Inspired by a little-known picture book from the pen of Bethany Tudor, this is a diary, of sorts, where I document some of my thoughts, activities, and ideas as I explore the challenges met by the characters in the story: hard work, the care and nurture of others, housekeeping skills, life changes, charity, community, and cooperation, among others. Like Samuel and Samantha, the ducks in the tale, I struggle and succeed, cope and celebrate, work and play, handling the tasks that come my way. I invite you to join me on my journey.

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

No Bifocals...Yet

I went to the eye doctor today for the first time since 2004 (not wise since I have a genetic predisposition to blindness). The report is good:

- my optic nerve looks great (for a middle-aged woman)
- my eye pressure was within the appropriate limits
- my pupils are symmetrical
- the vision in my left eye deteriorated a bit

I am inching my way toward bifocals, but I still don’t need them. Hurray! I should expect them within the next year or so but, for now, I don’t need them. Praise the Lord for answered prayer!

Katherine the Great had her eyes examined today as well. Her results were even better: perfect vision. She definitely inherited the paternal “excellent eyesight” gene, another reason for praise. I had glasses in third grade. Ugh!

God is truly great.

1 comment:

Janet Rubin said...

I always meant to tell you what a good-looking optical nerve you have:) Seriously, congrats. I got my glasses in 6th grade and without my contacts or glasses, I can't see a thing. The thought of not being able to read and write is scary. Thank God for vision.