As promised, here is the second part of “Real Chat” about my low vision appointments and the white cane! Despite the feelings of anxiety discussed in the moments before, I ended up having a really nice day! In any situation, I would try not to say there is no reason to be afraid. I think it is okay to experience that emotion, but I’d like to remind you that you would always make it through! You might even want to smile when you look back on what you’ve journeyed through.
The world is full of more beauty than we are capable of seeing in our lifetime. At the early age of 24, I’ve fallen in love with so many little things in life and there is so much that I haven’t seen, felt, heard or even imagined in the world. It’s so amazing to travel and let yourself be open to the things of the world that are outside of what you’re used to. Learning to cope with Stargardt’s disease has made my life experiences so much more meaningful. I feel like I was