October Update

I felt light headed at one point. My heart raced constantly, I felt my hearing (which is my peripheral vision) partially overwhelmed with what I expected to hear rather than what I was actually hearing. And by the time of the announcement of the last delay out of Seattle…I remembered all I’d eaten in almost 2 days was just 2 salads! That might have ad something to do with it.

The Importance of Boundaries for Introverts with Service Dogs

Your service dog is not their emotional support animal.

Flashback Friday: Prada and the Thunderstorm

And on the subject of storms, this wouldn’t be a true guide-dog blog if I didn’t share at least one story where my dog protected me from potential harm. So let’s talk about Prada and tornados.​

Wheelchair Womp Womp Part II: Obstacles the ADA Fails to Remove

Can you imagine living with the knowledge that something as simple as meeting a friend for lunch could put you at risk for physical injury, triggering past trauma, or the humiliation of not making it to the bathroom? Any one of those events could prevent you from returning to work for the afternoon, which would cut into your income and damage your reputation as a valuable employee.

April Update

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.

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.

Couples Therapy and Dog Training

Couples therapy is a place where individuals who have committed to intertwining themselves attempt to unravel knots between them. It can serve a lot of purposes, but one of the primary purposes is that it shows each member of the couple areas in which they need to grow.