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I'm baaaaacccckkkkk!!! Bitter Sweet!!!

Friday, August 16, 2013

As much as I needed that vacation and enjoyed it - it's nothing like returning home (sometimes)! I had a fabulous time with my daughter and her friend. They surprised me and ended up staying about 85% in the hotel with me. They both work night shifts so days are typically spent sleeping in. My daughter worked Friday, Sat and Sun evening but she came to the hotel when she got off Sunday and stayed until I left on Wed. Her roommate came every morning when she got off and spent the day there with us until she had to go to work. It was one big slumber party!!!

I told them before I got there not to plan on doing anything special for me. We didn't have to go anywhere or do anything special since they had just come from their vacation the week before. Plus they had no days to take off since my prior trip was unavoidably cancelled. I just wanted to see my child and spend some time in her new environment. I spoiled her and they spoiled me. What more could a mother ask for?!

We went to a few incredibly delicious restaurants to eat. My downfall this vacay is that I didn't drink any water the entire time. Every time I ate I had sweet tea or soda. When I got home yesterday and drank my first bottle of water - my body said aaaaaaahhhhhhhh. I had no idea how much I was missing water until I had my first gulp! I miss my girls but I'm glad to be back home as well. Life has been good to me!

I'm super excited about planning another trip to somewhere.

If you read my blogs regularly you know the last time I was suppose to go on this trip my flight was cancelled while I waited in line at the airport. Would you believe that the plane on this trip also broke down prior to our boarding time. Fortunately it was American Airlines and not Spirit so they shuffled us to another gate and plane. Then upon arrival at my hotel which I booked LaQuinta ended up being sold and turned in to a Studio 6. It was awful! They didn't tell me it had been sold. I get to the desk to check-in and find out. Get to my room and the cleaning person is on her hands and knees mopping the floor with a TOWEL emoticon are you serious!!!! I notice she has NO cleaning cart, NO sanitizers, NO cleaning products with her. She has her daughter there and I'm looking like what did she clean this room with. There's a full size refridgerator in the room, no microwave. The hotel is suppose to serve breakfast - it's been shut down until further notice. The pool water is a shade of green and yellow - temporarily closed emoticon emoticon So needless to say I jumped on the computer, booked another hotel and quickly evacuated the premises!

After those 2 incidences my vacay was great! Today I'm back at work - yeah one day only. Weaning my way back to normal! I have reflected on my next steps in weight loss but I'll blog that on Monday or over the weekend. Hope you guys had a great week and have a greater weekend. Miss ya'll!!!
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    Welcome back! Glad you were able to enjoy your time with your daughter after the initial fiascos with the flight and hotel.

    Now that lady knows she and the hotel manager both need to be whooped! Cleaning the floor with a towel and no cleaning supplies? That ain't "cleaning" that's "wiping"...dirty wiping! You should definitely post an online rating and review of that hotel as well as the LaQuinta that sold your initial booking.

    Good thing you're getting rehydrated!

    1738 days ago
    happy you enjoyed your vacay! welcome back! have a great weekend emoticon
    1741 days ago
  • SUGAR0814
    Glad you had a great time! emoticon
    1741 days ago
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