Friday, July 16, 2010

Same Song, Second Verse

By the time many of you read this, I will be undergoing the second in a series of eye surgeries to save my vision.  If you are new to my blog, or missed my previous post, you may read more here.

The good thing about this second surgery:  I know what to expect.
The bad thing about this second surgery:  I know what to expect!
There is one more good thing: 
Now both eyes will be swollen, both sides of my face will be sore and discolored, and I will have matching incisions at the outer corners of both eyes.
I prefer, after all, to be a well-balanced person!
So, the good outweighs the bad!

Since my last update, it does appear that the majority of vision in my right eye was saved.
I am a lucky, lucky girl!

In the past few days, I was determined to start stitching again!
The process was slow, with limited vision.  This little dress still lacks buttonholes, buttons and a hem.
However, with God's grace and the prayers of dear friends, I know that I will return to complete it and many more.
I have scheduled a few other posts in the coming days.
I will see you again here a little later.

In the meantime, you know what to do:
Stitch, create, decorate and appreciate!
It's a wonderful life!


Kathy Ruess said...

Prayers are with you, Jan.

ShirleyC said...

I'm so glad you were able to post an update. I was about to leave to go out of town. I'm so glad you were able to sew. I KNOW what kind of thereapy that is for those of us who love it.
Many prayers continued.
Shirley C.

Claudia said...

I will be holding you in my thoughts, Jan, as you go through this surgery.


Brynwood Needleworks said...

I'm saying prayers for you and keeping you in my thoughts today. So glad to hear the first surgery was a success and will look forward to hearing that you're vision is fully restored.

Cynthia Gilbreth said...

Hang in there, Jan. I pray that this second operation will be successful.

Martha said...

I know your spirit has been calmed with a needle and thread. You are loved. Many, many prayers for a second succesful surgery. Can't wait to see you come home and finish that little dress. HUGS

Rebecca Nelson said...

Trusting God for COMPLETE healing of your eyes my sweet friend. He is able. HE IS ABLE.

I'm lifting you up to a healing, loving Jesus this very minute.

Love to you~


Jeannie B. said...

You have such an encouraging spirit. May it all go well with you, my friend.

Goosegirl said...

I will be praying for you again today. Heal well and rest so you can get back to your beautiful sewing.

Unknown said...

Prayers and healing thoughts for you, Jan. You'll be back on your feet before you know it.

Rettabug said...

Hang in there, Honey...there are lots & lots of us praying for you. (not just us bloggers)

Angels from everywhere are sitting on your shoulders.


Michie' Mooney said...

Still praying for you every single day!

Julia said...

Prayers for completely restored vision in both eyes are being said daily!

Beedeebabee said...

Hi Jan, You've been in my thoughts and prayers. I hope everything went as well with your second surgery as it did with the first...I so enjoyed the post about you and your hubby. You both are adorable and you make a lovely couple. Rest Sweetie, and get well. xo Paulette ;)

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