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My PRK Experience: Part 2

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Recently I wrote about my experience preparing for and going through PRK vision surgery. Here’s the story of the aftermath and how my eyes are doing now!   The Recovery In the three months between my consult and my surgery, I read … Continue reading

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My PRK Experience: Part 1

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  I had PRK vision surgery three weeks ago, and I think it’s safe to say it was a success! Throughout the process, I read LOTS of information and personal accounts about the surgery, and I believe that good preparation … Continue reading

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What Burnout Looks Like

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A couple of months ago, I thought I was depressed. I was living under a soul-deep exhaustion I hadn’t felt in years, the kind where an unbidden I am so tired echoes in your brain constantly. I’d experienced a lot … Continue reading

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The Power of Touch

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My cats having a moment, 2009 At work a while back, my boss handed out spa gift cards as a bonus of sorts. I hoarded mine until last week, when I decided to take a day off and get a … Continue reading

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Eye Mask DIY

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I’ve mentioned that I’ve had some ongoing eye troubles, which is why I’m wearing glasses most of the time. In early November I got an ulcer in my eye, aka keratitis (don’t click if you’re squeamish), and I promise it’s … Continue reading

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Life Lately 11/20

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To be honest, I am Just Not Feeling It this week. Despite the beautiful fall trees, I feel exhausted and bummed. Part of it is some bleah circumstances, part of it is just November (which is historically not a happy … Continue reading

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Recovering

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Sorry I haven’t been posting much. Making time to work on a novel in addition to all my existing online stuff has been tough. Then I got sick. I had a great weekend, but woke up Monday morning feeling nauseated … Continue reading

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