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Old May 6th, 2012, 01:08 AM
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I hope you are healing well. Your photos are wonderful thanks for sharing...
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Old May 6th, 2012, 01:49 AM
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I have only looked at the formal wear pics so far, you look absolutely stunning.
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Old May 6th, 2012, 08:12 PM
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Only 3 more sleeps and I am outa here.....I fly to Rome on
Wednesday....have 99% of my packing finished...now to get through
the next 2 work days
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Old May 7th, 2012, 12:07 AM
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Bon Voyage Lois! I'm sure it will be fabulous and hope to hear about it!

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Old May 7th, 2012, 01:46 AM
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Only 3 more sleeps and I am outa here.....I fly to Rome on Wednesday

Another Bon Voyage to you....you lucky lady.

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Old May 7th, 2012, 10:11 AM
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Only 3 more sleeps and I am outa here.....I fly to Rome on
Wednesday....have 99% of my packing finished...now to get through
the next 2 work days
Have a wonderful time Lois. I can hardly wait until you get back to hear all about your trip. Five weeks from Thursday when we leave.
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Old May 7th, 2012, 10:15 AM
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Lois - I am so glad that you have a new adventure to enjoy. How I wish I was going too!! Jan
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Old May 7th, 2012, 08:26 PM
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Thanks for all the good wishes...one more work day
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May your last day at work speed by!
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Old May 8th, 2012, 10:26 PM
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I'm excited for you, Lois. Bon Voyage ! ! !

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Old May 9th, 2012, 07:49 AM
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Hi Gerry thanks and you too Diva Dare......

I actually slept last night but now I am up and no way I can go back
to sleep and who wants to anyway?
I don't have to leave for the aiport till about 11:00 so just hanging
out....will of course take a shower, shave, etc...etc.....etc.....

Hi Jan, iheart and everyone else too.....

Thanks for all the good wishes
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Hi Gerry thanks and you too Diva Dare......

I actually slept last night but now I am up and no way I can go back
to sleep and who wants to anyway?
I don't have to leave for the aiport till about 11:00 so just hanging
out....will of course take a shower, shave, etc...etc.....etc.....

Hi Jan, iheart and everyone else too.....

Thanks for all the good wishes
Have a good flight and a wonderful trip.
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Princess -21 days
Disney-4 days

I have cruised the Caribbean, east, west and southern; Alaska, Bermuda, a transatlantic which included North west Europe and East coast Canada, the Med., and a California coastal/Baja. I loved them all!

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Old May 18th, 2012, 10:36 AM
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Gals go over to the Celebrity board. Lois has a thread there. It sounds like she is having a great time. she has me so exited about my own trip. Tomorrow is 4 weeks for me!
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139 days total.
Celebrity -33 days
Holland America-23 days
Carnival -21 days
Royal Caribbean- 19 days
NCL-18 days
Princess -21 days
Disney-4 days

I have cruised the Caribbean, east, west and southern; Alaska, Bermuda, a transatlantic which included North west Europe and East coast Canada, the Med., and a California coastal/Baja. I loved them all!

What's booked: Celebrity Silhouette November 23, 2014

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Old May 20th, 2012, 11:16 AM
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My timing could not be more off. Looks like she'll join me for the whole cruise--embark to debark.

Any tips?
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Old May 20th, 2012, 11:27 AM
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My first cruise I got hit with my period. I knew this was coming so I was prepared.

Bring plenty of your choice of cramp relief. Mine's ibuprofen and naproxen.

Bring your choice of female party favors, there isn't a big selection on the ship and the prices will make you go

There should be little paper baggies for used female party favors in your bathroom. If you need them, write a note to your steward.

If yours is like mine, he will bring you two if you need more than that (I didn't want to leave them sitting around to fill the bag with more than one so yes, I needed more than two for the cruise.) they're also in the female public bathrooms to snatch and bring back to your cabin

I'd recommend wrapping used favors in toilet paper before putting them in the bag, it's thin paper and the fluid made the paper wet.
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Old May 20th, 2012, 11:31 AM
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Also don't let it discourage you from having fun at the beach!

There are NO documented cases of shark attacks due to a woman menstruating. I jumped in to the middle of 20ft deep open water to frolic with dolphins on an excursion during a heavy day. Lived to tell the tale! No signs of sharks!
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Old May 20th, 2012, 11:57 AM
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Don't flush either pads or tampons! Throw them in the trash!

Bring any and all cramp medications!


If you have a month, and are on birth control pills, you can skip the period all together, buy NOT taking the "placebo" pills!

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Old May 20th, 2012, 03:48 PM
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She visited me a few days on our cruise. I use Instead Cups (have you ever heard of them? softcup.com) They are disposable and much cleaner than tampons. And you can be intimate with them in, too.
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Make sure you bring way more tampons and/or pads than you think you will need. First off, they have very small supplies on the ship. And I find I use more tampons than usual purely for the fact of being in the water often (pools, ocean, etc.) and have to change more often. I agree about getting plenty of those little paper bags in your cabin for disposal. And make sure your evening bag is big enough for a couple supplies too. I also wore only my darker bathing suit bottoms while Flo was visiting (just in case). Biggest piece of advice is have fun and don't let it keep you from doing anything you want to do.
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At the dollar store you can buy rolls/packages of little plastic bags for diaper or doggie poo disposal. They wouldn't take a lot of room and their relatively waterproof.
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