Lifestyle Vision

    My Thoughts and Feelings

    March 15, 2019
    A photo of me with my makeup done

    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 thoughts and feelings are valid. It’s not my intention to offend anyone, just to give my opinion.  My Moorfields appointment is coming up soon and I can’t even express the anxiety and worry that this has created inside of me. I have been crying at the…

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    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
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    What I See

    I have been asked a lot recently what my vision is like and how I manage to still do my make up so well and read small print. I was diagnosed with Stargardts at…

    January 25, 2019
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    Health and Beauty

    Make-Up – Urban Decay

    I adore make up. When I was 18 I went to college to train as a beauty therapist with dreams of becoming a make-up artist. I passed easily as it was the first thing…

    January 5, 2019
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    World Braille Day 2019

    Today is world Braille day. On this day in 1809, Louis Braille was born in France. Louis became blind after a childhood accident and when he was 15, he created the system we know…

    January 4, 2019