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We had Drs most of the day.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Alas DH eye is stil too scratched to see the retina.

We were there for three hours. They could not see anything since the cornea is still so scratched up.

DH eye just runs and he blinks all the time. I did notice it looks less blood shot . They tried to scan the macular but that too was obscured. DH is in good spirits and he can see in the distance, Our Dr. will be back and he has to be seen by him to decide what is going on.
Almost midnight . It has been a long day again. The Wi-Fi was not available today. I took my tablet and could do nothing, Pat in Maine.

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NEW-CAZ 10/22/2014 3:12AM

    I am so sorry Fred is suffering. Hope it soon improves Pat, not much fun for you either seeing him struggle, emoticon

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123ELAINE456 10/22/2014 3:07AM

  Hope DH eyes starts healing soon. God Blessings Always. Have a Better day tomorrow. Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!Take Care.

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GOANNA2 10/22/2014 2:19AM

    Poor Fred. Good that he is not letting this dampen
his spirits. I hope it starts to heal soon. Have a good
rest. emoticon Fred.

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MARTYLYNN1 10/22/2014 1:16AM

    Hope his eye is better soon!

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NASFKAB 10/22/2014 12:07AM

  hope your DH gets the help he needs all the best dear friend

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The day was mostly spent at home. We wanted it that way.

Monday, October 20, 2014

I was supposed to go to our Senior college but after a difficult night because DH decided his BiPap machine was pressing on his eye.
He wears a full face mask for sleep apnea. He rarely snores but without his machine he stops breathing so I stop sleeping.

Did that for many years and he has used C-Pap and Bi-Pap since it was developed. 20 years or more easily.

I did make sure I had the leftover goodies packed away. We sometimes take them to the student center and hand them out. They come in Tins so they keep for a very long time.
Afterwards we just stayed home and tried to watch a movie. DH still cannot see anything close up. I hope we have answers tomorrow.

He seems to take everything in his stride, he rarely complains. It has been like that for 51 years so he sure is a keeper.

I went and bought a Fit Bit but I cannot get to the apps. There are no instructions.
I did see on-line the fit bits are the same price. I now know L.L. Bean has them the same price as KOHL's . The Discount does not apply so I want to drive down to Freeport and buy another one but they will explain everything to me. I plan to take my tablet with me and with any luck I will have it all set up for me.

I HOPE SO!, I will let you know.

Tonight DH watched mystery and I sat with him. He said he can make out just some fuzzy images. I reminded him he can see with the peripheral vision. I think he is getting better looking straight but find your side vision.
Thanks Pat in Main.

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PICKIE98 10/21/2014 5:16PM

    patience is so hard with healing. I remember after my hysterectomy. Tick-tock, I wanted to get back on the road right away!!! Slow and easy does it...

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SCDALYNCH 10/21/2014 4:53PM

    Praying you are both okay and healing.

We love to watch mysteries too.

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HARROWJET 10/21/2014 12:25PM

    Good luck with your Fitbit. I hope Fred is doing well today. emoticon

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HICKOK-HALEY 10/21/2014 10:32AM

    I have my fingers crossed for Fred. Good luck with the Fit Bit. I'm sure they can help you.

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GINIEMIE 10/21/2014 8:49AM

    Gentle quiet days are good at times. I keep praying for you and yours and for Fred's eyes to be healed. I've recently learned that St. Lucy is the patron saint of good eye sight so I've started to ask her to petition the Lord with me for Fred and my brother. Hoping for something positive from the eye doctor.
Take deep breaths, drive carefully and take care of yourself.
Love and prayers
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MARITIMER3 10/21/2014 8:48AM

    You are so lucky that your DH takes things in stride. Peter is a very negative person, and getting worse as he gets older.

I hope you get some answers today about his eyes. Please keep us posted.

Hugs, Gail

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MORTICIAADDAMS 10/21/2014 8:45AM

    I hope they are able to help Fred soon with his eye problem. This has gone on quite some time now.

I don't have a fitbit. I don't like things that have to be charged. And I don't like things that you can't secure well as I could lose it.

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EFFIEANNIE 10/21/2014 8:36AM

    I have a fit bit and really like it. I got a little booklet with mine that tells you to go to the web site to set it up. I remember it wasn't real user friendly. When I did have a battery problem a few months ago, they were very helpful on the site to help me fix the problem.

