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Day 365: One year and a ridiculous hurdle

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Well, I had wanted to write a victory blog for my one year blog. However. things haven't been so good here in my world.

Last Thursday I had to go to the hospital - I had to go in about three weeks ago for PVD, partial vitreous detachment. What it is is when the gel in your eye on top of your retina detaches. Not a big deal and nothing you can really do about t. the problem is, that it can be a precursor to retinal detachment.

And, last thursday my retina did detach.

Surgery was on Saturday.

Well, here I am. In bed for the fifth consecutive day. The first four days I spent in bed only allowed to look down. No I can lay with my head at an angle; but I'm still not allowed to do anything more difficult than a "strenuous poop."

Yes, that is my work threshold.

Humorous, but ridiculous.

So, I had to cancel my hike this saturday - I got half my deposit back. Now I'm just hoping to be able to get back to training a couple of weeks before the Triathlon. Then it's full speed ahead for Steamtown training.

I'm just praying that I'm able to start running again soon.

So far I haven't gained a crazy amount of weight. I just have to pay attention to what I'm eating. Really, what I eat is about all I can control.

So, fingers crossed, sparklers!

(Please forgive any typos - I typed most of this with my eyes closed. Yeah, I'm not supposed to be reading, either...)

Now, get out there and do something active for me!
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  • SIMONEKP
    get well soon
    2313 days ago
  • BEANIES_MOM
    I hope you get better soon, take care of yourself and I am sure you will be back to running soon. emoticon
    2314 days ago
  • POMATOJUICE
    My god, that is crazy!! What even causes that, I wonder? Surely not the strenuous poop. D: I'm slightly horrified that something like that can spring ip so quickly. I am thankful that you received prompt medical treat,ent, though, and I wish you a speedy recovery! Somehow, you seem more worried about your weight than any permanent vision damage, so you are either a little nutter butters, or it isn't that serious! Get we'll soon, and don't read this until you are allowed to. :P. in fact, if you are reading this now and you aren't supposed to look at monitors yet, shame on you! Go find someone to read the Internet to you!
    2315 days ago
  • OLIVIANIGHT
    Aw I'm sorry. Hope you're all better and back up to speed soon!
    2315 days ago
  • GRACEOMALLEY
    You don't need to be reading - BUT
    KNOW my heart and thoughts are with you for a full and speedy recovery
    It is HARD to kick back and HARDER to accept restrictions - but the most IMPORTANT thing is that you do whatever is necessary to get yourself totally healed up. All the rest, weight loss included - CAN WAIT. Your health and wellness are PARAMOUNT! Be good to yourself and know we support you 110%.
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    2315 days ago
  • JAHINTZY
    you shouldn't even be reading this :-p but I'm sending some super good juju your way, that's crazy and not fun at all - I really really hope all the best for your powers of sight. the training will happen, but sight.... damn, I can't imagine.
    2315 days ago
  • ONTHEPATH2
    Oh sweetie!!! I hope you feel better soon!!! I am getting out there to walk at noon and will add a few steps for you! Restrictions are sooooo hard to deal with because they are just that - restrictions. Ugh! Hopefully they will be lifted soon and you will be back on your feet doing what you love. Take care!

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    2315 days ago
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