Friday, January 11, 2013
Project 365-ish: January 11, 2013
I did something for myself yesterday that was long overdue- I got an eye exam! My last exam was 10 year ago- when I was told I needed bifocals. After spending a lifetime in glasses from a very young age, I was towards the end of a period that I didn't need them. So after the bifocals news, I just decided to suck it up, and stick to my readers.
I can't do that anymore, though. Not only has my close vision deteriorated beyond the focal length of my arm, but my beloved distance vision is getting bad. It's had me feeling crabby about it for a long time.
I've always said that if I had to choose between having vision, and being able to hear, I'd choose loosing the vision. Even as a photographer, I fear a world of silence more. Not being able to hear the voices of loved ones or music is something I'd miss the most, I think. However, when the optometrist showed me my corrected near and far vision during the exam, I grew so happy with the prospects of being able to see clearly again! Now I can't wait to receive my bifocals! I will have new vision in 5-7 working days!
After the exam, I treated the kids and myself to lunch at Schlotsky's. A nice little bonus was a free sample offered to us...the center of a cinnamon roll. I will never turn down the center of a cinnamon roll!