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Hey Ken:

I have always been afraid and think it’s not safe to talk about certain things.
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I got a product and my health is actually went downhill since I got it and  I wondered if anybody else you knew has complained or mentioned it. The product Cannabis Oil and suppositories two different times extremely expensive has glycerin in it and I don’t know if I’m just sensitive to the glycerin or I’ve been scammed.  I really don’t know, however,    I got seriously sick and since I’ve been using it. As I gave it many months of keep trying    it in different ways.  Maybe it’s a reaction from the all the antibiotics that I have taken     to the cannabis oil. Idk 🙁
 
THE oil was expensive First time was $270 for oil and the second time was $250                for the 40 suppositories!!!
 

So I only got half an order for the first time because I couldn’t afford the price                 that she wanted she wanted 500.

 
I have a systemic infection I’ve had for years that just moves from one place to the other.  I also saw a infectious disease doctor that told me I would have severe sepsis someday because of all the antibiotics but the antibiotics is saved my life at this point. However,  my stomach and my intestines are really bad. They told me I had a mass in my kidney and I have pain on that side …but I now suspect… that it’s also in my colon right there because they told me I had a bowel Loop. I just have way too much going on and it’s so hard to keep up with all of it. And now I have a colon infection. I can barely keep ahead of it
 
Maybe there’s just an additive or something in it that my body can’t tolerate. I’ve got a serious colon infection since using the suppositories. I thought at first it was just because I was healing in reverse. I was taught that when you start healing everything doesn’t just magically go away you will heal going backwards in other words all your symptoms will reappear but in reverse.
 

Maybe I’m allergic to the glycerin :But  each time I took the oil my ears ring and I didn’t feel well. I’m scared Ken.   But I’m really really sick.  I’m trying to do better and eat better again I’m doing juicing everyday and coffee enemas.  However, I’m really scared. I’m really sick I can’t digest anything very well and it’s so extremely painful. And I really don’t talk to anyone at all about it. It is so hard some days. I’m really private and don’t like to blurt it out for the rest of the world to see.

Yes there has to be an answer somewhere Ken. I just keep trying all the time.

But there’s something in the oil that I’m having a reaction to. Because it makes my ears ring 2. The only thing that makes my ears ring is when I used to take Tylenol I will get a rash tonight my ears would ring so it’s some kind of filler or something that I’m reacting to. But I am not sure !!!

 I’m so tired it’s so hard to keep ahead of everything. I’m allergic to everything and it’s getting so very very hard for my body to accept anything. I’m trying really hard to get back to eating organic fruits and vegetables only. I live in an area of it doesn’t have the greatest access I have to drive an hour to go to the health food store so sometimes I buy things that aren’t organic.
 
Ken I would die before I would ever do chemo I don’t believe in it I could tell you the one thing that I probably would not have survived to now without and that’s the coffee enemas my pain level is extremely high without it I can’t get up and walk very well without it. Also the antibiotics that I have taken in my life was enough.
 
They are killing me at the same time saving me along with trying all different kinds of natural healing along with it. Can’t get the doctors to focus on what they need to focus on to help me. They always have their own agenda. Also my problems started many many years ago. I was shaving my underarms and nicked a mole. That was what started the downfall of my health.
 
The first doctor I saw said that it would either come out like a boil or it would go like feelers throughout the whole body. And that’s what happened and I never could get any doctor to help me in the beginning to room remove the mold or the infection they kept putting me off. Now it’s so deep in my body I can’t keep control of it.
 

I know that this is probably what’s going to end my life is infections

I’ve tried so many different things throughout the years and I can just keep it at Bay.
As I never have been able to totally heal it. 
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I had luck with Gerson’s but I had such a hard time by myself staying on it being able        to afford it and work full-time and take care of my family and survive and little by little.
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So  I came off of it. Keep me in your prayers can and I will do the same for you. You don’t have any idea what a blessing you are to all of us.

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Also I have had many many many traumas in my life. Physical and emotional. I usually live one minute at a time now. I don’t look forward too much. I have had more things than I want to share with anybody ever. I don’t want to put the burden on anyone else. I have wanted to j journal my feelings like you did in 2006.  I did start doing a video kind of as proof of something else that was going on. Then I got scared that someone else would find it and hurt me so I deleted everything. I used to be a writer but I stopped writing because of fear. I keep a bubble around myself a lot.
 
I think I’ve had PTSD since 1980 and I didn’t know it. My husband at the time beat the living crap out of me and I hid it from everyone but I completely shut down I didn’t even know how to show love for two or three years. I went through the motions but didn’t really do anything or know how to do anything I just existed through my day. Eventually I found it shirts and started changing for myself. But I’ve always had protection of myself since then. That is only one of a hundred things that’s ever happened.
 
