Thursday, June 9, 2011

Brown Eyed Girl

Tuesday was the day that Ava and I met her new eye doctor, Doctor Carolyn Wu. I cannot say enough about how happy I am that we changed Doctors. She is with Children's Hospital in Boston but has hours in Sandwich 1 day a week. This means we can get Boston care close to home.
Ava was a little nervous but extremely tough about it as usual. We did have to hogtie her a little to get the eye drops in but this photo was taken in the waiting room while we let them do their work. She bounces back fast.
An assistant did a few tests before the drops and asked her some questions for basic info. After the drops another woman, who I thought was another assistant, comes and gets us and puts her on a machine to do some eye stuff ( I have no idea) and then we are in the room about 5 minutes before I realize. THIS IS THE DOCTOR! She was so real and friendly and not-doctor like.
More good news: She decided to put off the patch for now and just try out glasses for the new 2 months. We have been talking about patches and letting her try on glasses a few times to ease her into the idea as she has said numerous times that she isn't doing it.
These are the "tiger" glasses that she chose. She is doing so well that she was actually mad that we couldn't leave with the glasses right away. I needed to explain that we needed them to put special glass in just for her to make her eye muscles super strong.
My fingers are crossed that she stays this interested in wearing them.

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Race Results

09/07/07 Main Street Mile 11:44
05/18/08 YPD 5k 52:57 17:05
06/14/08 Walpole Village 5K 35:27 11:26
06/21/08 Mashpee Fun Run 34:21 11:05
07/19/08 Mashpee Woodlands 36.49 11:52
08/10/08 Falmouth Road Race 1:29:31
08/25/08 Women Running Wild 35:40 11:30
10/25/08 Mashpee Firefighters 37:47 12:10
05/02/09 Cape Abilities 5K 34:59 11:17
05/17/09 YPD 5K 36:41 11:50
08/09/09 Falmouth Road Race 7mi 1:37
10/31/09 Mashpee Firefighters 5K 37:15 12:00
09/11/11 Main Street Mile 12:31
10/29/11 Screech to the Beach 5K 39.13 12:20
08/12/12 Falmouth Road Race 1:34:24 13:29
05/18/14 YPD 5k 44.25 14:17
06/1/14 June Jog 4mi 1:04 16:00
08/17/14 Falmouth Road Race 1:42:04 14:35
09/27/14 Girly Girl 5K 37:24 12:02
10/26/14 Pell Bridge Run 4mi 48:41 12:10
11/27/14 Turkey Trot in VA 5K 35:22 11:23
12/06/14 Jingle Jog 5K 34:42 11:11
03/29/15 Thomas Guinta Memorial 5K 34:14 11:03
04/19/15 St. Margaret's 5K 31:11 10:21
05/17/15 YPD Blues 5K 34:58 11:17
06/07/15 Newport 10 Miler 1:56:09 11:36
06/20/15 Mackenzie's 5K 33:55 10:54
08/17/14 Falmouth Road Race 1:33:51 13:24
10/31/15 Screech at the Beach 36:19 11:40
5/20/18 YPD Run to Remember 37.37 12:08