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Two Years Into My Eyesight Saving Quest: What I’ve Learned

I’m writing this from a ski resort in Northern Idaho—the same ski resort where I hit rock bottom two years ago and decided to do everything in my power to save my eyesight. I started this quest hoping that if I fought hard enough, I could regain my eyesight and get back to a normal-sighted […]

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Quinoa Chop Chop Salad from Claire’s Kitchen

My friend, Claire Thornburgh, is a fabulous cook who is living proof that life can still be enjoyed incorporating an anti-inflammatory diet. She’s generously agreed to share some of her favorite recipes with all of us on a regularly basis– starting with her Quinoa Chop Chop Salad. Claire: This is a favorite in or household—lots of […]

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Falling Down and Standing Back Up

So after making it the entire month of September on a fairly strict anti-inflammatory diet (no dairy, no gluten, no corn, no beef…and only an occasional glass of red wine), I fell off the wagon in a big way this past week. The culprit? Travel. I seem to be fine when I’m at home, but […]

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Taking Charge of Our Eye Health

When I first started on this eyesight healing quest in early February 2013, I was at the lowest point in my life. After waiting for six months to see a retinal specialist because I’d heard she was starting stem cell clinical trials, I was told that RP was an orphan disease and was too low […]

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Doubling Down on an Anti-Inflammatory Diet

I’ve got to admit, this whole diet shift is a hard one for me. I love all the foods I’m supposed to avoid – with cheese topping the list. But I’ve learned way too much about the role inflammation plays in degenerative disease to keep dabbling on the sidelines. So, starting Now, I’m taking the […]

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Treating RP: Think of It Like a Jigsaw Puzzle

Every week I receive three or four emails from people who are suffering from RP and want to know exactly how much my eyesight has benefitted from the acupuncture treatment I receive and the overall diet and lifestyles changes I’ve made. “Do you really see improvements,” people will ask. “Exactly how much has your vision […]

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Dr. Miller’s New Book on Healing Eyesight Free Today

I first met Dr. Damon Miller six years ago, when I traveled to California to meet him and start on his Better Eye Health Program — a home treatment program which includes eye exercises, acupressure, color lamp therapy, micro-current stimulation, stress management and a variety of vitamins and minerals. Dr. Miler, who is a board-certified MD, naturopath and […]

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The Battle Against Inflammation

My new friend, Joseph, turned me on to this website. It’s called Deflame, and it’s packed with great information about the dangers of inflammation and ways to reduce inflammation in your body. I know it’s hard to break eating habits and revamp diets. Believe me, I know. But there is so much research now about […]

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A Year Into My Eyesight Healing Quest – What I’ve Learned

It’s been a year since I walked into yet another retinal specialist’s office—this time hoping that her stem cell research might offer an answer for my eyesight—only to be told once again that there is no hope for me and that I was quickly running out of time. Though I’m still paying off that visit […]

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