Posts featuring Everyday Life and managing with albinism and visual impairment
Unless you’ve recently switched to exclusive online orders, delivery services, and the wonderful world that is Amazon Prime, you have to go shopping at some point. Here, I'll discuss what shopping can be like for those of us with low vision and light sensitivity.
My experience with my returning depression, what depression is like for many people, and what I do to work my way out of my depression. Plus a FREE downloadable checklist that could help you fight your own depression!
When describing myself as legally blind, I’ve received some shocked looks. I’ve also been accused of “faking” my blindness while learning to use a white cane in college. I’ve also dealt with implications that I was using what someone considered a “slight” disability to work the system and those around me. I can tell you firsthand that these types of accusations can be extremely detrimental to the person with the disability and the numerous communities of people with disabilities.
How do blind people read? The short answer is however they can. Some people who are blind or visually impaired use braille and audiobooks, but often many of us read regular books with magnifiers or e-books.
With the struggles this generation has had with finding work that matches their degree, many of us are asking ourselves if that university education was worth all the time, effort, and mountains of debt. Well, I’ll break down my own experience and the things I got out of my own undergraduate and graduate university experience and hope that you can take something for yourselves.
Here, I break down the vision of people with albinism and describe the underlying issues as well as nystagmus, strabismus, and photophobia.
My thoughts on imposter syndrome, graduation, and blindness with some tips on how to manage feelings of being overwhelmed.
Despite some poorly written over-angsty lyrics and poems here and there, writing songs has helped me learn to genuinely express myself.
Here I discuss my struggle with fighting through self-doubt and vision-related obstacles to live a normal life. It's not always easy, but it will always be worth it.
Here i describe what I mean by handheld digital magnifier and provide my review of the Eschenbach SmartLux.