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I Think I'm Going Blind

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 11 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Mostly the looks I get from men a disinterest/disgust and looks that say they're trying to work out what species I am. It really hurts me feelings and it's part of the reason I...
    Foxie913 Foxie913 41-45, F 4 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Well that's what I've been told.
    zacklowe zacklowe 18-21, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    What a great “weigh” to start a Wednesday! My morning weigh-in was 201 lbs., so not only did I meet my 200 lb. goal, but also gained a bonus pound! Must have been...
    New2fat71 New2fat71 41-45, F 12 hrs ago

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    What a great “weigh” to start a Wednesday! My morning weigh-in was 201 lbs., so not only did I meet my 200 lb. goal, but also gained a bonus pound! Must have been...
    New2fat71 New2fat71 41-45, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    because I like to see people happy. If I'm going through sad times, I don't want to bring my friends down as well...
    SweetEmotions SweetEmotions 36-40, F 6 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    oh certainly. I do t think I'm better than anyone else here on this earth but I know I'm very very unique when it comes to my Intelectual abilities, and the way I think a out...
    dathglas dathglas 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    I kept having this feeling of being useless. I tried to be part of something. But the only thing happening is that it seems a lot of people also want to be part of those. So I was...
    Tazmanou Tazmanou 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I've used this site to sound of over the last year about my problems, I'm going to call it my road to discovery, I've had warm,kind,helpful replies,a latest update,my stbx was evil...
    deg1965 deg1965 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It's funny how my friends all think I'm this shy innocent virgin... Laughable really considering I lost it when I was 13... The things I've done with more than one partner at a...
    LilyAntoinette LilyAntoinette 18-21, F 11 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm falling for my best friend's sister. I've known them all for over a decade, and I've always had a crush on her. But I never did anything about it because I'm very close to the...
    Robeta Robeta 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My friends won't talk to me none of them they are all pis sedat me for reasons idk
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 days ago

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    He won't talk to me and my friends are already trying to hit on him
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 6 days ago

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    What do you think?
    ScummyGuy ScummyGuy 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It is better to be weird than to be normal because normal for me means to be average and be like BILLIONS of others. Anyone have the same thoughts ?
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 days ago

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    I got bored in maths class yesterday, this is what I made.
    HatredIncarnated HatredIncarnated 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    Girls: Ashley and Serenity. Boys: Snoopy and Prickly Pete!
    deleted deleted 26-30 a week ago

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    I'm looking for more poly triads and poly families to connect with and share experiences with. we've been a triad for almost six months and we've only been able to come out to two...
    RowmanTriad RowmanTriad 22-25, F a week ago

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    My name is Lilliam... so my kids name would be: Boy: Liam, Girls: Lianna and Lia.
    LilitaMateo LilitaMateo 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    Who doesn't? For girl: Amber or Eylem For boy:Nico or Ak?n And an unisex name: Adrian I will definetly name her/him/them with an unisex name too because I can't know if my child...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 2

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    I relate to this group and everything... but the #1 reason I joined it is because of Billy Joe ._.
    IntenseCookie IntenseCookie 16-17, F Feb 2

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    Tyler Aubrey and Mila Hailey (Hailey after my best friend, sister, and soulmate)
    ToBeFrank ToBeFrank 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    ibe finally decided. I want a girl and I want her name to be persephone!
    Nightshade721 Nightshade721 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    For a girl: Lucy, Chloe, Felicity or Olivia For a boy: Tom, Alex, Luke or Sam
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Feb 1

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    "I'm somewhere on a beach Sipping something strong, Got a new girl, she got it going on We drink all day, and party all night I'm way too gone to have you on my mind She got a body...
    johnng8230 johnng8230 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 31

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    I don't think people think I'm weird I know people think I'm weird people have told me I am weird but being weird is normal for me so I am happy being weird
    aby2015 aby2015 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    I spend a lot of time in bed thinking about other girls. Even when I'm out it's all I think about. If I go shopping it's worse.
    pklees pklees 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 29

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    I've been feeling really insecure lately. And I just want to know what you think... Well I guess I'm pretty hot - especially in that photo. But please tell me what you think :/
    CallMeNobody CallMeNobody 13-15, F 8 Responses Jan 28

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    once they get to know me they stop trying, make me feel like I don't exist but wt the he.ll it's not the first time
    Silentsuffer Silentsuffer 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    Its not that I don't want to but it seems most unlikely. It seems very probable that I might die alone. All alone.
    universalreject universalreject 22-25, M Jan 28

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    I want to be interesting, I want to laugh, share, be appreciated and feel just like there is more to me than just what a picture says. I want people to know my interests, my...
    DesiredUserNameandStuff DesiredUserNameandStuff 31-35, F 6 Responses Jan 27

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    I don't get it... Why do guys that look like pigs get the hot girls? But guys like me who try to improve my looks get the fat ugly chicks?
    YourSecretAdmire22 YourSecretAdmire22 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 27

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    Though last night a newer friend was talking with me. He told me that he knows I'm going through some heavy ****, but my light never fades. I said thank you, and that I felt...
    Calbie5 Calbie5 36-40, F Jan 27

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    Ugh, i dont even know anymore, somedays ill be fine, the next ill be back to square one and feel horrible, random panic attacks like today, with no apparent provocation. Im...
    Ashley318 Ashley318 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    I stand with my friends full of joy. then **** I contemplate life and get depressed, anger spring out ready to explode but I'm overwhelmed by the fact that I'm undecided about life...
    LoneWarrior94 LoneWarrior94 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    I am a trans guy. I know I won't have the most masculine face lines. i know i won't have the most masculine body. I know, I was in a female role for a while and I can't change it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 24