I Can't See

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 30 People

    WELCOME to the Over 40 Club !! Fun, Fun, Fun!!

      Welcome to the Club. !!! If you are over 40 and your vision has started changing and now  you cant see a darn thing without the help of your glasses I am sure I can I totally relate to your story, word  by   word.  I have been nearsighted all my...
    deleted deleted
    10 Responses Feb 4, 2009


    About 2 years ago, I noticed that when I was reading, the words were just a little fuzzy.  I got a pair of reading glasses and it really seemed to help. I've always been nearsighted, but now I can't see up close either.  From that point on, I was shocked at how quickly my...
    Lilt Lilt
    34 Responses Feb 4, 2009

    No... Im Not Giving You A Dirty Look...

    I just forgot my glasses and therefore I need to squint see your facial expressions, and make sure that I'm not talking to a coat rack for a half hour again..... ...boy was my face red.
    Astory4supper Astory4supper
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 3, 2011


    My prescription is -5.75 in both eyes.  Ever since I started wearing glasses in the second grade, my eyes have gotten worse every following year.  Without my glasses, everything is all blurry and edges look blended with the background...I would never dare leave...
    yoyy yoyy
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Feb 6, 2009

    They Make Light Bulbs Dimmer Now

    I thought that the lights were too dim and that is why I couldn't see.  Duh, I have readers now and didn't have to buy new light bulbs after all.  I can still read in bright sunlight..high noon only....dollar store great place to get lots of readers.
    deleted deleted
    Nov 21, 2009

    Need My Glasses to Find My Glasses !

       My vision began declining when I was in my 30s.     I would work all day and sit up all night studying. Now in my 50s I need my glasses to be able to FIND my glasses.     I have several pairs scattered around the house, and one pair in each...
    c8lorraine c8lorraine
    7 Responses Jul 2, 2009

    What Was That Sign?

    I used to have perfect vision. I could read that road sign from way over here........... what happened? Enter the navy. Not so much the navy, but my job in the navy. I spend hours in the dark and then back to the light. Dark, light, dark, light. Were in the dark so much were...
    slugbugged slugbugged
    31-35, M
    3 Responses May 3, 2011
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