May – Healthy Vision Month

    May 8, 2019
    Me with my makeup done for eye health month.

    May is health vision month. A lot of people who know me and my incurable eye disease may wonder why I bother to promote eye health and urge people to go to the opticians for regular check-ups. The reason I do this is because about 75 to 80% of eye problems picked up by opticians are either curable or manageable with the correct and prompt treatment. Wet Age-related macular degeneration can be held off with regular injections to prevent vision…

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    4D Scan Day 💙

    After the sadness of my appointment last Friday, and dealing with the fact that my eyes are progressing, I had totally forgotten our 4D baby scan was booked for the following weekend. At the…

    April 15, 2019
  • Katie B - Pregnancy Pic - 28 Weeks

    My Upcoming Eye Appointment

    A week today and I will be at Moorfields and will find out how much my vision has changed in the last 18 months. The last 18 months have flown by and I really…

    March 29, 2019
  • A photo of me with my makeup done
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    My Thoughts and Feelings

    I have thought long and hard about posting this blog post and then I thought that at the end of the day, I use this to get my thoughts and feelings down and my…

    March 15, 2019
  • Rare Disease Day - Picture of Me holding a piece of paper with the words # I Am Rare

    Rare Disease Day

    A couple of years ago, I never could begin to imagine that I would be writing about rare disease day, but here I am, with my rare disease, explaining to others why February the…

    February 28, 2019
  • A clock with the middle portion blurred out due to central vision loss.

    Low Vision Awareness Month

    February is low vision awareness month, so I thought I would do this blog post explaining some of the terms used when discussing vision loss and blindness. Whenever I tell people I have a…

    February 22, 2019