The baby finally got out of the hospital yesterday. He's still sick--infections in both ears, lots of congestion (he will continue with his breathing treatments at home), but he is able to keep his food down again and he's starting to act like he feels a little better. If you prayed for him, thanks. Please keep praying that his ears/chest will clear up.
In other news, I had my consultation visit for Lasik surgery on Friday. Here's my theory: the people who do the eye exams for that get bored, so they try to think up new and exciting things to stick in peoples' eyeballs. At one point, they put pieces of paper in my eyes and left them for 5 minutes. Crazy people.
Anyway, I have my surgery scheduled for the 24th of next month. I learned that I have dry eyes and my corneas have dry spots on them from that, so they've got me on special eye drops. Hopefully that will get fixed before the surgery.
The information pamphlets about it are quite alarming. The part where they said, "We cut a flap in your cornea and flip it back. It is possible for the flap to come off. You may need a cornea transplant if this happens," was very queasy-making. Also the part where they said, "At one point during your surgery, your vision will go very dark or completely black." I'm glad they told me that. Otherwise I would probably be lying on the table screaming, "You've blinded me, you blankety-blanks!"
Bring on the Valium. Like now. I need a head start.