20/15

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... is now my colleague's vision after undergoing LASEK (laser epithelial keratomileusis) eye surgery. He opted for this instead of LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) because of its advantages like less (or no) eye dryness and less post-operative pain. It cost him around 1.7M KRW or approximately 1,500 USD.

I asked him about it cos, now, I can actually relate to it... kkk Having such a poor vision myself. But it's not THAT terrible (or that's what I'm just telling myself:) I can still go through my routine without glasses (though with difficulty cos I keep on squinting every now and then.)

I got my first prescription two years ago but being the stubborn me, I refused to wear the glasses cos I found them bothersome. So, I just put them on when I feel like using them. (pasaway!) And using contact lenses is out of the question. (I just can't... though I find choosing the ones with nice colors so tempting.kk) And So! last month, when I had an eye check up again, I was told that my vision got even worse especially in my right eye. tsk tsk tsk My lenses had to be changed and I was advised to use my glasses ALL of the TIME. NOOOoooooooo. :(

Wouldn't it be nice if, through LASEK or LASIK, I don't have to wear glasses anymore? But the thing is (1) We definitely have NO budget for that! and (2) I'm a scaredy cat! What if something went wrong? Though I've heard how safe it is (two of my co-workers had it... and some relatives of a Korean teacher, too... and they are all okay:) I still can't bear the thought of someone or something "poking" into my eyes.lol

Would you have it? I think I'd stick to my glasses :)

11.11

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... is Peppero day! :)

Last Sunday, I saw a little girl, probably a 4-year-old, hugging a humongous box of peppero on my way to the supermarket. I casually told Asul about it when I got back home and reminded him NOT to give me any peppero anymore cos it's only for kids. (what am I? a 4-year-old?.......-ish?)haha LOL but of course, anybody can have peppero! It was just my way of saying that Peppero day is coming and that he should feel free to give me any treats *wink*

However, I was still surprised when he handed me the exact same gigantic box of peppero when I got home Tuesday night! (like there's gonna be a peppero shortage or something so we have to stock up)lol



How I wish the chocolate coated cookie sticks inside were like baguette in size!lol Instead, inside the box were 36 regular-sized boxes of three different kinds of peppero... almond, chocolate-filled and original peppero:)



Happy peppero day! :)