Depression and Blindness

I’ve lived my entire life dealing with depression and if my eyesight were to miraculously return today, unless there was also a miracle relief from my depression, I would still battle this illness. My friend Ashley talks about blindness and depression to help us to understand we can live a fulfilling life with a disability while simultaneously managing depression.

8 Comments

  1. It’s sad to think that some people would think that depression would hand in hand with being blind. But, those of us know otherwise. One is a precursor to the other.
    Sherri Rodgers

  2. So many times people forget that there is such a thing as a “double whammy.” Having one problem does not preclude us from having another. (In my case they are Multiple Sclerosis and paraplegia.) Depression is frequently a primary issue and is unrelated to something more apparent, such as the use of a white cane or a wheelchair. The possibilities are endless; therefore I shall quit typing and tap Reply. 🙂

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