5.28.2009

because we're friends...please pray

Oh dear, I feel like a pirate.

All I need is that infamous eye patch.

And it seems I may get my wish!

My eye is throbbing and swollen shut and my doctor has declared that I have a  corneal ulcer.

Yikes!  A what!?

At first I thought he said a coronary ulcer.  Umm, am I ever glad I heard that wrong!

Although they can be serious, I'm thankful it's  not my heart.  ^_^

I tried to joke with him about that and he gave me a stern look and said, "You don't want to lose your eye, do you?  This is a potentially blinding condition."

Umm, no sir, I do not.

Yes sir, I will be a good girl and squirt a drop of vigomax (a very expensive drop I might add) in my peep every fifteen minutes.

And I will pray.  A lot.

And I will ask dear friends to pray, too.

Healing in Jesus' Name!

19 comments:

Mom2Valerie said...

Oh, dear! Your poor eye! Praying for you, Joye!

He And Me + 3 said...

I had one of those back in 1994. Not very fun at all. I pray healing for you too. Take care of it.

Linda said...

Joye, I have just prayed for your eye, and your healing, and I will continue each time the Lord brings you to my mind dear one.

Love, Linda @ Truthful Tidbits

Faye said...

My sweet Joye,I will be praying for you as all our blogging friends will be.Bless your heart.I know this must be offul.I will be checking for updates! Love, Faye

~ shi ~ said...

Poor Baby!...you must run to the recliner or outside lounge and put your feet up and think about drops evey 15 min...while...eating chocolate and being read your fav book...or..oooh ooooh...maybe lounging on a floatie in a lake while thinking about being read to...hmmm so many options, while you relax and let your blog buds...hold you up to our Lord and Savior.. the Master of Healing and all things Perfect! Shi~

Hope said...

I am praying for you now.
~Hope

Carrie said...

oh, yikes! You're a pretty pirate, though!

Ok, no jokes, per doctor's orders! Hope it heals and you are able to rest your eye :)

Tricia said...

I will pray for your quick healing... it is never easy being sick or having an ailment while being a mommy!

Blessings!

Kristin said...

I will definitely be praying for you, Joye! You are cracking me up though that you still found joy to joke with the Doctor, even if he didn't find it funny.....that's my Joye! I hope you're feeling better soon!

Veronica said...

Gosh Joye...I am so sorry to hear about your eye. I will be praying for you and hope you get better soon!

Joye @ The Joyeful Journey said...

Thank you, Thank you, THANK YOU for all your wonderful prayers, dear hearts!!!

((hugs))
Joye

Miss Charlene said...

Praying here! I'll pray that God gives you a miraculous and full healing!

crittyjoy said...

Prayers ascending!

LisaShaw said...

O No!!! I pray healing over your eye in the NAME OF JESUS!!!

Love you and be well dear one.

momstheword said...

Yes, I will pray! It sounds painful. My son had a tear in his cornea and had to wear an eyepatch and put stuff in his eyes too, but not every 15 minutes! You poor thing! Aaaaar....sorry, couldn't stop the pirate talk.

Kelly @ The Beauty of Sufficient Grace said...

Oh my goodness...praying for you...

Martha said...

Oh my, thank you for the compliment! I think you're a very lovely woman and your blog certainly resembles the loveliness :D I already adore your sense of humor and I'm definitely going to 'follow' your sweet lil' blog to see if your eyeball doesn't fall out :D

Okay okay, that wasn't reassuring at all. I'm sorry, I blame it on my three year old. He wanted to steal my cherries out of my drink a few minutes ago and I told him it was my missing eyeball (with an eyelid shut) :P I'm such a darling mom eh?

Please keep us updated on your eye condition and take very good care of it or I'll start announcing "Aye aye Captain!" every time I visit this blog!

christy rose said...

Praying!!!!!

Jennifer said...

Argh, me matey. Yer lookin' perdy dandy fer a pirate. I'll be prayin' ya strike 'er rich with the healin' of Jesus.

;-)

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