Purple for Low Vision

Low Vision/AMD Awareness Month ๐Ÿ‘โฃโฃDid you know that there are certain situations in which glasses, contact lenses, medications or surgery, are ๐ง๐จ๐ญ ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ฎ๐ ๐ก ๐ญ๐จ ๐ก๐ž๐ฅ๐ฉ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ ๐ฌ๐ž๐ž? ๐Ÿ‘€โฃโฃCertain eye conditions can impair your vision to a level in which performing common tasks such as driving, cooking, reading, and recognizing faces, can be very difficult ๐ž๐ฏ๐ž๐ง…

Blue for Thyroid

January is Thyroid Awareness Month ๐Ÿฆ‹โฃ โฃ The thyroid is a gland with the shape of a butterfly, located in our neck.โฃ โฃ This gland is very important because it produces the thyroid hormone, which controls many activities in our bodies.โฃ โฃ Thyroid awareness is important to me because 2 years ago, I was diagnosed…

The Time is Now

The time is ๐ง๐จ๐ฐ โณโฃโฃStart living the life you’ve always imagined and work on your dreams until you’re ๐ฉ๐ซ๐จ๐ฎ๐ โœŠ๐Ÿผโฃโฃโฃ Ever since I saw this Fossil watch at the store before beginning 4th year of Optometry School, I fell in love instantly and knew I had to have it. โฃโฃSome time later, my husband gave…

Among the Wildflowers

“You belong among the wildflowers You belong on a boat out at sea You belong with your love on your arm You belong somewhere you feel free“ Wildflowers, Tom Petty

Road to 2020 Vision Begins with Contact Lens Health

“Road to 2020 vision begins with contact lens health” โ€ผ๏ธ #ProtectYourEyes In case you didn’t know, over the last 7 years, the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) has dedicated a week called the “Contact Lens Health Week” to promote the importance of hygienic practices in the use of contact lenses, in order to…

I Can

๐˜ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ’๐˜ท๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ช๐˜ต ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ.โฃโฃโฃโฃ โฃโฃโฃโฃ ๐˜ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ ๐œ๐š๐ง ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฐ ๐˜ช๐˜ต ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ธ. โฃโฃโฃโฃ   โ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโฃโฃโฃโฃโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโฃโฃโฃโฃ โฃโฃโฃโฃ Sometimes, it’s easier to believe in others and yet so difficult to believe in ourselves. โฃโฃโฃโฃ โฃโฃโฃโฃ Sometimes we doubt ourselves until the very last moment before we ๐š๐œ๐ญ๐ฎ๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐ฆ๐š๐ค๐ž ๐ข๐ญ.โฃโฃโฃโฃโฃ โฃโฃโฃโฃ โ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโฃโฃโฃโฃโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโ€ขโฃโฃโฃโฃ โฃโฃโฃโฃ When I created this sticker, I was…

…To Grow

“๐˜๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ธ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ด ๐˜จ๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ธ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ต ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ฅ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฌ ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ด” -Corita ย Kent We might ๐ง๐จ๐ญ be going through the best times or what we had ๐ข๐ฆ๐š๐ ๐ข๐ง๐ž๐ we would be at ๐ญ๐ก๐ข๐ฌ exact ๐ฆ๐จ๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ, but just remember, that after all of this passes, ๐›๐ž๐ญ๐ญ๐ž๐ซ times await. โฃ I definitely did not imagine finishing my last days as an Optometry student…

…To Have Faith

“๐˜๐˜ข๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ฉ ๐˜ช๐˜ตโ€™๐˜ด ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ญ ๐˜ข๐˜ฃ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ต ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ, ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏโ€™๐˜ต ๐˜ฌ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ธ ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ธ ๐˜ช๐˜ต ๐˜ธ๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ญ ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ฑ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ, ๐˜ฃ๐˜ถ๐˜ต ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ ๐˜ฌ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ธ ๐˜ช๐˜ต ๐˜ธ๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ญ.”โฃโฃ โฃโฃ Faith that the current situation we are all facing will come to an end. โฃโฃ Faith that soon we will be reunited with our loved ones. โฃโฃ Faith that everything we set our minds to at the…

…To Bloom

“There is a part of blooming which I did not understand, you see. You can be a flower all your life but still not understand it. Blooming is one thing; but blooming where you are planted is another. It’s so easy to say, “I will bloom when I am there”, but you need to be…

Embrace Every Moment

โ€œFocus on ๐จ๐ฉ๐ฉ๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐ฎ๐ง๐ข๐ญ๐ข๐ž๐ฌ not ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ต๐˜ฃ๐˜ข๐˜ค๐˜ฌ๐˜ด. โฃ โฃ Focus on what ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ ๐œ๐š๐ง ๐๐จ, not what ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ ๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ฏโ€™๐˜ต. โฃ โฃ Focus on the ๐ฉ๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ž๐ง๐ญ ๐ฆ๐จ๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ, not the ๐˜ฑ๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ต ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ง๐˜ถ๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ.”โฃ โฃ -Akiroq Brost Because we don’t know what ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ธ will bring, let’s make ๐ญ๐จ๐๐š๐ฒ count.