Friday, November 21, 2014

Minor Gardening Accident

While trimming the aggressive rose bush by my front doorstep, I got a branch in the eye.

Nothing life-threatening or sight-ending, but my cornea did get scratched, and mostly I have to do things one-eyed while the other rests.

I'm finding that, even with glasses on, the "good" eye isn't nearly as strong as I thought it was.

Tiny print is hard to read.

It's gonna be a long day at work, since my job consists mainly of reading tiny print.

8 comments:

  1. These days I have a hard time reading tiny print, too. I click on the icon with three horizontal lines on the right end of my toolbar and hike up the "zoom" to make the tiny print a little less tiny :)

    I am praying for you.

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  2. Bummer Harvey...I hope things get back to normal soon...

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  3. Actually getting better... I don't need to keep my left eye closed anymore, and it mostly just feels uncomfortable, like I've got a contact lens wedged up under my eyelid.

    Vision's a little blurry, though...

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  4. I hope you're feeling better today.

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  5. Not blurry anymore. Still have that uncomfortable "stuck contact" feeling, though.

    But definitely getting progressively better, and pretty quickly.

    Thank you... for caring and praying for me.

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  6. I got some non-skid in my eye while out at sea and had to have it removed by the doctor. Basically they picked it out with a needle but it scratched the cornea. They had me wear an eye patch for a week or so. The worst part was that it threw off my balance so I felt nauseated all the time.

    As far as your accident goes, clearly we need a law requiring people to wear the proper protective gear when trimming their roses. Obviously people aren't responsible enough to do it themselves. :-)

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  7. Amen!

    See? THIS is why I hate Obama. He doesn't do enough to protect me! Where was he when I needed him?

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