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#Step4Sight

September 30, 2019
step4sight

I am raising money for my local sight loss charity ‘Northampton Association for the blind’, over the month of October. Please take a look at my just giving page to find out why 💜 thank you xx https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/kayteebee…

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Holiday Vision

September 9, 2019

Our holiday has sadly come to an end, but we have made some wonderful memories 💙. I don’t know if it’s because I wasn’t at home with my usual routine and things I am used to every day, but I really did notice my vision loss whilst I was away. Watching seagulls fly in and out of my blind spots, trying to look for the seal whilst everyone else was already watching him bob around the harbour, trying to work…

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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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World Mental Health Day 2018

October 10, 2018
Me

Today was world mental health day. Before my diagnosis of Stargardts, I had struggled with anxiety, panic attacks and borderline agoraphobia on and off since the age of 14. I was no stranger to being somewhere completely safe, but going into a panicked meltdown and feeling absolutely terrified for no reason. I had many years of therapy for this, counselling and muddled on through life not really telling anyone except my mum and husband for fear of people judging me.…

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Stargardts Picnic – Hyde Park

August 19, 2018

Just after my diagnosis last year, I heard about a Stargardts picnic that was happening in Hyde park, where lots of people with this disease got together to meet others going through the same thing. This time last year I was not ready to meet anyone else with Stargardts, and the opportunity passed me by. The picnic was organised again this year and by now I was desperate to meet others with the same as me as sometimes this disease…

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Two Blind Brothers Ambassador

May 14, 2018

After being diagnosed, I wasn’t given any information from my local hospital about my disease and was basically left to google everything. I wasn’t even told how much vision I would lose. After googling Stargardts, I came across the two blind brothers. I was so inspired about what I had read about them, that I went to find their Facebook page. After going through most of their posts, I felt so grateful that there were people out there trying to…

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