I can't imagine people not liking you - you seem very normal and pleasant to me.
I'm happy to hear the felines have settled in together - it can sometimes be difficult to introduce a newbie into an already established group.
I'm sure those 5 pounds will melt off easily - its more likely water weight from too many salty carbs. A few more times up and down those hills and you should be good to go!
1. Love ME no matter what noises are screaming at me, or who is trying to tear me down.
2. Eat to heal
3. Move to live
4. Embrace today
5. Live with intention
6. Respect my body
7. Cultivate joy
8. Find my passion
9. Meditate on peace in my soul