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I Think I'm Going Blind

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 11 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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'm confused on where I want my future to lead.. I thought I knew exactly what I wanted... to be a cosmetologist which I am have an amazingly sweet bf which I have... but something...
    kait1121 kait1121 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    i am leaving EP..... it really help me but now i should move ahead and try something new.......... thanks to all those people who give me their precious time n teach me how to...
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    I can always make them sweet, it's easy to butter them up, and when I do they return the favor by making me the happiest man ever 😊😊😊
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    So there is this guy at my work. I had noticed him checking me out before, but both of us are shy and we had never spoken. Things all changed when I got a cute pixie cut. He...
    kitkat0216 kitkat0216 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Except I will say that I don't have the antisocial aspect of it. Granted, when I want alone time then I want alone time but generally I'm very social. Meanwhile I do prefer the...
    NerdModeActivate NerdModeActivate 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I'm thinking about overdosing tonight
    christinelol christinelol 13-15, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Known her for about 12 years now since elementary school. Had a crush on her previously back in middle school but that translated to a very tight friendship over time. We are spend...
    razorbum razorbum 22-25 1 Response 6 days ago

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    U know I'm done I just can't do it anymore I'm giving up relax I'm not gonna go killing my self or anything that will hurt its just that I don't have hope anymore I have nothing...
    me343434 me343434 13-15, F a week ago

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    I'm done playing basketball for awhile! My friend run into my leg and twisted my ankle very badly! I had to yell at him and curse at him for like 5 minutes because that **** hurt...
    Unspokenfree Unspokenfree 18-21, M Aug 22

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    I've been friends with my best friend for about 6 years. We have a lot in common but we also like different things. We laugh a lot together and have a lot of fun, but lately shes...
    corndogage123 corndogage123 16-17, F Aug 22

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    I'll start from the beginning. When I was about 3 or 4 my mum met my first step dad. Early on we discovered he was an alcoholic. From then on a lot of days off were spent searching...
    Travellingmagnet Travellingmagnet 26-30, F Aug 22

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    He was my gym teacher last year. He was 22 and had just gotten out of university. I met him on the first day back to school and I didn't feel anything or think he was attractive at...
    wildestdreamsxx wildestdreamsxx 13-15, F Aug 22

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    Yes, I'm jealous, why, because she's beautiful and I'm well, me.
    TheWordsOfDeadGirl TheWordsOfDeadGirl 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Soo i'm meeting up with a guy this week, we've met online but never seen each other in real life... Which has triggered all my insecurities. I do post pictures of myself online but...
    ThinkerBeast ThinkerBeast 16-17, F Aug 20

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    i feel pathetic right now. i'm sorry for being a drama queen as of late. i'm just annoying myself.
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Same story. I like being nice if it helps some one or makes them feel better, but sometimes I think some people take advantage of my inability to say no. this has some times...
    CreativeKitty CreativeKitty 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 17

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    I just woke up startled and cried like little children. For the past hour, I've been trying to go to sleep. What would happen is, I'd feel like I'm hardly dozing off, then my...
    Soligem Soligem 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    i'm a fat girl. anybody want to video chat?
    bluesexgirl bluesexgirl 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 16

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    I am not good enough...not cool enough...I'm not pretty... I'm not perfect...and why always Bad things happens with me only ?? ...I never want to hurt anyone ...but the one whom I...
    Lesia69 Lesia69 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    It sucks, but it's true. I only realized it recently, but I've been prioritizing my wants and needs over his. I've been making everything about me. I've blamed him for things that...
    kmy66 kmy66 22-25 Aug 16

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    yes if any ladies would like to b a good sub or little to me id b happy to care for u long as u give total control let me know if u want to post here or message me
    mrpee566 mrpee566 26-30, M Aug 15

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    Like who's in Florida by Hudson
    djneedslovetoox3 djneedslovetoox3 18-21, M Aug 15

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    I have never thought I was attractive and I hate my body figure and shape.
    Werewolfborn Werewolfborn 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    I love to sing, and all of my family and friends day I have an amazing voice. But, when I record myself singing, I hate every second of it... I don't believe I'm a good singer but...
    MyNameIsNotKnown MyNameIsNotKnown 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 14

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    I'm not much on here anyways. I like the point of having experiences with people but in the end ep hasn't really helped with my depression. Though I met some cool people here I...
    jacithepanda jacithepanda 13-15, F Aug 14

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    It's more like I KNOW I FELL... Like a rock! For once... I feel like I'm making a change... For once, I feel like I'm holding another life in my hands. There's nothing more...
    WytW0lf WytW0lf 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 14

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    Last message "just forget me , you will find better..., just forget everything...and move on !!" My BF left me without giving me any reason 😞.....!! It was almost 2yrs that we...
    Lesia69 Lesia69 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    Am I honestly crazy? Ask myself this. My fiance has two days off together from work and you think he wants to spend time with me. Were. expecting a son in October. And we are...
    muffin30 muffin30 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 12

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      Be sincere guys !...I can handle the truth !..lol...
    000Camilla 000Camilla 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    So does being attracted to Trans women and wanting to suck one off but not attracted to guys at all make me bi?
    ShibbyB23 ShibbyB23 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 11

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    I'm still in love with this girl after 5-6 years :(. I've actually gone insane enough to almost commit suicide to get over her :(
    Lifeisgoodtearsofjoy Lifeisgoodtearsofjoy 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    I don't wanna do this anymore... I know where and how Id do it... I can't handle this anymore... I just want to die. So badly, im in so much. Pain... Please... Get me out of here...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    Jacobds Jacobds 13-15, M Aug 10

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    Okay so what if I like boys and girls, I think it's cool
    bethanyisawesome bethanyisawesome 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    He doesn't know I'm in love with him. I've like this guy for 9months now and along the way we got closer, stayed up all night talking to each other, laughing and just having fun...
    Emerald98 Emerald98 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 8

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