|Comox Marina May 2017|
Three sleeps until we depart on another epic adventure...if we get there. We are supposed to be flying out with British Airways first to London then to Athens and due to a "technical glitch" that airline has had a total failure of all of it's systems. I feel for the thousands of passengers whose flights were cancelled yesterday and today. It seems their website is now back up, most long haul flights are a go and by tomorrow most of their schedule should be back on track. They still are trying to rebook passengers though which is a gigantic headache when people are stuck all over the place. I am trying to be cautiously optimistic that things will have almost sorted itself in three days time. We plan to expect the worst and hope for the best, no different than I said a few posts ago as all airlines have issues.
Saturday I spent the afternoon with a blogging friend, Jane from Crabapple Landing is visiting here on Vancouver Island and we met up for a walk on the beach and a lunch in a pub overlooking the Marina. She really is as nice as she seems on her blog and I hope to see her again. She has the photographic evidence of the meetup so I will borrow her photo of us later when she gets home from her adventures to post here.
Other than that, business is winding down. We have a couple of online appointments tomorrow, a couple of phone calls on Tuesday and that is it as we told most of our clients that Monday was our last day in office.
On the weight front my goal this week was to do 70,000 steps and with an afternoon walk on the beach later today with hubby and Buddy I shall achieve that goal, even after I got stung on the foot in the yard Wednesday by a hornet while taking Buddy out for his morning duty. That day I only did 3000 steps so had to make it up on the other days - and I managed to do it! **update** I ended the week at 75,830 steps! I will definitely keep up the walking on my return as it is the main reason I am slowly losing weight, down to 138 pounds this week, and my goal had been under 140 by the time we went on holiday - Success, an 8 pound total loss to date! I hope to lose between 5-10 pounds more then maintain and tone which are also very important. I did cave in and bought a mini cheesecake(I've been craving one and they were half price) this week after 9 weeks without sugary sweets...that day I did 14000 steps and my weight didn't even blip up so if you walk enough you can have the occasional treat too.
We are mostly packed although some of the steam has gone out of that sail for me due to the uncertain flight situation..I will finish up tomorrow with laundry and whatever else needs done. And definitely have a glass or two of wine with dinner tonight, which likely will improve my mood. This will likely be my last post until mid-June. Just do me a favor and cross all your fingers and toes for me that we get to Greece relatively unscathed!