Best week ever after worst week ever.

So, let me start this beginning Monday, October 4th. I was sent home from work, sick and in pain. Covid test at work; negative. Monday eve, still sick, go to ER at7pm. Wife is nurse at hospital and after working 12 hours, she stayed with me. Doctor finally seen at 1130pm. ( wife still with me). Had CT scan, then scheduled for emergency surgery for an intestinal blockage. 2 am, wife finally went home, got my CPAP, did a load of laundry, back to hospital. She finally made it home to sleep at 3 am, then back at work at 630 am. ( She is an animal, right?) So, anyway, discharged Wednesday. Left Friday morning, driving to Galveston from Poplar Bluff Mo. Make it 320 miles, to Texarkana. Guy pulls out of gas station, and drives right into right side of car. probably totaled. Got to Enterprise to rent car. Are we the only people on Earth who didnt know about the rental car shortage? Any way, get rental car, but kid knew we were driving one way to galveston, but wrote it up as an "in-town". They were supposed to charge us an ADDITIONAL $600 "one-way fee". Finally make it Galveston, shaken, not stirred. Book train ride home Houston to Poplar Bluff. Galveston didnt come up as an option. $232 Uber to Houston on return, but thats another story. Cruise on Vista? A.W.E.S.O.M.E. Best cruise weve been on. Crew, waitstaff,and stewards all awesome. Kyndall Fire was the best Cruise director, if not the best person, we have ever seen. We have posted a review of the cruise Carnival Vista October 9th sailing. I almost cried when we had to leave. I think my wife actually did cry.

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I don't have a second page either.

Perhaps the posts 11 and 12 said that there is no need to look for another page. Too much good news already.Sad

Had "vax card" for proof of vax. Printed out confirmation of negative test. I am inclined to believe an email on phone from test provider is enough, as they will have a QR code in the email.

Glad you had a great cruise – thanks for sharing! Happy

I’m so glad you got to enjoy and relax on the Vista after such a horrible prior week!!


I'm a guy and yes, I do cry ... when I get my initial and my final bills for cruising! I just can't help it. Crying

Paul too

quote=Bilgeclass]You are not alone there


I'm a guy and yes, I do cry ... when I get my initial and my final bills for cruising! I just can't help it. Crying

Paul too


Update #3: I just got shot with Pfizer #3 yesterday, and so far, absolutely no symptoms.

Not even a sore arm! Also got my flu shot with like results.

I take wifey to doctor this afternoon to have her sutures removed. All is looking good

and I really have many great new friends here on Cruise Line and it's beginning to look

more and more like we are really going on the cruise on Nov.14! Flying out on Nov. 9 to Portugal.

Thank you all for your prayers and 'well wishes'. I'll happily drink a toast to each of you! Big Smile


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