Category Archives: glaucoma

Self-Care, Mothering, More on Cognitive Dissonance (plus Cornea Transplant)

Pardon me while I collect my thoughts.  I have several competing notions, all vying for the spotlight.  As I was shuffling the quizzical stockpile of flickering thought-gasps, I stumbled upon this article: The inspiration for Norman Bates? Alfred Hitchcock pictured … Continue reading

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How “Blind” Are You?

I wanted to write a post about blindness. It’s an aspect of my life I haven’t mentioned a great deal, except in passing. I have written about things to do with transitioning from female to male and GLBTQ* matters. I’ve … Continue reading

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The Ayes and the Eyes Have It

I am feeling sorry for myself, possibly for good reason.  Feeling sorry for oneself doesn’t change anything, but sometimes it’s a needed release, and sometimes it can spur us to productive action.  So I’m going to indulge myself, and if … Continue reading

Posted in aye, ayes, blind, blindness, cataracts, cornea, eye, eye doctor, funny, glaucoma, humor, legally blind, low vision, ophthalmologist, Scottish referendum, severely sight impaired, vision impairment | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Seeing the World Through Clouded Eyes, But with Clarity

Hello! Today’s blog entry will be a little bit about my struggles apart from healing from a too-close encounter with a psychopath and some of my recent trials and successes. In the US, I’m classified as “legally blind,” and in … Continue reading

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