I did go to the optician, as it happens, but only at about midday, and only to pick up six months' supply of contact lenses, because the trial ones turned out to work pretty damn' well once the left one had been changed for a different shape.
Hangover was from the company quiz night last night, which was fun.
So. Now all I have to do is to work off the calories from five pints of beer and the fish & chips I just had to have on the way home, and everything'll be fine. Hmm. Oh! And also the calories from the "identify the ice cream" round, which gets my award for "most splendid quiz round idea ever."
Good news is that the dermatitis has been clearing up since I started on the actual proper antibiotics (i.e. the pills rather than the streroid+antibiotic cream.) Don't know if it's coincidence or not, as it often goes away of its own accord, but hey, let's complete the course and see what happens.
And yes, I know antibiotics and alcohol don't normally mix, but I did read the label very carefully, and it just said to be careful if you were driving or operating heavy machinery. It says a lot more about avoiding milk when you're on them than it does about avoiding alcohol, which is odd.