This is a rough ‘Contents’ page, or an attempt to organise posts into various categories and hopefully make things easier to find. I’ll list them in the order that they were written under each category.
Eye to Eye 2017
Eye to Eye 2017: to walk, or not to walk; that is the question…
Eye to Eye 2017: Alex’s story
Eye to Eye 2017: Lucy’s story
Eye to Eye 2017: Nickie’s story
Eye to Eye 2017: Cindy’s story
Eye to Eye 2017: Susan’s story
Eye to Eye 2017: Bryn’s story
Eye to Eye 2017: walking in the rain
Eye to Eye 2017: celebrating our supporters!
Eye to Eye 2017: the Gloucestershire alternative
Fear, anxiety, and depression
Crying over lost sight
The unwelcome visitations of Mr Pip
“When will it ever end?”
CBT for RD… WAPOS!
CBT in hindsight
The persistent presence of pernicious Mr Pip
But I don’t want to be a hypochondriac!
‘Eeeeeeeeeeeeekkkkkk, eye surgery under local?!’
A Grand Day Out (…at Moorfields Eye Hospital?)
Stalking the surgeons
Stuck between a rock and a hard place
‘Money can’t buy me love’…
Where’s a magic carpet when you need one?
Flash, bang, wallop, what a picture!
I spy with my little eye something beginning with R…
Twinkles at twilight; dread at dawn
Oh silicone oil, I thought you were my friend… 😦
Strong and stable?
Edible eyes and appointment anxiety
The accidental OCT scan
Life goes on…
Home Sweet Home…?
The kindness of strangers
You know you’ve had too much eye surgery when…
The ANGER issue
New vision, new job..?
Happy birthday,dear silicone oil
The surprising trickiness of seemingly simple tasks
To bed, perchance to sleep..? (Aye, there’s the rub!)
Canine eye removal
More than this..?
Christmas kindness and a criminal confession
Rats and opera glasses
And the prize goes to…
The dentist’s ceiling
RD holidays: first guests
Hunt the optometrist: round 4
Seeing in the new year with a BANG
Farewell to Gill
Thoughts on the fourth anniversary of my first retinal detachment
Near-miss head trauma
Sod the Tories
“Always look on the bright side of life”…
Marching for Moorfields
Marching for Moorfields: signing up
Marching for Moorfields: joining in
Marching for Moorfields: limbering up
Marching for Moorfields: Eye to Eye!
Marching for Moorfields: the results!
I spy with my little eye something beginning with F…
Panic and paranoia
Q: What’s more stressful than an impending eye appointment? …
Coughs and sneezes spread fear of retinal re-detachments
“Words, words, words”…
Random observations after dealing with RD for a year and a half
The power of… realistic thinking…?!
“Don’t get a head trauma”
The dreaded removal of the patch
The irritating issue of the emotionally unintelligent idiot
Hurrah for Jules Gonin!
“Double, double, toil and trouble”
Christmas lights and wire cutters
I’m voting for the NHS
Reduced vision; increased insight
Eye-opening facts about our peepers
Don’t pretend to be a stupid person!
“It’s the most wonderful time of the year” (erm…)
Attributes of an RD patient
Thoughts of my eye buddies
Tears and tears
Tips and (hopefully) useful information
I’m not usually a violent person, but…
Good Eye Food
Looking to the future
Dinner in the dark
The curse of PVR
I’m not an ophthalmologist, but…
Splish splash splosh (or how to get eye drops in)
2015 in Review