Tips for taking it easy

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Tips for taking it easy

Both my husband and I have trouble walking for long periods of time. But Disney World requires a lot of walking. So we take it easy. Plan where you are going so you don't need to backtrack very often . Some backtracking is always necessary but the less, the better. For instance, we like to go to the Finding Nemo show in the Animal Kingdom. So we give ourselves time to get there well ahead of time and check out various attractions along the way. Check out times of performances. The Lion King show we can see either before or after the Nemo show. We pass it going and coming.

We always allow little breaks for "sitting a spell" and since we stay on Disney property, we almost always go back to the room for a rest or a swim in the afternoon.

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This is good advice for those of us who aren't seniors as well... Wink I don't know what I'd do without a nap in the afternoon!

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I wasn't aware that naps were optional.

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People take it easy at Disney!?! Are you all sure that's allowed?

I mean, I know that I take it easy for health reasons, but I often feel pretty guilty when I do so, like I;m slowing down the herd. One of these days they're just going to cut me from the pack.

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Kristen K. wrote:
People take it easy at Disney!?! Are you all sure that's allowed?

I mean, I know that I take it easy for health reasons, but I often feel pretty guilty when I do so, like I;m slowing down the herd. One of these days they're just going to cut me from the pack.

Boy Kristen you are really digging deep for these, laugh that is the second thread from 2008 that you resurect today. But as for me that is one of the best reasons why I go with just the wife, with just the two of us we go at our own pace and do not hold anyone back.

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Vettelover wrote:
Kristen K. wrote:
People take it easy at Disney!?! Are you all sure that's allowed?

I mean, I know that I take it easy for health reasons, but I often feel pretty guilty when I do so, like I;m slowing down the herd. One of these days they're just going to cut me from the pack.

Boy Kristen you are really digging deep for these, laugh that is the second thread from 2008 that you resurect today. But as for me that is one of the best reasons why I go with just the wife, with just the two of us we go at our own pace and do not hold anyone back.

LOL!

We always enjoy an afternoon nap back at the resort!!

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Vettelover wrote:

Boy Kristen you are really digging deep for these, laugh that is the second thread from 2008 that you resurect today.

LoL... well no one had really commented on them. I figured they should be given a second chance Smile

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Disney World is MADE for relaxing and going slow. And as far as getting cut from the pack, Kristen K., how sweet would it be if you were forced to step to the edges as the mob passes through? All the quiet tables, benches, dole whips and grey goose slushies for us!!!

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When I was there in February there was one night that I wasn't doing so well. The group I was with parked me on the Adventureland stone bench (which was still holding heat from the sunlight even thought it was now after dark) and ran off to get Dole Whips, they all came back with one for me and we ate them. Then they all ran off to Pirates while I laid on the bench and stared up at the stars through the palm trees. It was beautiful. One of the girls stayed with to keep me company. Then they came back to check on us. Next thing you know it was electrical light parade time and we discovered that the bridge to Liberty Square near that bench is a pretty good place to watch the parade from, and to see The Magic Memories and You.

That was a really great night, just sitting on a bench.

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Kristen K. wrote:
That was a really great night, just sitting on a bench.

Some of our best times watching Illuminations have been sitting on the little stone benches along the lagoon fence in front of the Japanese Pavillion.

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