Log In Sign Up

Update on me.

Forum: Traditional Parenting


Welcome to the JustMommies Message Boards.

We pride ourselves on having the friendliest and most welcoming forums for moms and moms to be! Please take a moment and register for free so you can be a part of our growing community of mothers. If you have any problems registering please drop an email to [email protected].

Our community is moderated by our moderation team so you won't see spam or offensive messages posted on our forums. Each of our message boards is hosted by JustMommies hosts, whose names are listed at the top each board. We hope you find our message boards friendly, helpful, and fun to be on!

Reply Post New Topic
  Subscribe To Traditional Parenting LinkBack Topic Tools Search this Topic Display Modes
August 10th, 2011, 07:58 PM
challowell's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Caldwell, Ohio
Posts: 2,173
I am working part time right now which is good but I am Bummed it is not full time. Jamie is having the eye drifting AGAIN and I am worried when we go back to the doctor in October he will want to do surgery again. We are deciding weather or not to send Rachel to school.
Thank you peimum for my beautiful siggy.
Reply With Quote
August 10th, 2011, 09:44 PM
Gaby&Emmy'sMama's Avatar aka NZ-Emma
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Christchurch, NZ
Posts: 56,618
sorry to hear her eye is still playing up.... I hope another surgery isn't needed.... What are you doing for your job?

thanks for updating us.. i've missed you

Reply With Quote
August 10th, 2011, 10:03 PM
Lenae's Avatar Super Mommy
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Alaska
Posts: 680
Thanks for updating. I'm super bummed for you to hear that Jamie's eye is drifting again. I had a friend who had a lazy eye. Is that what Jamie has? I remember she had to wear an eye patch over her strong eye to strengthen the weak one. But I guess her doctor would have suggested that if he'd thought it would work.

How old is Rachel again? Preschool right? Does she qualify for headstart? Does she want to go to school?
Reply With Quote
August 11th, 2011, 12:06 PM
challowell's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Caldwell, Ohio
Posts: 2,173
Sorry it was so short. Rachel will be 4 next month. The preschool we sent her to last year wants $75 dollars a month for nine months and with my low pay I don't think I can afford it.

Jamie's eys condition is called Strabismus with Intermentant extropia. It basically is a neurological condition where the brain sends haywire messages to the eyes so it can focus with one eye only. She does not have the ability to see everything in one picture like we do. She has double vision and no depth preception. She will never see in 3D like we do. It is a crappy condition because even with all the surgeries they can do and all the corrective lenses it may just help cosmetically. We know if untreated she could go blind in one eye.

My Job is being a part time nurse in an assisted living center. I am only getting 4 days in a pay period so I am not making much more than my husband who makes minimum wage. It is making it hard to pay the bills. We will manage but it is a PITA going form a $600 every 2 weeks to $380.
Thank you peimum for my beautiful siggy.
Reply With Quote

Topic Tools Search this Topic
Search this Topic:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:39 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0