the pain started on New Year's Eve 2015. excruciating stomach pain. I remember describing the pain as if someone stabbed me in the stomach with a knife and left it in.
on the way to the ER in an ambulance, I remember begging the paramedics to give me something - anything - for the pain. when we finally got to the ER I felt a sense of relief because now the doctors could run some tests and I could get some answers. I just wanted to get diagnosed so we could starting treating my pain!
but as hours went by, all the results for my tests were the same: 100% normal. "how is that even possible?!!" in the end, my long, disappointing night ended with a bottle of prescription pain killers, a huge ER bill (and ambulance bill), and every doctor staring at me and just shrugging their shoulders. I was so confused and upset.
fast forward a few years and my symptoms only got worse: severe bloating, chronic UTIs, anxiety, depression, brain fog, memory loss, insomnia, night terrors, vertigo, panic attacks, menstrual pain, cystic acne, heart palpitations, migraines, chronic fatigue, and more. I had been diagnosed with SIBO, Lyme disease, gastritis, narcolepsy, mercury poisoning, and mold toxicity, and was on over a dozen types of prescription medication but I was still getting worse and worse.
after leaving the ER for the millionth time I remember thinking: "I can't do this anymore. these doctors clearly don't have the tools to help me... so I'm going to have to be my own doctor." and that's exactly what I did.
my first experience with holistic nutrition was after watching a documentary called "what the health" on netflix. the premise was simple: that a plant-based diet can cure and even REVERSE chronic illness symptoms. "screw it!" I thought to myself, "I'll try it. I have nothing to lose." so I adapted a plant-based diet for 30 days. and after the month was complete, I had eliminated 50% OF MY SYMPTOMS. umm WHAT?! can it really be THAT simple?
I dove in deeper. I learned about pesticides, heavy metals, and other toxic chemicals in our environment that we are exposed to every day. I knew I was on the right track. and then my life changed forever when my coworker showed me the instagram page of Anthony William (AKA the Medical Medium). Anthony claims that he was born with the unique ability to converse with the Spirit of Compassion, who provides him with extraordinarily accurate health information that's far ahead of its time. it honestly sounded too good to be true to me, but I still had a lot of symptoms to heal so I immediately implemented his protocol.
today, I have healed 95% of my chronic illness symptoms on the Medical Medium protocol. and I am off 100% of my prescription medication. who knew plants could be so POWERFUL.
after I healed myself I knew that I couldn't stop there - I needed to help others break free. so I enrolled in the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, the world's largest online nutrition school, and after a year of training I became a certified holistic health coach. I have learned reputable alternative healing modalities, healthy cooking skills and habits, hundreds of different dietary theories, and attended various wellness conferences/seminars/workshops with doctors, authors, psychologists, chefs, and other holistic professionals from all over the world. and now I'm here - ready to help you live your best life.
if you are struggling with chronic illness or just simply want to live a healthier lifestyle, I am here for you. I know what it's like to be sick for years, be in constant pain, and feel completely and utterly hopeless. HEALTH IS YOUR BIRTHRIGHT. you deserve to live a pain-free and fulfilling life! don't keep covering up your symptoms with medication. instead, get to the ROOT CAUSE of your symptoms and start healing your mind, body, and soul. you DESERVE to heal, you CAN heal, and I will do everything in my power to get you there.
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