Monday, March 16, 2009

Post Eye Surgery

Thanks for your patience. I haven't been able to spend a lot of time on the computer lately because of my fluctuating vision so editing my podcast had to take priority.

I had my laser surgery early Thursday morning and felt ok, just a little sore, for about 36 hours. Around 7pm Friday night, my eye started to swell up more and hurt quite a bit and I had a fairly bad headache that lasted a few days. The worst of the eye pain only lasted about 24 hours then subsided, so by Sunday morning, I was feeling much better. I alternated ibuprofen and acetominophen every two hours for that 24 hour period and didn't need to dip into the heavy duty percocet. This morning, I went back in to the clinic and they took out the 'bandage' contact. My vision should begin to clear slowly over the next 2 weeks. In the meantime, I can't swim and probably can't road ride but hey, the weather's still cold and crappy so who cares about that. :)

I went for a run and did 5 sets of pushups and crunches yesterday so I'm back in good training form. Today, I took off to rest up to do a 5k TT on the trainer tomorrow so I can send some data to my buddy Brian who is going to help me with my bike training plan for the next 8 weeks.

In the meantime, I am enjoying my 2 weeks off, getting some house stuff done, and starting to plan our trip to France this July. Whoo hoo! Can't wait!!!


untpawgal02 said...

Happy to hear you are gettig back at it :)

Anonymous said...

Wish you all the best success with your eye surgery and keep up the great training!

FaithywaithyKelowna said...

Anonymous is
Computers don't always cooperate.

Kelownagurl said...

hey ladies - thanks for the comments. and hi Faiht - a fellow Kelownagirl! And an ultramarathoner at that! Wow!!

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