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I Think I'm Going Blind

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 11 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    And I think I'm gonna leave it soon, those who wanna stay in touch will get my contacts if they'll ask for them.
    NicaxX NicaxX 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 1

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    i think i should. so yeah i think i should leave yeah i might leave
    BGBroke BGBroke 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    I hate life my boyfriend dumped me so I have no life I just want to say I love all of you this will probably be my last post my life is horrible at school I get called names I'm...
    lovebarneyorelse lovebarneyorelse 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    Wow. Haven't been this depressed in a while and it feels more ****** than ever before. I actually feel in my heart that I will take my life tonight. As if anyone cares anyway...
    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F Feb 11

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    Soooo... I'm sixteen and I think I'm straight or bi-curious. I've never had a boyfriend but I've been kissed before... by a girl. A guy once made a move on me but it felt so wrong...
    hikarusan hikarusan 16-17 Feb 13

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    Do you think I'm attractive ? :)
    crazyminds crazyminds 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 5

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    If you think I'm immature You can kiss my ***, both cheeks
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Feb 12

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    Well?.. Idk I think I'm ugly but yeah.
    BriGags BriGags 16-17, F 8 Responses Feb 11

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    ^ That right there, that terrifies me. I have a friend who's Bi, and I don't know if she likes it... I don't think anyone would and that's why it scares me. Also coming out. I don...
    HiddenNumber4 HiddenNumber4 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 13

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    Okay so sometimes people think I'm quiet but really I'm just making a mental folder of blackmail and insults so that if they ever get into an argument with me I can silence them...
    NoMoreHxpe NoMoreHxpe 16-17, M Feb 17

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    I don't care if you think I'm being cocky; I'm beautiful and I know it, and I'm happy about it.
    leonelalol leonelalol 13-15, F Feb 16

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    Ok I'm freaking out right now cause I've never done this before. I'm not gonna put any labels on my self cause I'm not really sure. Here we go. .. When I was around 8 I realized I...
    lovagirl19 lovagirl19 18-21, F Feb 10

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    I change my mind so often that even I can't keep up with it. And i don't mean about simple things like clothing, or what I want for lunch. I go from wanting to be with my boyfriend...
    Dodgey4 Dodgey4 22-25, F Feb 2

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    I happen to think I am most interesting indeed...if your interests lie in people like me that is! We aren't all going to interest everyone, but I hope I can interest a few!
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 8

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    I keep seeing dead bodies in my head of the people I see around me, and I'm killing some of them,
    epicdjzach epicdjzach 13-15, M Feb 6

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    I'm just a cluster **** of emotionssss XD
    Hannial Hannial 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    Posted a Valentine's Day tip video today! My friends told me I look like I'm on crack! XD what do you think? http://youtu.be/Q1T1OXeGUk8
    lostdream4 lostdream4 18-21, M Feb 14

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    I was married to a pretty woman for 20 years and she left me for another man....I think she still loves me however....in fact I'm sure of it....but time is not on my side anymore...
    slickboots slickboots 66-70, M Feb 9

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    I was married to a pretty woman for 20 years and she left me for another man....I think she still loves me however....in fact I'm sure of it....but time is not on my side anymore...
    slickboots slickboots 66-70, M Feb 9

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    I've been single for 5 years long and I'm ok with it. But I think that I'm ready to start over again now, just waiting. ☺️
    glasschildd glasschildd 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 10

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    Wow.... I'm just... "sigh" I think I'll log off now.
    Novemberman Novemberman 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 10

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    I'm ready to be a better person and start devoting my life to God.
    leonelalol leonelalol 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    I'm a young STRAIT teen sub or dom who is into a lot of kinky things. Message me?
    frobro15 frobro15 13-15, M Feb 17

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    So I have a student, let's call her Ashley (not her real name). I had her as a student for the first time four years ago when she was a freshmen and I was 24. Being a young, male...
    jlr1987 jlr1987 26-30, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm not sure what being bipolar is but my friends say I'm bipolar.
    Adridee Adridee 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    i don't think I look good do you. on a scale of 1-10. 1 is ugly as a bathroom on a shrimp boat and 10 is so hot if you touch me you will burn your finger off
    colt109 colt109 13-15, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I know I'm good looking! Don't feel the need for appraisals from anyone else!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Jan 27

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    I don't really know how to carry out a conversation so I'm sorry if I'm talking to anyone and I get boring.
    plantgoddess plantgoddess 13-15, F Jan 29

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    This woman I texted with during the big game...I'm REALLY into her! Problem is she's married--at least for a bit longer. I hope she doesn't get offended by dumb stuff US men say...
    johnnyallmycash johnnyallmycash 31-35, M Feb 1

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    I'm a girl... she's a girl... we are both bi but I mean she's so perfect and beautiful :/ she wouldn't be with someone as ugly as me, so I have to hide my feelings from her
    ankme ankme 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    I'm not THAT ugly right? Please tell me, I can accept the truth.
    BrokenCorpse BrokenCorpse 13-15, F 12 Responses Feb 9

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    I'm 5'5" and weigh about 145 pounds. I get complements all the time on my appearance, but I don't see it.
    nanana1996 nanana1996 18-21, F Feb 10

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    This is something I've been thinking for a while. Everyday I want to hurt people, not in a kinky way more like they deserve it type of way. When I start to think about this I...
    TheWinterSpirit TheWinterSpirit 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    yup, I guess I'm done here
    Nightowl2012 Nightowl2012 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    i'm not the same anymore , i barely talk to people ;)
    helarebah helarebah 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I keep seeing things out the corner if my eye. And their physical things but they look different. I know that I'm seeing something but I'm not sure I always see them out of the...
    DollTheface DollTheface 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Today was my 17th birthday and just like last year, I did nothing on my bday, I was sad I didn't hangout with anyone and I was home with my family. I got presents and I'm grateful...
    itscarolina27 itscarolina27 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    I'm on birth control, but lately Ive felt pretty bad. maybe every few days or so, I've felt nauseous(not puking) and tired, but nothing too extreme. yesterday, during school at...
    WeArePilots WeArePilots 18-21, F Jan 31

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    I've been getting these really intense mood swings, like one moment I'll be really angry at my friends and never want to see them again, and the next I'll love them and never want...
    LopsidedLollipop LopsidedLollipop 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    I used not to be boring, but something did happen and i've been anti-socializing for like 2 years , and now i can't make a conversation without it becoming completely dull and...
    Dezsire Dezsire 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 6

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