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October 14, 2014


I figured I’m not the only person who is interested in knowing what different people with visual impairments do for a living.  That’s what this post is all about!  Rather than google “where do blind people work?”, I’d like to develop this information based on the real...

September 15, 2014

This vlog is about some of the visual devices that can be used to help you in the academic world.  I created this video to encourage those that I have met that were recently diagnosed with Stargardt’s and feeling discouraged about going to or finishing school.  I was d...

August 25, 2014


One characteristic of Stargardt’s disease is a reduction of color vision.  Rather than referring to it as color blindness, it is more accurate to refer to it as ‘impaired color vision’.  Some people with Stargardt’s see colors in a diluted form and some people do not...

July 28, 2014

I finally understand the American Starbucks addiction.  It’s all about what you order!  I used to only go to Starbucks for a tall coffee with two sugars and just enough cream to make it dark brown.  When it was hot outside I would order it iced.  Yep, that was enough t...

July 7, 2014

I have to share with you how much I love yoga!  My first yoga class was during my freshman year at The University of Maryland, College Park (2008).  I would go to the gym once or twice every week and then head to the diner for a Philly cheesesteak with peppers and onio...

June 23, 2014

Stargardt’s disease does not stop us from living and loving life.  We have to do some things differently now, but it’s amazing to experience how adaptive we can be!  I hope you enjoy this video of me sharing how I do my makeup and how I feel about doing it.  I had so m...

June 6, 2014

I always hated wearing sunglasses.  I felt as if I was missing out on the beauty of the daytime by wearing shades.  The ophthalmologist asked me once if I ever stared at the sun as a child.  Now that I think of it, I probably did.  Why wouldn’t I?  I was told that havi...

May 30, 2014

When you read this post remember that it applies to my own experience and that people with Stargardt’s or other visual impairments are very unique.  Stargardt’s can progress at different rates in different people and what I see may be different from another ‘Star’.  Wh...

May 23, 2014

You don’t have to be secretly homosexual to be in the closet.  I am featuring this Ted Talk because I have experienced what its like to be burdened with a secret.  As Ash Beckham states, a closet is just a hard conversation.  Hard is not relative, hard is hard.  Not ha...

May 22, 2014

This is the video from my About page!  I wrote a nice little description under it,  Check it out there! Click the Stargardts tab to learn more about Stargardts Disease.

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