Today  I love to enjoy being around people and making them happy and smile too.
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It’s very difficult right now because I’m so sick. I have recently found a new church          that I love I’ve missed for 2 weeks because I’ve been sick.
 
Usually when I start talking about things it’s like a flood gate opening I can’t stop it once it starts

 Be blessed Ken. Have a super great day.

Note: After talking to you this morning and getting outside                                                    and going swimming I feel better tonight !!!!  🙂

Living Really is Healing

Thank you very very much and also thank you for all you do to help.

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Autumn Leaves

           
Within this blog post:  I am retracing my steps since I began researching cancer in 2006. I am writing a blog that may help you with that overwhelming feeling.  Autumn Leaves is about racking up the leaves that have fallen, tunneling throw the pile and discovering the most colorful of leaves. I know like cancer research Leaves is more standard, although leafs does appear to be a valid alternative.
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 “Leaves” is how most people pronounce it and that is the officially accepted correct spelling, according to most sources. This is actually  not an uncommon pattern in English. The plural of calf is calves, the plural of loaf is loaves… It was probably just the natural evolution of  the language. The sound -vs sounds more natural to English speakers than -fs, and the spelling reflects the common pronunciation.
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  In my 1962 American College Dictionary the only plural of leaf listed is leaves, but in the recent Websters leafs is listed. Why would this be? What is the point of confusing our language further by changing the rules constantly? Much like cancer research from doctor to doctor what is said only causes confusion and that greater overwhelming feeling of will I ever make it through this cancer maize.
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  In early January my fathers health was tumbling from his experiences with chemo in 2015. His weight was at a lost “with full blown cachexia.” I had severe depression being treated with Lexapro when a neighbor came over with a letter he received about research out of University of Texas and aloe vera and cancer. Made me wonder if this would be true what else is out there that might help a cancer patient.
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If I only back then knew this :  There are six studies in recent years showing that cancer patients with the highest blood glucose levels survive least. And also in Jan 2014 (Cancer Watch) a study showing glucose causes cancer. Johns Hopkins Medical showed restricting glucose helped colorectal cancer survival. Diet and exercise were the two complementary therapies that the 2012 American Cancer Society report, covered in Cancer Watch 2012, concluded could increase survival and even prevent a cancer returning.

Weight loss can also be overcome through a healthy diet – you can always eat quality protein,  good fats  (fish oils, Extra Virgin olive oil, coconut oil and flaxseed) and raw vegetables that contain good calorie levels; you don´t have to eat chocolate cake and  sticky buns.

Cachexia means people actually die from the drugs they take. That is the fact that really has to be solved. Loading cows´ dairy (with growth hormone) and glucose into the body, merely feeds the cancer your oncologist is trying to eradicate.  Fact is that:  There are several research studies covered in CANCERactive showing taking a daily fish oil reduces cachexia risks.

There is almost vehemance against Hydrazine Sulphate from the orthodox medical community, yet anecdotes abound that it can do a job.

Here is one:  In 1987, Erna Kamen, a sixty-three-year-old lung cancer patient, was administered hydrazine sulfate after her discharge from a Sarasota, Florida, hospital. “Basically, my mother was sent home to die,” says Jeff Kamen, an Emmy-winning television reporter. “She´d lost a significant amount of weight by then, and she had no appetite and virtually no will to do anything.”

A doctor had told Jeff´s father, Ira Kamen, that hydrazine sulfate offered at least “a shot in the dark.” So one Monday in August 1987, a home nurse gave Mrs. Kamen one hydrazine sulfate pill shortly before serving lunch. “On Tuesday morning,” recalls Jeff, “there was a commotion in the house.  My mother had risen from her bed  like the phoenix rising from the ashes.  She was demanding that the nurse bring her downstairs  so that she could have breakfast with me. When people you love get into this kind of facedown with death, you´re just incredibly grateful for each moment.”   https://www.canceractive.com/cancer-active-page-link.aspx?n=456

(Excerpted from Options: The Alternative Cancer Therapy Book ISBN: 0895295105)

