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I Think I'm Going Blind

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 11 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I don't h a very a reason to live I'm 13. and prob going to end it as all soon
    masonisme masonisme 13-15 4 Responses Mar 13

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    Popping pills. Running my arm across the razor blade. Whatever it takes to get this feeling away. But then I think about the others I'll hurt. Maybe they'll do the same as me once...
    ArayaSymone ArayaSymone 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 13

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    Sorry everyone...but i dom't think i'll wake up on Sunday or Saturday ...i'm just tired...
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    I've considered it so often to be honest. Too often. I'm scared of my future, that I have no future, that I'll never become the boy I'm supposed to be, I'll never become the pilot...
    DerekintheMatrix DerekintheMatrix 13-15, T 1 Response Mar 14

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    I feel so empty. All I do is hurt. I need out and death is the easiest way to escape it all. I've pushed everyone away that isn't related...so minimal people will be hurt. Everyone...
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    A while ago I've ordered Nembutal over Internet and got it seized by customs ... SO that the only available option now is to travel somwhere I can find and buy Nembutal in person...
    mybygone mybygone 46-50, M Mar 12

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    things have changed.. it seems that she has been distancing herself. when she talks to me, it's short and blunt, and much, much less often than before. it looks like she's making...
    starlightmeow starlightmeow 26-30 1 Response Mar 13

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    This is serious... Especially to have as a topic here on EP. I used to be a hotline counselor, so please talk to someone about your feelings. Cause I want you to live. You are too...
    NaomiSoulJourney NaomiSoulJourney 31-35, F Mar 13

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    Whenever I lose a Pokemon battle I try two kull meself but I nvr suck seed
    davilaivancarlos davilaivancarlos 70+, T 1 Response Mar 13

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    Not today, not tonight, not tomorrow, But Maybe i Will, just here, lying on bed, with Only 4:30 to sleep, when i close my eyes, i saw myself, bleeding out, slowy dying... I have...
    Mysorrow Mysorrow 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 12

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    A goat just drove up and an old beat up dodge and said "I'm going crazy get in...you're riding shotgun"...I'll have to let you know how this ends
    Josh1978 Josh1978 36-40, M Mar 21

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    Be honest. Do u think I'm attractive
    iamazing iamazing 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 4

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    I don't say that to be self deprecating or to put myself down in any way. I just think I'm sort of average. And that's ok. I think one the ways we find contentment is we face...
    writerguy331 writerguy331 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    I think I'm crashing again. All day today it's been getting worse. Gods, I had to grip the chair in class as hard as I could to stop myself from doing something stupid. I'm trying...
    thehonestgentleman thehonestgentleman 18-21, M Mar 16

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    I'm still thinking about how to do this. Nothing seems right, I stopped all work today as everything made me cry and want to die, there is not one moment going past without asking...
    BlueSkysAreCold BlueSkysAreCold 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I don't FEEL depressed necessarily....but I've haven't been going to class. Sometimes I don't do any of my homework and never leave my dorm. Sometimes I can't get out of bed...
    inspirefyre inspirefyre 18-21, F Mar 18

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    What's wrong with me today? I was sick already this morning, felt mentally not right and was physically feeling off. Felt better after chat with an old friend over coffee about...
    BlueSkysAreCold BlueSkysAreCold 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Because I'm always kinky stories.
    lifefulljo lifefulljo 26-30, M Mar 9

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    My friend just told me that Andy and Juliet got back together and i'm so mad. Like, she's not even pretty. she's like a 2.5 out of 10 on the pretty and talented scale.
    xXxTheLostOnexXx xXxTheLostOnexXx 13-15, F Mar 19

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    Be gentle haha I'm a good person
    JarrydW JarrydW 18-21, M a week ago

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    This week hit me like a train. I'm so emotional and a little teary eyed. Who can relate?
    twisteduniverse twisteduniverse 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    This picture made me laugh for some reason. There are some things in life that keep me holding on but really, I think I've already lost my mind a long time ago. Oh well, better to...
    GlockBlocked GlockBlocked 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    I'm only posting this because I'm happy how far my hard work has benefited my body!!! 2 kids can be rough so don't hate...
    TheAngelAlyssaH TheAngelAlyssaH 26-30, F 14 Responses Mar 5

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    Any Lesbian/Bisexual Girls Age 14-19 Have BBM if So May I Get Your Pins? I'm 16 btw
    lilyyyyyyyxxx lilyyyyyyyxxx 18-21, F Mar 7

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    I'm crying and laughing and I don't know why
    HellIsWhereIcomeFrom HellIsWhereIcomeFrom 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 13

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    Well, me and my best friend have known each other since I was a seventh grader and he was an eighth grader. We met in band class. It has been three years and we have gotten a lot...
    hiitsjustme hiitsjustme 13-15, F Mar 16

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    Yesterday I had a new episode with my cousin. He came to my place and we just make out. When he sent me a message that he wanted to come to my place, I was so nervous. I didn't...
    letimari2230 letimari2230 18-21 Mar 17

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    My bf and I have been together 7yrs next month. We've had a decent relationship. I'm not an easy person to please and I can honestly say that everything that could have been done...
    CuppyCake67 CuppyCake67 26-30, F Mar 19

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    I'm usually ok until someone asks me if I am.
    EdibleSplinters EdibleSplinters 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I feel like I'm Invisable in my home but outside of home im not? Why do my family ignore me
    GoldieLocksGrahamCrackers GoldieLocksGrahamCrackers 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't think I am ugly, I know I am
    bisexuwhale bisexuwhale 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 7

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    I've been talking to this guy for several months on and off. I say on and off because we have had some disagreements that have set us apart. But these last few days have been...
    DarkDesires019 DarkDesires019 18-21, F Mar 13

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    I for one do not go with the flow society wise. Damn the news I'll form my own opinion off of the facts. I have my likes of simple things theater operas quiet bars, dinner lingerie...
    Averageguy41074 Averageguy41074 36-40, M Mar 14

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    I'm falling out of love with my boyfriend, he has no idea, and it's breaking my heart. If he would just pay more attention to me, or care more, maybe he would notice I've been...
    phantomwhispers phantomwhispers 26-30, F Mar 19

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    1,270 People think they are ugly on Experience project. I wonder how many of them are even really ugly. Sadly, I think it is how you feel, not so much how you really look. I feel...
    jellyrolls34 jellyrolls34 18-21, F Mar 19

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