My week did not start the way I hoped, I had already missed a week and a half due to medical reasons. So I was super excited to get back out there and start out fresh. But that didn’t happen, the first day wasn’t the greatest, I was feeling super under the weather, but I figured it was just a Monday morning. We had a great dinner, the halibut aspect of it anyway and delicious banana bread later on. And then I started to feel progressively worse, so I thought I would just go lay down, read, and eventually fall into a dreamy slumber. BUT THEN after about 20 minutes of reading, I started feeling this terrible cramping right in the middle of my ribcage, all I though was ‘oh great, those gallstones are having another party.’ >_< SO I went and sat by the fire, ended up sleeping there as well, because I had no choice but to wait out zeee pain. But it did eventually pass, thank ya Jesuus. It would have sucked to the max if I had to go home, so I’m pretty pleased I was just forced to tough it out.
On Tuesday I felt completely recovered from the previous night’s shenanigans, and I was ready to work, ecstatic when I found out we’d be counting deer pellets. For real. And I felt soo great afterwards because I didn’t feel like DEATH. To top of my already fantastic day, the boys had caught a couple deer, which was pretty exciting, and there was also a cool little family that had accompanied us since Monday, the father who’s name was Chris told a fantastic story to us that happened to be about him and his points of views and I though it was really great. A few other ladies had also shown up on Tuesday as well.
On Wednesday we woke up in the wee hours of the morning, something that I will never enjoy. We went and explored one of the Gosling rocks, it was pretty awesome, there were countless slugs, the population of which probably decreased considerably with our short visit. I think the coolest part of being there, were finding all those bones in a GI-FRIGGEN-GANTIC eagles nest. And a couple in this smaller nest that was about a fraction of the other nest’s size.
Later that day it was decided that we would count some more deer pellets, it was an incredibly strenuous walk. You wouldn’t be able to count the amount of times I had been slapped in the face by those salal bushes. It was ridiculous. But I managed to stay positive, the fact that I was actually able to do it without feeling like death because of my gallstones is what I think kept my positive attitude going.
I also forgot to mention that throughout the week, I had been living off oatmeal and rice, because they seemed to be the only foods that didn’t set off my gallstones. Yummay. >_< But overall it was a successful week and it went by super fast and I’m looking forward to another great week out there.