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Just got a call from my mom. The doc was unable to see the retina so there's still a question as to whether or not the sight will return. The surgeon created an 'opening', that will hopefully heal the infection. Still waiting on more information. This is pure hell.
Quote: Originally Posted by sophiesgrandma I've had cataract surgery in both eyes and surgeries in both eyes for detached retina. Thank god the healing went ok. But it was all very scary and I really feel for you and your father. The only advice I can give you is make sure you have the best doc possible. I know he is waiting to undergo the surgery now but if he has further problems or even if he doesn't-a second opinion might be a good idea. Did he take...
I don't know if anyone's been through this or can lend some support/resources. Two weeks ago my father had cataract surgery. The very next day he developed a horrible infection. He's been treated with eye drops, injections of antibiotics, etc, all to no avail. Today the specialist insisted that he have immediate surgery to remove the pockets of infection, etc. The surgeon gave us a very dim prognosis, because upon examination, my father wasn't able to see light out of...
Quote: Originally Posted by Arike I am so sorry to hear about what you are going through. My thoughts are with you and your family. I hope they are able to help your father with the emergency surgery. I totally relate to being disappointed with "friends". In the past few years, I have gone through a lot and people who I thought would be there for me, were not. And then I question whether these people are really "friends" or just friendly...
I have been dealing with some challenges over the past couple of weeks. My dad went in for a simple cataract surgery. The procedure went well except the very next day he was in intense pain. He saw the doctor immediately who discovered a "horrid infection" in his eye. For two weeks he has gotten injections, drops of very expensive medication all to no avail. Today he sees the specialist who said he needed to have emergency surgery. Fortunately, I had accompanied him to...
Quote: Originally Posted by rootzdawta I've been a little hesitant to share with anyone . . . I don't know if I'm being silly or what but I'm down to a size 6 from a size 14. I started Weight Watchers towards the end of December. It feels awesome! And was a whole lot easier than I imagined. Now I'm focusing on getting in serious shape (like maybe competing??) which is something more productive (for me) to focus on (as opposed to wanting more kids!). ...
Quote: Originally Posted by Jannah6 Feeling a little weak,still very moody and somewhat tired. I'm having cramping off and on,but nothing major. Can't wait until my Dr appointment on Saturday. Thank you for asking. How are you and the children? I completely missed this. How are you? Rynna, I hope you're feeling better as well.
Quote: Originally Posted by rootzdawta LoL . . . sis, who are we to pass any kind of judgment? I just hope that you (and your hubby) are okay and happy with it. I think new life is always a cause to celebrate--even if there are mixed feelings and stuff. This from the woman who wishes for just one more . . . Absolutely this!
Quote: Originally Posted by Jannah6 Thank you all for the advice. Well, I found out why I'm having the blues I like being tortured . So now I need advice on what I can take for pregnancy raging hormones. ETA: Mums the word on FB,thanks. omgoodness! congratulations
Quote: Originally Posted by mom2tatum Join the website and in on the fun that is beginning over the past few months - it's http://mixedandhappy.com/ It's a pretty cool site.
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