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I don't have Glaucoma,the veins in the back of my eye are blocked which is causing blood leakage into the retina so I have an appointment in Richmond,which is an hour away,at a retina specialist. If it isn't corrected pronto it can lead to a stroke so the eye doctor sent me to the ER for a CT scan and MRI to check for stroke signs. I still have my MRI appointments the Neurologist set up for my brain and neck so now I have to cancel the brain MRI but keep the neck MRI.
 

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I've only heard of that with one other person. She called them eye strokes.

Are they waiting until confirmation before letting you know how the issue is going to be dealt with?

And you're forgiven. You have a few things on your mind at the moment.
 

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The MRI didn't show anything but the Retina Specialist I'm seeing in the morning is the Doctor that's going to deal with it. I haven't heard the results of the CT scan yet.
 

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Yes,hopefully he can get it fixed before it turns into an Eye Stroke and I go blind in it.

My goose night have started a new nest,not sure yet until she gets up,but she's sitting over on the corner where the rocks and a few trees are at. I had a duck start a nest in there a few years ago.
 

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I'm not sure if it's the same goose or not because I'm not sure what sex the 3rd one is. I watched them awhile the other day and watched a gander breed a goose and kept track of them awhile and watched the 3rd one too to see if it bred the goose or got bred itself and neither happened so I'm not sure what it is.

Yeah it'll be in the fenced in part.
 

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I do only have 3,that's why I said I'm not sure what sex the 3rd one is. There was an egg where I saw it sitting,still don't know if it was the same goose or not though since I'm not sure if I have 2 geese or 2 ganders out of the 3.
That's the thing about geese,when you say geese you don't know if you're meaning all of them or just the females,why can't they call a female something other than goose (plural geese).they do for ducks and chickens aka hens.
 

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OK, you're trying to twist my brain up again.

Are you saying that the egg might be from the one who has already been laying?

How much can you handle them? Because I have an idea about how to tell and it involves food coloring.
 

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Yeah I'm saying it might be from the same one that already started the nest up on the dirt hill but I'm not sure because I don't know if I have 1 female or 2. Even if I do have 2 it could be the same goose that started the other nest.

Handle what,the goose or the eggs. I can't get within 5 ft of the geese and I haven't handled the eggs at all because I don't want to make them move the nest at least until I get the fence finished. I figure I'll find out when I'm fishing this summer and watching them while I fish. Either that way or finding 2 goose eggs or nests the same day.
 

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The geese. Too bad, if you could have you could use food coloring in the cloaca to mark the eggs laid. You'd know then if you have two females or one.

No more visits from the CG's?
 

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How does sticking food coloring up their butts work,wouldn't it dry before they laid an egg or do you mean color the eggs before they're laid? Either way that's never going to happen

The CG haven't come here but I assume it's them that keep flying back and forth from Fred's to Ron's and I see them while driving past Ron's quite often,but it could be 2 wild CG I guess. I just assume they're the ones I had because that's what they've done since they left here.

Update:The eye doctor said I had some kind of stroke in my eye. The vein that's blocked he can't fix but he said he could give me treatments to make my vision better,how much better I'm not sure. The fact that he can't fix the blocked vein means this will be a life long thing. He said it's caused by high blood pressure,sleep apnea,smoking and snoring. I do smoke and snore but I don't have sleep apnea and don't think I have high blood pressure even though occasionally it does get rather high but it also gets rather low. So he told me to get a blood pressure tester and check it 2 or 3 times a day and record it and bring it to him so he can see it.He'll decide if I he needs to give me medicine for it by what he sees.
 

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Actually it doesn't dry. When a bird lays an egg the food coloring transfers to the egg, it lasts for three or four eggs. But by that time you'd know after the first egg who was laying which egg.

I'd guess it's them. It would be odd to have two different ones there full time.

I was wondering something. Did you mention that Ron or Fred does sell their excess birds? I was wondering if you could go in with them to sell yours. Give them a cut of the sale type of thing.

Yep, high BP can do some bad things to our bodies. You do want to do as much as you can to prevent it from happening again if it is from a high BP. He didn't mention your other health issues maybe being a part of why this happened?

If you snore, is it maybe allergies? My hubs snored bad. His only other sign of allergies were his eyes becoming inflamed and causing him a great deal of pain. I finally convinced him he had allergies, got him to an allergist. Once he was on the right drugs the snoring quit so did the red painful eyes.
 

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Ron and Fred neither sell them. Ron can't keep them,things keep killing them. The last ones were just taken in February,by dogs of all things. Fred takes them it somebody wants to get rid of them,he don't seem to care how many he has.

As far as I know I don't have High blood pressure though,if anything I have low blood pressure,but monitoring will tell us for sure.From what I read online,most people have this type of thing happen in their sleep when their pressure drops too low and clots form,not from high pressure like he said,unless mine is different. I have or at least had some allergies in the past. I tested positive in 9th grade and had to take shots for awhile then they made me worse so I quit the shots. After about 5 years it started getting worse again and got retested and went back to the shots.but again after a few years I got better. After I became disabled I thought maybe I needed to get retested again so I did and they said I had no allergies,that was about 8 years ago. I've been snoring my entire life though,even before I had allergies in 9th grade.
 

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It was an idea if either of them sold on a regular basis. It would give you a little pocket money and keep your flock numbers where you're most comfortable.

Someone I knew years ago had eye strokes. She never mentioned what they thought it was caused by. Heck, she never even mentioned she had an eye problem.
 
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