First of all, I don't really miss my island too much (in just four months). My friends haven't had time to miss me either (well, except maybe Lisa!). The summer weather is already starting which means warmer temperatures. Lisa is very active, hates air conditioning and goes to the beach many times a week. I would not be able to keep up with her, for sure.
My bad knee prevents me from doing more than 15 minutes of walking at a time. I did rent my own car so I wouldn't be a nuisance to Lisa, but that's about all I could be doing is driving around seeing the sights. It is jacaranda season and I love the drive to Kula any time of the year. I love whale season too but it is over. So I think I'll save my $$$ til February next year.
But most important, and most embarrassing, is bladder trouble. It's just getting worse. Now I'm in diapers all day not just at night. We've upped the medicine to 2x a day and I am doing scheduled ladies room times. Pavlov training of sorts! Lots of Kegel exercises, cut back on wine, losing weight, etc. It's definitely a first world problem but when it is YOUR problem, it's just gross.
Obviously it's not just me (based on the types of incontinence products out there) but it does keep me home more. I feel bad for my UNson-in-law who empties the trash every day. Mr. 3 was pleased to discover Gramma wears diapers too! No secrets at this house ....
Good physical health is really Number One in life. Can't wait to get back!