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I Think I'm Going Blind

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 11 People

    Almost Yearly

    I get new glasses almost yearly and each year the prescription gets stronger. Maybe this is why I don't go to Starbucks, I can't read the freaking menu!
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 17, 2008

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    Losing My Vision

    My vision is getting worse and worse. I can now only be correct to 20/60 for distance and this is going to get worse, according to my doctor. I am also losing my peripheral vision - at first that was only happening in my right eye (which is now down to 50% sight) but now my it's...
    shell02 shell02 31-35 Jul 30, 2012

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    Vision Loss But Hopeful

    I turned 40 and started falling to pieces. Long story short, I started having vision problems and my eye doctor, out of all the docs that told me I was fine, suspected cancer and saved my life. The eye doc ordered a rare and special test from a lab at OHSU in Portland OR and he...
    dukea dukea 41-45 Feb 16, 2013

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    Shot In the Dark

    I have pigmentary glaucoma.  I won't bore you with medical jargon, but suffice it to say it is quite common in young adults who develop glaucoma.  Although it is incurable, it is treatable.  The problem is my insurance company won't pay for treatment until I "...
    JaydenM JaydenM 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 13, 2008

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    Scared

    hi have just discovered i have  RP and have night blindness, and blind spots in my eyes, and christmas and all have just been told i have to hand in my license.  Am a single mother of three, and am scared and am not sure what to do, with no help i live to far away...
    sinders sinders 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 26, 2009

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    I Have a Teenager Who Is Going Blind

      Oct. 8, 2008 This is it. This is the day I have to start telling someone; anyone, that this is harder than I knew it was going to be.   My son has RP or Leber’s or whatever; they don’t know. Auto-somal recessive for sure. Those of you who don’t...
    RPMom RPMom 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2008

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    I have a feeling that's the way I'm going to go... Maybe not today... Maybe not tomorrow... But I have the feeling I will be the one taking my life. And each day passes with that...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm not saying tonight, tomorrow, maybe not even this year. I just have a feeling that that is how I'll go. I think about it everyday and how easy it would be to just let go. I don...
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    Dear every human on the planet, Just because I have dark hair, tattoos, and listen to metal, it does not give you the right to assume I'm just going through one of those "phases...
    ashlaace ashlaace 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I can't take this anymore.... I'm ******* done... I don't know exactly when, where or how... I have ideas... I'm not doing this anymore... Maybe tonight... Maybe tomorrow...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    It was fun for a while, but I think I want to try something else. I'll be leaving sometime this week. Bye bye :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Officially not a single person gives a **** about me anymore... I'm jumping from this bridge. I can't take this anymore... Goodbye. :'(
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 10 Responses 1 day ago

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    I can't be here anymore... The thoughts, the voices and the emotions are all too powerful for me... I can't function the way I should and I spend hours after hours crying every...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 10

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    I wanna watch Twin Peaks, but there's no electricity in my house. AHHHHHH!! Why is this world so cruel?! D:
    TheChi TheChi 16-17, F Dec 27, 2014

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    I need someone to distract me before I do something I'll regret.
    baileebae baileebae 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    Sooner or later I might give up, life's hard for me, I know other people have it worse but it's still bad for me. It's hard for me to stay strong
    onexnick onexnick 22-25, M Jan 11

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    Give me one reason to stay... Name one friend who wants me to... One person who cares enough... Let me be the mistake you never make...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    Death is something painfully addictive, but do you have the guts.....Everybody wants to be a hero, no one wants to die....but we re the Villains, is there something wrong to crave...
    IAmACatXP IAmACatXP 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Been that way for a loooong time! Maybe that's my role in life! Be there for everybody else but never sure where I'm going for me!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Jan 14

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    does anyone think I'm cute?
    nefe1983 nefe1983 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    What do you think? I'm just adding this because I need 25 characters to post this. Lol
    Swordsman101 Swordsman101 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    Just want to know because I think I'm ugly or that's what everyone says and I think so too. So from 1-10
    dancerwithheart dancerwithheart 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I think I'm am interesting person because lol every since I was a kid I was called crazy. I was even once evaluated to see if I was. sadly I wasn't xD jk but I think to be...
    huntinrifle huntinrifle 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 10

