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I Think I'm Going Blind

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 12 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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    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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    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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    I've had sleep paralysis for years, so I'm used to those kinds of hallucinations, but sometimes I hear someone say my name when I'm fully awake and there's nobody there. i think I...
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie 22-25, F Dec 3

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    I'm just not good enough for anyone :'( Never am and never was :'( I'm going to go overdose now :"'(
    SgtRecker97 SgtRecker97 16-17, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Maybe... But I'm still questioning It..1 thing I'm still young life may get better.. And another how painful is it..
    Jtms Jtms 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 29

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    I can't stop thinking about what the future has in store for me. I'm not really good at anything. I think my future is just failure. I want a good job, and a guy who actually likes...
    HarmsCaleb HarmsCaleb 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 30

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    Nothing's going right... I suck at having any type of relationship and it makes me really ******* lonely... And I don't wanna be lonely. I'm tired of it.
    bigca1697 bigca1697 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 10

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    I'm tired of this ******* ****! Oh look! A blizzard outside!! Maybe I'll just run off the road over a bridge so it looks like an accident... **** this...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    I'm done... I'm so ******* done. In less than a month im back to having zero people in my life that actually help me... I'm tired of waiting.. Tired of hurting... I'm ending this...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 6

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    I'm completely done with this. I'm a bad girlfriend and a bad friend. People should stay away from me. i don't wanna go to college so I have nothing to live for...
    bigca1697 bigca1697 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 11

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    I'm starting to feel bad again. I felt good for a few hours.
    bigca1697 bigca1697 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm no good for anybody n all I do is make people feel bad. I hate making people feel bad but that's all I seem to be good at. I'm gonna do everyone a favor and just end it after...
    bigca1697 bigca1697 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    All I do is hurt. I can't help anyone anymore. Maybe I'll just die and save everyone the trouble. No one will have the head ache of me moving anymore and I won't be able to hurt...
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    The thoughts in my head and the voices within... It's all too much... I've damaged you and dragged you down.. But you shouldn't need to worry about that soon... Cause there'll be...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    *WARNING TRIGGERING* Idk how to do it though. I don't wanna cut, or use a gun, or overdose, or hang myself, or starve myself to death... I have nowhere to jump from.. Maybe I could...
    bigca1697 bigca1697 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 10

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    feeling like shiit don't now what to do all the time he make me cry??????grrr but I can't do it I have my son n a baby on the way keeping me here but what if I can't handle the...
    butterfly612 butterfly612 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    Just let me ******* die. I hurt you. I hurt everyone who crosses my path. I hate myself so damn much. Just let me die. I deserve it.
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    Officially homeless now... No reason to not kill myself...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 27

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    Not sure yet, maybe, probably not, but Tis a thought
    Hotdudez78 Hotdudez78 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    Please somebody talk to meeeee please :'(
    bigca1697 bigca1697 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 29

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    The past few weeks I've just been feeling so hopeless and I hate it. I was happy for a while - I think last summer, I was the happiest I've been in years, but over the past month...
    Nightingale73 Nightingale73 16-17, F Nov 29

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    I'm bored so... If you think I'm attractive then cool, if not then ok.
    JazLife21 JazLife21 13-15, F 7 Responses Nov 25

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    Do you think I'm attractive?
    NoraGrey NoraGrey 13-15, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    I think I’m in love with my best friend and we are both female and straight. I have never felt this way about another girl, she makes me feel safe, and beautiful and loved. It...
    ast2014 ast2014 22-25 Nov 21

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    Straightened/Natural Hair Glasses/Without Glasses To be honest, never really liked this group because just about all the pictures were of pretty people and some of them were...
    thequietpanda thequietpanda 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    I think I'm attractive. Self confidence all the way. I'd like to live my life happy with what I've been given rather than hate myself for what I don't have. I got boobs and a butt...
    torrest1031 torrest1031 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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    Just a question for all of you here. This group says "I do you think I'm attractive Lol" What is the question??? Because I was just attacked in my experience for saying I...
    torrest1031 torrest1031 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 27

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    Last summer, I went to a weeklong music camp where I met a guy who's a year older than me. He and I and a couple of other people ate all our meals together, so we kind of got to...
    Nightingale73 Nightingale73 16-17, F Nov 22

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    In all seriousness...I've never done something like this before, so please give me an honest opinion rate me 1-10. I'm very sensitive so...please no harsh comments. And for all you...
    PartyPat2336 PartyPat2336 16-17, F 17 Responses Nov 30

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    I'm really, really scared. I'm pretty sure the feelings are mutual but I always have that voice in my head saying, "you're just being delusional...she doesn't really want you...
    Friendlee Friendlee 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    I don't know if it's depression, or what, but since last year i've been feeling like I have no direction in my life, like I don't like nothing, I've been feeling that what is ahead...
    licito licito 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 21

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    i thought I was getting better. I told my parents about my depression and I confessed about cutting myself and self harming. i got put on antidepressants, they took a really long...
    EnjoyTheSilenceX EnjoyTheSilenceX 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Ah why not let me know what you think peeps honestly. Good or bad I'm the one on the left
    Jamiereturns Jamiereturns 22-25, M 4 Responses Dec 2

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    Ok I'm game. What do you think ?
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm sure you cannot say no😍
    SecretsOut14 SecretsOut14 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 23

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    I desire too much for most guys my age. They are still getting their ideas together. I'm too demanding for them, I think.
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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    At my age, I'm beginning to care less. lol. It probably shows too.
    jsk7 jsk7 46-50, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    I'm not trying to impress anyone
    XodolsWasHere XodolsWasHere 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    I say 'think' because I'm not sure. Every night before I drift off to sleep I imagine he's cuddling up to me, but when I think about us kissing and 'doing it' my skin starts to...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F Dec 9

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    Even some of my closest friends didn't think I was a virgin until I had to look them dead in the eyes and say I'm a virgin then they believed me lol maybe cause at times when I...
    brenda4696 brenda4696 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 11

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    I'm ugly and fat, sometimes I think that my friends are talking about me
    FrankietheCat FrankietheCat 16-17, F a week ago

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    I'm still young but I feel like I've never found guys attractive when other girls my age have. It may just be a phase but I'm still confused.
    MW413 MW413 13-15, F Nov 22

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