Woman who was blinded for life after she gouged out her own EYES

(THIS ARTICLE IS COURTESY OF THE UK NEWSPAPER ‘THE MIRROR’)

 

Woman who was blinded for life after she gouged out her own EYES explains why she did it

Kaylee Muthart pulled her both eyes from their sockets while hallucinating outside the church in South Carolina, US

Kaylee Muthart is blind for life after tearing her eyes out in front of horrified worshippers outside a US church(Image: Facebook)
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A woman blinded herself for life when she gouged out her eyes outside a church.

Kaylee Muthart said she was a straight-A student before she started drinking and smoking weed in her late teens.

But after dropping out of school, the 20-year-old was given a joint laced with methamphetamine and it made her feel ‘closer to God’.

After being diagnosed with bipolar disorder and having a mental breakdown, Kaylee said she sought out the high she first experienced last summer again and again.

The consequences of her drug addiction were reported around the world in February when she pulled her eyes from their sockets while hallucinating outside a church in South Carolina, US.

Kaylee Muthart said she had been a straight-A student before she started drinking and smoking weed in her late teens (Image: Facebook)

“I was hallucinating, so my memories are fuzzy,” Kaylee told Cosmopolitan .

“I remember thinking that someone had to sacrifice something important to right the world, and that person was me. I thought everything would end abruptly and everyone would die if I didn’t tear out my eyes immediately.”

She added: “I pushed my thumb, pointer, and middle finger into each eye. I gripped each eyeball, twisted, and pulled until each eye popped out of the socket — it felt like a massive struggle, the hardest thing I ever had to do.

“Because I could no longer see, I don’t know if there was blood. But I know the drugs numbed the pain.”

Last summer she was given a joint laced with methamphetamine and it made her feel ‘closer to God’(Image: Facebook)

Terrified worshippers rushed out of the church in Anderson after hearing Kaylee screams, but she fought them off. A pastor said he saw her squeezing her own eyeballs in her hands while they were still attached to her head.

“I’m pretty sure I would have tried to claw right into my brain if a pastor hadn’t heard me screaming, “I want to see the light!” — which I don’t recall saying — and restrained me,” Kaylee said .

“He later said, when he found me, that I was holding my eyeballs in my hands. I had squished them, although they were somehow still attached to my head.”

By the time medics were able to calm her enough to help, it was too late to save her sight.

Kaylee spent a week in hospital before being transferred to a psychiatric in-patient treatment facility.

Terrified worshippers rushed out of the church in Anderson after hearing Kaylee screams, but she fought them off (Image: Facebook)

She says she suffered from bad headaches behind her eye sockets for about a month after being admitted, but refused to take strong painkillers because she was determined to stay of drugs.

Now Kaylee and her mum, Katy Tompkins, want to warn others about the dangers of methamphetamine, and are appealing for help to fund a service dog.

Writing on a GoFundMe appeal page , Katy said: “Like so many, she fell victim to the dangerous reality of methamphetamine.

“As we prepare for the long road to getting her situated in her new life we are asking for your help.”

Now Kaylee wants to warn others about the dangers of methamphetamine (Image: Facebook)

Updating supporters about her daughter’s progress she wrote: “She is trying so hard to get her thoughts back together but unfortunately when she was under the influence of methamphetamine, pure evil, she saw things she cannot unsee.

https://get.convrse.media/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.mirror.co.uk%2Fnews%2Fus-news%2Fwoman-who-blinded-life-after-12163539&cre=bottom&cip=29&tags=%5B%22Hospitals%22%2C%22Mental%20health%22%2C%22Drugs%22%5D&section=news“They are still in her memories. She doesn’t want them to be but she is trying her best to work through it.

“Thankfully, as time progresses, with much support and her therapy, we can help her to understand that things that she was seeing and thinking at that time, were not true or real.”

(Humor/Dark Poem) In My Eyes (The Mirror)

In My Eyes (The Mirror)

 

In my bathroom mirror, I see but a grain of sand

How is it that one such as I could an ego possess

How could anyone look upon one such as I am

This old man, and entertain a single thought of lust

 

 

In my mirror I see my head shiny and balding

Hair now only tends to grow from my nose and ears

Hair from these strange places, yet not upon my head

Even with these old eyes I can see my belly swaying

This front porch hiding by belt loops and even my shoes

 

 

So many years of my life all I did was work like a dog

Army lightning strike tore up this body’s quality of life

Never anytime for any recreation or play, just work

The reflection in my bathrooms mirror do I laugh, or cry

I see my store-bought teeth, in their container a waiting

 

 

In my mirror I see all these things I wish I didn’t recognize

With my store-bought eyeballs a hanging on this old ugly face

Now in my shower I think of a real great entertaining thought

If I leave these store-bought glasses in the top drawer of my desk

For a moment this old mans flaws maybe I can wash down the drain

Head in the sand, if you can’t see them, maybe they went away

 

 

Now all things in my mirror are blurring, I can’t see for the fog

Young man in my mind but not in the passages of my heart

Thinking of my loved one’s I will soon be once again seeing

I lay here beneath the mirror waiting the last tick of the clock

Comfort of Soul I lay here upon my bathroom floor expiring

This old ugly man I wonder if the Lord will recognize who I am

(Humor/Dark Poem) In My Eyes (The Mirror)

In My Eyes (The Mirror)

 

In my bathroom mirror, I see but a grain of sand

How is it that one such as I could an ego possess

How could anyone look upon one such as I am

This old man, and entertain a single thought of lust

 

 

In my mirror I see my head shiny and balding

Hair now only tends to grow from my nose and ears

Hair from these strange places, yet not upon my head

Even with these old eyes I can see my belly swaying

This front porch hiding by belt loops and even my shoes

 

 

So many years of my life all I did was work like a dog

Army lightning strike tore up this body’s quality of life

Never anytime for any recreation or play, just work

The reflection in my bathrooms mirror do I laugh, or cry

I see my store-bought teeth, in their container a waiting

 

 

In my mirror I see all these things I wish I didn’t recognize

With my store-bought eyeballs a hanging on this old ugly face

Now in my shower I think of a real great entertaining thought

If I leave these store-bought glasses in the top drawer of my desk

For a moment this old mans flaws maybe I can wash down the drain

Head in the sand, if you can’t see them, maybe they went away

 

 

Now all things in my mirror are blurring, I can’t see for the fog

Young man in my mind but not in the passages of my heart

Thinking of my loved one’s I will soon be once again seeing

I lay here beneath the mirror waiting the last tick of the clock

Comfort of Soul I lay here upon my bathroom floor expiring

This old ugly man I wonder if the Lord will recognize who I am

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