Category: Real Talk

And Then I Stepped Up To The Podium And Told My Story

As you recall, I spoke at the LHON Symposium last June in Pittsburgh in front of many people from the LHON community. The whole day was videoed so that anyone who didn’t make it to the symposium could benefit at a later time. Well, the time…

Sight Loss Can Kiss My Lash!

Every girl wants to be able to look and feel her best. Even us blind girls! We still want a little fancy, some fantastic, and a whole lotta fabulous for ourselves! I might be speaking for only a few of us blind beauties or…

I could be the "Extra Credit"!

  “Mom, you won’t believe what we talked about in psychology today.  The psychological effects of becoming blind!” …shuuut the front door…no way….for real?!?! Tell me more! He told me the professor asked if anyone in class knew someone who was blind. He raised his…

Blind Girls can Rock Heels!

I wanted to share my friend Jessica’s blog. She is a sweet & sassy girl who also lives an unexpected life. We live in different states. We are different ages. I’m just slightly older than her. Slightly…Ha ha!  After our first phone call last October,…

These Little Dots Can Help The Blind In Big Ways – And I'm Not Talking About Braille

Sometimes it’s the little things you discover along the way, that help makes a blind life easier. So, let’s talk about little dots, and I’m not talking about braille. I’m talking about “Bump-Dots”! How did Bump-Dots come into my life? My Husby actually discovered them and gave…

A Good Friend Will…

A good friend will take a blind girl shopping. ~ She will describe every pair of black workout pants on the rack in complete detail. (That sounds cute!) ~ She will hold them up to show you the length and let you feel the…

Ready Or Not… I’m Comin’ Out!

Last year was an extremely difficult one. I think it’s time to come out. Come out of the “blind closet” and talk about it. As Donna Summer put it, “I’m comin’ out. I want the world to know, got to let it show. There’s…