Have cane, will travel.

I’ve always dreamed of traveling the world. Unfortunately, it would seem, life always got in the way. In my 20’s I was eager to pursue my education and then find work, plus I was broke, so no travel then. (Unless you count the times I spent what money I had returning to Newfoundland to visit…

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KnowledgeABLE featuring Pamela from The Blind Thistle: Finding Your Way in the Chaos

Originally posted on Navigating Blindness:
Hello there – It’s Pamela dropping in from The Blind Thistle! I’ve been invited as a guest blogger here on Navigating Blindness. I will be sharing my tips and suggestions on how to make the home a better space to navigate for the Visually-Impaired (VI). I ‘met’ Kim (the lovely…

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I never fit in…and I’m OK with that

Ah…The same old story of teenage angst. Struggling to fit in. Trying to NOT be different from the others. Looking for your niche, posse, gang…others like you. I am sure most of us have a story similar to this. After all, we just want to be accepted among our peers and/or colleagues. Does this feeling…

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Mental (health) Monday’s

Those that know me well are keenly aware that Monday’s are MY day. My day to: be anti-social decompress nap hibernate shut my brain off zone out do nothing…. I don’t feel guilty for taking this day to focus on me and surprisingly my friends don’t seem to mind either. Yes, I suffer from anxiety…

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Existential crisis

When I could no longer work due to my deteriorating eyesight and hearing, I felt lost. I had lost my purpose, my identity, my passion and my self worth. So much of my world was tied up in what I did for a living. There was never really a time in my life that I…

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Way, way, way outside the comfort zone

Hello everyone! So I did this thing. This thing that took me so far out of my comfort zone that I still can’t believe I did it. I registered for a contest. YIKES! Now you are thinking “oh wow, big deal, a contest” but this in no ordinary contest. This contest is one in which…

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