Tomorrow will see orthopedist re scaphoid fracture...
Sunday, June 30, 2013 2 comments
Hope to have a splint put on right hand tomorrow... No change in vision in right eye but am trying to be patient. Estimate acuity is back down to 20/70 again. Last time it was improved in about 2-3 weeks following Avastin injection. ... Read more
so I stopped googling for info on internet...and then...
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 4 comments
Our electricity went off early Friday a.m. and talked to a neighbor who asked which bone I fractured. He then said his son had a fracture of the scaphoid which had a cast for 6 months and it did not heal and then he had pinning procedure after ... Read more
I need to quit reading about scaphoid fractures
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 2 comments
Statistically speaking, and I was told this the day of fracture by the doc, scaphoid fractures usually are hard to heal...being slow to heal and may require wearing a cast for more than 3 months or eventual surgery and pinning could be require... Read more
still plugging away at work despite cast on right hand
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 1 comments
I am still keeping up with work demands and I am glad I am working 6 hours instead of my regular 8 hours. I am hoping to get a splint on July 1st. I am looking forward to swimmimg and whirlpooling.... Read more
still uncomforable in cast.....
Saturday, June 08, 2013 4 comments
Dr. loosened cast with a pliers and offered to rewrite my work restrictions,,,,, I told him not to as I wouldn't be able to go to my daughter's wedding in September if I was put on a full leave as I would run out of PTO. I feel I am betwe... Read more
reduced hours for next month at work
Friday, June 07, 2013 2 comments
I saw the doctor yesterday as my cast was uncomfortable (greatly) and it was taken off, x-rays done and new cast applied. Another month in cast and return for check up on July 1st. Dr hopes to put hand in a splint at that time. I surely hope s... Read more
Second Avastin injection and good prognosis...
Saturday, May 18, 2013 5 comments
The specialist I have changed to could see an improvement in my right eye (the one with the wet macular degeneration) in just 2 weeks. She said she would continue the injections at 4-5 week intervals until the retina is flat. What I thought w... Read more
Don't know my right eye from my left....
Monday, May 13, 2013 2 comments
In my previous blog I confused right and left regarding which eye I was talking about. My right eye has the wet macular degeneration and had an Avastin injection. My left eye is nearly perfect vision with dry macular degeneration. I spent... Read more
Renewed driver's license with no problem...
Saturday, May 11, 2013 4 comments
My right eye which is close to 20/20 passed even without glasses. The other eye did pass with glasses on and just for laughs I tried it without glasses, but could not read anything. My vitreoretinal specialist said to wait until after 3 Avasti... Read more
I saw the vitreoretinal surgeon yesterday.
Wednesday, May 01, 2013 5 comments
I was told by the scheduler that the eye drops might last 24 hours so I took 2 days off work. I felt more confident of receiving excellent care for the AMD from my new doctor (Jill Johnson) and I felt we had better rapport than I had with the p... Read more
I'm Just Bidin' My Time
Sunday, April 28, 2013 4 comments
'Cause that's the kind of gal I'am." I find music helps relieve tension and get my mind off of my main concern which is macular degeneration and I have made a vow not to read any more info regarding that until after I see the vitreo-retin... Read more
I am trying visualization with my mind's eye....
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 6 comments
Today I am having a small degree of difficulty with my "gooder" eye and am a somewhat worried about the eye's condition. Will be checking the Amsler grid daily in case of similar symptoms as I had in the right eye. I am still able to read with... Read more
SUNDAY AND DECIDED TO WRITE IN CAPS DUE TO DIFFICULTY READING
Sunday, April 21, 2013 6 comments
SOME PEOPLE SAY THAT CAPS MEANS YOU ARE YELLING OR BEING RUDE ON THE INTERNET. BUT I THINK AN EXCEPTION CAN BE MADE WHEN PEOPLE HAVE LOW VISION WHICH I RECENTLY ACQUIRED IN ONE EYE. I STILL FEEL A BIT SHELLSHOCKED REGARDING THE VISION CH... Read more
Yesterday was payday and I got my Federal tax refund...wow
Saturday, April 20, 2013 2 comments
I returned to work yesterday following an Avastin eye injection the afternoon before. It went pretty well but I did a lot of closing of the right eye so I could see better with the good one. I remembered one of our coworkers had only one eye a... Read more
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