Didn't work today. Won't work tomorrow.
On my way to my first customer this morning I noticed some pretty severe irritation in my right eye. I though maybe my contact was out of whack so when I pulled over to get gas I checked it out in the mirror. The lower half of the surface of my eye was red and extremely swollen. I removed my contact lens and called my supervisor to tell him I had to get it checked out before doing anything else.
Finally managed to find a doc that was working around 9AM (about an hour and half later) and was diagnosed with conjunctivitis (more commonly known as pink eye). It's a first for me. The doc gave me a prescription for eye drops (expensive shit, I might add) and sent me home for two days.
I'm out some cash I'd have preferred not to use and a brand new pair of contacts which just happened to be a trial pair. Maybe the eye doc will get me another set.
Work was not happy. It seems I was the third man down for the day, and it was going to be hell before I called out. I didn't like doing it, but I was very worried about my eye. My eyes and dick are the two things I'll run to the doctor about if I'm having an issue, otherwise I avoid them like the plague.
I guess I'll be burning off two more vacation days.
It's 9:00AM somewhere...
12 minutes ago