August 8, 2011

Not Enough Warnings

You'd think with a whole folder of information about my surgery last week, I would have been prepared. There's never enough warnings. So here's a couple of things I've learned:
1. Eye surgery makes your eye hurt. Ok, that was probably mentioned somewhere. It's fairly obvious. But you need your eyes for, oh, everything. Point being, I'd like to get to the part of the recovery process where I could at least somewhat enjoy watching TV, reading magazines, and just about everything else in life but I can't because my eye is sensitive to light. Oh yeah, obviously this means I'm not really back to blogging/commenting yet. I'm sure you're heartbroken.
2. I have odd reactions to pain pills. Besides sleeping 20 hours a days (might as well since I CANT DO ANYTHING), I'm oddly emotional and sensitive about weird things. Seriously. I burst into tears 10 times a day. Friday night I spent hours convinced the dog was mad at me. Yep. Why am I admitting this? I'm stopping now.
3. There was more, but it's been 5 minutes and my eye hurts and I'm tired again. Peace out.

17 comments:

Josie said...

Katie, I'm so sorry that the aftereffects of surgery are being so rough on you. I hope that you feel better very, very soon, my dear.
xo Josie

Fashion By Alicia said...

So sorry! I hope you feel better!! I have a weird reaction to pain meds generally I sleep 24/7 but sometimes I am lucky enough to have hives to go along with the sleep. So I itch and sleep, itch and sleep. Anyway, I hope you feel better!!

this free bird said...

You poor thing -- this is terrible. If you can't open your eye wth is there to do but hop up on meds and wait for it to be over? Okay there I go summarizing what you already said. That was useful...not.

Is there anything I can do?? For real--let me know.

xo,
C

Closet Fashionista said...

ugh!! :( well hopefully your eye will feel better soon and you'll be able to actually do enjoyable things while you finish recovering :(
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Danielle (elleinadspir) said...

So sorry. Eye pain stinks. I think my cat is mad at me a lot....and I'm not on any pills.

Courtney Erin said...

That stinks - sorry to hear that it's been so rough. Hang in there and feel better soon!

xoxo ~ Courtney
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style point said...

hope u feel better soon xxx

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Jess said...

Awww you poor thing! Sounds painful. I've never heard of pain pills making you emotional, ha, just makes it all even worse, huh?! Hope you're feeling better soon!

la petite coquine said...

Oh sweetheart, I'm so sorry! How about books on tape? No visual missing, and you can keep the covers pulled me!

xoxoxoxox

jos xx said...

hope you feel better!!! yeah, eye surgery is usually the worst. i freak out every time i have an appointment to check my eyes.

jos xx

Taj Acosta said...

Ahh you poor thing, even the dog is mad at cha! haha ya that's gotta me meds ;) will popsicles help? They usually make me feel better;) xo -Taj

Shea said...

I hope you feel better soon! Just use this time to sleep and heal :) Everything will still be here when you get better!

Isabel said...

so maybe ill reconsider the lasik surgury i wanted. feel better soon!

THE ALTERNATIVE WIFE said...

Oh no sweetie I'm so sorry to hear! Hope you start to feel better soon. Rest up xoxo

Jess said...

awwww what a mess! Pain Pills will make anyone loopy! Enjoy your time resting, although I admit I would be bored myself! Hope your eyes come back to normal soon!!!! At least with your eyes closed you can cuddle with your sweet puppy and enjoy some music? Or smell some scented candles and eat some icecream?

Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

Sending you wishes of a speedy recovery! The dog could never be mad at you!

xoxo,
Chic 'n Cheap Living