My interest in natural medicine started in January 2006 in that single instant.
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  In worse case scenario my father being stage 4 Leiomyosarcoma a cancer type that lingers until it becomes dragon like with its intent to kill you. My father was fully committed to saving his life with the only thing he knew that could in the end. From January until he passed away on April 3 2006. He drank an ounce of Aloe Vera 3 times daily. In that time we noticed and 8 cm shrinkage of that tumor which was extrusive and on his breast bone with 4 – 1inched legs growing threw the muscles in that area.
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  How do I know this fact:  when the mortician of the funeral home he was to be shown ask that was preparing her body for the viewing. He asked me if he could resurrect the tumor from the corpse so my father could be freed from the tumor at last. The agreement as “yes” if  I could hold the tumor and if he would slice into that tumor and tell me the color of the tissue and cells inside. Which he came back and told me the color was gray. Meaning the tumor was in apoptosis (pink means its fully alive and involved.) Which many in the medical profession will tell yon not so they have seen tumors in all colors?
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  I was computer illiterate at that time as my nephews and nieces began to show me computer . Then from that the internet as I began researching about aloe vera and cancer. With my initial findings being Father Romano Zago out of Brazil and his cancer protocol>>>The Aloe Arborescens Protocol for cancer has been around for many years and has been proven to be effective in advanced cancer patients. The protocol began in Brazil, then it traveled to Europe and is finally in America.

The protocol is designed to supercharge the immune system quickly. But no matter how it works on cancer, it safely gets rid of cancer cells and floods the body with super-nutrients.

Several books have been written on the protocol, each differing slightly from the other. A Catholic priest, Father Romano Zago, OFM, developed the official protocol and wrote the book on the history of the cure and details of its use. This book is called: Cancer Can Be Cured! The book has a long list of impressive case studies for different kinds of cancer.

Father Romano Zago also lists many nutrients in the plant and demonstrates that it is highly non-toxic. It would be very difficult, if not impossible, to overdose on this product.

Because this is a pure plant product (with honey and a distillate) it can be added to any other alternative cancer treatment. This protocol is rated as a “Stage IV Supplemental” treatment, which means it should be supplemented to the highly potent “Stage IV” protocols.

Fortunately for those in North America and Europe, where Aloe Arborescens is not grown or cultivated, a high-quality commercial version of the product is available for purchase over the Internet.  As it took me a few years to find this bit of information of more modern day research which I can no longer find on the internet and I am glad I filed it away:

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Dr. Lawrence G. Plaskett, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry among many other academic distinctions, states “The action of substances in Aloe vera does activate and intensify the immune response, and this constitutes one of the fundamental scientifically established actions of Aloe upon the body.”

It is in the boosting of the immune system’s response to antigens (foreign elements in the body) that Aloe vera has shown the most promise in treating cancer. Although no one is yet proposing that Aloe vera is a cure for cancer, it is clear from research conducted throughout the world over the past thirty years that Aloe vera and, in particular, certain specific substances in the plant – have very dramatic and impressive anti-cancer effects. Aloe vera has been demonstrated to enhance the immune system’s response to cancer, promote the growth of new and healthy cells, and reduce the overall viral load within the body thereby revitalizing the body in its fight against the cancer.

When radiation and chemotherapy are necessary, Aloe vera helps to minimize the damage done to the body by these treatments, which destroy healthy cells – particularly immune system cells – crucial to the body’s recovery. The use of Aloe vera enables the body to heal itself from cancer and the damage done to it by conventional treatment: the immune system is boosted, tumors shrink, metastases are reduced so the cancer does not spread, and new healthy cells begin to grow.

How can Aloe vera do all this?

An important aspect in the theory as to the cause of cancer is that the onset of the disease is due to a failure of the immune system to respond properly to the development of cancer cells in the body. This has given rise to an area of cancer research called immunotherapy. It is generally accepted that the human body is forced to handle the incidence of cancer on a regular basis, and that the immune system responds to the growth of cancer cells routinely. Cancerous cells develop due to a variety of pathogens which the body encounters and overcomes daily.

Varying theories which attribute the onset of cancer to abnormal radiation exposure, environmental contaminants, pollution, preservatives and chemicals in the food supply, lack of proper nutrition, stress, viruses, genetics or whatever else, may very well all be correct. That is to say, there might be any number of variables that cause cancerous cells to begin to form. According to this understanding of cancer, it is when the immune system is compromised and cannot fight off the growth of abnormal cells that the cancer takes hold, and a tumor begins to form. Further compromise of the immune system to respond to cancer cell growth determines whether the body develops cancer or successfully eliminates the abnormal cells and remains healthy.

A brief explanation of the important parts of the immune system will make the amazing benefits of Aloe vera in the treatment of cancer more clear. White blood cells are the most crucial part of the body’s immune system. Certain chemical signals released by tissues in response to an antigen (foreign particles in the body) attract white blood cells, which respond by concentrating in the affected tissue.

Neutrophils are the first cells to respond  to an infection and they “eat” the foreign particles. The swelling associated with infections is due in part to enzymes released by neutrophils in this process. Monocytes follow up by “eating” larger particles that could   not be handled by the neutrophils as well as the neutrophils that died as a result of    having eaten the foreign particles.

