Groping in the Glare

Just a quick note, my sweeties, to say… I have not abandoned my porch swing… remember my last post? Well…

I just had Lasik eye surgery yesterday (on a spur of the moment, jump in with two feet and don’t look back–crazy, I know). I can’t see very well now, there’s quite a lot of glare, but just wanted to let you know that the reason I haven’t posted lately is not by choice. hahaha! (so please forgive any typos as I’m struggling here. 😀 )

I went in to inquire and do the pre-operation procedures–my younger brother was having his operation that day, so I went with him to do my inquiries. Turns out that the top Lasik surgeon in the country, whom I requested, was available right there and then to do my surgery that same day. So of course I took the plunge. I inquired at 11AM, started the pre-op procedures at 12, and by 5:30 I was walking out of the clinic with these clear lab shades (like the protective goggles you use when you do experiments), holding on to my niece’s arm like a blind person. 😀

So anyway, I won’t stay long now as I have to squint to see my monitor, but I’ll be back soon, I promise! (I have to complete my LOAD for Day 8… don’t know how I’m going to grope my way through this, but I’ll do what I can! 😆 )

(((((hugs)))))

7 thoughts on “Groping in the Glare

  1. Liv, Recover fast! It was very reassuring for me today to see this, because I’m bringing one of my sons to have this done next Tuesday. And since I KNOW how wise you are, I feel much better about this. . .

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  2. Wow GF!!! What a major decision! I’m so paranoid!! I just don’t know if I could jump in with both feet. I fear I was sink!!! Even though I know a lot of people (my DD for one) that are swimming along just fine after having the surgery. But my luck … I’m sink like an anvil! I hope everything goes just perfectly with your recovery. How wonderful to have 20-year-old eyes again. Love ya!!!!

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  3. Glad you jumped in and got it done. I had mine done in 1999 and it was the best decision I made. My dh and I both had it done at the same time. I figured if we were going to be blind, might as well do it together! Give it a couple of days and just see how amazing it is to be able to see!! Be sure to keep the goggles on as long as they tell you to. I know it’s a fashion statement. Get pics!

    {{{{{Hugs}}}}}

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  4. You big, big freaker! I can’t believe after all of your uneasiness about the whole thing that you just decided on a whim to do it. LOL! that is why I love you! I was wondering where you were. Hope everything is back to normal, or I mean better than normal, soon!! Love ya!

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