I just finished reading your journal!
(all of it)
So much to comment on...
(I selected too many posts to comment on, 'cause when I started my reply they "disappeared" )
I'll see what I can remember...
Salads. Try this:
I like my salads without lettuce
umm, I know it's too late, but next time you stay at a hotel, and there is no fridge in your room, tell them you need it for medication and they should give you one (if they have one)
I'm also reading WoT
Congrats on the new apartment!