The moncytes release a number of chemicals which play crucial roles in the fighting of infection, including interferon and interleukin. These chemicals stimulate lymphocytes    to continue the response to the antigen. The white blood cells break the antigen down   into fragments, which the lymphocytes can chemically recognize and respond to. The  most common lymphocytes are B-cells, which kill foreign antigens, and “helper” cells, which regulate the action of T-lymphocytes by intensifying or slowing down the “killer” cell response.

Aloe vera contains a number of chemicals that enhance the activities of all of the      immune system functions just described.  Polypeptides serve as immune system stimulators, helping to control a broad spectrum of immune system diseases and disorders.  Polysaccharides increase the action of white blood cells thus increasing            the production of “killer” T-cells and interferon.

They also chemically enhance the action of the “killer” T-cells.

One of these polysaccharides, acelated mannose, has been patented as acemannen          and is approved in Europe to stimulate the immune systems of AIDS patients. AIDS research has shown  that Aloe vera  use can double the number of both  “killer”  and    “helper” T-cells within three weeks and at the same time reduce the P-24 core antigen.  The overall indicator of viral load in the body. Interferon and interleukin production is stimulated, attacking the cancer and viruses in the body. Lectins and emodines are two anti-tumor chemicals in Aloe vera which, along with an increase in the tumor necrosis factor brought about by Aloe vera, begin to destroy malignant cancer tumors.

Aloe vera has been proven to be effective in cancer in animals. In fact, the U.S. Department of Agriculture approved Aloe vera in 1992 for the treatment of soft tissue cancer in animals as well as feline leukemia.

There is clear scientific evidence that, in vitro, Aloe vera will suppress cancer tumor growth, stimulate immune system response, raise tumor necrosis levels, and promote healthy tissue growth – and countless studies have been published on this subject. For     the past thirty years researchers have known that there is significant evidence that Aloe vera is highly effective in fighting cancer. But the FDA, and the major cancer research institutions have not conducted a single test of the efficacy of Aloe vera as a cancer treatment, nor have they even considered it as a complement to conventional therapy.       In his assessment of Aloe vera and the treatment of benign and malignant tumors.

Dr. Plaskett sums up the frustrations that many Aloe advocates feel: “It is amazing, however, that in view of all of the positive indications which exist for the anti-cancer effects of Aloe vera that no medical studies have been initiated in human cancer.”

There is clear evidence that Aloe vera is effective in the treatment of cancer in animals – and it is approved by the USDA for such use. There is clear clinical evidence that Aloe   vera is effective in boosting the immune system response in the treatment of AIDS in humans – and it is approved in Europe for such use.

There is a large amount of anecdotal evidence that Aloe vera use in humans is effective     in boosting the immune system response in the treatment of cancer — both in healing     the cancer directly and in enabling the immune system to withstand the onslaughts of radiation and chemotherapy.

However, providing this information to cancer patients, or supplying them with high quality Aloe vera concentrate is NOT approved by the government.  On the contrary, merely providing the information about cancer and the benefits of Aloe vera use can      lead to prosecution, as in the case of T-Up, Inc.

The only explanation is that the development of Aloe vera as a treatment, or adjunct           to conventional therapy, does not represent a profitable investment for the cancer industry.

The pharmaceutical industry cannot patent whole leaf Aloe vera concentrate and      without a patent there is no way to reap the immense profits that chemotherapy treatments bring.

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The National Cancer Institute and the American Cancer Society are so effectively dominated by the cancer industry business interests, that research projects that do not serve these interests never get the funding necessary for clinical trials. Additionally, the FDA has demonstrated a consistent bias against dietary supplements. And, there is not much prestige for a researcher in the discovery of a cancer treatment that has been used for four thousand years.

Perhaps it is not so amazing after all that although this is such a promising possibility in the search for a cure for cancer, no medical studies have been initiated in human cancer…

Quoting form the March 1999 Issue of “Alternative Medicine”:

“Stimulates Immune Response Against Cancer”

“Researchers writing in Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy found that a compound (lectin) from aloe, when injected directly into tumors activated the immune system to attack the cancer. Killer T cells, white blood cells that bind to invading cells and destroy them, began to attack tumor cells injected with lectin.”.

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“Aloe turns on the immune system by activating macrophages (white blood cells which “swallow” antigens), causing the release of immune-activating (and anticancer) substances such as interferons, interleukines, and tumor necrosis factor. In addition, aloe promotes the growth of normal (non-cancerous) cells, researchers said.”   <end>

  As time went on and I became more involved with cancer research!!!

