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    You'd never know by looking at this pic that shortly after it was taken I thought about throwing this cutie patootie off the cliff. The #kalalautrail is one if the top ten most dangerous hikes in the world. It is not for the faint of heart nor should it be taken lightly. It is 11 miles in and 11 miles out- a total of 22 miles. It takes roughly between 1 to 2 hours to do a mile. If you're not going down a hill, you're going up one. With all that said, I was ready and gung ho. Alas, poor Chucklebutt apparently did not eat his Wheaties that morning and got heat exhaustion and uber sick. For a moment I thought about throwing him overboard and doing it myself but I realized I'd miss him too much. We have a plan for next time- start before sunrise to beat the heat. Come back in January. As it is now, the #KalalauTrail is my nemesis and remains at the top of my #bucketlist. #NapaliCoast #kauai #myectomorph

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    I found out last weekend that my cousin has cancer. I sent her a care package today with some fun stuff to pamper herself and some games to play with her nine year old daughter. I made the house using Alice in Wonderland paper. I thought it only fitting since a cancer diagnosis definitely sends you down the rabbit hole. #cancersucks #downtherabbithole

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    A week ago today we were here! #hanakapiaibeach #kalalautrail #NapaliCoast #kauai #hawaii #adventure #rei1440project #hanakapiaifalls

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Walking the Halls

…okay, maybe not “the halls,” but A hall. Okay, part of a hall. 😉

I’m finally up and walking today, just a little at a time, but it feels good to get out of bed for a little bit. Chucklebutt is having fun figuring out how to turn off and on all the equipment alarms, […]

I’m Out of Surgery!

This is Chuck, posting a little update for Nicole. Chuck is writing this for me, as I am presently hopped up on synthetic morphine being delivered by a “Patient Self Administration” device (I get to press a purty green button, and everything feels grrrrrrrrreat!)…

The surgery went well, and I’ve been admitted to the hospital […]