Well today is Day 8 without my suitcase. I get upset every time I think about it now. I called WestJet this morning just to get an update. Officially, the Central Baggage department is handling my case. They have yet to make contact with me.
So far, I have gotten on with my life. I am running on my old shoes that have close to 600 miles on them. Yes, they do hurt and my hips and knees throb a bit afterwards but the good feelings far out weigh the bad. However, the balance is quickly changing. I do have two pairs of old shoes that I am switching out for the moment but both pairs have 500+ miles on them. It is funny to note how different they feel after running two weeks on brand new shoes. In the new shoes, I hardly felt anything until about 8 miles and I recovered quickly to run the next day. Now I throb after five and probably could not run more than 4 times a week, even running consecutive days is taxing.
The loss of running clothes has been a challenge. Although I have escaped the wintery climes of
As far as podcasting goes, I think I mentioned all my podcasting gear was in the bag as well. Digital recorders are surprisingly cheap and I do use it for work as well, so I will be able to replace it and expense it. The loss of the Giant Squid microphone is damaging. Therefore, I will replace the recorder and be back in operation for the weekend.