It wasn’t until May 17 2014 when we started a Facebook group and in the last 3 1/2 years I have learned a lot. The  group struggled from the onset. . . . MY first lesson was Rosa.. Rosa tried many things always changing things as I always told her maybe she should stick to what works, Lemon Haze cannabis oil and serrapeptase.  Through Rosa… I also learned the same cancer types may have many different grades and types. What works for 1      may not work for another!!!   You need to test for this ? + maybe more testing for success!!

Also if you are doing chemotherapy or radiation no the side effects beforehand and how   to deal with them and consider chemosensitivty testing and eat clean because the nasty preservatives you put into your body might be consider an intruder by the chemo!!!!  :'(

  With other group members at the time telling members what they did when they had cancer it was a mixed group of hope. WE did have success stories from Bea Yris and others. However, when I decided to change directions …I decided to include more research links and renewed hope of less confusion. In the new format I began to share more links about internet cancer survivors so members could blaze      a trail already taken from another.
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  Lets begin from the start and for me that was March 2006 while attending a mass ay the shrine in Carey Ohio I prayed the rosary and a week later I started to meet people. First being Mant Prowg a Chinamen from Kettering OHIO. Mant being a cancer survivor from China moved here and soon realized the culture shock he was experiencing. He couldn’t believe the food people ate here on a regular basis in China we teach are grade schoolers better than that?
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Some of what he spoke highly of was not so much herbs for cancer but vitamins and minerals from food source, beta carotene from the carrot and beta glucans in medicinal mushrooms. Herbs that he mention were  burdock and red clover telling me that combination can be affective for clearing out the blood. Milk Thistle keeps cancer at bay and out of the liver of cancer patients and not to forget calcium & omega 3s for healthy cells. He thought fenugreek was great to help with sugar balance.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aaNSTTFoERs&feature=youtu.be

One always being around in our group would Be Carl O Helvie a 45 year ling cancer survivor who is one always helpful in assisting a member of the group with information about cancer. It was through his Holistic Health Show where I suggested he interview a few people I was interested in and Carl returned a few favors with interviews he sprung on me.

Hi Ken: You may be interested in the website of my guest this week–Dr Sandra Goodman who has developed a website of research and articles over many years that includes a lot on cancer and nutrition. She also did the study on nutrition and cancer in England, Her site is: http://www.positivehealth.com/

Image result for Dr Francisco Contreras, Please listen to Carl O. Helvie radio show link at the 16 minute mark in this thread with Dr Francisco Contreras, where he states laetrile injections is still today one of the most effective ways of treating cancer.

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DrDSeamanDr. David Seaman was the first person to author a scientific paper that specifically hypothesized that diets can be pro-inflammatory or anti-inflammatory. Since that paper was published in 2002, thousands of papers and numerous books have been published on the topic of diet and inflammation, which is now accepted as mainstream.

Dr. Seaman is a Professor of Clinical Sciences in the Chiropractic Medicine program at National University of Health Sciences in Pinellas Park, Fl. He has a BS from Rutgers University in 1982; a Doctor of Chiropractic from New York Chiropractic College in 1986; and a MS in Bio/nutrition from the University of Bridgeport in 1991

While in clinical practice in the late 1980’s, he became aware of the developing research that linked nutrition to the inflammatory process and noticed that appropriate dietary changes could significantly improve various musculoskeletal and visceral conditions. Based on this experience, he began to focus on nutritional approaches for inflammation/pain control and has followed the related scientific literature ever since. This led to the publication of the first book on nutrition for pain and inflammation, which was followed by many articles and book chapters devoted to this topic. His educational efforts resulted in being awarded the 2006 Academician of the Year by the American Chiropractic Association.  https://player.fm/series/podcast-holistic-health-show/inflammation-dr-david-seaman-and-cellular-expansion-patti-mcnulty

Dr.  Lothar Hirereise is brilliant.  His understanding of cancer is superior to orthodox protocol that simply treats the symptoms of a patient and the patient as a guinea pig via toxic cocktails. The mind/body connection is everything, and the only protocol that heals, meaning the patient will be alive and well 10 years from now.

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Hi Ken, My interview with Klaus Pertl    (partner of Lothar Hirneise who wrote the books Chemo Cures Cancer and the World is Flat ) in Germany who you referred to me will be broadcast Saturday. Lothar visited over 100 cancer centers  and based their cancer center on those experiences as well as 4 years with Dr Johanna Budwig. He says most people do not understand how to use the Budwig Diet.   https://www.holistichealthshow.com/wordpress/tag/klaus-pertl-germany/

Cannabis Extract Expert, Mara Gordon, Speaks on the Holistic Health Show

Mara Gordon, founder, Chief Process Engineer, specializes in the development of cannabis extract treatment protocols for seriously ill patients in California. She is the co-founder of Aunt Zelda’s, Calla Spring Wellness, and Zelda Therapeutics.

