Monday, March 7, 2011

90 day Bible excuse- the UFO that's been plagueing me!

I always start the 90 day Bible challenge several days early just in case anything might come up that would preclude me from reading for a few days.  Little did I know that a UFO would prevent me from reading over the last three days!  That's right, a UFO, unidentified foreign object. 

My right eye has been bothering me for almost a week.  At first I thought I just had something in it, then I thought maybe it was just dry.  Then Thursday I realized I had become extremely photo-sensitive.  I kept thinking it would get better, but it kept getting worse to the point that I couldn't drive, read, or get on my computer by Saturday (that's when it became an emergency :).  Sunday I was chauffeured to church wearing my dark glasses and this morning I was basically non-functional.  I had sharp pains going through my eye whether it was open or closed.  So, I figured it was time to get seen by someone.  Actually, my husband laid down the law and said he was taking me to a doctor today.  Long story short- he removed a triangular, transparent plastic shard from my eye.  This was around 2:30 this afternoon and it's already feeling better.  My folks and I have had a road trip planned for in the morning and I've been worried that I wouldn't be able to drive (which means all 9 of us would ride in their car and no it's not a van).  Now I'm thinking I may be able to drive, after all.  We're going to Great Wolf Lodge in Dallas and the kids are super excited (Queen's sleeping in her swimsoup).  (Big D has a pastor's conference.)

So, do I win for having the most outrageous excuse ever for not reading my Bible?  Don't worry, I'm taking my Bible on CD for the trip so I can catch up and get ahead again : ).  Hey, you do what you gotta do, right?  How are you coming along with your reading?


  1. That is a winning excuse for sure! Glad you are on the mend!!

  2. Ouch! Yes, I think we'll excuse you for that. Have fun on your trip!

  3. Oooh, scary! Hope you feel better soon!



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