We are now dividing Carlie’s breakfast into two portions about an hour apart. The kibble is soaked in water for 20-30 minutes. It seems to be working for her. She is moving normally after her first portion but she does like to have a 30 minute snooze.
My knee is only very sightly swollen but I have been babying it this past week. However when I sit at the computer to write a blog or do emails or online research it begins to ache. I am still using ice packs throughout the day and limiting my walking. My referral to see an orthopaedic surgeon back home came back requiring a CD or similar online version of my Mazatlan xrays and MRI. I called the imagining centre and asked and for 100MXN/5.30USD they did that for me and sent me the link. So the referral is now in the works. I do know that I will need something to happen to make me whole again but meanwhile I will pace myself. I am not taking any extra medication.
We seem to be on a very happy merry go around of life. All four of us are happy, well not the girls as they would prefer to spend all day on the beach chasing birds. I have no idea what we will do when we get home. They have become expert swimmers.
Colin and I are having happy hours here and there. We have created a Saturday night game night. The round table I got from the Swap & Shop in Holiday Park is just perfect. Best $25.00 I have ever spent. How did I manage without one?
We seem to keep busy but are working on a balance of individual relaxation time ( guitar, books, visits with friends ) naps when we feel like it, etc. There is still not enough time in each day. The Isla is truly paradise. Hard to believe that our time here is almost 50% over. We are thinking that next year we will stay longer or arrive earlier. Some days we have a revolving door with lots of visitors, other days we are quiet 😀 Life on the Isla truly is paradise. We have five sets of friends her in Mazatlan and we are looking forward to seeing them all.
Our house taxes back home came in with an increase of 42% 😯 So Colin is appealing that but seems to be happening everywhere in British Columbia. A government tax grab. perhaps 😥
I think about blogging everyday but then I get distracted.The other day it as a nap. I think that the format of the new blog is bothering me. Just a personal thing. However I do need to post often as this is the diary of our life. We both use the search engine on the old blog to look things up. I will wrap my head around it – eventually.