anniversary dinner to Via Napoli at Epcot (since we got engaged in Italy at Epcot) and do an early dinner ADR at CRT our last day and do the dessert party then? Hmmm...wishes isn't until 10pm when we're there if that makes a difference.
I don't think 8am is going to give you enough time to get to GF by 9:15am. Breakfast doesnt take that long, especially if everyone does the buffet. But then you need to allow time to wait for the monorail and remember that it will stop at the TTC and Poly before getting to GF. If it were me, I don't think I would do it.

As for your anniversary....that is a tough call. I have to say the times we ate at CRT I never felt over full. The portions are not that huge and you don't have to finish everything on your plate.

But with that said I like the idea of Via Napoli since you were engaged in that area. And Via Napoli is amazing. But you will need to leave plenty of time to get back to MK. We had one night coming back from Epcot that the monorail lines were so long and then got to the TTC and the mornorails were having issues and not running. After waiting over 45 min at the TTC we took the ferry to the MK and then walked back to CR.

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I don't think 8am is going to give you enough time to get to GF by 9:15am. Breakfast doesnt take that long, especially if everyone does the buffet. But then you need to allow time to wait for the monorail and remember that it will stop at the TTC and Poly before getting to GF. If it were me, I don't think I would do it.

As for your anniversary....that is a tough call. I have to say the times we ate at CRT I never felt over full. The portions are not that huge and you don't have to finish everything on your plate.

But with that said I like the idea of Via Napoli since you were engaged in that area. And Via Napoli is amazing. But you will need to leave plenty of time to get back to MK. We had one night coming back from Epcot that the monorail lines were so long and then got to the TTC and the mornorails were having issues and not running. After waiting over 45 min at the TTC we took the ferry to the MK and then walked back to CR.

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It's ok. Thanks for the input. :-) nixed the wave. May try it a different morning, but I think it's a place i could decide on closer to our trip and still be ok.

As for the dessert party, I meant to go to via Napoli for dinner and stick around Epcot that night then our last night at Disney do CRT for an earlier dinner and do the dessert party after that. :-)
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It's ok. Thanks for the input. :-) nixed the wave. May try it a different morning, but I think it's a place i could decide on closer to our trip and still be ok.

As for the dessert party, I meant to go to via Napoli for dinner and stick around Epcot that night then our last night at Disney do CRT for an earlier dinner and do the dessert party after that. :-)
Oh ok, then yes that is what I would do!

As for The Wave, we didn't have reservations either morning we are there and were seated almost immediately both times.

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22 more days and then I can finally make my reservations.

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