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Friday, September 07, 2018

It's Friday. We've only had 3 days with the kids and already I'm SO glad it's Friday!

I got home from Peru last Saturday. Lima was chilly: I wore two t-shirts and a sweatshirt and sweatpants. My first stop on the way home was JFK. That airport does not have air-conditioning. It has REFRIGERATION!

Since I had a while to wait for my next flight, I wanted to grab a bite to eat. So my wheelchair jockey took me - to McDonald's, at my request. I know, I know, it ain't the healthiest place to eat!

Also, because she'd been hauling me all over and it was near the end of her shift, I treated HER as well (besides a tip!)
Now, I live in Rochester, so you would think the next flight would be from JFK to MY airport, right? But NOO-oo! I was shuffled back SOUTH to Charlotte, NC.

And they dropped the ball there for wheelchair service (which happened LAST time I was at that airport!) Fortunately, I had enough time and took the people movers.
I arrived in Rochester around 6 pm and and my friend picked me up. I invited her for pizza for the trouble. (My son had requested it.)
But despite pizza and wings, my weight was unchanged - and since my ankles were puffy, I guessed it was actually lower than when I left. And after the first couple of days at school, new building, WALKING ALL OVER THE PLACE, I finally got to 200 pounds (ankles still puffy so I may actually be under!)
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    Welcome home! I bet you slept great. Traveling wears me out. Also, I tend to lose weight when I travel just lugging stuff around. Glad you are safe and home!
    569 days ago
    WOW! Congratulations, and welcome back! When I returned home from a month in Colombia, I wanted to kiss the ground at JFK Airport, but I refrained myself.
    571 days ago
    Glad you are home safe and sound! Glad to see you are doing well!
    571 days ago
    Shame on those emoticon glad
    you made it back emoticon safe
    Hope the puffiness goes away. emoticon
    on the weight! emoticon emoticon
    HOME!Enjoy your weekend! emoticon emoticon
    571 days ago
    Holy ridiculousness! From Peru to JFK to CHARLOTTE to get to ROCHESTER! Good grief.

    Hey great for the weight . . . hope after the ankles get back to usual it’s ONEderland for you!

    572 days ago
    There's no place like home. Just be trying at times when heart and hearth are in different countries. emoticon
    572 days ago
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