Friday, September 16, 2011

Friday Flash 55 - Enough Already!!! - September 16, 2011

I've been getting lots of shots,
And I still will get some more,
Thyphoid, DPT -
My arms are getting sore.

Japanese encephalitis,
And I got a rabies, too,
You'd think with all of those,
I would, at last, be through!

Alas, three more I've left to take,
Let's hope they'll be a piece of cake!

I an taking part in Friday Flash 55, the brainchild of that
brilliant and debonair, Mr. Know It All!  Add your offering
and join in the fun!

Time is growing shorter and I am in panic mode!  In 38 days, I'll board that
Air France flight for India.  I have to be out of my house by October 15th,
though, a week prior, and I am not quite up to speed in packing and getting my
things in storage. 

I am so happy, though, that my health insurance is covering my shots!
The Japanese encephalitis and rabies vaccines carry a hefty price tag -
$200 each - but my wonderful travel clinic nurse talked to my insurance
carrier and I do not have to pay it myself.  I've ordered all my regular
medicines for the duration of my stay since the CDC recommends that
all prescription drugs be purchased in the U.S.  My son, Jeremy, is
planning to come visit me so he'll bring my refills since my online
phamarcy can only fill 90 days at a time.  I know my luggage is
definitely going to be overweight!!

I haven't yet begun to get excited but, as the house begins to empty out
and my suitcases are packed, I know I will begin to get excited.  I will
send for my Indian visa soon and it will really feel like a reality.

I'm going to India!


  1. we can hope....i def dont like needles...i could never be a drug addict in that regard...shivers...

  2. Welcome to India. Where are going to stay? I live in Delhi!!

  3. Carmen Electra...?
    You'd better stuff yourself with Rib-Eye now cause your NOT going to get any over there!
    Loved your 55
    We expect to see plenty of Indian Pics
    Thanks for playing, and have a Kick Ass Week-End

  4. It's gonna be great!! May you be blessed with a burst of energy to get everything done that you need to :).

  5. It is exciting. Hope you don't get nasty side effects with any of those shots.
    Maggie X

    Nuts in May

  6. oh, am getting excited also for you Carmen, hope all goes well, and you will have a wonderful time in India.

  7. I am so excited for you!!!! I know how much you enjoy traveling and this will be a fantastic experience-- AND your son will join you for part of the trip too. What more could you ask for.

    Hang in there with the shots. They'll all be worth it!

    Happy packing, xo jj

  8. Glad you get to go on a big trip. I know you love them so much!

  9. Good luck with all your preparations. This is so very exciting. No blogging while you are away, or yes?

  10. I'm glad you're getting to go but we will all miss you. You are such a wonderful, positive presence. India is very lucky to have you visit.

  11. Shots or no shots, it's time to get excited, Carmen! I know I would be in your shoes, though I dare say I'd be a bit iffy about the shots too. :)

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