The 14th & 15th; I'm feeling hopeful.
The 14th of July.
Still coping reasonably well! I've been taking photos of my eye each morning and night to keep track of how it's doing, and I've forgotten for the past two nights, which must be a good thing. I'm certainly not using the lubricating drops as much as I was, and I'm not miserable all the time so I'm feeling hopeful. I think this week I'll have to ring Mr. Kolli's secretary because still no appointment has materialised.
This morning, I watched Sunday Brunch over on More4 while doing a blog post and having to change from a shirt into a jumper because it was not as warm as I thought. This time last year we went to visit the Wilder-Heritages and it was disgustingly hot, whereas this year I'm still in my thermals! I would like some actual summer please. Then again, I don't want it to be really sunny, because that is still a bit painful, but warmth would be good.
Obviously since lunch I have just been engrossed in the tennis. And this is very different from the women's final! It's still going on at half past five in the fifth set. I am so invested in Djokovic winning, I will be so bummed if it doesn't happen. It's weird because in terms of numbers, Novak should be the favourite, he's the reigning champion and the number one seed, but the crowd just love Federer and I feel so bad that no one there but his box seem to be supporting him! I've been doing a lot of knitting - I've finished the ribbing of the Moomin jumper, so I'm now going to do a practise of the intarsia pattern on straight needles because I don't want to fuck it up. Lots of looking at my graph and making little notes about what I want to do, although I think now I'm just going to have to go for it. Maybe after dinner.
The 15th of July.
Djokovic won! Only after the longest and most stressful final ever, but he did and I was happy. I was very invested! I think I might have actually cried if he had lost. It didn't help that the cricket was getting dramatic at the same time and Daddy was into that so we kept having to switch channel. I was so relieved when it was over.
Today I've been trying to knit the Moomin. This morning, I tried practising him on straight needles, and it was going okay, but by lunchtime I'd just got to the bottom of his body and it was getting a bit tangled, so I decided to stop. I wasn't going to know how it was going to work on circular needles anyway until I did it, so that was going to be my plan for the afternoon.
I did take a break from it after lunch to go and do some exercise upstairs, during which I got so warm, I had to take off my thermal top! Finally, maybe it might be becoming something resembling summer? I have just been in a vest top since then, with my cardigan on the floor.
When I came back down, I started working on the Moomin on the actual jumper, while catching up on some TV I'd missed. I didn't want to watch Stranger Things while I was doing it because I need to concentrate on both activities and I can't do that. Plus, Christine said it's very sad and I didn't feel like crying. So, I watched the latest iZombie, and two of the five episodes of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D that I had on the TiVo box. It (AoS) is getting really quite mad and confusing and I am not sure I can be arsed to carry on with it. The story is no longer quite as gripping, plus it's not really related to anything that's happening in the Marvel films anymore.
The Moomin is going quite well so far! I have only done the one foot, so we'll see how long my optimism lasts.