Archive for the 'Emotional Health' Category

 A Fresh Approach to Eyesight Preservation

Living with RP is a journey—a fact that is hammered home countless times a day and over the course of time. The obstacles are familiar and legion – from a small barking of shins on an open dishwasher door to the larger more difficult loss of independence and a driver’s license. Like all journeys, this […]

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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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My Holiday RP Strategy

I’ve been trying to find the energy to post about micro-current stimulation and fulvic acid for the past few days. But between Christmas tree hunting, holiday shopping, having fun with my family and …well…parties, it’s been pushed to the back of my mind. What I know for sure at this point is that there is […]

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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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Emotional Trauma and Retinitis Pigmentosa

Six years ago I traveled to the Bay area to meet with Dr. Damon Miller, undergo detox and get started on his Better Eye Health home treatment program. I knew from my initial phone consultation with him that his treatment approach emphasized both physical and emotional health. But I was still surprised when he asked […]

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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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RP-Free Moments from All of You

I’ve loved reading these ENJOYING LIFE posts from all of you. It’s inspiring and such a reminder to embrace the moment and Live Life.  If any of you are looking for some great ideas for bringing joy to your weekend, read the lists and posts below. Erin from Texas: Playing outside in the water with […]

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Taking a Break from RP

I love hiking and nature. So for Mother’s Day, I told my husband and two daughters that I wanted to head to Discovery Park—a huge wildlife park in Seattle that features a variety of hiking trails, including one that takes hikers down to the beach and to a very cool, old lighthouse. My daughters ran […]

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A Shift in Mindset

Last year at around this time, I was holed up in a hotel room—sobbing over my latest doomed prognosis from a retinal specialist while my husband and two daughters bonded on the ski slopes. This was our third family ski trip and like the others before it, I chose to sit it out, telling myself […]

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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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