Well she’s not really my friend anymore, but still, it seems that we both went out with our canes for the first time yesterday! (c.f. Too much of a conincidence)
I ACTUALLY GOT TO GO OUTSIDE BLIND WITH MY CANE
IT WAS SO EXCITING
And while I was at a loss for words and couldn’t really figure out how to describe the feeling that I had yesterday, she (being better than me at putting things into words) pretty much summed it up in her post describing her own feelings:
Oh man, I really loved that blind trip. I need to do it again sometimes. That cane makes me feel complete. I feel like I can be myself for once and be free. It’s insane.
She might say that my issue is not BIID because, according to her, it doesn’t exhibit itself in exactly the same way as her’s does, but all I can say is that the above quote is exactly how I felt as well.
I wish I could talk to her about it though – you know, exchange thoughts and experiences and such like…