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How I’m Managing My Back Pain This Semester

How I’m Managing My Back Pain This Semester

I have a chronic illness called Chiari Malformation (read more about that here) that causes chronic pain all over my body, focusing on my back, shoulders, neck, and head. Back pain is fairly common for college students, so I decided to put together a list […]

My Favorite Kitchen Appliances

My Favorite Kitchen Appliances

Believe it or not, I have never set off the fire alarm while cooking something, nor have I given myself food poisoning or had to go to the hospital for stitches because I cut myself. People commonly expect that since I have low vision, I’m […]

Here Is Everything I Bought For College

Below, I have outlined everything I purchased for my college dorm room, organized by store.  Not all of these items were purchased at the same time, but this is probably 90% of the stuff in my room.  Note that I live in a single room, […]

My College Desk

My College Desk

If I’m not sitting in my bed, chances are I am typing away at my dorm desk.  Between running a blog, taking virtual classes, working on assignments, and talking to friends, it’s no surprise that I can easily spend several hours reading, typing, and browsing […]

All of the Technology in My Dorm Room

All of the Technology in My Dorm Room

I spend almost my entire day using some type of technology. It’s very rare to see me without at least two of my devices, and when working in my room, I’m often using three or more at once. ¬†While I do consider myself technology savvy- […]

Kindle Fire for Low Vision Review

A few months ago, Amazon did a special where you could purchase a refurbished Kindle Fire 7″ tablet for about $30. Now, I’m a huge fan of the Nook e-reader, and have been since it first came out, but I had been curious about Prime […]

Ten “Weird” Things I Brought to College

Ten “Weird” Things I Brought to College

As a student with low vision and chronic illness, my dorm room looks a little different than a typical room. I live in a single room, meaning I have no roommate, and share a bathroom with one to three people, as opposed to with the […]

What’s in my Bag- Class Edition

What’s in my Bag- Class Edition

As a college student with low vision, chronic pain, and chronic migraines, the items I bring to class to help me succeed are often vastly different than my classmates. This doesn’t mean I have an unfair advantage, but rather that I use different tools to […]

My College Bed

My College Bed

When I was shopping in preparation for freshman move-in, one of the main things I focused on was my bed.  I have Chiari Malformation, which causes severe back and neck pain, as well as chronic migraines that can only be treated with sleep, so I […]

Yogibo for Chronic Pain

Yogibo for Chronic Pain

I first learned about Yogibo long before I had chronic pain when we visited a store in Connecticut. My brother and I both loved how cozy everything was, but it wasn’t until years later that we discovered how amazing Yogibo really is. I started dealing […]