Staying the Course

I saw Patrick Kennedy on 60 Minutes Sunday night and listened to him talk about his ongoing battle with alcoholism and mental illness. He pointed out that while he has been sober for five years, he realizes that this is a battle he’ll have to fight every day for the rest of his life—that when […]

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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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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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Inexpensive Ways to Preserve and Improve Eyesight

Now that I’m convinced Traditional Chinese Medicine—combined with diet and lifestyle changes—can help heal my eyesight from Retinitis Pigmentosa, I’m obsessed with learning as much as possible about what I can do to preserve and improve my vision. And I want to share it here for anyone who is interested. Before I write more, I […]

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