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So how much can you actually see?

This is the question that I get asked most often when it becomes apparent that I am blind, and it’s actually a very difficult one to answer. 1,160 more words


Cane and able

Cane and able … not the story of the original rival siblings, but one also involving pride and internal conflict.

I recently had an unexpected trip to Johannesburg. 595 more words

Living With Blindness

Let's Talk About the D Word

I recently read two blog posts about depression, from Wil Wheaton and HLFHM.  Both are brave and honest accounts of what it is like to live with depression, and both are written openly and without shame, in the hope to help others understand and feel that depression is nothing to be ashamed of.   979 more words

Retinitis Pigmentosa


Last week on May 1st, I mentioned an event Tom and I were going to later that day.  One I knew he was going to be excited about and enjoy.  481 more words


Tangled up in Despair

When the darkness approaches, I turn to face it.  I allow it to seep into my skin, to fill my mouth and steal the breath from my tongue.   112 more words

Retinitis Pigmentosa

Eyeball in the Corner Pocket

I spent the day today in the Pediatric clinic at the Kellogg Eye Center. The day…as in 8:45am to 1:30pm. And I’m exhausted. That’s to say nothing of the 6 year old. 681 more words


Histoplasmosis and Macul-argh Issues

When I was pregnant with the girls, right around month six or seven, I was sitting at my dad’s house, looking out the window, which had venetian blinds on it. 1,243 more words