Category: Blind Reflections

Blind Reflections | Dena Lacis

What Bothers Me The Most? | A Blind Reflection By Dena Lacis Recently, my daughter asked me a question. She wanted to know what one thing bothers me the most since losing my vision. One thing? Is there just one thing? I thought about…

Blind Reflections | Alison Fordham

A Tattoo Tribute To My Mom | A Blind Reflection By Alison Fordham In 2016, my Mom lost her vision. First in one eye, and then the other. After endless appointments, testing, and waiting for many months, she was diagnosed with LHON. She is…

Blind Reflections | Jonathan Dator

Adventures In Being Legally Blind | A Blind Reflection By Jonathan Dator This winter I was up in Boston at the Copley Place Mall shopping for a leather jacket. When I found one I really liked the employee working at the store said, “But….that’s…

Blind Reflections | Justin Holland

It was just another day on Twitter when Justin Holland decided to search the hashtag, “#LHON”, to see what would pop up. You see, he also has Lebers Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON), just like me. Well, whose tweets do you think popped up? Yep….

Blind Reflections | Dawn McCormick

I Had To Tell My Son He Was Going Blind | A Blind Reflection By Dawn McCormick | In February 2010, Joe McCormick was a happy, healthy 17 year old high school senior when he was diagnosed with Lebers Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON). LHON…

Blind Reflections | Chrissy Terry

I Watched My Children’s Faces Fade As I Lost My Sight | A Blind Reflection by Chrissy Terry | Two years ago on October 9, 2015, my life changed forever. I had so much going on at work that when I woke up to…

Blind Reflections | Alyssa Price

Seeing The Beauty of Our Family Vacation | A Blind Reflection by Alyssa Price We went to Hawaii and I couldn’t see everything my family did. Being completely color blind (except for blue) and being visually impaired at the same time sort of ripped some…

Blind Reflections | Steven Reed

Reflecting on one of the best years of my life | A Blind Reflection by Steven Reed Today is my parents 46th wedding anniversary. It also happens to be the 3rd anniversary of the diagnosis of my sight loss condition, LHON, so it’s a…

Blind Reflections | Jonathan Dator

From losing independence to gaining a life worth living | A Blind reflection by Jonathan Dator 14 years ago today I woke up with perfect 20/20 vision, played some basketball, and when I hopped into my Audi a4 that I was completely in love…

Blind Reflections | Neil Cox

You know when you just can’t let something go!?! | A Blind Reflection by Neil Cox | I felt compelled to share this with all of you with a hope of bringing awareness to distracted drivers. I’ve been legally blind for nearly 3 years. Today…