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DUSTYPRAIRIE 10/21/2014 8:20AM

    (((gentle hugs)))

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IOEINC 10/21/2014 8:18AM

    I hope you get the answers to Fred's eye problem. That must be so frustrating for you both. Prayers that it will get better for him. Did the eye injections help at all?

And how scary is it when they stop breathing while they are sleeping? My husband does that very infrequently. Funny I can sleep right next to him and not hear him snoring but I am instantly awake if I sense he has stopped breathing. When the kids were younger and we would be on vacation, they would wake me up to make hubby stop snoring. They heard him, I did not. You could drop a bomb on me while I am sleeping and I would not hear it.

My thoughts and prayers for both of you today!!!!

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VEENAS1 10/21/2014 8:12AM

    I hope the doctor helps today and that you get the FitBit straighten out. I never did the Spark Activity Tracker and now they have it half priced. I thought I would rather have the FitBit. Let me know if you get it working and how you like it. I want to get an activity tracker soon.

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BETHGILLIGAN 10/21/2014 7:37AM

    Hope you get some info on Fred's eye today! I'll be thinking of you!

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CHALLENGER15 10/21/2014 6:28AM

    Pat, I really like my Fitbit Flex, so I hope you do like yours and get it set up soon so that you can enjoy. I stood from the couch last night and "walked" to get to my daily goal as I was about 300 steps short. LOL! It is a great motivator for me, that is for sure.

I think you are BOTH KEEPERS! emoticon

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GOANNA2 10/21/2014 4:20AM

    I hope the doctor has some answers for DH. I got
my Fitbit and just went on the website and followed
the installation instructions. I hope someone can help
you set it up on your tablet. I love mine and only ever
take it off in the shower. When I check the steps, it gives
me the extra push to at least get to my goal of 10,000.

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123ELAINE456 10/21/2014 3:19AM

  Hope the doctor appointment foe DH eyes goes very well. And you get the answers you want and need about his eyes. God Blessings Always. And May God Be With You Always. Try to have a good day tomorrow. Good Thoughts, Prayers and Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!For All Of You. Take Care. And Stay Healthy.

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NEW-CAZ 10/21/2014 3:04AM

    I hope all goes well for his appt with the eye doctor hun.
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NASFKAB 10/21/2014 1:01AM

  prayers & healing thoughts going your way

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LITTLEWIND53 10/21/2014 12:49AM

    Here's hoping all goes well at the eye doctor and they can find out what is causing the ongoing problems....

Take care.....

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TERRI289 10/20/2014 10:47PM

    Prayers....and hugs... emoticon

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1CRAZYDOG 10/20/2014 10:41PM

    So sorry your DH is having such difficulties. I know it's hard for you, too, to see this going on! HUGS

Good luck w/the Fit Bit.

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NEEDSHELP52 10/20/2014 10:25PM

    Pat, Thinking of you and your DH. HUGS, Terry

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A very long day. It turned out well. EXCEPT for the Minivan.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Just about the same as yesterday. DH could not go there he still can not see in short distances.
I had to pack the minivan. I had to back up to the door of the Auditorium and after 71 years' I had a car accident..

My Driver side mirror had been moved just a bit. The building has a wall across from the Auditorium. The wall is about 40 inches high. A double brick wall but it was about 40 inches high.
My minivan has tinted black shield. I always look out of the side mirror.

The angle as I backed up the incline reflected above the wall. I went up slowly and ""BANG"" the rear bumper broke open on the side. Plastic bumper split real good. But I had to get the van parked there to empty the contents.

Rest of the day was long and busy. DH was supposed to help because we are new we wanted to learn ourselves first it is a bog job as volunteers.

DH had to stay home. I had done all the planning and it all came out great.
Refreshments. Apple cider-local - GREAT!!
Pretzels and sugar free cookies and candies. They had water, some drank the cider it is pure Apple juice . I made a big label on both sides telling people it was sugar free.

I centered the tables and spaced them in the middle of a long corridor. It worked well people could go up both sides and still get across the hall s between tables. I used pumpkins and Leaves on the table and the napkins all fall colors.

I had a great time. DH was to keep his eyes shut as much a he can, I was calming my mind by playing with the napkins to make patterns. When people asked to help me I politely replied I am calming my stress level and they left me alone.

There were many compliments. I could never dress up a table like those tables since we have a small house so I went to town on t and calmed my mind.

The concert was good. Not the usual full house but the good weather probably people were leaf peeping. It was good though. Folk Singers they are "CASTLEBAY" Wife has a harp and the husband plays many instruments. Their voices are nice to listen to just a pleasant after noon.

