I started reading “The Gerson Therapy” again. This time in desperation. After a five day long headache something had to change. Too tired to attack a diet change head but with enough energy to ease into it, I began by making the simple Hippocrates soup (certain vegetables cooked and blended together) recommended for daily consumption. … More The Gerson Therapy – a book about getting well.
Yesterday, after days of low energy, I had had enough of feeling tired. I had my grandkids here, asking to help me . . . no . . . begging to help me so they could earn video game time. I decided I really just needed to eat some chocolate so I would have enough … More Wahls Protocol : Day 15, Rationalization
“The Whals Protocol” by Terry Wahls is a book about eating to eliminate inflammation in the body. This book is “A radical new way to treat all Chroinic autoimmune conditions using Paleo principles.”– Quote from book cover. Dr. Wahls was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), and after years of treating her disease the traditional way, … More "The Whals Protocol" by Terry Wahls, M.D. : A Book Review
“The nervous system of the gut contains about one hundred million nerve cells — we have as many in the small intestine alone as there are in our entire spine! These nerves do more than coordinate the digestion and absorption of food and the elimination of waste — they also form part of our sensory … More Toot, Toot, Toot My Own Horn . . . I'm Right, I'm Right, the Belly IS the Master Brain . . . Dr. Mate Says So!
I am reading, for the second time, “When the Body Says No; Understanding the Stress-Disease Connection”. The connection between the emotions and the physical body play a more important role than many people realize. Dr. Mate recognizes and writes about this in very definite ways. The first time I read this book I was looking … More “When The Body Says No; Understanding the Stress-Disease Connection” by Gabor Mate, M.D. A Book Review
One of the words Patricia Evans talks about in her book “The Verbally Abusive Relationship” is the word “should”. To tell someone they “should” do this, or “should” do that, is a controlling way of communicating. Shoulding is of the ways we abuse ourselves and others. Shoulding suggests shame if you don’t do what you … More Is Someone Shoulding on you? Are You Shoulding on Yourself?
Little Girl followed a ways behind Coyote, following his trail of trodden grass and scattered seeds. The trail led her on a wander, turning this way and that, criss crossing other trails and roads, without time or destination, until the trail ended at a border of tall pine trees. Little Girl cautiously approached, not sure … More Alone in the Woods : Part 2
This morning I weighed 163 pounds. This is down from my beginning weight of 175 by 12 pounds. My goal is 145 pounds. I’m almost half way there. I created a new recipe this morning because all my favorite foods were all eaten up. Avocado, Raisin, Coconut Mash: One avocado Handful of raisins Handful of … More Medical Medium Diet : My New Favorite Recipe
At this point in my journey I believe the most important thing we gain in this life is our relationships. This means connecting with others. Not only with other people, but with everything that exists. I know this probably sounds a little “woo woo” but I guess I am a little woo woo. Lol! To … More About Michele