Friday, March 27, 2015

Remembering the faces

This is a constant challenge and this is what I have to continuously keep remembering. As they say, faces change and the face of a child often changes as they grow into adulthood. So because of this my memories are often way behind when it comes to remembering the faces.

For example; the faces of my nieces and nephews have all changed since I lost my sight in 2004 but in order for me to keep up I need to depend on the memories of their faces at the time I lost my vision, which was in January 2004. And now that I no longer have the vision to see faces I need to depend on those I trust to describe faces to me.

Once I can orient myself to this concept I am fine. It took me quite a while to adjust but today I am just fine. I still use my memories but now I add someone else's descriptions to my memory bank

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