I had lots of help to re-pack the minivan. I keep everything at the house .

REMEMBER my space problem.

I took on the committee because I like to mess with food.
I went home and asked if he was ready to meet our friends at the 99 and he wanted to go.
There were 6 of us and DH had a nice time. He had to wear Dark glasses and his eyes were tearing all the time. Our friends commented to me that his eye is swollen. We shall see what happens by morning,

I might have to bug the Drs. office to be seen tomorrow instead of Tuesday. I will if I have to.
My DH is precious to me. Thanks for listening. Pat in Maine.

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GINIEMIE 10/21/2014 8:56AM

    Whoa, I missed this blog my dear friend. I hope it's not too much to get the mini van fixed. It must have been the day for fender benders. My eldest son rear ended someone who stopped suddenly for an accident, he had a load of logs he took from my yard and the car didn't stop fast enough.
So glad that the refreshments went over well and that you had a chance to use your creativity. I'm sure it was so lovely.
Fred and you continue to be in my prayers.
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LITTLEWIND53 10/21/2014 12:47AM

    Sounds like the concert was a hit. So glad it went well....

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MILLISMA 10/20/2014 9:02PM

    Glad everything went well but so sorry about the mini van! Sounds like you did a great job again and I hope everyone appreciated all that you did.

Waiting to hear how DH is doing. Keeping him in my prayers.

hugs....Mary Anne

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PICKIE98 10/20/2014 3:24PM

    Oh Pat, you sure are a magnet for adventures!!

Fred is still on top of my prayer list.

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HARROWJET 10/20/2014 12:02PM

    I'm sorry you had an accident. I'm glad the rest of the day was good. I hope Fred's eyes are improving every day. emoticon

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MORTICIAADDAMS 10/20/2014 10:28AM

    It sounds like you did an excellent job with the refreshments and decorations.

I'm so sorry about your van but it sounds like it would be easy to have a accident like that under the circumstances.

I hope they can help your hubby soon!

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SCDALYNCH 10/20/2014 10:03AM

    What a wonderful display for the refreshments. You did so well. I am sorry to hear that you hit the fender of the mini van. I do hope the doctor will see what is going on with your husband's eyes. It has to be very disheartening to have the tears and the swelling. Prayers for you and your husband.

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VEENAS1 10/20/2014 8:54AM

    You have a lot going on. I hope the doctor figures out what is going on with your husband's eye. Good luck today.

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EFFIEANNIE 10/20/2014 8:10AM

    Sounds like another long day by you. Sorry to hear about the van, but no one was hurt. Hope Fred's eye gets better fast.

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BETHGILLIGAN 10/20/2014 8:03AM

    What a busy day for you!! Probably better for you than sitting home and worrying with DH. Hopefully, this eye situation improves for him. Have a good day today! Thinking of you and Fred!

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LEANJEAN6 10/20/2014 6:32AM

    Oh my goodness! You have a few mishaps--good thing they are tiny ones and because you are such a good Sparkly Person and strong, you get over them---Lynda

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CHALLENGER15 10/20/2014 6:29AM


I am glad that the Senior College event turned out well, and yet you certainly could have done without the accident, couldn't you? I am so sorry.

I am glad your friends noticed the swelling; I hope it is better this morning.

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1CRAZYDOG 10/20/2014 6:15AM

    OH boy. Glad things turned out well, despite the mishap w/the van!

I do hope that DH can get in today vs. tomorrow for his eyes. It must be so difficult for him (and I know how concerned you are, rightfully so!)


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NEW-CAZ 10/20/2014 3:11AM

    Sorry about the accident but glad you're okay.
I'm sure the tables looked amazing.
I hope hubby's eye is much improved today emoticon

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123ELAINE456 10/20/2014 2:18AM

  So sorry to hear about your accident with the minivan. Things like that happens at times. Sorry it had to happen to you. Hope the damage isn't that bad and doesn't cost to much to get it fix. Glad that the concert was good and the refreshments went over well with everyone. I'm very sorry that DH eyes aren't doing any better than they were. I hope that you can get him into the doctor tomorrow and get something done for his eyes. The eyes needs to begin to heal for a complete recovery from all of this. Hope that tomorrow is a much better day for you. Glad that DH felt good enough to go out to dinner with your friends and You.. That done a world of good for the both of you. God Blessings Always. Good Thoughts, Prayers and Lots of Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!To Everyone. Please Take Care of All of You and Stay Healthy.