Prior to Aunt Zelda’s, Mara worked as a process engineer, helping Fortune 500 companies create intelligent software by utilizing the Rational Unified Process. This experience has enabled her to take a detailed and scientific approach to medical cannabis. https://www.holistichealthshow.com/wordpress/2017/07/cannabis-extract-expert-mara-gordon-speak-holistic-health-show/

BearmanDavid-HR-RGB-260x300Dr David Bearman, M.D. is one of the most clinically knowledgeable physicians in the U.S. in the field of medical marijuana and will appear on the Holistic Health Show on Saturday.  He has spent 40 years working in substance and drug abuse treatment and prevention programs.  Dr. Bearman was a pioneer in the free and community clinic movement.  His career includes public health, administrative medicine, provision of primary care, pain management and cannabinology.

His almost 40 year professional experience in the drug abuse treatment and prevention field includes being the Co-Director of the Haight-Ashbury Drug Treatment Program, being a member of Governor Reagan’s Inter Agency Task Force on Drug Abuse, a member of both the Santa Barbara and the San Diego County Drug Abuse Technical Advisor Committees, and a consultant to Hoffman-LaRoche, Santa Barbara County Schools and the National PTA. He has been recognized by the Santa Barbara Medical Society with the Humanitarian Recognition Award.

Interview with Dr David Bearman, medical marijuana expert, and cancer who has been in the field since Haight-Ashbury back in the 70’s available at:

https://www.holistichealthshow.com/wordpress/2017/04/medical-marijuana-expertdr-david-bearman/

From reading countless book within my extensive library to chatting with friends on Facebook. . . .these years have been filled with the challenges of contradictions. Cancer  can be that way and its not until you learn how to listen to that strong sense about within and about yourself until you began to learn what may work for you, yourself and I.

I have been drawn towards the philosophy that Doris Parreno taught me  and stories of  Shannon Knight,  Ivelisse Page, Darryl Anne Mooney who went to the Klinik Marinus am Stein in Brannenburg, Germany, Paula Doyle Weigel and more recently Michelle Lyn Denault.
Search their names through the search bar in this website!
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BELIEVE the CHAMPION in You!

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Do you know you are a Champion 🙂

     Rise and Shine! How many of us have heard this phrase from our parents when we    were in our younger years? But oh how we have spent our growing years forgetting it.
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Now we just rise and hide. Hiding in the shadows of our fears. This is a shame and       should be considered a crime to our human dignity. We avoid taking risks, we avoid speaking our minds, we avoid showing our vulnerability, we avoid showing a love or passion for something and we avoid being seen as a person who doesn‘t know everything.
   

   A Champion has a sacred agreement within themselves, deep down, that will not allow them to give up on something that they truly feel connected or drawn to. Do you have that agreement with yourself? I love Howard Thurman’s thought on this matter: “The spirit of  a human being is not easily vanquished. It is fragile and tough. You may fail again and again and yet something will not let you give up”. -Howard Thurman

   Do something fun that expands your mind and touches your spirit. Live! Many assume that they can’t enjoy themselves until they get the success they are pursuing. What if you don’t get there? What if time runs out? Would you call yourself a failure then?
 
   Nonsense! You are already successful if you are in route and pursuit towards something of a worthy cause that you have a deliberate expectation for and are taking action upon. Get that ancient concept out of your mind that you are not a success until you do a, b, or c due to the norm or status quo of what the majority thinks. Believe the Champion in You! -Adrian Starks

   This is called hiding! You may rise but the shine is absent. Champion Up to rise to get your shine on! Don’t be afraid of you, the light you bring. Plato said that “we can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark but the real tragedy of life is when men or women are afraid of the light”. Don’t be afraid. Believe the Champion in You! -Adrian Starks

Don’t pass up on opportunities! We all want it to be the perfect time or the ideal situation. Listen up, it will never be! Things are always changing so if you miss this opportunity,  trust me, there may not and probably will not be another one like that one. There is a saying that one cannot not step in the same river twice. Why? Well that river is constantly flowing and that river believe it or not has moved on although the water may look the same to you. Take on your moment of opportunities and don’t back away from that river. That one step in right then and there could land you upon a golden moment  and a diamond opportunity. Believe the Champion in You! -Adrian Starks

   Life has challenged you, it has taken jabs at you and at times it has blindsided you knocking you down for the count. There is something that keeps you from staying down. What is that? It’s you!! Yes, Champion is flowing through your blood. The sky is not the limit because man has walked on the moon. If you limit your thinking then you limit your achievements. -Adrian Starks
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As Maya Angelou would say” you will face many defeats in life but let yourself not be defeated”.
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  Surrender. Don’t hold yourself hostage any longer. It’s time to stop beating yourself up with the repetitive internal dialogue of “I’m just not qualified or good enough”. This goes for personal,  business and financial.  You are always qualified.  But the excuses will automatically disqualify you.  We seem to find the excuses for what we can’t do all while losing the reasons to search for what we can do.

