Category: Real Talk

An Epiphany will set you Free!

 Hey! Remember me? I sure hope so! I know this post is way overdue… actually, it’s ri-donk-ulously overdue!  I could tell you all the nitty-gritty and blah, blah, blah that got in the way of me sitting my ass down and cranking out blog…

You Can’t Replace A Face

I miss my family and friends so much. They didn’t go anywhere…. In fact, I see many of them everyday. There IS something different about them. There IS something different about me. The difference is that I’m legally blind and their faces do not…

Hiding in Plain Sight

Let me set the stage for this blog post. I wrote the bulk of it two years ago on Facebook. My vision loss was still a mystery and GGB did not exist.  As I reread it…a myriad of emotions flowed back with every word….

It Was Time For New Blind Skills And Kitchen Thrills

It’s no secret. I’m not a very good cook. Actually, I’m a horrible cook. And NO, it’s not because I’m blind. I just seriously suck at cooking. Perhaps it’s because I’ve just never had any love for the art of cooking. Paper goods or drinks are…

Another one rides the bus!

I have a valid drivers license and a car. I have LHON and I’m legally blind. Soooo, the license and car really don’t do me any good, because I can’t drive. Well, wait… the license is a great form of ID and allows me to…

Doing more than you have to!

“The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering:  Doing more than you have to because you want to, in a cause you consider good.”  ~Ivan Scheier Volunteering is something I have always done, as have many of my friends and family members….

Say what?? I didn't say THAT!

Fortunate. Fantastic. Frustrating. Fail. These are words I would use to describe my dictation experience over the last year. While I work on the typing skillzz, my e-mails, text messages, social media posts, AND this bomb-diggity blog are currently created by dictation, along with…