July 26, 2008

RECOVERING

I have to wear metal eye protectors to sleep in. I told my husband they make me look like Spiderman. Just in case he didn't truly believe me...

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Incidentally, I took eight of these pictures of myself lying in bed, hoping that one of them would be decent. So today when I was picking out which one to put on the blog, I felt like I was back in the eye doctor's office: Which is better, #1 or #2?

Also, notice that they have to be taped to my face. I cannot for the life of me get the sticky residue off; I've tried soap, exfoliator, and even rubbing alcohol. I am certain that by the end of the week, I will have two tape lines of pimples in an X on my face. Lovely.

So, yesterday was not so great. My friend and I decided that we did this all backwards: we hung out this week and culminated with the surgery, but we should've started with the surgery and then hung out, since I can't do anything but sit. Because my vision is blurry, I can't watch TV and I really ought to limit my computer time (so hard for me). Did I mention that I can't watch TV? Yesterday I sat alone listening to a book on tape. Lame.

Today my vision seems a little better, which is reassuring. But just in the hour I've been on the computer, I swear it's gotten worse, so I'm going to get offline now. I'm not sure what I'm going to do with myself all day. One thing I can do is gab on the phone, so I think I might catch up with old friends. Like non-internet friends. Yeah, I still have a couple of 'em.

UPDATE:

I just called six people and none of them answered. Lame.

Posted by: Sarah at 04:57 AM | Comments (7) | Add Comment
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1 Sarah, I had Lasik myself a few years ago. I know it is frustrating right now, but I am keeping my fingers crossed that it works out well for you. Take care

Posted by: jck at July 26, 2008 07:58 AM (d6k/G)

2 Ahh, Lasik porn for the hubby;D

Posted by: Ruth H at July 26, 2008 08:00 AM (zlUde)

3 Sarah....Try some skin so soft, from Avon, to take off the tape residue....

Posted by: Debey at July 26, 2008 09:24 AM (NP11N)

4 you did not call me... There is always a lot of racket on my end of the phone... I could have taken you on a virtual phone zoo tour! this is a Tabir, they look like a big anteater...

Posted by: awtm at July 26, 2008 05:10 PM (5A+rY)

5 Hang in there girl. It's not instant gratification; but, delayed gratification is sometimes better. It took me a few days to really be sure I had done the right thing. It gets better.

Posted by: Pamela at July 26, 2008 08:21 PM (s34Jo)

6 Um. I checked my phone. I don't see that I've missed any calls from you. On the good side, though, I think that means *I'm* not lame. I'd forgotten those sexy, protective goggles. Mine had a strap, though, so I didn't have to tape them to my face. You absolutely MUST knit a ski mask with those in the eyeballs & fashion your Halloween costume around the mask.

Posted by: Guard Wife at July 27, 2008 07:59 AM (ccp31)

7 Yay! Interesting.

Posted by: jiimionad at August 14, 2008 06:15 AM (RPWsr)

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