Tag Archives: Glasses

New Glasses

I got my first pair of glasses in 2008 – the summer before starting Grade 12. Did I wear them at school that year? No. I was too afraid of people pointing and staring and asking, “Since when do you … Continue reading

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Four Eyes

I found out in Grade 7 that I needed glasses. Did I get glasses? No. I could still read the chalkboard from the back of the classroom, just as long as I squinted hard enough. I didn’t want glasses. I … Continue reading

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Hindsight is 20/20

I was 12-years-old when my eyes started to fail me. There wasn’t really a moment when I realized I was starting to have trouble seeing things in the distance. It just sort of happened. I remember playing softball that summer … Continue reading

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