Sunday, October 04, 2009

Statistics and Cruising

Statistics and Cruising, the two terms do NOT go together, but are both on my mind.  I have just finished Week 4 of my 8th quarter for school.  I am a bit overwhelmed as there is a great deal of reading to do and a 5-credit hour statistics course.  Ugghhh.  I had stats in my master's degree program and didn't like it then, and deal with statistics on a daily basis, but in coordination with many statisticians who are rather brilliant.  So, I am surviving, barely.

On the fun side, we have booked a cruise for a bit of fun in the sun!  Woo Hoo!!!  We all are rather ready for some fun and we are going to have it right after Christmas.  We have booked a cruise that will have us gloriously unencumbered and unstressed for 5 nights and 6 days!  We are all very excited.  This has led me into extreme vigilance regarding what I eat and how much I exercise as I would prefer to weigh at least 15 pounds less before we go, but I will not let that deter the amount of fun I have.

Just wanted to check in, we are all healthy and doing well and I believe are NOT going to be getting the H1N1 vaccine, I am just not comfortable with it.  Lots of reasons, but it is based on both my gut and a fair bit of research. 

All for now, life is definitely this good!


Dedicated said...

Statistic .. calculus....they all scare me. :-)

Isn't it funny how now every soar throat makes you question H1N1? Have you been on a cruise with the kids before? Anyone get sea sickness. Every time I talk about a cruise it seems someone brings up sea sickness. They are all a bunch of party poopers!

cc said...

Hey D, congrats again, I am so excited for you to begin your college journey! It will be both hard and fabulous and you are going to do fabulously.

No, we have never been on a cruise as a family and I am the only one who has ever been on a cruise. I am going to be taking plenty of motion-sickness medicine (primarily for the Doodle who is more prone to things like that) and even checking into the bracelets that supposedly help. The largeness of the ship kept me from getting seasick the time I went so hopefully we will all be good. We are looking very forward to it!