eyes wide open. literally. after a visit to my rockin’ awesome eye doc. my peepers got the clean bill of health.
no prescription change either.
shocker coming from the gene pool in which I was made.
got home earlier than normal after shielding my dilated eyes from the blinding sun. (luckily the doc’s office is super close.) and something urged me to take the puppers for an extra long walk.
the dilation drops were very slowly wearing off, so I relaxed into the beauty around me. since I could SEE everything. and as I gazed at the swaying trees in our park while the puppers combed the grass, I felt a medley of something I don’t feel very often: connection. presence. calm. clear. confidence. confident that I’m exactly where I’m supposed to be. ahhhh. and that felt so good. and it still is here – four days later.
sidebar>>may the fourth be with you. haha. can’t help it. happy Star Wars day!
even the doggy picked up on my calm energy. she didn’t pull. and didn’t want to lead. she didn’t bark at any skate-boarders. or even the FedEx truck. she just trotted along beside me. stopping to smell all the scents left behind from other furry creatures. apparently, smelling things is like watching a reality TV show for dogs. my puppers definitely travels life with her eyes wide open.
the eye doc said I’m doing really well. and had a fourth neurologist referral should I decide to switch in the future. hmmm. I see my current neuro on Tuesday.
tangential curve: loving work-life most days. lots of connections. and I love that I’m on a new project. that makes all the difference to me: learning and doing new sh*t. getting things organized.
with that, I’m going to take a break from my extra-curricular learning. I have Bike MS to prep for in October. we’re gonna go for the full 100. but will settle for Day 1 if that’s how it works out. whatever happens, happens.
so grateful for what is.
this week, I decided to swap two words from one of my fave quotes from Gretchen Rubin: the days are long, the years are short.
and change it to…the days are short, the years are long.
whatever one envisions, one can create. that’s mine. and it just popped to the surface. write that one down woman!
what happened to you this week? my cuz and Grandma were on my mind a lot. I took a good chunk of my inheritance from my Grandma and passed it forward to the MS Society. that felt so good!