Woman Who Dreamed To Be Blind Poured Drain Cleaner In Her Eyes

Woman Who Dreamed To Be Blind Poured Drain Cleaner In Her Eyes
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We all have weird dreams about our future, but you will be surprised to know Jewel Shuping always dreamed of her blindness. She was so obsessed with this dream that she actually tried to convert it into reality.

Surprised? Read her story and you will know the truth behind this scary dream.

She was suffering from Body Integrity Identity Disorder (BIID) and it's terrifying to see people with this disorder get trains to run over their legs, freeze dry their legs, or fall off cliffs to try to paralyse themselves. It is obviously dangerous, taking a lesson from her decision Ms Shuping has decided to raise help raise public awareness of BIID and to encourage people with the condition to seek professional help.

Share her story and create awareness about BIID, because if a person makes terrific decision due to this illness, it is not a choice, it's a need based on a disorder of the brain.

Jewel Shuping's dream to become blind started in childhood where she would pretend by wearing dark glasses.

Jewel Shuping's dream to become blind started in childhood where she would pretend by wearing dark glasses.

According to doctors she was suffering from Body Integrity Identity Disorder (BIID), a condition in which able-bodied people believe they are meant to be disabled.

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She said 'By the time I was six I remember that thinking about being blind made me feel comfortable. '

She said 'By the time I was six I remember that thinking about being blind made me feel comfortable. '
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But this doesn't end here during her teenage she would spend hours staring at the sun, watching sunspots and solar storms after her mother told her it would damage her eyes.

With growing age she started wearing thick black sunglasses and pretended to be blind.

With growing age she started wearing thick black sunglasses and pretended to be blind.
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She said 'I was 'blind-simming', which is pretending to be blind, but the idea kept coming up in my head and by the time I was 21 it was a non-stop alarm that was going off,'

What happened next will shock you!

What happened next will shock you!
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Determined to turn her dream into a reality, Ms Shuping found a psychologist willing to help her become blind and took the necessary steps in 2006.

She began with numbing eyedrops in her eyes followed by a couple of drops of drain cleaner in each eye.

She began with numbing eyedrops in her eyes followed by a couple of drops of drain cleaner in each eye.
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Ms Shuping admitted the process was extremely painful.

She said 'My eyes were screaming and I had some drain cleaner going down my cheek burning my skin. But all I could think was 'I am going blind, it is going to be okay.'

She said 'My eyes were screaming and I had some drain cleaner going down my cheek burning my skin. But all I could think was 'I am going blind, it is going to be okay.'
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Can you believe this? She actually did that!

It took about six months for the damage to fully take effect.

It took about six months for the damage to fully take effect.
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Medics at a hospital tried to save her vision, against her wishes, but they were permanently damaged.

Ms Shuping's family have disowned her after learning it wasn't an accident.

Ms Shuping's family have disowned her after learning it wasn't an accident.
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She was happy to get blind and felt delighted over this event.