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I'm New here :)

hey there,im Jillian im 18 and visiually impaired. i was born way to early with rop and had problems until i was 7 and then it was good and i was relesed from checkups then this past year my retnas started detaching again and i just had four surgeries since december, and am still batttling and dealing with it. i am looking for friends and anyone whos going through the same thing to talk to and to understand. if anybody wants to talk write me :)

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Hi everyone, may I join the conversation? I'm Mimi from california and i love to ask and answer questions.
Mimi


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i'll try to answer all my questions but i dont really have one favorite everything, i cant choose so i just have like 16 of everything haha. lets see, fav tv shows are Sonny With A Chance, Wizards Of Waverly Place, Jonas, Total Drama Island/ Action, iCarly, Drop Dead Diva, Thats So Raven, All That, Full House, Amanda Show, What I Like About You, Family Matters, Ruby and the Rockits, 10 Things I Hate About You, FRIENDS, and any saterday mourning cartoon from the 90's. im a hardcore 90's kid, i still think yo yos are cool, and the only rap song i like is the french prince of bellair themesong.


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hey sarah, did you know red is demi lovato's fav color? and she has a good sense of humor i wonder if she ever watched south park... have you seen the episode where they make fun of the JONAS BROTHERS?! kyle takes his new girlfriend to a jonas brothers conert and comes back abtenance (that means no sex tell marraige, everyone in jb is abtenance)


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hey Jill, i hate hevy metal it sounds like there puking haha and rap music makes me puke! texas is awesome if i have a fam some day i'll raise my kids there, yellow is so pretty its my friend celi loves that color. and yes i also have unlimeted texting im addicted to it!
amanda :)


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I forgot to tell you that my favorite show is South Park.


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hey amanda my fav color is yellow, music is anything but hard metal and rap, fav show is House, fav website is this and facebook. can you text? i have unlimited texting and yeah ive heard braile is hard, i have one good eye i can see 20/40 at best and my left eye is just yuck haha! california? thats awesome!! i live in texas :) i love texas hope to hear from ya soon
Jillian


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Oops, I messed us on the last post. I meant to say my favorite site is this one, my favorite music is Mariah Carey. My favorite kind of music is R&B and Rap and Hiphop.


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Hi Amanda. My favorite color is red, favorite site is this one, my fa


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sorry my last post was so long haha i tend to do that :) anyways i had some questions for you. what movies or tv shows are your favorites? what kind of music do you like? where do you live? do you have anything else thats your favorite thing like website, magazine, book, color. i wanted to know that becuase my bff is blind but she like alot of books and websites and her fav color is purple so yeah. i had one more question but i forgot it so yea hope to hear from you soon, amanda :)


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hey jillian! its amanda again, you were making a cake thats so cool i cant cook to save my life but i try haha. sorry about the measuring cup thing you can always tape brail to the cup to see what the measurment is i guess. it must be hard becuase when my bff lost her sight it took her the longest time to learn brail. here are the answers to your questions : i had a facebook then deleated it because i dident want it i was going to make another one but now my mom has one and i dont want her to stalk me online haha she would too. i live in way too sunny california, theres not much to do here but im on my cross country team, im on of the top runners for the varsity team. i also love dancing, i used to be on a team outside my school for ballet i love it still dancing is so great :)


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I love dancing, just notin front of anyone. My ~ay is going good. I'm over at my best frien's house hanging out. I'm trying to get her to make an account on here so we can talk, but her mom won't let her on the computer. Oh, and by qe way, what roller coaster did you ride in seventh grade?


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cool :) and roller coasters just scare me, i dont like them lol i was on one in seventh grade and didnt like it haha. my favorite thing in the world is dance team, its amazingly fun! how is your day going? what are youup to?

Jillian :)


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I love water rides too! How come you hate roller coasters?


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hey Sarah, i am not a big fan of theme parks, i hate roller coasters lol! but i do like water rides, where you get soaked haha, ive only been to six flags once and thats it.
Jillian :)


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Do you like theme parks?


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hey amanda! im so happy you replied :) thats cool that you seem to understand:) and thank you i hate what i have but theres nothing i can do but to learn to live with it, which is kinda hard and frustrating at times like today i was making a cake and coulnt see the meserment marks on the measuring cup. its hard. where do you live? what do you like to do? i love dance, im on the dance team at my school :) hope to talk soon :)
do you have a facebook?
Jillian


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hey Jill, this is amanda. my best friend was born early too and dident really get it until she was little. she has an account on here but she never comes on, i can see but i understand a little. i will never fully understand what its like unless i ever loose my sight. but i still would like to talk if you ever want a friend who just listens im here


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My braillenote can't do email, facebook, or anything like that. The only thing I can do is talk on this website or on the phone.


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hey Sarah thats awesome!!!! i love riding horses! i love dance like it is truly my passion in my life which is kinda funny cuz with the rop i have ive been told that maybe i should pick a different hobby lol i said nope! i love dance, it makes me feel free from all the eye issues,i am even on the dance team at my school :) do you have a facebook? i live in montgomery, Texas in the middle of nowhere. lol wow 4 months, i was born three months and had alot of problems when i was born but im good now except for the eyes. do you have an email?
talk to ya soon :)
jillian


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Hi Jillian. Yes, I said 4 months. For fun, I like to go to amusement parks, listen to all kinds of music, watch movies, and rije my horse, and I have also been bungee jumping. I live in Hesperia, California. What do you like to do, and where do you live? Hope to talk to you soon!

Sarah


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hey tia :)
thats cool, im not really sure how this website works yet so im hoping somehow you will see this. i can do email or this or i have a faebook, do you have one? email might work best :) talk to ya soon. Jillian


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Hey Sarah :)
wow did you say 4 months early? thats pretty awesome that you made it! i was born three months to early and since i was born ive had 6 eye surgeries. too many in my opnion lol :) so what do you like to do? where do you live? i hope you see this, im not really sure how this website works yet


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Hi Jillian! I would love to be ur friend! I am Tia and I am 16. U posted on my post thanks for doing that! I am an easy person to talk to and I am ready to listen to u. Would u like to communacate other then this sight? I will leive that up to u. I can do email, instent messaging and skype! U can choos. Talk soon Tia


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Hello, Jillian. My name is Sarah. I'm 16, and have Rop too. I was born 4 months too early, and I had 3 surgeries and they got some of my left retina detached but not all of it. They couldn't get my right retina ajtached though. I suffer from depression. Hope to talk to you soon.


Sarah


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