Amalgum

June 14, 2008 at 8:30 pm 1 comment

We have had company Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.  Today, we prepared for Father’s Day lunch and attended a beautiful wedding, then made a visitation at the funeral home. 

I told The Hub, “Hub, I think this is the first time I’ve ever gone to the funeral home in a bright pink dress.” 

“I’d say so.” he said.

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Eye update:  I could see the slide show at the wedding!  I am reading the screen a bit better today, the double print seems better on my right eye.  Now, still just some blur to clear up between the two eyes.  I feel like that “Hmmm, it might be time to go to the eye doctor, things just aren’t quite as crisp” stage.  You can tolerate it, but you know it’s time for “the tweak” that makes it magic.

My, how I LOVE it when things suddenly seem even a little bit better! 

I woke today not needing to put lubrication drops in my eyes–come to think of it, I really didn’t need them either!  Today was the first day I woke up and thought, “Wow, I’m seeing.”  Not, “Whew, this is still going to be another ‘waiting it out’; kind of a day.”  Yeah!

I’m down to two steriod drops a day, then just lubrication drops as needed…and you know what?  I’m not needing them!  I hope it does just keep getting better!

Entry filed under: Everyday.

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  • 1. bellissimanh  |  June 15, 2008 at 2:46 pm

    That is wonderful news! Continuing to pray for you… God bless!

    Heather

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