Marti has had some blurry vision in her right eye also, so we got an appointment at a civilian ophthalmologist and low and behold, she too has a cataract, probably as a result of the laser surgery she had in October 2011. She now has an appointment for the surgery scheduled on March 18th.
Me? I have been trying to get in touch with the VA hospital to see when I have an appointment. The VA medical staff has been nothing short of terrific in my other appointments so far, but the huge problem I've been having is I have no control over when an appointment is scheduled for me and I only get notified just about a week in advance. There is a social worker assigned to me that I've been leaving messages on her voice mail to see about appointments, she has access to that information. Now if she'd just call me back...
So it looks like we'll be staying here much longer than we planned, back to the "Semper Gumby"(Always Flexible) routine. We seeing our plans to visit Florida this winter slowly slipping away.
It's not the end of the world, health has to come first. Besides, I want to see everything out there clearly. After all, those Florida gators have big teeth and I wouldn't want to run across one that I didn't see.
So we'll continue to find things to
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