Like mice following the pied piper, the sun calls us out of homes and offices.
Summer is here! Last week, I caught myself sprinting towards the summer season, eyes closed, arms open, screaming, “Where have you been sun? Grass? Birds and flowers! Ahhhh so nice!”
The calendar is filling up with trips, weddings, and baseball games.
Whew… This week I’m taking a break.
See, I caught myself about to make a very familiar mistake. Failing to plan for a new season of weather and how it changes my life. And based on some of the conversations I’ve been having with private 1-on-1 clients, it’s likely you might be walking right into the same sunny trap yourself. [click to continue…]
In the above picture, you’re looking at my annual re-testing regimen. It includes an array of the best quality blood testing, urine testing, saliva testing, and stool testing… OH MY!
In total, this year it came out to $2,057 worth of testing.
Here’s the breakdown of my annual re-testing regimen:
- Metametrix #2105 DNA/PCR Stool Test
- Metametrix #0291 Organic Acids Urine Test
- BioHealth #205 Functional Adrenal Stress Profile Saliva Test
- BioHealth #401H GI Pathogen Screen Stool Test
- Dr. Kalish’s Mind Mapping Brain Chemistry Testing (Urine)
- A LabCorp Comprehensive Blood Test Panel
Why spend so much on testing… especially when I feel better than ever?
Because I’m committed to completely reversing my chronic illness, no matter what it takes… no matter what the cost.
I take my annual checkup very seriously. It’s how I monitor my healing journey. It’s how I make sure the problems I’ve already overcome aren’t rearing their ugly head again. And it’s how I learn even more from my Functional Medicine mentors about reversing chronic illness…
Not only that, but ultimately, it’s how I uncover the deeper root causes of my disease.
Because overcoming chronic illness is like peeling back the layers of an onion
(Yes, I know it’s cliché…)
But it’s true.
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Cleaning a dirty mirror is so gratifying.
Stepping back to admire your work, you see it…
The ONE spot that is always missed.
Our brains are wired to focus on that which sticks out. Like the one small scratch on an otherwise new car. Or the one zit on a face. And it’s almost impossible to look away once you see it. [click to continue…]
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Recently I posted this picture on Facebook of myself at the gym… not because I love to stand in front of the mirror and look at myself, but because I hated being there that night.
Every bone in my body wanted to go to bed.
Every ounce of my being wanted to watch a movie instead.
To be doing ANYTHING other than working out that night.
But somehow I found myself standing there, lifting heavy things, despite it all.
“So why didn’t I want to go to the gym that night?”
It was a busy weekend with the kids, I was tired, and I had a lot of work to do the next morning…
The list goes on and on and on.
But I was there. And that’s why this picture was required. To share in this moment with you.
To share in the truth about me that night, that “I didn’t wanna work out cuz I felt lazy.”
I’ll admit I sounded like my 4-year old saying that.
But there’s always a deeper, hidden truth inside…
Notice the big red box around the picture. This is what was going through my head that night… what got my ass to the gym that night…
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It’s cheap, anti-inflammatory and feels amazing, so why aren’t we talking more about sex and orgasms as an additional natural part of our recovery?
Maybe… but I think for me, back when my belly hurt or I spent my afternoon on the toilet, I wasn’t feeling all that sexy. And, sex wasn’t the first thing that came to mind for me during those moments when I was sick.
If you’re feeling anything like I did 4 years ago, then I’ve got something really cool (and sexy) to share with you today.
Our friend Sean Croxton from Underground Wellness is hosting a free 7-day event called, “The Sexy Back Summit.”
Click here to register (it’s free)
This is important to me because an orgasm is one of the best things you can do when you feel bad and there’s TONS of science to back me up on this…
In mere moments, all your pain can fade away
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