living the dream with author and the blind blogger Maxwell Ivey

Living the Dream with Curveball show

Summary: Maxwell Ivey Jr is known as The Blind Blogger.Born into a family of carnival owners in Texas, USA, Maxwell Ivey lost his sight at age 12.Having a natural gusto for life, Max graduated college and became heavily involved in the Eagle Scouts. He also worked in the family business for years, until his dad died. Faced with his own mortality, Max made some life-altering changes.He underwent gastric surgery and lost over 250 pounds. He started his own business, buying and selling amusement rides, and learned how to blog using software for visually-impaired people. Max then began another business: personal coaching.He is also an author on a mission to help others become successful. Maxwell has also launched his podcast network called what's your excuse geared towards helping people with disabilities launch or grow podcasts. You can check out his podcast and podcast network at and you can check out his personal website at