As this is the party season I’ve decided to do a post relating to the highs and lows of being a blind person at parties. I will say that although these things can happen, it’s more of a tongue in cheek post 🙂
You never have to be the designated driver, so feel free to get as merry as you like.
If you arrive by yourself, someone at the party will most likely guide you to a seat, normally one of the best seats in the house! 😉
People will offer to get you a drink / food, so just sit back and relax!You are likely to have your drink refilled quickly, as no one wants to see the blind girl in the corner without a drink, or worse yet, getting her own!
People will come to you, no need to stretch your legs or go around saying hello to everyone, let them just come to you… *Lady Muck* springs to mind 😉
If a couple is getting to cuddly and cosy in the corner, you don’t have to see their over indulgent affections for each other.
When your friends and family have all had a bit too much, you can all be blind drunk together!
Going to a party by yourself, and not finding the right door.
Arriving after most people and walking into a wall of sound, attempting to navigate your way around lots of body’s who may already be intoxicated.
Trying to distinguish your friend or host of the party when it’s just too loud.
Tripping over or bumping into several people while making your way to the kitchen, bonus point if you manage to spill their drink over both of you!
Not being able to have a normal conversation with anyone, as the music is too loud and people have raised voices.
Having someone pinch your drink, and not being able to find the culprit as they are all denying any knowledge of the missing bottle…
Waiting in line for the toilet and having super sonic hearing, you hear someone being sick in the bathroom, the worry of what you may potentially walk in or come across when it’s your turn.
People spilling drinks on the work surfaces so you’re putting your hands in a sticky mess.
Have you got any points I could add?
I hope you’re all having a wonderful festive period, full of food, drink and yummy treats!
Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year to you all 🙂
Much love, Sassy x