God grant you the light in Christmas, which is faith;
the warmth of Christmas, which is love;
the radiance of Christmas, which is purity;
the righteousness of Christmas, which is justice;
the belief in Christmas, which is truth;
& all of Christmas, which is Christ.
--Wilda English

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Final Eye Update

I apologize for not posting after my Wednesday followup with the eye doctor.  I'm behind in responding to emails & blog comments & my exchange mailings are going to be a wee bit late, but I've been trying to not overdo things.  I was actually given a good report.  Even though I was still experiencing some soreness & blurry vision in the injured eye, the inflammation & scarring were totally healed!  He said I would still experience a bit of soreness & blurriness for a few days, but he felt confident that all would be well.  I was able to stop using all but the steroid drops, & those I could decrease from 4 times a day to 2 times a day.  Tonight will be my final drop ... hooray!  He also suggested I not do any more yard work ... lol!  Don't know if I mentioned it but I injured this same eye in a mowing accident a couple years ago.  I was riding the mower around a small tree ... wearing goggles, mind you! ... when a little branch hit me at just the right angle to push up underneath the goggles & scratch my cornea! This eye doctor has a warped sense of humor just like I do, so we get along really well.  He had a good time teasing me & I laughed right along with him   : )

My thanks to everyone who said prayers for my healing & sent good wishes.  I appreciate them more than you know.

I'm just going to make this a short update.  I'll write about some other stuff in another day or two ... I hope   : )  

19 comments:

Simple Pleasure said...

Dearest Shirlee,
Thank you for sharing this wonderful news!
Enjoy a lovely weekend and a blessed Thanksgiving.
Busy Hands...Happy Heart
Patricia

Pam in IL said...

So glad to hear that the eye is better! Yep, I definitely think you need those goggles that sort of seal to your face like scientists where.

Robin said...

Happy to hear that your eye is healing nicely! Enjoy the rest of your weekend, Shirlee!

Robin in Virginia

Ele said...

Wonderful news. So glad you are doing better!

Marilyn said...

That's great news Shirlee!!
Marilyn

Maggee said...

Yay! Great news! So glad for you... I am also going to be a little late sending out my exchange! Hugs!

gracie said...

Glad to hear that you have a good report on your eye. Maybe you should not play outside in the garden! Hope you have a great weekend.

marly said...

Good news!

Blessings in the Country said...

You know that there are less drastic ways to get out of doing chores right?! *wink* LOL

So happy to hear the good news. :) Eye injuries are quite scary!
~Jessica

Michelle said...

What lovely news Shirlee xx

Sarah in Stitches said...

Yay! So glad to hear it :D

Vickie said...

Praise God!

Julie said...

Such good news you are healing well. X

Shebafudge said...

So pleased that your doctor gave you a good report and that there shouldn't be any lasting damage to it. xx

Jo who can't think of a clever nickname said...

Glad the eye is getting better. And it's nice that you have a doctor you get on well with.
Can I recommend a full Haz-Chem suit next time you do any gardening? Or maybe a welder's mask?

Hazel said...

Yay! That's wonderful news. Xx

KimM said...

What glorious news!! I'm so happy for you!
xxx

Kaisievic said...

Fantastic news, Shirlee and yes, I would give up the yard work, too! lol! Spend more time stitching!

The Inspired Stitcher said...

Glad to hear you are on the mend! Hugs!