April 22 08

i’ve spoken before about my strange disease. in short, in case, you don’t want to click on the link (lazy ass) my eyes are fucked. it’s true. they are light sensitive. as in, i should probably be wearing sunglasses at all time (sex-ay).

they are dry. like, sahara dry. i have four different kinds of eye drops sitting on my desk. i shouldn’t be wearing soft lenses. and by the end of the day, my eyes hurt like hell. usually, all i want to do is RIP my contacts from my eyeballs. Usually, this happens around the time i have to drive home. perfect. timing.

there is nothing more safe than a blind, wee girl in a big van on the roads.

i go to physio twice a week after work. some people go to the gym after work. they are working out their bodies. i am working out…my wrist. i swear, it’s the hottest wrist you’ll ever see. well, at least it will be, once the horrible swelling goes down.

so, my eyes are usually in their finest form when i sit in the chair getting iced and probed. i do a lot of blinking and closing of one eye to make the contacts feel less like needles. but, of course, people around me don’t know this. and probably think i have some sort of weird eye twitch. or, when my eyes start watering, they think i’m crying. i’m a classy, classy girl, i tell you.

this, however, was a first...

dude sitting next to me also getting iced? thought. i. was. winking. at. him.

and winked back at me.

am still mortified.

i guess it’s a good thing i only have an EYE problem…

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  1. ROFL! you little minx, with your hot wrist and come hither looks!

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    Comment by Karen Sugarpants on April 22, 2008
  2. Hilarious…I bet he also thought your wrist exercises were some kind of sexy-time hand signals!

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    Comment by Cristan on April 22, 2008
  3. You know what you need? The sexy glasses that fade in and out of being sunglasses based on the light.
    You’d look SUPER hot – especially when you’re coming in from outside and your glasses are fading back :)
    But seriously, I need glasses, and prefer the look of contacts. I wear them to work and then switch to glasses for the commute/driving/ etc because I can’t handle the dry eyes.
    (though i haven’t worn contacts in months because they drove me crazy when I was pregnant and now I’m WAY too lazy.)

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    Comment by LD on April 22, 2008
  4. I’m confused. Are you saying you are exactly like Sharon Stone? Or the dude who winked back (you naughty thing) is?

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    Comment by Good&Crazy on April 22, 2008
  5. me-ow

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    Comment by Holly on April 22, 2008
  6. Haaaa! You’re too funny. I wish you didn’t have that eye problem, though!!!

    And, was the guy at least…a little bit cute???

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    Comment by Haley-O on April 22, 2008
  7. Did you get to say something really hott like,

    “What are you going to do? Arrest me for winking?”

    And then ice your eye all sexy? I bet you did. Naughty.

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    Comment by anne nahm on April 22, 2008
  8. GAH!!!! I would have died, too.

    I loathe dry eyes. Mine are too sensitive for contacts, but I am looking at getting Lasik done. When I do, I will be having my tear ducts plugged to help with the dryness.

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    Comment by loralee on April 22, 2008
  9. there is nothing more safe than a blind, wee girl in a big van on the roads.

    Elmer the Safety Elephant wants to nominate you for Prez.

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    Comment by mamatulip on April 22, 2008
  10. LMAO!!! You should have at least tried to get a drink out of him!!! Or a coffee. Think of the coffee.

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    Comment by Miss on April 22, 2008
  11. HAH! too funny! I’m guessing that guy was so not wink worthy.

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    Comment by Ashley on April 22, 2008
  12. best. title. ever.

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    Comment by Giblet on April 22, 2008
  13. You should get PRK – no more strange men winking at you!

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    Comment by AndreAnna on April 22, 2008
  14. rofl I really really hope for your sake that the guy was hawt. And hey, at least he DID wink back… consider that a compliment :)

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    Comment by Jana on April 22, 2008
  15. Wow, I just came upon your blog and I must say it’s pretty snazzy! ;) Awesome.

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    Comment by Brianne on April 22, 2008
  16. I’m sorry, all I saw was that sexy Corey Hart and couldn’t stop drooling on my keyboard. I wonder what he looks like now. If he’s not hot… I can’t even think about it.

    P.S. That sux about your eyes. :(

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    Comment by mary on April 22, 2008
  17. Sorry about the dry eyes and keratoconus. :( But the winking? Hilarious. All of the patients in my office with Ker. wear gas perms. You’ll get used to them, really, and you’ll be surprised at how well you’ll be able to see. If they’re fit right, they should be comfy! Besides, you can clean them with cleaner and water! And store them dry!! LOL.

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    Comment by pgoodness on April 22, 2008
  18. I discovered my eyes are really dry when I had corrective eye surgery. The eye surgeon told me to take flax seed oil. It comes in capsules.

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    Comment by maria on April 22, 2008
  19. Hee!

    Your discomfort gave me a giggle :)

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    Comment by Angella on April 23, 2008
  20. Was it Tone Loc?

    You know he saw a girl, winked and she winked back and he was feeling really good because the girl was stacked.

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    Comment by Kristabella on April 23, 2008
  21. I gave that Corey Hart LP to my best friend in 7th grade. ;)

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    Comment by Aimee Greeblemonkey on April 28, 2008
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