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GOANNA2 10/20/2014 1:08AM

    I'm glad you are OK. Sorry to heat about the accident.
I hope it is not too big an expense for you. Glad that the
concert went well. So sorry to hear that Fred's eye is
still not healing. I would go to see the eye doctor tomorrow
as a precaution anyway. good luck with that. Enjoy your
nice weather. emoticon

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NASFKAB 10/20/2014 12:35AM

  healing thoughts once again for your DH praying he can be helped you did a wonderful job on the decorations hope the minivan is not too damaged

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ARTJAC 10/20/2014 12:34AM

    hope all goes well emoticon

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    hope all goes well emoticon

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MARITIMER3 10/19/2014 11:01PM

    That was quite a day. I'm sure the tables looked wonderful and that everyone enjoyed the refreshments. I hope your husband's eye is a bit better tomorrow.

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NEEDSHELP52 10/19/2014 10:53PM

    Pat, sorry about the van. Hope there isn't too much damage. It is good that things turned out well at the concert. You did great. Now to get your DH's eyes taken care of. HUGS, Terry

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DH was so restless he insisted he do the dishes.

Saturday, October 18, 2014

I have been out a lot today but not a nice brisk walk. I had to buy drinks for the concert.
All gallons and my DH usually carries them. There are 16 gallons to carry in tomorrow. I found an old crate when I got home so that will be a help.

Since the senior college does draw from older people but we do have some children and students from the Music department.

Our refreshments are across the board. I wince when i put out cookies galore. The grapes were very ripe and more expensive than usual. I substituted pretzels.

It usually is a big following for Castle Bay. So far the ticket sales are not going well.
I suspect this beautiful weather for the last few days has been apple picking and still leaf peeping.

I do try to accommodate people who want or need diet foods.

I am going to put the first table in the hallway as the Sugar free table. I bought sugar free food but I cringe when I read the labels.
I do have gallons of water and cider and cranberry juice, today was warm till it deluged with rain. It actually caused the roads to steam, it looked weird. Being warm will make the drinks too warm. I love my drinks at room temperature but that is the my generation and my British Up bringing. There were no refrigerators and no-one wanted to have ice. We do know the homes are installing refrigerators and so all iced, are drinks.
I am concerned but It is what it is. I am doing my best and hoping to get this first time over with. HUGS Pat in Maine. emoticon

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SUNNY332 10/19/2014 7:49PM

    emoticon on the selections. I just know it will be well received.

Can't wait to hear how it went.


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MORTICIAADDAMS 10/19/2014 5:30PM

    i think the selections you have made will be well received. You have some variety and people should not come expecting a meal. People enjoy refreshments but they are just the icing on the cake.

I hope that your husband is doing better soon!

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GINIEMIE 10/19/2014 4:36PM

    Okay my dear friend. I know you want to have everything perfect but you should ask some of the young people to give you a hand. I'll bet they would be willing since you are so sweet.
I hope the concert goes well and I know you are trying to take care of everyone, I hope they appreciate what you are trying to do for them.
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NEEDSHELP52 10/19/2014 11:41AM

    Pat, hang in there. It will turn out okay. Do your best and you can't ask for any more. Get those young people to help. HUGS, Terry

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MILLISMA 10/19/2014 11:10AM

    You are such a loving, faithful lady to keep doing this. It is a lot of work and I hope you are appreciated for all your work.

We are on a second very windy day. Yesterday was warm and I finally stayed home and spent the day working in the yard wearing a tee shirt. Can't do that today since the temps are still only in the 40's. Will be heading out shortly to spend the day with mom and dad.

Big hugs......Mary Anne

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SCDALYNCH 10/19/2014 9:59AM

    Enjoy the day, I pray all goes well.

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VEENAS1 10/19/2014 8:52AM

    Have fun at the concert.

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EFFIEANNIE 10/19/2014 8:13AM

    It will be fine. Enjoy yourself!.

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GOANNA2 10/19/2014 7:47AM

    Hope your DH starts to feel better soon. Good luck
with the concert. Enjoy the nice weather and have
a wonderful Sunday. emoticon

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1CRAZYDOG 10/19/2014 6:53AM

    Good luck with the concert! Hope DH is feeling better. **SIGH**

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123ELAINE456 10/19/2014 6:50AM

  Well Done!!! I hope the Concert goes well. And the refreshments are like very well by Everyone. Hope DH eyes are improving too. God Blessings Always. Good Thoughts, Prayers and Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!For All Of You. Have a Wonderful Day and Week. Take Care and Stay Healthy.

