After approximately 7 years of having poor and deteriorating eye sight - last week, I went for an eye test.
I was told at my last eye test two years ago that I needed glasses for distance, and that my sight was not good - but I couldn't afford to fork out around £200 on a pair, so I had to just ignore it and deal with my ever decreasing vision.
So, when last week, the opitician told me that I have very poor distance sight and that it was now at the point of being illegal for driving - I decided I had to bite the bullet, and get glasses.
Again - I am in no position right now to be spending £200 on a pair of glasses - so I went online, remembering a site my friend Emily told me about a couple of years back.
I went to http://www.glassesdirect.co.uk/ - the site was easy to navigate, and they were running a Halloween "Spooky Savings" promotion - offering me 30% off my order.
I found a pair I liked (However, if you can't decide on a pair....you can pay £5.00 to try on 5 frames of your choice at home - and the £5 is taken off the price of the glasses you eventually decide to order!) - and I ordered them.
All I had to do was type in the details on my prescription from the optician - and that was it!!
With my 30% discount taken off, and my £3.50 delivery charge on top - I paid £22.25 and was informed that my glasses would arrive in approximately 5 days.
Today - 4 days after ordering them - they arrived.