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"You move faster than you have EVER moved"

A running joke in my family since I got Makiko was that I move faster than I ever did before. I think there are many reasons for this. 235 more words

Guide Dog

Ride, Ride, Ride...Hitchin' a Ride

So, I have been noticeably absent in my blog posts for the past…5 months??? Oh boy. In my Happy Anniversary post about Jingles, I mentioned some of my new pastimes – running and tandem biking – and now I have three favorite causes: Guiding Eyes for the Blind, Achilles International, and InTandem. 404 more words

Love me challenge day 9

Day 9: Share something beautiful.
These pictures are of Nitro, my guide dog. These were taken on his first free run 3 years ago. A free run is when the dog is off harness, playing, enjoying his freedom and just being a dog and not a working dog. 51 more words

Dissociative Identity Disorder

Freesia Goes to College

I know, I’ve been MIA for the passed few weeks. Life has been a little crazy and I had no idea what to write about. Thankfully, my girl Freesia has offered to help me out and write a post. 507 more words

Happy Anniversary Jingles!

One year ago today, I received one of the greatest gifts of my life. I knew I was getting a guide dog as I sat nervously with my classmates in the lecture hall at Guiding Eyes for the Blind, but little did I know I would receive so much more. 559 more words

Collecting data on Uber incidents nationwide

Someone from National Federation for the Blind reached out to me based upon my stories about Uber discriminating against me.

This morning I spoke with a paralegal for the lawyer on the case where NFB is suing Uber for discrimination against users with service dogs. 69 more words

Retinitis Pigmentosa

I love love louisville

Recently I was denied a ride while taking Uber. I just got my haircut, and went out and requested. I texted the driver saying I am blind and I are outside with my service animal. 1,177 more words

Blindness