I recently visited Great Wolf Lodge with one of my friends, Julie. It was Julie's first time, and my third. We stayed overnight in a very cozy Kid’s Kabin, with our own TV and cute critters painted on the walls
In the water park, there were tons of totally awesome water slides for us to ride. I wore my old glasses, because my new glasses could get ruined from the chlorine in the water. I didn’t want to use my prescription swim goggles, because there isn't really any swimming involved. I would look weird and out of place wearing them. Contact lenses might have worked, but I don't have any. Going without correction wasn't an option, because then I wouldn’t be able to see at all. My old glasses were the best option, and they worked out really well.
The first time that I went to Great Wolf Lodge, I was scared of the Howling Tornado ride because I thought it was the steep green thing that takes the rafts up (in above picture), so I didn’t go on it. The next time I went to Great Wolf Lodge, the friend I went with persuaded me to go, eventually, and when I did, I had a blast! Now it’s my favorite ride by far.
Julie and I played mini golf where our only light was UV light, so everything looked like it was glowing; it made it hard to see, though. Julie was very helpful, and made sure that I knew where everything was.
At night, we curled up in our bunks, turned on the TV, and proceeded to paint our nails. Painting my nails is hard, especially because it’s difficult to see, but with practice, I’ve gotten better. Full of smiles, we returned home the next day, giggling and chatting, for we had the time of our lives.
The goal of my blog is to increase awareness of childhood glaucoma and other eye diseases, and to unite kids like me living with visual impairment.