It's too bad you've been so busy, but I know how it is... sometimes I feel as though I never have a spare minute, too. But, at least you'll have a new kitchen and deck to show for it! The camper and campgrounds will be waiting for you when you're ready.
Yes, I am lucky there are lots of world-class heart doctors in my state- I hope mine is one of them!
--- In thehappycampers8-D@yahoogroups.com, Jedcad@... wrote:
> Hi Beth,
> We haven't been camping for 2 years now, we are in the process of
> remodeling our kitchen ordered new appliance, talking to kitchen designer next
> Friday, we also put a large deck on the back of our house this year so that is
> taking up most of our money want to get things done before we retire, we are
> also going from electric to propane gas water heater and stove.
> Sorry to hear all the problems going on with your heart you are lucky to be
> in a state that has good heart doctors.
> In a message dated 8/10/2013 12:14:44 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
> elizabethallbright@... writes:
> Hi Beth,
> We moved from Santa Barbara to the northern California gold country to be
> closer to hubby's parents for a while. We don't have an RV anymore, a power
> line fell on it in Santa Barbara and blew it up. Seriously bad...fried the
> wiring throughout.
> Anyway, we've made few 4-wheel drive trips up into the Sierra Nevada
> outback to tent camp in the hidden lakes and wilderness. It's been cooler up
> there without being too extreme.
> I had that heart surgery done about 5 years ago. I was terrified as there
> are some big risks...but it went off without a hitch and I haven't had a
> problem since. I had what they call: Supraventricular hypertachycardia. (My
> heart would start beating SUPER fast and not really pumping anything.)
> I hope your surgery goes well. I'll keep you in my thoughts.
> On Aug 10, 2013 7:45 AM, "happycamperbeth" <_bthm63@..._
> (mailto:bthm63@...) > wrote:
> I'm just wondering if anyone else has found their camping plans altered by
> this summer's weather. Between heat and heavy rains, I've more or less
> given up on trying to do much until after Labor Day, when at least the hot
> spells should be dying down. (And, hopefully, the campgrounds and parks will
> be less crowded!)
> Of course, work loads and lots of medical appointments have cramped my
> style, too. My 4th of July week off was abruptly taken up with a sudden work
> emergency (Grrr! }:-( Someone else didn't do their job!) so now, I'm trying
> again for the first week of September. I'm hoping the late summer weather
> will cooperate and to get in a lot of short camping trips between now &
> November, when I'm going to have to have a procedure done where my cardiologist
> is going to cauterize part of my heart. (This has been a summer of a
> gazillion tests as the doctor tries to get to the bottom of my long-time
> irregular heart beat. Now he thinks they can "kill" the part of of my that is
> misbehaving so that it will beat properly! In the meantime, since my camper,
> Parnassus, is my only vehicle, most of it's road trips since being purchased
> in April have been to take me to various medical appointments. I'll be glad
> when this is over!)
> I'm trying to be patient... I guess I'm especially eager to camp since
> it's been two years since I've gone and now I have my Parnassus and I'm
> excited to take her out on her first adventure.
> ~ Beth