June 2018 archive

Reflections, Setting Boundaries, Other Updates And Tough Decisions

Although I’ve talked about World Services for the Blind (WSB) in my blog several times I’ve been forgetting to mention that I’ve actually been to WSB twice in my life. The first time I’d gone to that particular training center I was a kid. I went to said training center for their college prep program …

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Forgotten Mentions, Interesting Discussions And Feeling Excited

In the last blog entry that I’d written Monday I forgot to mention that that same day my assistant checked the OSD to see whether my syllabus had been Brailed. But unfortunately said syllabus had not been Brailed for me yet. This is sooooo fucking frustrating!!! In the last blog entry that I’d written Monday …

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Grief And Making Progress

In the last blog entry that I’d written Saturday I forgot to mention that when I’d gotten my MRI on Friday I had to get a shot. Because when the MRI was done the order was that the doctor wanted pictures taken with and without contrast. And what that means is that if pictures are …

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Dark And Depressing Thoughts

In the last blog entry that I’d written Thursday I forgot to mention that that same evening I deleted the Huboodle app from my phone. Because I’ve gone around and around with that particular app’s developers and I’m sick and fucking tired of reading about how that particular app is “totally accessible to blind people.” …

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Updates And A Rant

When I woke up Tuesday morning I checked my email. And it turned out that I’d received an email from the Huboodle app developers. And in the email that said app developers had sent me I was told that I should call the person who’d sent said email so that he could tell me how …

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Unexpected Happenings, Mixed Feelings, Exciting Music Releases And Being Vulnerable

Late Thursday evening or early Friday morning I had a dream that my mom and her side of the family had found out that I no longer lived in Texas. In that particular dream those same people even found out exactly which state I live in now…and I woke up thinking “Oh my god I …

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First Week Of School Complete And Other Updates

I’ve been forgetting to mention that ever since I switched to writing my blog entries in Pages rather than writing my blog entries on Dreamwidth’s website I find using Pages to be much easier than Dreamwidth was. Because for one thing I already have Pages on my Mac. And for another thing it’s easy for …

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More Frustrations, An Interesting Conversation And My First Day Of School

In the last blog entry that I’d written Sunday I forgot to mention that when a sighted friend was helping mE with my financial aid stuff that same day he told me that even though he’d scanned my old lease into his computer and saved said file as a PDF the bank’s website was still …

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Never-Ending Frustrations And Some Excitement

In the last blog entry that I’d written yesterday I forgot to mention the fact that one of my roommates put up the painting of the Apple logo with a quote that a friend of mine had made for me as a birthday present. So said painting is on my wall now rather than sitting …

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Doing Much Better And Mixed Updates

I’ve been forgetting to mention that a week or so ago I started eating cinnamon bagels. I actually first tried cinnamon bagels at Planet Fitness when I lived in San Antonio Texas. And even though those particular bagels had raisins in them I found those bagel’s cinnamon taste so great that I could overlook the …

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