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MY JOURNEY IN SIGHT – PART 11

I thought I’d give acupuncture a try but I’m not sure I’m going to “stick with it.” I am so photogenic. I smile for pictures even with needles in me! Continue reading

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MY JOURNEY IN SIGHT – PART 10

My eyesight journey has been challenging, but thankfully I have reached a better place and want to share where I currently am. Continue reading

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MY JOURNEY IN SIGHT – PART 6

Sometimes, if feels like my eye problems have taken over my life. I seldom perform with my guitar anymore and prefer to be in my apartment Continue reading

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MY JOURNEY IN SIGHT – PART 5

Just like grief, I decided to see if I could find others that might have wisdom to help me. I discovered an online support group for people suffering with (get ready for a complicated name): Chronic Dry Eyes & Chronic Blepharitis. Continue reading

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MY JOURNEY IN SIGHT – PART 4

My eyesight problems remind me of my true weakness. I survived my empty marriage by ignoring the things that upset me – I looked the other way. But where do I look now? Not only can’t I escape fog and dirty vision, I’m in pain and it’s too much. Continue reading

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MY JOURNEY IN SIGHT – PART 3

I simply want to live without my eyes making me crazy! Continue reading

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MY JOURNEY IN SIGHT – PART 2

Today I had an appointment with my regular doctor. He was very sympathetic and kind as he looked right into my pained eyes. I could feel my lip trembling as I thanked him for being my advocate. Continue reading

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MY JOURNEY IN SIGHT – PART 1

As my eye condition began to overwhelm me, it reminded me very much of grief. What I am sharing is an expression of complete vulnerability. I am honest and raw. Continue reading

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MY TEARS I HIDE

Grief is part of life. In an instant, we can lose something that we take for granted. Time might heal, but moves slowly when you are in pain. No one else can truly know of our pain unless they are also living with it. I do maintain hope that I will feel better soon, but at this moment I am simply putting one foot in front of the other. Continue reading

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MY TRUE COMPANION

As a writer, my mood and how I see things is very much affected by when I write. To actually write about feelings as events occur is extremely touching for me. I have raw emotions that I am certain other people could relate to. Writing something later on is completely different, because I am more detached. But while things are happening, sharing is my way of expressing myself with complete honesty instead of holding it in. For such a long time, I did not share my true feelings with anyone. Continue reading

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