Tag: LHON

I Do It More Than Your Average Girl

  There are a lot of frustrations in life. But let me tell you…. It goes to a whole ‘nother level when you have to adjust to an unexpected life.  A blind life. I got a list of frustrations going in my pretty little… Continue Reading “I Do It More Than Your Average Girl”

The Plot Twist I Never Saw Coming

I stumbled across these thoughts from a mother of a disabled child. Her words describe, in great detail, the unforeseen plot twist in her motherhood fairytale. I did not have a disabled child come into my life. I did however, have a disabled adult… Continue Reading “The Plot Twist I Never Saw Coming”

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… Continue Reading “She Doesn't Look Blind – She Must Be Drunk”

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!… Continue Reading “That four letter word… C. A. N. E!”

Some Days Are Harder Than Others

There are days that I don’t think about being blind. There are days when all I think about is being blind. Today is a day that all I think about is being blind…and It makes me incredibly sad. Today is a day I feel… Continue Reading “Some Days Are Harder Than Others”

Ready Or Not… I’m Comin’ Out!

Last year was filled with many doctors, tests, and a long-awaited answer. I think it’s time I come out. Come out and talk about my new reality.  As Donna Summer put it — “I’m comin’ out. I want the world to know, got to… Continue Reading “Ready Or Not… I’m Comin’ Out!”