2 Mar 2015

MY WEEKEND OF FEBRUARY 28

When I became a grandma four years ago, I had bought a lot of baby things to keep here, to avoid the young parents a whole removal when they would come for a visit.



Unfortunately my good intentions, where not appreciated at all, most of the Baby stuff was never used so finally after having given away a lot of things to other young parents, I went to the charity shop for battered women and brought the rest there. At least the babies of the victims can benefit.

Together with my friend Ilona we went to the "Cinquantenaire".



In one of the wings was the famous exhibition of the grotto of Lascaux which had been discovered in France and showed wall paintings and reproductions of animals and people from 20.000 years ago ! It was a wonderful and very interesting exhibition. I will write about in a later post.

I visited my friend Dominique,who had an eyelid surgery. With getting older her eyelids had dropped and hindered her view. She wore sunglasses when she opened the door, and then she showed me her eyes ! I told her that she had the perfect make up for Halloween, which made her laugh. The lids were swollen and reddish blue. The surgery was done in a couple of hours and she could return home after that. It is considered as a malformation and the health insurance pays for it. In a week she will have beautiful big blue eyes !


7 comments:

Andrew said...

Hindered her view? Really? We all get wrinkly, puffy, bulging, saggy as we get older. We should wear such things with pride as we show our age and life experience.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Oh your commenter above certainly does not understand the term 'hindered her view'. When you can't see in front of you, that eyelid surgery is not cosmetic, it is necessary for survival!
Our not nearly so good insurance here in this country even pays for it.

Robyn Lee said...

Unfortunately for us here, drooping eyelids is counted as cosmetic surgery and not covered by either Medicare or private health insurance.

Robyn Lee said...

Unfortunately for us here, drooping eyelids is counted as cosmetic surgery and not covered by either Medicare or private health insurance.

diane b said...

Glad that someone who needs it will benefit from the baby things and they will get used. I have a cot in the back bedroom that has been used for one week.
Hope your friend recovers quickly.

pattisjarrett said...

I know the shelter and the women in need will appreciate your generosity. Eyelid surgery sounds so painful!

Sandra Carlier said...

C'est bien de donner pour les enfants qui en ont besoin! Bravo pour ce geste généreux! Dominique va être si belle dans quelques jours! C'est une opération que je prévois de faire si mes paupières s'affaissent trop aussi!