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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… Continue Reading “Blind Reflections | Chrissy Terry”

5 Reasons Why You Might Want To Find Your Tribe

Hundreds of years ago, Marcus Tullius Cicero said, “Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.” – These words remain relevant today. Nowhere else might this be more true than in the various social media groups, social… Continue Reading “5 Reasons Why You Might Want To Find Your Tribe”

When You Lose Your Sight, Do You Gain Super Hero Hearing?

“Did your hearing get better after you lost your vision?”. I can almost guarantee that someone will ask me this question when having a conversation about my vision loss. Hey, I understand…inquiring minds want to know, and I have no problem answering this commonly… Continue Reading “When You Lose Your Sight, Do You Gain Super Hero Hearing?”

Is "Blind" A Bad Word?

I recently had one of those random encounters with a stranger that got me thinking. Thinking about the comfort – actually, the discomfort, that some people have when it comes to saying the word “blind”. Is “blind” a bad word? Based on my past,… Continue Reading “Is "Blind" A Bad Word?”

The Beauty Of Resiliency In A Life After Sight Loss

Few things have such a huge impact on happiness and the enjoyment, depth, and fun of life as the friendships we have. It could be the friendships with people in our community, workplace, gym, or school. Close friendships can evolve with the people we’ve known… Continue Reading “The Beauty Of Resiliency In A Life After Sight Loss”

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… Continue Reading “Blind Reflections | Steven Reed”

Be A Badass… Because You Never Know Who’s Watching

Kids are like sponges that absorb every attitude, approach and response they see from their parents or other adults as they go about their daily lives. Kids watch us as we laugh until we cry, face our fears, dance like divas, fight battles like… Continue Reading “Be A Badass… Because You Never Know Who’s Watching”

Not All Blind People | Rachel Finlay 

In my 29 years on the planet, it took me 23 of them to properly admit something to myself: I’m blind. It shouldn’t be a surprise but just like for sighted people, I didn’t grow up with a realistic idea of what being blind… Continue Reading “Not All Blind People | Rachel Finlay “

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… Continue Reading “Blind Reflections | Jonathan Dator”

There's More To A Person Than Meets My Eyes

I get asked a lot of questions about what I can, (or can’t), see. It’s okay… I don’t mind. One question I’ve been asked is “if you’re looking right at me, what can you see?” To answer, I go into the usual spiel and explain… Continue Reading “There's More To A Person Than Meets My Eyes”