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Hello. This is all new to me, I have never signed up to any forums or groups before.

I am having to get used to being on my own now as my husband passed away 18 months ago. I used to be an active person but since glaucoma has stopped me from driving a car I now rely on my daughter and son in law who now live with me.

I also sold my home, of 37 years and bought the one we now live in. I retired from my employment after almost 22 years and until my husband became ill about 10 years ago we enjoyed cruise holidays every year. I am unable to do most of my hobbies mainly due to my eyesight and a pair of wobbly legs that sometimes go in different directions.

I am Mum to two daughters and Nan to 4 grandchildren and Grt Nan to 5 Grt Grandchildren. The latest was born 6 weeks premature just 3 weeks ago.

I would like to hear from folk if possible, just to know mainly that there is life beyond the end of my drive. Thank you. Cathie

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28th Sep 2021 22:22:40
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Hello Swinger, I hope you find this post. Your story is very similar to mine, except that it happened about 17 years ago, and thankfullydue to a skilful NHS doctor I have full sight in one eye after a cataract op, and fair sight in the other.. I am probably at least a decade older than you, and there is still life and people beyond the end of the drive. It is good that you reached out.
Have a l;ook round the site and add your own comments on things that interest you and I am sure you will get some response. Personally I love gardening and I have a small greenhouse and some raised beds which make it easy to continue. Do you still knit for your grandchildren, I have found some easy toy patterns and my gt grand Daughter loves the results. I also joined the local branch of the Pensioners association which has just started meeting again, I used to take a neighbour and friend who is also poor sighted. It is worth asking around your neighbourhood. Take heart and persevere!!!

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