May 19, 2015: Day 14: Water

It’s not easy. In one of the lectures here at the fasting center, Dr. Goldhamer explained that the most successful participants often have a strong, present motivation that responds to the fast quickly.  For example, someone with chronic pain whose pain vanishes as they fast, will likely continue their fast, and continue eating their bland, […]

May 7, 2015: Day 2 of Water Only

Hello hello:)  I sailed pretty smoothly through the last day of juice and yesterday, began the first day of water.  My caffeine headache had passed and everything was fairly calm.  I felt some distracting hunger pangs in the afternoon but nothing horrific.  I did a little bit of tai chi, meditation exercises, a yoga class […]

May 5, 2015: Preparation

When I went back to the Doctor a couple of weeks ago, a new lab test showed that the strong medications I had taken, had indeed gotten rid of the amoeba in my gut.  That is huge.  Like STEP ONE:  The Amoeba Has Left The Premises. To approach STEP TWO:  Assess and Repair Damage Done […]

April 14, 2015: A Healing In Progress

Hello hello:)  Several layers of things going on.  As others who have dealt with health challenges well understand, my healing is at or near the forefront of almost everything I do.  An alert, instinctive part of me continually assesses my energy level, what remains in the day to attend to, how many hours of energy […]

March 25, 2015: What To Say?

Hello My Beautiful Little Blog World:) Where have I been?  What’s going on?  Where am I? This post probably needs Haiku. Cocoon gather white Tremble in uncertain winds Hold tight, unfolding. Hopefully that explains it all to you, yes?  Oh, not completely?  Okay, I’ll try straight talk…much harder to do. The Short Version: In the […]

Sublime Natural Beauty:

I’m sitting under palm trees swaying in an ocean breeze, with birds calling and soft waves rolling in and out.  My daughters are running around me in a made up game of tag-ball-hide in the hammock-climb on Mommy-jump off and dance.  My very remarkable, kind-hearted Auntie Brenda is sitting next to me enjoying a book.  […]