We all want a better life, better relationships, more money, to be happier and more options. Nothing wrong with that. But life wants something from you. A different result. How do we get different results? To change whatever we are doing that is not working.  You don’t have to quit. No! But be flexible to adjust and bend with the challenging winds.

Surrender to the powerful you. Doubt is not you. Anger is not you. Pain is not you. Creativity is you. Change is you. Winning is you. Get up! Attempt something from a different perspective. There is nothing holding you back except you. Make a move.    Believe the Champion in You. -Adrian Starks

Get back into the ring of your life because you are the Champion. Take one day and    one jab at a time  and you will find yourself standing victorious no matter what life brings. You are the greatest Champion to ever live.  Keep smiling because you are already winning. “Believe in the Champion in you”. ~Adrian Starks

Change this phrase. “This person makes me happy”. Replace it with “they provide or share more happiness or excitement in my life”. I had to learn this. If someone can make you happy, they can also make you sad, make you angry, make you upset and the list goes on. You are not clay. Don’t let anyone mold or make you into anything you don’t want. Can I get a yes! Appreciate people for what they can provide because provide means you “allow” it into your personal space. You are too much of an extraordinary creation to let someone have complete control of how you feel. Believe the Champion in You!-Adrian Starks

   Instead of being someone’s doormat, become the door! Do not let them walk over your visions and how you feel about yourself and where you are wanting to go. Decide who you open up to and let into your personal space. Stand guard.
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Stay strong Champions. Do not let the darkness in this world back you into a corner to be afraid of life. Your light is far more powerful. Stand your ground through the storms of your deepest fears. The human spirit is fragile but also tough. Nothing can take that away.

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   This is your life. You only get one to live and there are no refunds. Don’t waste time.
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  Everyday is another day to make some key changes that will get you going in a better and a more fitting direction. Your life won’t change overnight. Stay involved and keep your resilience. You don’t get out of life what you have or how fast you think you should get it. You get from it what you are and are willing to give. Stay patient and stay active.  Live it now. Believe the Champion in You. -Adrian Starks
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    Don’t waste your time and energy on the things or people that bring you negativity. There are too many positive things out here in the world to experience and very little time to see it all. The clock ticks the same for everyone and plays no favoritism. You can’t rewind it back and you certainly can’t stop it! It’s on you! Time is your investment. Don’t misspend it. Believe the Champion in You. -Adrian Starks
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    Have Patience. Every Champion who has accomplished anything greater than the ordinary had to learn how to accept the word of patience. Achieving greater things in your powerful life is not determined by being perfect or having the least amount of mistakes. No it’s about a willingness to keep working towards what you feel you truly want and so rightfully deserve. This gives you your heartbeat! Stay in it to win it. Believe the Champion in You! -Adrian Starks
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    There is an ancient story of a deer that rejected and condemned his small legs and irregular shaped hooves. But oh he loved his antlers! They were impressive. When a hunter came for him, the legs and feet that the deer condemned so much, gave him speed to get away only to find himself getting stuck in a bush nearby. His much loved horns trapped him in that bush and he was not able to get away. Be careful not to condemn the very parts of you that can actually set you “free” and away from the crowd. Appreciate all that you have! Life loves variety and there is nothing wrong with you. You were born in a unique way for winning. Believe the Champion in You! -Adrian Starks
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    Choose destiny instead of fate. One is based on courage and the other on fear. One is based on reason and the other on excuse. One     is based on getting back up and the other on staying down. One is based on making a choice to live and the other on just hoping not to die. Everyday you awake you must Champion Up to life! Life has no favorites and it will allow you to choose how you live or it will choose for you. What matters is not how long we live but how we choose to live our best lives with each awakening day that life lends to us. Don’t hide your unique gifts any longer. Be more intentional about how you bring out the best parts of you each day. Believe the Champion in You! -Adrian Starks
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    You should never let the word “impossible” resonate with you. Don’t even accept it into your treasures of self building vocabulary. It doesn’t belong there because it will only erode your self esteem leading you down the slippery slopes to join those who were unwilling to keep climbing until they make it!   You are always possible.  Don’t shy away from an attempt just because it didn’t work for someone else. Never let anyone casually deny you  of your purpose and ability to do what they were unwilling to do or continue trying until they saw better results. This is your life but you will need to own it and claim your space. Believe the Champion in You! -Adrian Starks

“Put a ding in the Universe”. Powerful phrase spoken by the Champion Steve Jobs. Here is a man who left a legacy by changing the world with the iPhone. No offense to the android users out there. But think about what you could do with a powerful idea or vision that you can throw your whole self into. I am sure you can create a ding out here in the Universe as well. Today there are over 715 million iPhone users because Steve knew a phone could be improved and was willing to do what others said would be impossible.