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CHALLENGER15 10/19/2014 5:16AM

    I do hope you have a great first day of the season!

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DUSTYPRAIRIE 10/19/2014 4:47AM

    Apple picking! A highlight of the season! emoticon

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KATHY024 10/19/2014 4:13AM

    I always like to spend a lot of time outside too when I know that the weather won't hold for very long. You're probably correct in assuming that people are out and about and not thinking of concerts and indoor things.

I would think it would be hard to keep drinks cold when they have to be set out ahead of time. We run into that when we do "will call" refreshments at the theater. We don't have to stand in line, but our drinks are slightly warmer. Still, I prefer having it that way.

I'm sure all you good work will be appreciated by those that do attend. Take it easy and enjoy the music!

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NEW-CAZ 10/19/2014 3:17AM

    I hope all goes well and your refreshments sell well

Good luck! emoticon

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LITTLEWIND53 10/19/2014 1:32AM

    Hope your concert goes well and your refreshments well received......

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TERRI289 10/19/2014 12:37AM

    Good luck!

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I had to call the eye Dr as soon as DH tried to wake up.

Friday, October 17, 2014

Today has been a worse day than yesterday.
DH woke up but could not open his eyes it was too painful.
After my call yesterday they told us to do 4 drops so I was worried there was an allergic reaction.

I called and the receptionist said no openings today we only have one Dr. I am afraid I had to be politely pushy. I asked to speak to our favorite OR assistant.

I told her it was worse using the drops his eyes are running constantly and he is in pain.

She said come right up and we will find the time to see what is going on.

One of the Drs. Was on vacation and a husband and wife team had to go to a funeral for a parent.--BAD TIMING today.

They took Fred in and the technician could do very little. She brought in another tech and finally the super tech. They could not show him a big enough letter to read.

They did an eye scan and they numbed the eye and DH felt the pain subside.

The super tech came back in and looked at his eye and used extra magnifiers . She said an eyelash was caught under the upper eyelid and it had been scratching the cornea all that time so it is very raw.

The Dr came in and she was able to pluck the eyelash. Then they tried again to do a refraction but DH could till not see anything.

His first day after the surgery he was delighted how well he can see. Not any more. We have to go back on Tuesday to see if any healing is taking place. I sure do hope so.

The early cataract was done to EXTEND his vision till the macular degeneration took his central vision. We were trying to cope but he said it had three weeks then see the DR. I think he would. He never rocks the boat. DH is not much in to medical issues but I felt certain I was right. The Dr. said to me I was correct to insist seeing him. I told her I realized it was Friday and I wanted answers now.

There was a bright moment. DH was sitting in the chair with the eye chart in front of him. On the chart was a huge "A" DH was looking at the chart. I asked what do you see he said the white screen no letter. He turned towards me and then looked back at the chart and he said I saw the letter "A" the techs came in all three and they all tried to get a good refraction. They left the room and there on the chart were smaller letters "H" and "B" I asked him to move just his eyes and see the screen and he saw those two letters.

We know he will lose central vision eventually and I had told him he should be able to use his peripheral vision but he just could not do it. Today he was able to do that. We are waiting till the eyes are better so he wants to try to watch TV that way.

I have spun the wheels and that is about all.
Thanks for asking about is eyes. I had very little on my mind so it went a bit easier. Thanks Spark friends. Pat in Maine. emoticon emoticon emoticon'S

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KATHY024 10/19/2014 4:07AM

    I'm so glad you were what you call "pushy", I tend to call that be really aware when something isn't right and finding the answers. Not being able to see well makes one nervous and usually short tempered from the frustration. Fred is fortunate to have you in his corner 100%. Good Job!!

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TERRI289 10/19/2014 12:39AM

    Praying for his healing and for you and the rest of the family.. emoticon

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EFFIEANNIE 10/18/2014 7:02PM

    Hope his eye gets better fast. Sorry to hear about all this problems.

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    Your husband is blessed to have a 'pushy' wife who takes care of him. emoticon

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SCDALYNCH 10/18/2014 11:09AM

    YOu were right to request seeing the doctor. With the macular degeneration my doctor said call if you have any sudden change in what you see, pain, or change in the physical eye. I have moderate to severe macular degeneration. It is the dry kind and moves slowly I can still see quite well but I can not read road signs from a distance. I do not drive alone unless it is local.
Prayers for Fred. Also, for you to stay after all of this problem.

