Time to confess: I'm losing my sight

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Re: Time to confess: I'm losing my sight

Postby Loki WRX YZF » Sat Feb 18, 2017 9:30 am

Looking forward to reading about how the next eye turned out perfectly, and that you'll be back on sniper duty! :ok
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Re: Time to confess: I'm losing my sight

Postby Twisted_Cat » Mon Feb 20, 2017 4:47 am

Loki WRX YZF wrote:Looking forward to reading about how the next eye turned out perfectly, and that you'll be back on sniper duty! :ok

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Re: Time to confess: I'm losing my sight

Postby 01YZF6 » Wed Feb 22, 2017 6:25 am

Dang, and I was hoping for a cool pirate patched eye story!

Jk Mark. Glad it is going well so far
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Re: Time to confess: I'm losing my sight

Postby Reserector » Wed Feb 22, 2017 1:40 pm

Going back under the knife tomorrow for the left eye. I'm much more at ease this time, but prayers are always appreciated.
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Re: Time to confess: I'm losing my sight

Postby 01YZF6 » Wed Feb 22, 2017 5:15 pm

Knee mail sent brother!
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Re: Time to confess: I'm losing my sight

Postby Reserector » Mon Feb 27, 2017 12:31 am

Surgery was successful. I have to get used to reading glasses again, but I can see clearly past arms length. That means I can not only ride safely, but I can ride like I used to.

I was hoping to ride the YZF to work tomorrow, but we've got storms rolling in.
Thank you all for your support. I'm so glad this is behind me, and I've got my life back. Problems like this can have a huge effect on you psychologically, as it did for me. I lost my enthusiasm for many of the things I liked to do because I couldn't enjoy them.
As my eyes heal, I'm starting to come around to my old self. It's good to be back.

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Re: Time to confess: I'm losing my sight

Postby 01YZF6 » Mon Feb 27, 2017 9:19 am

Outstanding!
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Re: Time to confess: I'm losing my sight

Postby CBJamie » Mon Feb 27, 2017 12:43 pm

Glad you have your life back. Praise be to the Lord. Amen
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Re: Time to confess: I'm losing my sight

Postby Micah » Mon Feb 27, 2017 3:12 pm

Glad to read it was successful!
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Re: Time to confess: I'm losing my sight

Postby RatherBRiding » Tue Feb 28, 2017 10:12 am

Outstanding Mark!! I am thrilled for you. Now back to enjoying all those hobbies. :)

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Re: Time to confess: I'm losing my sight

Postby Loki WRX YZF » Thu Mar 02, 2017 11:54 pm

Wonderful news!!
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Re: Time to confess: I'm losing my sight

Postby Reserector » Thu Apr 20, 2017 11:05 am

As many of you know from my recent FB posts, I have recently gone through the first round of surgery for a Giant Retinal Tear (GRT). The retina in my right eye tore circularly almost half way around, and detached.
My surgeon, saved my sight, and seid it was the second worst GRT he has ever seen. I count myself lucky that it was repairable. Right now, there is silicone oil in there to push the retina back into place. Some laser stitching was done to reattach it, and more will be done in a few weeks when the oil is replaced with saline. I should have clear vision after that.

I am not allowed to bend, lift, or strain in any way for weeks. That is the hardest part. I won't be riding until this eye is fixed, because my depth perception is off. I am driving, but very carefully.
I have had many praying for me, and I would appreciate more and continued prayer, if you feel led to do so. I look forward to literally seeing everyone at the gap meet in July.
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Re: Time to confess: I'm losing my sight

Postby Riceburner » Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:29 pm

Good to hear things are progressing positively.
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Re: Time to confess: I'm losing my sight

Postby 01YZF6 » Mon Apr 24, 2017 12:06 am

Knee mail sent brother!
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Re: Time to confess: I'm losing my sight

Postby CBJamie » Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:10 am

Dear Lord please continue to help with our brothers healing so he may see your beautiful world more clearly. Amen
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Re: Time to confess: I'm losing my sight

Postby Micah » Mon Apr 24, 2017 12:51 pm

Following along, Res. Get rested and healed up!
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