Category Archives: low vision

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

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Death of a Dream – Suicide, Part 6

But eventually I did learn the truth (that my wife had lied to me when she told me she owned her home, and that she’d spun countless other lies to hide the truth), got my spousal visa from the UK … Continue reading

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Sleep Through the Rage – Suicide, Part 5

But that was far from the end.  With every ounce of courage and strength I could muster, I made it through Kim leaving me, moved to Greenbelt, kept and cared for my dogs, and cobbled together a feeble support network.  … Continue reading

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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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