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Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-27-2014, 01:48 PM
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Posted By TrvlBug
Thanks for the link. Some of these would make a...

Thanks for the link. Some of these would make a great pair of gardening glasses. They need to be on the cheap side though as they constantly fall off into the dirt or get poked by the shrubs!

I'm...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-25-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 942
Posted By TrvlBug
Oakley was one of the brands the optician...

Oakley was one of the brands the optician mentioned. I can't wait until things settle and I can go sunglasses shopping!
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-25-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By TrvlBug
Yes, definitely. I'm going to wait a few weeks...

Yes, definitely. I'm going to wait a few weeks though, until things settle. But the difference between those and a couple of other brands I tried on were impressive.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-25-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 942
Posted By TrvlBug
I had heard of this and will be on the...

I had heard of this and will be on the lookout...thanks for the link.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-25-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 942
Posted By TrvlBug
Had my followup appt. this morning and all is...

Had my followup appt. this morning and all is well. Pressure is great as is vision, which I'm told will get even better during the next week or so as the swelling/inflammation subsides.

I was...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-24-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 942
Posted By TrvlBug
Had my surgery at 11:30am this morning. Tailgate...

Had my surgery at 11:30am this morning. Tailgate was spot on in his description. My anxiety (and the 2 lb weight gain :laugh:) this past week were totally unnecessary. They introduced valium (or...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-20-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By TrvlBug
I was thinking about you yesterday as it should...

I was thinking about you yesterday as it should have been your 1 week followup. Glad to hear all is going well. My nerves are shot thinking about Monday's surgery. I just can't get over the fact that...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-12-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By TrvlBug
So glad to hear all is going well. I got a call...

So glad to hear all is going well. I got a call yesterday advising of a cancellation and that I could have my surgery moved up to Monday, however, had to decline as it did not fit with DH's schedule.
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-11-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,349
Posted By TrvlBug
I just met w/my FIDO rep today to discuss among...

I just met w/my FIDO rep today to discuss among other things, the 2 year window we have to convert to ROTH when DH retires this time next year. Did some number crunching which confirmed that we...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-11-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 942
Posted By TrvlBug
Thank you, Tailgate...I was anxiously awaiting...

Thank you, Tailgate...I was anxiously awaiting your report as my surgery is scheduled on the 24th. Your report of the surgery itself sounds fascinating, but I'm concerned I'll have a heart attack...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-06-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,674
Posted By TrvlBug
Early in the year after bonus check hits bank....

Early in the year after bonus check hits bank. Also, don't forget your FSA set-aside. I will have to double check with DH's company, but I believe you get to spend your full allocation even though...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-03-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,370
Posted By TrvlBug
That's my wish and I'll be discussing this option...

That's my wish and I'll be discussing this option with the doc.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-03-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,370
Posted By TrvlBug
Sounds like it's similar to a colonoscopy...

Sounds like it's similar to a colonoscopy :laugh:. You're there, but you're not there.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-02-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,370
Posted By TrvlBug
I decided on the mono lens, farsighted. I'm...

I decided on the mono lens, farsighted. I'm nearsighted and this will provide me with a test run with one near/far, however, the far will be in my non-dominant eye which may or may not turn out to be...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 03-02-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,370
Posted By TrvlBug
Cataract surgery scheduled for the end of the...

Cataract surgery scheduled for the end of the month. I've complained to the optometrist for the past 2-3 years about vision issues w/o resolution. Vision started getting really bad in one eye early...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-23-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,713
Posted By TrvlBug
This is the result I'm hoping for. I'll know in...

This is the result I'm hoping for. I'll know in about a month :dance:.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-17-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,713
Posted By TrvlBug
Is your far in your dominant eye? This may be my...

Is your far in your dominant eye? This may be my problem in that I'm left eye dominant, however, the far is not going there. My former optometrist states most people who do this (backwards) cannot...
Forum: Other topics 02-11-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,163
Posted By TrvlBug
Ditto...this would be great for my winter...

Ditto...this would be great for my winter allergies plus DH's extremely dry, cracked skin that rears its ugly head in winter.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-11-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,713
Posted By TrvlBug
Just got back from my measurements appt, and...

Just got back from my measurements appt, and wouldn't you know it, my astigmatism is worse than was visible to the dr. and I'm NOT a good candidate for the multis after all...why, oh why, didn't I...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-24-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,713
Posted By TrvlBug
Thanks, Brau, this helps in making my decision....

Thanks, Brau, this helps in making my decision. Your post confirms that my one near/one far makes sense even though I will be doing it backwards. If it doesn't work, I have the option of going all...
Forum: Other topics 01-24-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,456
Posted By TrvlBug
I've also been thinking about freezing ours. I...

I've also been thinking about freezing ours. I don't anticipate a need for credit in the near term and will put this on my to do list.
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-24-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 585
Posted By TrvlBug
CC Companies Being Proactive Against Target Breach?

I got a robo call this morning from my cc's fraud dept. saying that 'due to some accounts being compromised...unnamed merchant....' they will be sending me a new card and deactivating the old one....
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-24-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,713
Posted By TrvlBug
Uncanny timing for resurrection of this thread as...

Uncanny timing for resurrection of this thread as I've been debating back and forth...multi vs. mono vs. multi vs.........In the meantime, the vision in my right eye has deteriorated more to the...
Forum: Other topics 01-18-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,031
Posted By TrvlBug
This is our situation. The $100K we are putting...

This is our situation. The $100K we are putting into a kitchen and master bath reno to update our 25 year old home will pay back 2x when we sell 3-10 years from now (depends on who wins that...
Forum: Other topics 12-30-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,902
Posted By TrvlBug
Nope, your not the only one. Funny story...we...

Nope, your not the only one. Funny story...we were at the Amaluna (Cirque) showing yesterday and one of the performers, doing the usual prior to performance spiel about no photos, audio, cell, etc....
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