Monthly Archives: June 2016

Day 8, A Pleasant Surprise

Today was back to the hospital amidst real trepidation about what I would find when the dressing came off. I saw a lovely nurse who was very reassuring and happy to talk me through everything she was doing. It was … Continue reading

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Day 7, Mixed Feelings

After having such a good day on Saturday, things haven’t been so great since. I’ve still had quite a lot of pain and the dressing I have is really starting to irritate me now. It comes off tomorrow which is … Continue reading

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Day 4, A Much Better Day

So far it’s been a much better day today. I got up, managed to wash my hair and have a shower, then had breakfast, all before needing to reach for the pain killers so things are definitely on the up. … Continue reading

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Day 3, Not a Good Day

Today’s not good. Maybe it’s because I didn’t sleep much last night. Maybe it’s because my eyelids feel very sore and scratchy and I have a headache. Maybe it’s because I’m having a girly strop about not being able to … Continue reading

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Template for Blind Voters Not Fit for Purpose

I’ve said it before and I’ll keep saying it. The template that is available for blind voters, along with the training of its use by polling station staff is totally unfit for purpose. Blind and partially sighted people have no … Continue reading

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Post Operation Day 2

I’ve had the operation and all has gone to plan so far. Immediately after the surgery I felt absolutely fine as I’d obviously had a lot of local anaesthetic injected around my eye so when I woke up there was … Continue reading

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The Day has Arrived

It’s around 9:30 in the morning and I’m sitting in a hospital side room waiting to be called. I’ve seen the anaesthetist, the consultant and various nurses. I have on one of those delightfully attractive hospital gowns, mine is particularly … Continue reading

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