Category: Real Talk

It was NOT on the List!

Have you gone shopping and ended up with 2, 3, or 10 other things in your cart that were NOT on your list? You know….things you don’t need, but, haaaave to have! What?!? You’ve never done that? Bullshit. yes. you. have. Since losing much…

Would I Want To See How The Years Have Treated Me?

Things that make you go “Hmmmmmm……..”  I had a weird question come to mind the other day as I was cleaning the mirrors in my bathroom. The first question was… “Why the hell am I cleaning these mirrors, I can’t even see myself!” …that’s not…

Do You Remember The Day You Got Your Diagnosis?

  Have you ever received a phone call with some unexpected bad news that changed your life forever? Do you remember the exact day and time?  I have, and I remember the day and time I received my diagnosis.  On September 24, 2013 –…

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,…