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My Mom Went Blind and My Life Began To Unwind | Molly Johnson

Being 14 years old already sucks enough or at least I thought it did. Then throw in your mom going blind within a matter of 8 months…it was more than this young teenager wanted to deal with. Adding that into my melting pot of…

Talk Before You Touch – Advice On Greeting A Blind Person

In life, don’t we all want more happiness and less hot mess? More amazing and less annoying? More personal space and less in-your-face? Did I hear the crowd say “Hell yes!”? I thought so — and I am right there with ya! I’m feeling…

5 Things Blind People Should Not Have To Justify To Anyone

I have learned that when I feel the need to justify myself, some part of me is almost always of the opinion that others must be right and I must be wrong. Defending, explaining, and justifying my choices as a blind person is something…

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…

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 –…

She Doesn't Look Blind – She Must Be Drunk

What would you think if you saw a girl slowly walking down a dimly lit flight of stairs, assisted by a friend, as she was leaving a crowded bar – at 1 AM? What would you think if you saw a girl being helped…

That four letter word… C. A. N. E!

So, THAT four letter word has come up. I had the “CANE” chat at my last doctor’s appointment. Of course, my mind started the fight immediately …. Hold UP! I don’t need a cane, I don’t want to carry a cane, I’m not THAT blind!…