Sunday, March 28, 2010

So Very Thankful and a bit of Eye Candy

So sorry I haven't posted for awhile. This week I had a bit of a scare. I don't usually share alot of personal stuff, but here I go. I was talking on the phone to a friend and I saw a bright flash of light in my eye. I didn't really think too much about it. It happened again a couple of days later when I was shoe shopping and I still didn't think too much about it. About a week later, I kept seeing floaters in my eye and I was due for an eye exam anyway, so away I went.

So I tell my eye doctor that I am seeing floaters. He quietly says, "Did you see a flash of light?", "Yes". He then explains to me what might have happened. For those of you who don't know me really well, I am truly a science geek inside even though I am a crazy quilt teacher! I have a degree in both biology and chemistry and I am 100% understanding what he is saying to me including the part about maybe going blind in that eye. There were two possible places in my eye that I might have torn. One place, no big deal but floaters for the rest of your life. The other place, the retinal wall requires surgery to keep your sight. Whoa! I also have a weak stomach and when he said that, I had a total panic attack! I went home and prayed about it...then I went back the next day to get my eyes dilated to see what exactly had happened to my eye. I am happy to report that the news was even better than expected and I had torn nothing! I am very, very thankful for that! God was good to me beyond my expectations! Thank you to my dear friends and husband who prayed for me!

Now, for some more fun things! The final posting of pictures of the MCC Crazy Quilt. We decided to name it a Victorian Valentine Crazy Quilt. The pictures I am posting are of the large center square that measured 20 x 30. I was so, so disappointed. I took pictures of the quilt as we inside tied it, and I was going to do a small tutorial on how to do that. I went to download the pictures from that day and they simply are not on the memory card. Not real sure what happened. If you look back on my blog, about two years ago, I have a tutorial when we inside tied the first MCC Crazy Quilt we donated.

Talk to you later,


  1. I raise joy with you that everything is is alright with your eyesight!! PTL!
    That had to be so very scary.

  2. I am so happy your test turned out better then you thought it might. What a relief.

    That is a stunning quilt. I love the colors. The butterfly is gorgeous!!!! Looks wonderful!

    Ann Flowers