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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    last night I read all these posts and I cried for hours. thats hard for me to do. it broke my heart to see showman people ate in somuch pain. I'm not judging cuz I've tried to...
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Please help me!! I'm gonna kill myself!! I hate everything! I can't fight anymore! I'm a failure! I **** everything up!! I want it to be over!! Right now!! I hate myself! I want to...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I just know its going to happen. Maybe not today or even next week but, it will eventually...quick and painless
    TheLastOfMe TheLastOfMe 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 7

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    every day I feel like committing suicide. my life has been ruined long ago.
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I hate life and everything involved... I don't wanna live it anymore.
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 23

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    What's the point of this life it has been nothing but struggle pain and stress
    ItsAnt ItsAnt 31-35, M Apr 14

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    Im spotting while I should be on my monthly. I've been pregnant before. I swear this is why I don't have intercourse no more because. I used to live the life of a wild child...
    aubreylovell aubreylovell 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    So, what do you think? I think I'm not. Just wanna know how to be more attractive?
    Naockey Naockey 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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    Am I attractive? Do you think I'm pretty?
    MoriaLove2Give MoriaLove2Give 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 22

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    I think I'm pansexual but I'm not sure... Please someone help me !
    pansexualgirl pansexualgirl 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    One of my friends seems to be more than what she seems to be. She understands me and stuff. She might think I'm a little crazy, but who cares? I just hope all goes well in these...
    superboss416 superboss416 18-21, M a week ago

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    I'm just really confused . sometimes i fantasize about guys and it turns me on more then when i fantasize about girls . though fantasizing about girls turn me on too . i think i'm...
    george6547 george6547 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 18

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    I'd like to think I'm like an onion! Just keep peeling back the layers. To be fair, I have no idea how deep you could get by asking; I would love to find out what makes me tick!
    room10101 room10101 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 19

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    I think I'm falling in love or maybe it's that I finally got a chance to learn what this love feeling is like. What is love anyways? There's so many different types of love so how...
    SamiLy SamiLy 18-21, F Apr 20

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    .........I'm hot but I see all these six pack guys, I tried getting some, it's really hard.. I don't even like them, I want to have biceps more...... but like, just a little six...
    Denzebarrrn Denzebarrrn 18-21, M Apr 28

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    Okay there is this guy in gym who is sooo freaking hot and he plays basketball all gym period and I just watch ( like a creepy weirdo I am) and I don't even know his name!! But I...
    HazeyHaley HazeyHaley 13-15, F a week ago

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    I hate my looks, I'm short got big ears, going bald, I used to have self confidence and was told I was cute when I was younger but I always took it as they were lying. Now it's...
    sufferin4life sufferin4life 41-45, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have had a really tough year. I guess I have reason to feel the way I do. I don't know how anyone wouldn't. why do I feel so ashamed at being depressed. I know I don't really...
    wthdoido wthdoido 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    "I'm sick and tired of all those words…voices in my head…I think I have become another suffering of my soul" everything fall to pieces...sweet, little disaster, dark, dark...
    leuconoe leuconoe 31-35, M Apr 23

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    Am I becoming a werewolf??? This is why I'm wondering. About a year ago I was attacked by a large wolf in the Yellowstone national park. It took a small bite out of my arm, but I...
    LycanthropeK LycanthropeK 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 18

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    I'm in love with this picture 😍
    BriGags BriGags 16-17, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Okay so this is kind of a question, I'm a 20 something year old woman, the guy in question is also in his 20s. I met this guy over Xbox live. Well him and two other people he was...
    AriumBlack22 AriumBlack22 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm a Trans women that still lives their life as a guy... always been straight only into females.. never checked out guys... but since discovering myself to be trans... if started...
    readypink13 readypink13 26-30, T 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I find that while I'm a pretty unlucky guy in everyday events--there are certain times where things could've went really bad, but everything just works out. I think that's true...
    nish23 nish23 18-21, M Apr 13

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    I've like women, and I think about dating a girl all the time. I had my first crush when I was 14 and I even asked her out though she didn't know that've felt attracted to her. I...
    ithinkimcrazy006 ithinkimcrazy006 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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    on some days I feel like "I'm awesome you don't like me it's your loss" while on other days I feel like "I'm so lonely. what have I done wrong in life that made me this miserable...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 18

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    i study in Russia but never got a real friends the only friend i got he just stays with me just to help him with money....the thing is i know that but i never dare to cut my...
    sincara88 sincara88 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 23

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    So there's this girl in my grade. (I'm in high school and I should mention that I'm also a girl) And I became friends with her a while back. Our friendship grew as we found...
    Olive9078 Olive9078 13-15 Apr 26

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    I'm doubtful. I don't know if I should believe guys or not.
    nikkirellaaah nikkirellaaah 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    So, yesterday i just deleted 'Elementary school Group' I spying on them without knowing even though I'm in the same group I'm not that girl who is popular in school and fit in they...
    michelle1203 michelle1203 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    Newly single again. This was a relationship that just didn't pull though. I'm losing hope that long distance don't work. Or is it just a bad timing. I look pretty, I'm too nice, I...
    mutewords mutewords 18-21 Apr 17

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    I honestly think I am I keep seeing like shadows hovering over people and like animalish grunts from no where
    SpiritOfIzanagi SpiritOfIzanagi 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 19

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    I long for his touch..... He didn't rush me he took his time to fall I love with me, we started as friends to create a solid foundation...he gets shy around me...well after a month...
    NamzyZizi NamzyZizi 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    Feeling under the weather today. Getting a cold maybe. still don't stop me from thinking. My mind is in over drive. My inmate friend is sending me letters flat out. expressing...
    ifollowmyownstar ifollowmyownstar 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    My best friend and I have known each other since birth, and we are mentally very similar in many ways, which is why we're such good friends. Since I was a little girl, I've always...
    ThatCrimson ThatCrimson 13-15, F 5 days ago

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