Cruise countdown!

@1creekgirl (40363)
United States
March 3, 2024 8:22am CST
I have a list three pages long of things to pack and a to do list before we go. On the medical list I had my three month Botox injections for Migraines on Thursday, but had a horrible headache last night (???) My dermatologist removed some more tissue on my back for the Squamous cell and is positive she got it all. Path report soon. Hoping to get the injection in my spine soon so I can walk with less pain on the cruise. Wednesday I'm getting the port surgically removed from my chest which will be wonderful. I wish they didn't have to put me to sleep to remove it, though. All that's cutting it close to cruise departure (13 days!) I always over pack for any trip, but I like to be prepared, lol. Oh, I almost forgot, we have our 58th wedding anniversary next week, too. We'll just go to a nice steakhouse to celebrate. Gotta get ready for church, so talk to y'all later. Hope your Lord's Day is very restful and blessed.
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@LindaOHio (155160)
• United States
4 Mar
First of all, congratulations on your upcoming anniversary. I hope you can get all your medical issues addressed before your surgery. You pack like I do...you never know when you might need something!! Have a good week.
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@1creekgirl (40363)
• United States
5 Mar
Hey Linda, I went for the eval at the pain clinic and while we were there, they went ahead and gave me the epidural! Hoping to see some improvement soon. How's your hubby...what's the latest info? Still praying for both of you!
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@1creekgirl (40363)
• United States
6 Mar
@LindaOHio Sure hope your husband will be able to transfer to a regular room soon and can get his AFIB straight. The lumbar epidural seems to be helping. We did a little shopping yesterday and I didn't hurt for the first time in a long time. But last night I hurt. I had my chemo port removed this morning and it went well. Maybe, Lord willing, this will be the last medical event before the cruise!
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@LindaOHio (155160)
• United States
6 Mar
@1creekgirl Do you notice anything from the shot? It should last you 6 months. I hate getting them though. Hubby is still in ICU. Should be transferred to a regular room soon. His blood pressure is stabilized. Still working on his AFIB.
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@porwest (78761)
• United States
4 Mar
Lots to do, but I bet you will have the time of your life. Onward and upward.
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@1creekgirl (40363)
• United States
5 Mar
Today I went for the eval for a lumbar epidural and while I was there, they went ahead and gave me the injection! Sure hope it starts working soon. How's your dad doing?
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@1creekgirl (40363)
• United States
6 Mar
@porwest That's such good news, Jim! Tell him he has some myLot folks still praying for him.
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@porwest (78761)
• United States
6 Mar
@1creekgirl I bet that injection will do some magic and hope it does. My dad is back at home as of Monday. His only complaint so far is a little more pain since they didn't give him a lot of pain medication. But he seems to be in good spirits nonetheless.
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@much2say (53801)
• Los Angeles, California
4 Mar
Happy Early Anniversary to you both ! Hope all the health stuff goes well so then you can enjoy your cruise!
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@much2say (53801)
• Los Angeles, California
7 Mar
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@1creekgirl (40363)
• United States
5 Mar
With God's blessing and all the prayers and kind wishes from so many of you guys, I really feel it's going to work out
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@LadyDuck (457135)
• Switzerland
3 Mar
You have all well planned, I hope you will enjoy every minute of that cruise. I wish you Happy Anniversary in advance.
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@LadyDuck (457135)
• Switzerland
4 Mar
@1creekgirl I hope you will not be in pain.
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@1creekgirl (40363)
• United States
4 Mar
@LadyDuck I'm at the pain clinic and hoping they will schedule the back shot soon.
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@1creekgirl (40363)
• United States
3 Mar
Thanks for the kind wishes, Anna.
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@just4him (305223)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
4 Mar
I can feel the excitement as the day gets closer. I hope you have a wonderful anniversary. My day was restful and blessed. I hope yours was too.
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@1creekgirl (40363)
• United States
5 Mar
It was more stressful than restful, lol, but definitely blessed. I was able to get the back injection today!
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@1creekgirl (40363)
• United States
7 Mar
@just4him Not sure if either of those will happen, lol, but praying so.