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    I think I'm falling in love. My boyfriend and I have been friends for about year before becoming a couple. Also went on month of dates before we were official. I think he's so...
    Idreamtowaketofindthefate Idreamtowaketofindthefate 18-21, F Jan 13

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    I'm very sure people think I'm weird. I have an odd sense of humor that is often misunderstood. I seem shy and quiet, but I always manage to surprise people with my sarcasm. I'm a...
    ImaginaryAlchemist ImaginaryAlchemist 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    Well hello dear readers.. I wanted to share my stories and experience because I think that every experience is worth sharing.. It all started in August when I was hooking up with...
    singingthestoryofmylife singingthestoryofmylife 16-17, F Jan 11

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    Could be anxiety... i don´t know...i´m always worried about something...even now i´m writing this with Google Translate open...the best reason i can think of for not killing...
    anderlr anderlr 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    So, I've been really reluctant to post anything here but I'm just taking a leap of faith I guess. Two years ago, I was extremely depressed and was getting suicidal and I wrote a...
    BryannaC BryannaC 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    This post already sounds super pathetic but I'll continue anyway. I mean, I think my appearance is equivalent to a dumpster but it really doesn't bother me that much anymore. I'm...
    Kysandragon Kysandragon 18-21, F Dec 31, 2014

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    This is my first post here, I may sound a little boring, but I have been depressed for a while. I'm 21, female and unable to analyze my feelings and state of being right now. I...
    Springbreakdown Springbreakdown 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    I'm most of the times depressed....but i also find myself going from depressed to insane quite quickly
    anderlr anderlr 13-15, M 7 hrs ago

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    I can't decide what I want to do with my life. I've been in community college for nearly 5 years, and I refuse to transfer to a university until I decide on a major. Once I think I...
    Amd81491 Amd81491 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    I hate feeling so depressed about my future. I don't think I even have a future...
    deadmeadowaltz deadmeadowaltz 26-30, F Jan 14

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    When people ask me my age I always say it's been a long 24 years so far. I've experienced so many life struggles and only in recent years come to terms with some. Living with an...
    AspireToBeFree AspireToBeFree 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    So there's a girl I know with whom I have been on & off friends on Facebook. We were never close in high school so whenever I go through my friends list to delete the randos...
    KryptoniteAllergy KryptoniteAllergy 22-25, F Dec 29, 2014

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    Sometimes strange, violent images pop into my head. Randomly without any trigger. Someones head being smashed in with a sledge hammer, eyes being pressed in by thumbs til they're...
    Annamania1 Annamania1 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Just Broke Up 29-12-2014 , I'm so sorry
    jasperprantar jasperprantar 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    Rate me girls sorry guys I'm straight 😜
    quietlad quietlad 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 16

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    Yeah... I'm pretty fly!! ;-)
    Fennerbache Fennerbache 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 16

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    I'm ugly as **** but oh well...
    lexinwonderland lexinwonderland 13-15, F 11 Responses Jan 17

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    I'm the most interesting person down at the local Train-spotters & Stamp-collectors club . . . . . does that count? ;)
    00afreshstart77UK00 00afreshstart77UK00 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    I'm so happy to be home from vacation and with her again. She's so exquisitely beautiful and mesmerizing. I love the way she cares for my heart and I know now that my feelings are...
    stellag23 stellag23 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    I know I'm not so I'm not even gonna ask. I just wanna say snaps to all the people who are confident enough to ask this question. You go glen coco
    junglejimlove junglejimlove 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I'm such a boring person and its more than obvious because people always stop chatting with me after a couple of days or even hours of chatting :'( I don't have anything...
    missnicething missnicething 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    We met in our sophomore year of high school. He would always try to talk to me but I was so shy that he would usually end up having a conversation with himself. I knew he liked me...
    belacleo belacleo 18-21, F Jan 9

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    I know I'm not really but I have been. It haunts me every day. I have ideas but I'm afraid to act.
    SweetGeorgiaPeach SweetGeorgiaPeach 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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