Deadly swine flu virus in Mexico
Posted 27 April 2009 - 09:31 PM
Posted 27 April 2009 - 09:37 PM
First, Blkatz, I am so terribly sorry, my heart goes out to you both. If you are capable of still marrying while there, I would continue with the ceremony. Please let us know what we can do for you. I know we are all miles a part, but know that you have positive vibes and thoughts coming to you.
We are scheduled to fly out on June 10th, and I have received a call from one guest, and the other person a little on edge is my FMIL. I'm going to send an email out to all guests tonight to try and ease any potential stress from the media.
I believe that everything is going to work it's way out. The drug issue was first, and now since this flu thing happened I haven't heard a word of the drug violence. Yes, the flu situation is reality, and yes it is bad in the way that the media is portraying it. And yes, WHO has issued a level 4 due to the reality of certain areas the flu has surfaced.
I've decided to stay positive, and think positive. After all what else am I going to do but make myself sick...again.
Let's all be in this positive thought process together. Much love to all the Mexico girls on here - Man, we have been through a lot!
Posted 27 April 2009 - 09:38 PM
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Posted 27 April 2009 - 09:42 PM
I personally am not concerned about the swine flu I would go. Although if all of my guests were going to cancel, I would change locations. My only concern is travel restrictions
Posted 27 April 2009 - 09:47 PM
Posted 27 April 2009 - 09:50 PM
| Originally Posted by Blkatz |
we are down here now, and we are thinking about bagging it. All of our guests have canceled
I've been thinking about you a lot. I hope you're OK.
Posted 27 April 2009 - 09:57 PM
Right now, we are just playing the waiting game to see what happens. If we do have to postpone/cancel, I think we'll just move it to this winter. To be honest, I don't really want to put together another trip quickly -- I'm tired. FI and I will probably just check into a resort in the US, take it easy and go from there.
Here is my letter. Thanks to everyone who shared!
Dear Friends and Family,
The countdown has begun and we are excited! But we are also now anxious. As we monitor developments in this swine flu issue, we are keenly aware that it could have an impact on our plans. Currently, the wedding festivities are still on!
We understand the concern you may be feeling. The intent of our wedding is for people to be able to relax and have fun. We would like to do everything that we can to help you gather information about the situation. Please let us know if there is anything else we can do and do not hesitate to call or email us with any question. Meanwhile, we will continue to check for updates from the following sources and follow the recommended safety precautions:
CDC - Influenza (Flu) | Swine Influenza (Flu)
Swine Flu Outbreak Information
WHO | World Health Organization
If you are reconsidering traveling, our travel agent, ___, will be able to provide information regarding the options available.
It is most important to us that you feel safe and comfortable when you travel, and we will, of course, support any decision you make.
We are channeling all the most positive energy and love in the world to our destination and the people affected, and we ask that you do the same!
Bumbles and Mr. Bumbles to Be
PS Don't forget to send your "meet the guests" picture and blurb!
Posted 27 April 2009 - 10:10 PM
Posted 27 April 2009 - 10:17 PM
Posted 27 April 2009 - 10:28 PM
Blkatz- I am so sorry. Please let us know if there's anything we can do and let us know what you decide. I really am sorry, that's horrible!
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