Here’s me after first cataract surgery wearing my pirate shield at night for three nights to protect my eye. Day following surgery I tested 20/30 in right eye and it may even improve so I’m already thrilled!
Surgery was simple, longest part was nurses sloshing drops in my eye beforehand for more than an hour. Oral sedation only, so it’s just relaxing. Was worried I’d see a scalpel coming towards my eye, but all I saw were blue, purple and white lights.
I can see fairly well for everything already but second eye will be done on September 6. Right lens corrects for distance and astigmatism, called a Toric lens. Left lens will correct for reading and will also be a Toric, so hopefully I will no longer need glasses.
I will, however, need tons of makeup as you can tell from my makeup free picture above. I’m frightening myself ever time I look in the mirror! It was easier to ignore the imperfections when I couldn’t see as well, lol!
Going without mascara for a month or so is one of the most difficult parts of this whole process, but I’m too afraid to take a chance on ruining things so I’m making myself wait 😞
Many thanks to Jackie at A Cooking Pot and TwistedTales and Krista at From Food Stamps To a Future for asking me to participate in the Three Quotes in Three Days challenge. They both have wonderful blogs and I do hope you will check them out! I’ve had a lot of fun finding just the right quotes to use. Here is my Day Three quote:
Need I say more? I think not…
- Thank the person nominating you for the challenge.
- Post a quote on your blog for 3 consecutive days.
- Invite 3 of your favorite Bloggers to join the challenge
And now I would like to invite three others to do the Three Quotes in Three Days challenge:
Christi at Feeding on Folly
Charlotte at An Introvert’s Dictionary
Lizzy at My Little Book Blog