Monday, January 14, 2008

Mackey' New Accessory



Obviously she can see out of the weak eye...every girl needs to feed her baby
Mackey added a new accessory to her 2008 wardrobe...glasses. I noticed several months ago that Mackey's right eye seemed to not always be in the same conversation that I was in. I let it go thinking that Rusty would think that I was just trying to find something to be wrong. We finally went to the eye doctor and found that Mackey is legally blind in the right eye. Of course it was not so great news but we are now just praising the fact that we have a healthy little girl who loves life. We have had the glasses for almost a week now and it has been little frustrating. We also have to patch the good eye for half of the day which is sad and again frustrating. I spend most of the day trying to help her forget about them and then reapplying again and again. She did really well the first two days but now realizes it is not just for "fun". We caught the "lazy eye" really early so the doctor is optimistic...and were encouraged after talking to Dr. Diekert. Thank you to everyone who has prayed for Mackey's eye and healing. We are very fortunate.

7 comments:

KatieKate said...

How crazy, Whit! Thank goodness for wonderful doctors like Dr. Dieckert and for you actually following your instincts. She'll do great- I know the beginning will be rough, but she'll do great.

Beau, Melissa, & Brynne said...

She is precious! We'll pray that the right eye soon catches up. She looks so smart though...makes me want to wear my glasses!

Kelly said...

hey whit--
at least she looks cute in those little glasses :) praying that you will be strong in helping her to keep those glasses on and that in the frustrating moments and days you will be able to find joy....and of course, healing!

The White Family said...

Hey Whitney,
I think the glasses are so chic! Hang in there, we are praying for y'all.
tyne

Becky said...

Whitney, I'm sorry to hear about Mackey's eye. I'll be praying that it heals quickly. She'll get used to the glasses before you know it. They are really cute on her.

Renee said...

Hey thinking of y'all. Miss you.

Shull Family said...

I do love your new background. And you did a great job on Erika's site too. Very nice!