Note: Husband Jon thinks I get a little cranky and whiny in this post. If so, my apologies. My experience with writing personal essays has taught me that it’s wise to wait until a life challenge gets resolved before writing about it. That way you stand a better chance of avoiding bathos and self-pity. But these are The Cataract Chronicles, after all. My first surgery was three months ago. It’s time for an update, and today’s news is — I’m feeling cranky and whiny.
By Barbara Falconer Newhall
“You’re going to love it,” everybody was telling me as my first cataract surgery approached.
They were wrong. I don’t love it.
Friend after friend told me how, wow, when the doctor took the bandage [Read more…]