Year: 2022

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Hand Pie Festival

Last year we had a pre-Thanksgiving grilled cheese party. This year we went with hand pies. Empanadas, puff pastry turnovers, pies filled with Chicken Shawarma, mushrooms in cream, picadillo, and other delicious things. It was fun to try out a […]

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The Quest

I have completed my Quest — or have I? I have completed the Hero’s Journey planner, which is set up as a Quest. I had intended to perfect my self-presentation and resolve my health issues, heading off to Germany as […]

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More Eye Injections

I had another round of eye injections. I was on Prednisone, so the injections were not the worst part of my day. I am back to being so dizzy that I can’t walk down the hall without swaying into walls, […]

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Traumatized Indeed

I had the injections. I was terrified. It was actually not as horrible as I expected. I didn’t see the needle and I am now better protected against blindness. My eyes hurt all day and I had trouble seeing. Working […]

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Trauma over Eye Injections

I met with the eye surgeon today. He checked my eyes, agreed with the optometrist, and told me I must have injections in my eyes. I told him I found the idea horrifying. He seemed to understand that. If I […]

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Diabetic Retinopathy

I went for my regular eye exam yesterday, and discovered that I have early stage non-proliferating diabetic retinopathy with macular edema. I thought I had been given every possible medical test, but I had another — an eye scan — […]

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Master Bath Week 2022

The master bath is clean and tidy. I tossed a lot of old cosmetics and replaced the cabinet handles, scrubbed things, and generally cleaned everything up. Before the cleanup, I brought a cup of tea back to bed and continued […]