Monday, January 25, 2010


  • It's Monday and I'm never excited to see a Monday. Sometimes I feel bad for how I perceive Monday. Poor Monday.
  • I finally went to the eye doctor this weekend. I walked out of there looking like I was on crack cocaine and wearing contacts. I've never worn contacts before. I also have two different visions in my eyes. My right eye isn't too bad and my left one is worse. I also have The Astigmatism in both eyes. I have a temporary pair right now and they've special ordered what ever it is that my eyes need.
  • If you wear contacts, good grief, I feel for ya. Those are a pain in the neck to wear. I'm sure I will get used to wearing them, but today was a learning experience.
  • I'm glad I finally went to the eye doctor even if it wasn't in my budget. Someone made fun of how old my glasses were. Finally getting contacts and not having to walk around in glasses that....apparently were out of fashion and probably had seen better days...was nice. I needed to replace those glasses a long, long, long time ago. I actually tried to buy a pair from Walmart but didn't get the right ones. It was worth a shot, but didn't work.
  • Back to the crack cocaine comment. I let the doctor do the dilation bit to check for The diseases and The infections ( I got none ) and man oh man, the kid accidentally squeezed that bottle a tad too hard over my left eye, put way too much solution in my eye to dilate and it stung forever.
  • He failed to warn me how my eyesight would change when he did the dilation bit. I almost had a panic attack when I realized I couldn't see a thing in the close range. I reached for my phone to look at the time and couldn't tell what the screen said. At all!
  • He giggled and explained that it would last for three or four hours.
  • Huh?
  • He was also the one assigned to teach me how to put my contacts in and teach me how to care for them. I'll admit, for the kid that had trouble operating a little bottle with solution - he left me feeling a little nervous when he was going to put a contact in my eye. He turned out to be pretty teaching contact wear....just not so much on the forewarning of side effects. At least he was honest and apologized for the slight mishap.
  • I appreciate honesty. I appreciate someone that actually cares.
  • I had them in for a couple of hours until I got back home. It felt good to take them out. I'm not sure I truly had the chance to appreciate the clarity they'll add to my vision since I couldn't see worth anything.
  • Imagine my drive home. Little stressful...I was praying I didn't get pulled over. I'm not sure a cop would have believed me if I claimed to not be on drugs.
  • I did pull off a photo shoot after the doc's office. I'll have to look at those pictures again. My left eye was still stinging. My eyes felt sensitive and I was feeling the weight of the contacts in my eyes. Annnd, I had a raging headache. They were happy with the pics, but I'll need to reevaluate after I can sit and look at them again more clearly.
  • The couple was cute. I've known the family for a while and this was engagement pics. The couple were really cute together. Awww.....poor young love.
  • I've had a bad weekend. I don't even wanna get into it, but we'll just say that I'm not a happy camper.
  • I've also learned last week that a gal I thought was a nice and decent person isn't. See I can be wrong every now and then. I'm not always right. I'm glad she's had fun hurting my feelings and portraying me as something I'm not. Wait. No, I'm not glad. I think she's a stinker and unkind. Poo on her.
  • On a brighter note, anyone notice that Blogger added the ability to create up to ten pages to your blog? They are a smidge slow in adding that ability, but nonetheless, I think I might enjoy playing around with that.
  • Annnnd, my radio station told me that Brad Pitt and that other girl have broken up. I'm gonna feel bad when I break the news to Brad that I am still not going to date him.
  • Don't worry, Colby Donaldson, I still love you. I won't let that smooth talking, cute Brad get in between us. I'm still saving my heart for you.
  • Speaking of Colby Donaldson, he's gonna be on the next Survivor. I cannot wait until that starts. I'm drooling already.


Anonymous said...

Put a smile on and think about how lucky you are! It's going to be a good day! Hugs :)

mzchief said...

Being able to see, clearly, is awesome.

Do not let the hateful little trolls, who amble into your life, get you down. People who talk trash, about other people, typically, are trash and have trashy lives thus, there is nothing you can do to make their lives better/worse. I have never understood the pleasure people get from gossiping/trashing/lying about other people. I leave them to their own ruin and go about living my best life.

“Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.”

M-M said...

The Dr. who did the exam also trained you on how to put them in and out? Never heard of such thing, where did you go?

Kat said...

I went to a place in Fort Worth, and I've never worn contacts before. It was also a small office with only five employees total which included two docs.
They kinda treated me like a kid, but I appreciated it since I've never worn them before. I've had the same glasses for over ten years.

Zeb said...

Tips for new contact wearers:

1. Make sure your hands are CLEAN. Even fine lint from a hand towel will feel like a piece of gravel under the lens pressing against your eye.

2. Do not fall asleep with them in. You'll wake up feeling like your eyes are on fire and won't be able to see anything until your eyes/contacts rehydrate.

3. Don't drop the soap. I really didn't have a 3rd one, but always wanted to give this advice.