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@just4him (305223)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
7 Mar
@1creekgirl I'm glad you got the back injection. I hope you can be more restful and less stressful as the date for your cruise gets closer.
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@tom_view (6414)
• Kolkata, India
4 Mar
happy anniversary in advance
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@1creekgirl (40363)
• United States
5 Mar
Thank you, we're looking forward to it.
@tom_view (6414)
• Kolkata, India
9 Mar
@1creekgirl that's great
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@GardenGerty (157426)
• United States
4 Mar
This has been a good day. I also overpack. I hope you are in tip top shape when it is time for the cruise.
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@1creekgirl (40363)
• United States
5 Mar
I may not make tip top, but maybe tip anyway, lol. I finished my physical therapy, got my lumbar epidural today, and scheduled for surgery Wednesday to remove that port. Oh, and got the second tissue removal for that squamous cell skin cancer. The surgeon assured me she got it all before it spread, so that's a big blessing. Hope you guys are doing well?
@snowy22315 (169445)
• United States
3 Mar
You be careful on that..don't eat anything you think you shouldn't. I think you might want to wear a mask too. Even if you had to use a wheelchair on occasion, it might not be the worst thing in the world. Sometimes it seems even healthy people can end up getting sick, so you really need to watch it big time.
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@1creekgirl (40363)
• United States
3 Mar
That's good advice. There's always a sickness of some kind on board
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@LeaPea2417 (36374)
• Toccoa, Georgia
4 Mar
I really hope you have a nice cruise. You two definitely deserve it And, Happy Anniversary!
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@1creekgirl (40363)
• United States
5 Mar
Thanks so much!
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@Juliaacv (48568)
• Canada
3 Mar
Your life sounds like a whirlwind of activities leading up to the cruise. I know that you will have a wonderful trip. Happy Anniversary when the big day arrives.
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@1creekgirl (40363)
• United States
3 Mar
I appreciate that, Julia.
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@Tampa_girl7 (48859)
• United States
3 Mar
A cruise sounds like fun. Happy anniversary.
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@1creekgirl (40363)
• United States
3 Mar
Thanks so much, Marie!
@TheHorse (204970)
• Walnut Creek, California
4 Mar
The steakhouse sounds like fun. Congratulations.
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@1creekgirl (40363)
• United States
5 Mar
Thanks, we'll enjoy a nice dinner to celebrate 58. Then, Lord willing, we'll leave for Charleston for the cruise three days later.
@Kandae11 (53678)
3 Mar
Hope everything works out fine for you, and your cruise is enjoyable.
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@1creekgirl (40363)
• United States
3 Mar
I'm praying we actually get to go this time!
@thebos (5779)
• Kisumu, Kenya
3 Mar
For me it's sounds more painful, hope you are getting better every day
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@1creekgirl (40363)
• United States
3 Mar
Thank you, God's still healing me.
@RasmaSandra (73104)
• Daytona Beach, Florida
3 Mar
Happy Anniversary and many more years of love, Sounds like you'll have a good cruise, Best of luck with the removal, It sounds like your the same as I am, Luckily I have not had much to do with hospitals but I have always been terrified to be put to sleep, Virtual hugs,
@JudyEv (325086)
• Rockingham, Australia
4 Mar
58th anniversary?? My very best congratulations to you both. We're by 53 in September. My parents got to 63 years but I don't think we'll make another ten years. But you never know. I hope you're able to do lots of ticking off on your lists.
@Happy2BeMe (99410)
• Canada
3 Mar
It will be nice for you to get away. I always overpack too fearing I will forget something. Lists are a great idea. 58 years..that is wonderful. Thst is definitely worth a celebratiion at the streakhouse.
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@1creekgirl (40363)
• United States
3 Mar
We're looking forward to all of it.
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• Cloverdale, Indiana
3 Mar
Happy anniversary 1st off, & hope all goes well on what you have lined up to get done B-4 you go on your trip, be safe & enjoy your trip.
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@1creekgirl (40363)
• United States
3 Mar
Thanks, Gayle!