NC woman reportedly got ‘sympathetic psychologist’ to help her blind herself with drain cleaner

NC woman reportedly got ‘sympathetic psychologist’ to help her blind herself with drain cleaner
Jewel Shuping of North Carolina, blinded by drain cleaner with the help of a "sympathetic psychologist." (Image via UK Mirror)

[Ed. – If a psychologist actually helped her with this, that individual needs to be sanctioned within an inch of his or her life.]

Jewel has Body Integrity Identity Disorder (BIID), a condition in which able-bodied people believe they are meant to be disabled.

Her need to lose her sight was so strong that in 2006 she decided to blind herself – by having a sympathetic psychologist pour DRAIN CLEANER into her eyes. …

Determined to make her dream a reality, Jewel found a psychologist willing to help her become blind – an act which she compares to a deaf person wanting to get a cochlear implant.

The psychologist put in numbing eyedrops – acquired by Jewel during a special visit to Canada – and then a couple of drops of drain cleaner in each eye.

Jewel said: “It hurt, let me tell you. 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.”

Despite the hospital’s attempts to save her vision – against her wishes – they were permanently damaged, although it took around half a year for the damage to take affect.

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