I Want My Eyesight

I’ve been in Italy for the past week—part of a dream vacation my husband and I have been planning with our two daughters for years. And in case I needed a reminder of just how critical eyesight is, this trip has been it. Whether it’s navigating crowds, catching trains, climbing stairs or playing cards with […]

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Healing my Eyesight from RP: My Journey to Date

It’s been five months since I first started out on my eyesight-healing quest and a lot has changed in terms of my healing strategy. In the beginning, I thought it would revolve entirely around acupuncture and Chinese herbs. I’m a big believer in Traditional Chinese Medicine. The benefits of acupuncture for the treatment of RP […]

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Strengthening My Chi to Heal My Eyesight

I had a meltdown in Dr. Yu’s office last week. I was exhausted and stressed trying to meet a production deadline for the teen writing and publishing program I’m involved with—so much so that I lost focus of the real purpose of the program and the joy that comes with it. The minute I took […]

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Getting Healthy to Help My Eyesight

I felt powerless when I started my journey to heal my eyesight in early February. After yet another visit with a top retinal specialist who told me I had no control over the progression of my Retinitis Pigmentosa, I was convinced that my only hope for eyesight rested in the hands of Dr. Weidong Yu […]

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Getting Back on Track

I’m back after two weeks of hard-core editing to help a group of amazing teens publish their life stories in an upcoming teen story anthology. It’s such a cool project (see the book cover the students designed). It’s also taken a bit of a toll on my eyes. I had planned to return to the […]

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Reclaiming Her Eyesight, Life through Wellspring Clinic

You wouldn’t guess by observing her that Lindsey Lee Bradford has Retinitis Pigmentosa. During my brief introductory visit at the Wellspring Clinic in Vancouver last month, I watched with envy as Lindsey glided through the small, bustling office with ease while I tentatively made my way around. Later, talking with her, I discovered that she’s […]

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