Tag: legally blind

Using A White Cane Gives Me Confidence And Safety | Mary Hilard

“When you are not totally blind, and you are not fully sighted, you live in a world where sometimes you can see, if the lighting is right, and sometimes, not so much.” – Mary Hilard The Diagnosis “You are legally blind,” the doctor said to… Continue Reading “Using A White Cane Gives Me Confidence And Safety | Mary Hilard”

What Is It Like To Be Blind At Christmas? | Tamara Gaudet

Christmas is my absolute, hands down favorite time of year. Has been ever since I was a little girl. I would wait for Santa and hope he heard my Christmas wish. Then, growing up Christmas traditions continued and my love for this holiday deepened further.… Continue Reading “What Is It Like To Be Blind At Christmas? | Tamara Gaudet”

What Does It Mean To Be Legally Blind? | Derek Daniel

Over the years, I have had to explain that I cannot see as well as other people. I use a variety of terms, such as blind, visually impaired, low vision and so forth. One that many people use is the phrase “legally blind.” People… Continue Reading “What Does It Mean To Be Legally Blind? | Derek Daniel”

Blind Reflections | Jonathan Dator

Adventures In Being Legally Blind | A Blind Reflection By Jonathan Dator This winter I was up in Boston at the Copley Place Mall shopping for a leather jacket. When I found one I really liked the employee working at the store said, “But….that’s… Continue Reading “Blind Reflections | Jonathan Dator”

Moses Of The High Street | Marc Gulwell

It took me an awful long time to even consider picking up a white cane even though I knew it would help me. There was always that stigma of finally admitting yeah, you are blind. I didn’t want to be that guy. So I… Continue Reading “Moses Of The High Street | Marc Gulwell”

Who is Girl Gone Blind?

Who is Girl Gone Blind? How did I get to this point? What’s my deal? Have you ever heard my story?  T. Reid of “Reid My Mind” really captured what it was like to unexpectedly lose my vision in this interview on November 30,… Continue Reading “Who is Girl Gone Blind?”

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… Continue Reading “5 Things Blind People Should Not Have To Justify To Anyone”

The Kindness of Strangers

 “Kindness is a language that the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” ~Mark Twain My friend and neighbor, Sheryl, has been helping me with various things over the last few years. From driving, navigating the stores, to simply walking with me and… Continue Reading “The Kindness of Strangers”

GGB Mini | I Don’t Like Missing the Show

I went to a concert last night. I was looking forward to seeing one of my long time favorite female artist! I love listening to live music and watching action on stage. Who doesn’t love the WHOLE concert entertainment experience!?! It’s what we pay for! Right?… Continue Reading “GGB Mini | I Don’t Like Missing the Show”