50 episodes

Join host John Grimes, exploring life after bacterial meningitis caused sudden blindness. Sharing experiences, adaptations, and connecting with others to discuss thriving with visual impairment and overcoming life's challenges.

Ambiguously Blind John Grimes

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 12 Ratings

Join host John Grimes, exploring life after bacterial meningitis caused sudden blindness. Sharing experiences, adaptations, and connecting with others to discuss thriving with visual impairment and overcoming life's challenges.

    Join Me For A Cider

    Join Me For A Cider

    Home brew master and long-time compadre, Chris Elder, stops by to discuss John’s second attempt at cider making. Joining John and Chris are the cider tasting experts, Erin and Heidi, to critique the results and share ideas for the next batch of cider and ease of making aged eggnog at home. As 2021 comes to an end, the four discuss their favorite Christmas movies and music as well as some they’re glad to be done with. 


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    • 1 hr 27 min
    Steve Bate

    Steve Bate

    Steve Bate, MBE stops by to share how the shock of his Retinitis Pigmentosa diagnosis may have been the best thing that ever happened to him. In just a few years Steve adapted his dreams of outdoor adventure into cycling and won Paralympic gold and world championships in the process. Steve also discusses the random hobbies that keep him busy, his future as a cyclist and the 6500 mile ride he is planning across Africa.


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    • 48 min
    Becky Andrews

    Becky Andrews

    Becky Andrews, CMHC stops by to share about her journey with Retinitis Pigmentosa, her business Resilient Solutions and some extraordinary athletic adventures. Becky also reflects on her memoir and gives John some much needed parenting advice.


    Check out: Resilient Solutions


    Becky's Book: Look Up, Move Forward


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    • 48 min
    John Bramblitt

    John Bramblitt

    The great, John Bramblitt, stops by to share his unique story of vision loss and how his childhood passion for drawing developed into a career as a world-renowned painter. John describes his creative process, how he perceives colors from music and how he uses touch to paint in brilliant color.


    Go to Bramblitt.com to see John's brilliant work.


    John's Book: Shouting in the Dark: My Journey Back To The Light


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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Alexa Jovanovic and Aille Design

    Alexa Jovanovic and Aille Design

    Founder of Aille Design, Alexa Jovanovic, stops by to talk about her community driven brand and movement aimed to make social change by infusing accessibility into fashion. Their prominently displayed crystal beaded braille letters create tremendous intrigue and awareness for the visually impaired community. Alexa also shares the origin story and the importance of their early partnership with the American Foundation for the Blind. 


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    • 37 min
    See-Through With Lance Johnson

    See-Through With Lance Johnson

    Lance Johnson stops by to talk about his journey in the early stages of retinitis pigmentosa and how, as the host of The See-Through Podcast, he aims to create transparency on disabilities and the champions with them. Lance and John discuss several of their mutual podcast guests, what they’ve learned along the way and living the wild and wacky podcast life. 


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    • 52 min

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4.8 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

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