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TOPIC: what about the things I shouldn't do?

what about the things I shouldn't do? 1 month 10 hours ago #237359

I've a friend with severe AMD which means she only has a tiny bit of peripheral vision left, I get blackouts with no warning. Obviously we've both surrendered our driving licences but we both cycle and walk locally. She has crashed into a few poles, I've blacked out but always fall to the left, rather than into the traffic. Public transport is rubbish here, and when I blacked out on a bus I was told that "people like you shouldn't be let out alone" and when it happened in a taxi "I'm not running a private ambulance service". So if I'm at f2f and get asked how I get to the doctor or dentist what do I say? I'm not going to lie, do I say I cycle and list all the risks? Wear a short-sleeved t-shirt so I can point out the scar from the elbow surgery from one cycle trip gone wrong?

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what about the things I shouldn't do? 1 month 4 hours ago #237363

HI Elizabeth

My only advice is to be open and honest and explain fully how your condition affects you and how you try to cope with your condition.

Gary

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