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I Think I'm Going Blind

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I have been thinking about it for a while.. Need to figure out some things, I just want to say that most of the people I have talked to here have their own quirks and actually are...
    Rachael95 Rachael95 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 3

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    I came to EP for sharing experience and hoping kg get some good feelings, finding people to feel good.. But nothing is working :) it's all trying and trying and go on wasting time...
    Ravidesai Ravidesai 41-45, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Might as well, seems like a lot of people are lol... This is me on pretty much any given night after a long shift at work or a long day at school. No glasses, no contacts, so I'm...
    scrtasnman13 scrtasnman13 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    I don't think I'm ever going to get to the point of where I can stare myself in the mirror and like what I see. The longer I stand there the more reasons come up for me to hate...
    MississippiChick18 MississippiChick18 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I'm not going to put a picture up, or ask you to rate my body: no, for all who is interested, I'm going to tell you about myself. I'll try to fill you in as to what kind of person...
    necxo necxo 18-21, M Sep 8

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    'm not going to put a picture up, or ask you to rate my body: no, for all who is interested, I'm going to tell you about myself. I'll try to fill you in as to what kind of person I...
    necxo necxo 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 8

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    My friend and her family once asked me if I'm normal or human. Only because I'm really fast.For others it takes them 30 mins to get to school, but for me it only takes less than 20...
    anonymous1765 anonymous1765 16-17, M Sep 7

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    All I think about is I want to die or I'm going to kill someone if I don't.
    Nixed Nixed 31-35, M a week ago

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    Ok...you probably noticed all of my posts yet are about "i think i am going insane". The idea of that drives me even more insane...I am a hypochondriac (big time) and i think i am...
    Insiana Insiana 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Oh gosh here it goes.. Do you think I'm attractive? I personally don't think I am. But I'm just curious what you think? Go ahead rip into me lol
    SIRROM88 SIRROM88 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    I don't think I'm better than anyone. I'm just me.
    kkmds kkmds 31-35, F Sep 4

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    i don't think i'm all that attractive, and it upsets me cause i want to be, but alas my appearance does not match Americas standards of beauty in any regard
    Superwholockian Superwholockian 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    We grew up with each other but he's 5 years older than me. Over the past few years we've grown closer. A few weeks ago we were playing truth or dare. He dared me to kiss him, he...
    Aquamarine221 Aquamarine221 18-21, F Sep 3

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    i dont know ... all my life i have been alone ... i like being on my own ... crowds and people make me uncomfortable .. its not because i'm shy or i dont know how to stand up for...
    curiousmoi curiousmoi 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I think I'm bi-curious and have thought of a 3 way but my partner says he just wants me. But even if we did I wouldn't want her and him to do anything i would just want her to do...
    flosserette flosserette 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I feel so fvcking helpless and sad and here's why. Everything. School starts tomorrow & i'm in shock. Summer really did go by , but then again it's only a couple weeks long. For me...
    ThePrettyOnee ThePrettyOnee 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    i like to think so. if u just keep the conversation going with me. i think i can have some pretty interesting conversations. ;) i dont just mean sexual. im talking mundane ones...
    SadisticBitch SadisticBitch 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    It's hard to explain. Obviously I'm not going to diagnose myself, I shall maybe see someone if it gets worse. However, I can have certain episodes where I completely shut off, I...
    Stillnotbroken Stillnotbroken 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I can't get him out of my head, I can't lose him. I can't act like I don't want him when I want him so much. I'm freaking myself out...I can't even sleep. :'(
    thisisnotgoodfml thisisnotgoodfml 70+, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    Do you think that I'm attractive? You can rate me (0-10) or whatever. Be honest
    Nerile Nerile 16-17, F 14 Responses Aug 26

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    I'm just curios what you think :)
    jmontoya50913 jmontoya50913 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    Where do I begin? The depression? My waning eye-sight? No, none of that matters in the long run, I guess. I grew up (am growing up) in a decently rough home. The kind where not...
    JoeOfTheMeek JoeOfTheMeek 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 9

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    Anyone? Girls preferably, and message me too if you want, I'm really bored
    NoPedosPlz NoPedosPlz 13-15, M Aug 18

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    Just goofing around. You can tell I'm really bored
    Sexyandfun1977 Sexyandfun1977 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    The grass seems greener on the other side, when I'm in a relationship wishing to be single, when single wishing to be with someone.
    maks1m maks1m 22-25, M Aug 24

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    Who wants to chat while I'm making a nice spaghetti dinner!!? ;)
    livemanlive livemanlive 26-30, M Aug 26

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    Yes ? No ? Maybe ? I'm self conscious :(
    Rmpg96 Rmpg96 16-17, F 21 Responses Aug 27

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    I want to know what you think of me and I'm single
    kylescott1 kylescott1 13-15, F 8 Responses Aug 31

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    I'm the girl in the picture.
    itisikaitlyn itisikaitlyn 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 3

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    Hi i'm just wondering. Some have said no, and some have said yes.
    WhiteGirl702 WhiteGirl702 22-25, F 9 Responses Sep 7

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    Well, this is the first time I'm doing this...and I'm stressed...What do you think? Am I attractive?? 😓😔
    Larten Larten 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have this terrible headache I've had for almost half the day and I'm getting really dizzy I'm seeing stars and I feel like I'm about to faint!! What should I do?!!! Its getting...
    deidremcgrew18 deidremcgrew18 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    So I'm really self conscious and i was wondering if you can rate me you know like 0-10? Thanks! Thats me from tonight..
    BriGags BriGags 16-17, F 7 Responses Aug 18

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    I already know I'm not.. .-.
    CalderReed CalderReed 13-15, M 15 Responses Aug 18

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    I'm always being told i am an "interesting" person and sometimes I'm not sure that's a good thing!
    Ladybuddha1 Ladybuddha1 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    But i can't ,because i'm not ......
    angelofsweetness angelofsweetness 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 25

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    Yeah, this isn't attention seeking or anything but I've always wondered what people thought of me. I'm the guy with the purple tie. (( I'm 16. )) 
    Mangekyou Mangekyou 22-25, M Aug 27

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    Be honest I'm bored I'm just curious
    RebelStar24 RebelStar24 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    Perhaps it's the way I act or the way I dress. The funny thing is I have many BFFs whom seems to be very pure but already lost their virginity while I'm the one that is real virgin...
    Allyanqi Allyanqi 18-21, F Aug 30

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    I don't know that I'm 100% ready but it want to start talking to people. I'm gay btw
    romanalanski romanalanski 18-21, F Sep 3

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    I don't even know why i'm doing this, haha just wondering how people see me :)
    BlueBear98 BlueBear98 16-17, M 6 Responses Sep 3

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    This is a lyrics that I wrote for one pf my songs do you like it?:) I Can't relate to it so much myself but it got pretty good anyways:) I'm telling you this is love this is god...