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Old 08-08-2009, 09:36 PM   #1
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Disney Gives Me the Warm Fuzzies. January 2010 PreTrip Report. Update 11/6 Pg. 79

I'm baaaaaaaaack. I just can't stay away from these PTRs!

If you have followed me over from my PTR for September 2009, you know that I have had to cancel that trip due to the fact that I'm having Gastric Banding Surgery on August 26th. Originally I was scheduled to have the surgery in October so the September trip was going to be a last hurrah. Well, things have changed and I just don't want to worry about traveling to Disney just four weeks after surgery. As a consolation prize to myself, my wonderful husband agreed to rescheduling this solo trip to January 2010. Yay!

The Dates:

January 14th - January 19th, 2010.

The Cast:

Leslie, 27, known as LL on these boards.

Lover of all things Disney, Light Fixture obsessed, well versed in blister products, park bag challenged and night time swimmer.

Jen, turning 27 on October 2nd, known as my long lost sister!

Lover of all things Disney, Haunted Mansion obsessed, keeper of the magic backpack a la Mary Poppins, Disney Chauffeur and Gnome Lover.

I am so thrilled that Jen is able to join me on this trip, thank goodness for her AP! Jen and I had a wonderful time together in May in Disney and I'm glad that we get to go on another trip together before she moves from Florida to Texas next summer.

Here are a few pictures from our May Trip.

Let me explain the Warm Fuzzies. Often when I'm completing a task I don't like or when I'm trying to sleep or getting poked and prodded by doctors I think about happy things to make myself calm down. If you can believe it I usually think of Disney in times like those. When I start thinking about Disney, be it plans for my upcoming trip, or trips in the past or even about Disney characters I get the warm fuzzy feeling of happiness all around me. I'll be coming up with my Disney Warm Fuzzies to share with you in a countdown form once we get going on this little ol' PTR.

Oh and I hope you don't mind if from time to time I happen to throw in plans for my November 2010 trip too!!

Chapter Links.
1. Resortitis Already?
2. It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!
3. The Other Trip.
4. The Budget.

5. Minimum Trip Planning & Gearing Up for Surgery.
6. The MEGA ADR List.
7. Itinerary 1.0
8. Itinerary 2.0
9. Itinerary 3.0
10. A Min(nie) TR.
11. 4 Months!
12. Planning Lull.
13. Miscellaneous Trip Notes.
14. Disney Overload.
15. Pro/Con Lists.
16. Park Hours & A Decision.
17. Goodbye Triple Digits.
18. Double Digit Dancing!
19. Itinerary 4.0
20. ADR Wish List.
21. ADR Day.
22. The Dining Results.
23. Asante sana Squash banana, Wiwi nugu Mi mi apana!
24. You're Not Going to Believe This.
25. Itinerary 5.0
26. Itinerary 6.0 - Day 1 & Day 2.
27. I need YOUR help.
28. Itinerary 6.0
29. Itinerary 7.0 & A Vent Session
30. Miscellaneous Musings.
31. Happy Halloween Darlings!
32. Oh, Bother.
33. Check out the new digs!

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Old 08-08-2009, 09:42 PM   #2
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YAY!!!! We're going to Disney!! Yes thank goodness for that AP that will take me throughout our trip LOL!!! (Oh well if you are going to spend the money to have an AP you might as well make the most of it....RIGHT??? LOL) If it wasn't for that and a very understanding Prince P who might have mumbled something along the lines of I'm so getting another fishing trip out of this who knows where I would be LOL!!!!

I'm also glad for the time period when I only have to take 1 day off of work !!!!

Wow I really will have come full circle, my year of Disney Magic will end exactly where it began in January, of course along the way I was blessed to meet a great person like you and instead of going alone this time I will be sharing in the magic with an amazing friend!!!

Of course I hope you're prepared to be the only one night swimming...because Leslie if you think I'm getting anywhere near a pool in January in Florida you have another thing coming...if you recall from my last January trip...ummm I wore a hoodie the whole time and I might have even wore gloves!!!

Let this PTR take flight!!!!

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Old 08-08-2009, 09:47 PM   #3
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I'm here!!!

You are leaving for the trip on my anniversary!! yay! now I'll have a countdown as to how long I have to buy DH a gift

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Old 08-08-2009, 10:12 PM   #4
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Glad to see a new pre-trip started. After your September trip got cancelled, I was affraid that would mean no more trips until next November. Can't wait to hear the plans.
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I'm here, I'm here!! Now back to read the details.
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Old 08-08-2009, 10:18 PM   #6
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I am here. Now I am going to back and read.

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I'm here too! Back to read
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my official 1st subscription!!!

Hello LL....

I'm new to the boards. And have read a couple of your trip reports and pre-trip reports. I'm really just a lurker.....but I finally made my first subscription to this pre-trip report.

I've really enjoyed reading all of your disney adventures. And found myself saddened by your cancellation in Sept. But I know it's for a good reason. Best wishes to you for a speedy recovery. How exciting to start this new chapter of your life!!

Anyway, I just wanted to come out of my lurkdom to say hello....
ME DD (12)

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I'm here and on the first page!!! (Thanks, Wigd )
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OK, all done reading. I just had a feeling that you and Jen would be meeting up again! It's great to have a good friend to share the magic with. I can't wait to read about all of your plans!
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Im in! going back to ready and enjoy now!

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Ooo!!! Ooo!!! MEEEEEEEEEEEEEE TOO!! Yay! I followed you all the way over here! I just caught up on the other PTR that has now morphed into this one! YAY! Oh heck, that deserves another YAY!!! SO glad your trip is happening when it is best for you, and if January is it, then January is it! And as far as swimming in January, bah, get Jen a wet suit

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For starting a new PTR for going with Jen, How fun

Can't wait to see what you girls cook up
June 2004:ASsports -honeymoon Jan 2011: Kidani -Spectrum Moms take on the World March 2011: rental house- boys first trip Sept 2012: AoA-Cars Suite -UFT (ultimate field trip) Sept 2013: AoA-Lion King suite- MNSSHP May 2014:ASsports- Star Wars Weekends December 2014: POP- Tis the season to be jolly

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First of all I am in, secondly glad Jen is joining you--- moving to Texas, away from the mouse- no way!
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