I’ve never met a piece of assistive technology or a medical device that gave functionality without taking something away.
Tag Archives: authors with disabilities
The Spare Man: Part I, Gimlet
I felt seen, understood, vindicated, and understood by this author, and am grateful that she’s chosen to share her vision with more readers than just me. I hope many, many other readers will see this, see me, see themselves.
Broken wrists and blog posts
A new year is a great time to learn new skills and discover your latent super powers.
Flashback Friday: Fancy Footwear
I can empathize with Prada’s plight, but that doesn’t mean I won’t readily inflict this safety measure on her as needed.
Peering Through the Window of Tolerance
The stigma persists, at least in part, because we believe it does.
Modern Magic: Prologue
“Ma’am,’ the nurse gently touched my arm. “It can be…disconcerting to feel magic leave the body. A lot of people say it makes the last moment worse.”
Dear reader (I hope you hear that in Lady Whistledown’s voice), your favorite blindfluencer is so glad to be back writing to you again. She asks that you exercise a creative hobby today, be it writing, art, Minecraft construction, woodcraft, or any number of other delightful pastimes.
my Relationship with Makeup and Mirrors
Insecurity is apparently no match for “out of sight, out of mind.”
Book Review: Lessons I Learned in the Dark
In her book, Jennifer gives make-up tips for those who can’t see mirrors, advice on how to live confidently when you can’t see one step in front of you, and demonstrated how her vision loss became an asset in her marriage. Blindness is often used in the Bible as a metaphor for the state a person is in before truth is revealed; Jennifer’s constant theme of self-examination in light of the work of the Holy Spirit proves this point both eloquently and in a way that inspires.
Guest Post: From First Pet to Last Snuggle
In reflecting on our two-year relationship from first pet to last snuggle, I’ve realized that it’s the same way with grief. If you’ll allow me a moment, I’d like to share with you the story of Cricket’s retirement.