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TXGRANDMA 10/18/2014 10:24AM

    Good that you insisted he get in to be seen! No telling what that eyelash would have done to his cornea had you waited till Monday. I hope and pray that he heals soon and is out of pain, and can use his peripheral vision. What a scary time for all of you! emoticon

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LEANJEAN6 10/18/2014 9:42AM

    Oh poor you!-My himself has bad eyes too-----had both operated on----I do most of the driving--In fact I do everything around here----LOL-Lynda

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MILLISMA 10/18/2014 9:38AM

    Pat, I am so sorry for DH but so glad you pushed to get him seen. With the weekend coming, you were very wise not to wait. Hope that things improve for him and that he's doing better today.

big hugs to both of you...Mary Anne

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VEENAS1 10/18/2014 8:42AM

    I am glad your husband was able to see the doctor. I hope his eyesight improves in the next couple of days. Wishing you both the best,

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GINIEMIE 10/18/2014 7:22AM

    So glad you pushed, the care giver has to sometimes. I'm glad that Fred has peripheral vision, I'll continue to petition the good Lord and St. Lucy. emoticon emoticon
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CHALLENGER15 10/18/2014 7:17AM

    Oh, my! So very sorry for this trial, my friend.

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PICKIE98 10/18/2014 6:52AM

    Oh POOR Fred with that huge PLANK in his eye!! Fortunately, the human body zooms in on parts that need healing. The cornea is a mucousy, membrane sort of thing. Plenty of water drinking and rest..Did he keep the eye patch on while it was not useful? I cannot even imagine the relief he felt when they got that lash out!!

Make sure there is plenty of hand washing before and after touching those eyes or the vicinity. Any little thing could start a horrible infection! Lots of soap and water!! We do not realize how much we touch our face until we have to wash every time.

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NEW-CAZ 10/18/2014 3:14AM

    No wonder it was painful, glad the eyelash is now out and it can have a chance to heal.
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123ELAINE456 10/18/2014 1:44AM

  Praying that DH eyes feel better with the eyelash out. Hope the healing begins and he will be able to see better now. Good for you insisting they see him today too. God Blessings Always. Good Thoughts, Prayers and Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!!For All of You. May tomorrow be a much Better Day. Take Care. And Stay Healthy.

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NASFKAB 10/18/2014 12:59AM

  great job that you insisted on showing your DH to a Dr that eyelash could have caused so much more damage praying that it works out all the best

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NEEDSHELP52 10/17/2014 11:24PM

    Pat, here's praying his eyes feel and get a bit (or more) better. HUGS, Terry

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GOANNA2 10/17/2014 10:04PM

    I am glad you insisted they see Fred. I am glad
they were able to remove the eyelash. It's good
that he can see some letters. I hope his eyesight
improves soon. You keep looking after him and
yourself too. Have a great weekend. emoticon

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LITTLEWIND53 10/17/2014 9:57PM

    So glad you insisted they see him as an emergency, which it was.... (Not all emergencies happen on Monday or Tuesday.....)

Now hopefully the eye can star healing and things will start to improve....

emoticon and wishing you all the best....

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MARITIMER3 10/17/2014 9:54PM

    Glad that you persisted until you got someone to agree to see him. The eyelash might have done a lot more damage if you'd waited until Monday.

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MORTICIAADDAMS 10/17/2014 9:33PM

    I'm so glad you got someone to see him. The staff sounds like they are very good at accessing when they need to get someone in. It was an emergency and he could not wait. I hope he sees some improvement very soon. You take very good care of your hubby.

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ARTJAC 10/17/2014 9:20PM

    hope the eyes are better everyday emoticon emoticon emoticon

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EMMACORY 10/17/2014 9:19PM

    So glad you trusted your intuition and were assertive. Will pray for DH healing. emoticon

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KEEPITUP62 10/17/2014 9:18PM

    I was holding my breath reading your BLOG until you said he was finally seeing some letters. I am sending best wishes that your DH heals well and is given the gift of good sight.

Susan emoticon

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1CRAZYDOG 10/17/2014 9:16PM

    OH my. So glad you pushed to get in. That isn't being pushy -- that's doing the right thing, Pat. Hope Fred feels better.



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