Seeing the Light

Double vision is no longer interrupting my days. I can stay up until 1am without my reality splitting apart. I can wake up without objects in my room hovering over each other. People no longer have four eyes when I look at them! I do have a little double on the outer edges of myContinue reading “Seeing the Light”

One Year with Abnormally Puffy Eyes

I was in a McDonald’s bathroom somewhere in Iowa.I was exhausted from a weekend full of family time and walking around the Minnesota State Fair.My dad and I had left a few hours before dawn and began the long drive back home.As soon as we got on the road, I instantly fell back asleep, holdingContinue reading “One Year with Abnormally Puffy Eyes”

II

There’s a split in my reality  every morning and night.  When what I see doubles  into this hallucination like state,  my brain is confused. My eyes  don’t work together for longer than  twelve hours a day. Individually, they’re fine. Left is down  and right is up. If I cover one,  my vision is single andContinue reading “II”

Time is My Only Healer

“We will just wait,” my doctor reassures me at the end of another long visit.The limited resources I have to aid my symptoms cause more damage than improvement.So I accept what I cannot changeand wait for change to occur.I just got my vision back after months of fuzziness,oh what it’s like to see clearly, such aContinue reading “Time is My Only Healer”

Waiting Room Blues

My mother waits longer than she had anticipated for me to walk back thru the door I entered half an hour ago. Whenever she’s left in the waiting room, nothing good comes from it. The first time, I lost three wrong teeth. I was twelve. “You’re old enough to go back by yourself,” she toldContinue reading “Waiting Room Blues”