Steve Jobs did not care about the doubts and opinions from others as he dared to be extra-ordinary. He had a vision and belief in himself. Dare to do the same. Dare to be different. Dare to be misunderstood because you are unwilling to be a chameleon blending in to everyone and everything. Dare to find your passion in something. Dare to pursue it! Each day you have another opportunity to put your own personal ding out here in the world! Everyone wants greatness and there is nothing wrong with that. But to be great you must first seek the truth. What is your truth? Steve knew his. Believe the Champion in You. -Adrian Starks

    Faith is that inner power that we must all draw upon whether we face an opposition or opportunity. It can help us to overcome as well    as help us to accomplish. It’s a powerful gift that we all have inherited and a tool we must use daily. (F)inding (A)nswers (I)n (T)he (H)eart. Martin Luther King Jr. said that “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase”. Now that’s power!  Have the courage to listen to yourself. You can do this! Believe the Champion in You! -Adrian Starks
If a Caterpillar could dream of becoming a butterfly then what could you dream of becoming. Dreams are within us but we need to learn to look inside ourselves and believe that there is a gift of beauty to be revealed to the world.
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Mother Earth is a Living Thing

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  This summer was the worst summer for hurricanes since The Summer 0f 1933. Prompting many to flee their homes with disrupted lives.  When You Don’t Love Mother Earth — She Will Fight Back.
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AS I had many members in our Facebook group ask me, “do you believe in global warming?”
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In the year of 1960, the world population was over 3 billion people.
In 2017, the present world population is close to 7.6 billion people.
With this growth comes more pollution and disease  http://www.worldometers.info/world-population/
Positive energy flows so brightly when you drink and eat life giving foods…
SO drink your produce daily and watch your energy shift ☀ 
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IF YOU THINK YOU CAN . .  .  . YOU WILL!!
 
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Never ever will I STOP  Speaking the “TRUTH”

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   So with that said and with the natural cooling unit for the equator “Our Rain Forest”         be depleted massively every year. I can see more frequent summers like the one we had this summer.  In the new film called Prosperity,  you can learn the ways in which companies are changing the game in order to change our world. Will “business as usual” take our planet and civilization down the road to complete destruction?
 
  THRIVE is an unconventional documentary that lifts the veil on what’s REALLY going on in our world by following the money trail upstream — uncovering the global consolidation of power in nearly every aspect of our lives. Weaving together breakthroughs in science, consciousness and activism, THRIVE offers real solutions, empowering us with unprecedented and bold strategies for reclaiming our lives and our future.       https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lEV5AFFcZ-s 
 
  Spiritual energy is no less real than any other energy, like electricity for example, but is vastly more important. Spiritual energy is prana (also known as “universal life force” or “qi”) carried by pure love.Information in this video is from Christopher Wallis, also known as Hareesh, who was introduced to Indian spirituality at the age of seven and initiated into the practice of yogic meditation at sixteen.         https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X5xIdC_Fub8&t=3s
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Published on Aug 3, 2017

**Full documentary**
An eye opener journey through the theory of Hassim Haramein and how everything in    the universe is connected to us and vice versa. New sources of free energy for human kind, space travel, gravitational fields.  An unfolding future is upon us. How are we going to deal with it? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fAO5V1I9pjc 

Overview of energy drainers:

1. Exhaustion due to over doing/multi-tasking 2. Disease of the physical body                      3. Excess emotional reactivity 4. Losing contact with Presence through thought or     fantasy  5. Strongly held beliefs or opinions  6. Unclear relationships/and unclear boundaries 7. Unconscious/excessive speech.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drdKPudPivY&t=873s 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BV8695PlADE          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9wJ0C8UQZy0

The planet Earth is a living, conscious being, like us humans. This means that Mother Earth also has subtle bodies in and around her physical body, as we have.  The Earth       has meridians and nadi’s in and around her body,  which are channels through which      life energy (also called: Prana, Chi, or Ki) flows.

These are not only perceived by psychically gifted people, but they are also measured        as electromagnetic fields with scientific devices,  by Earth energy researchers,  just as      the human subtle energy systems can be measured in a scientific way.

Through the centuries, seeers and channels all over the world have predicted that the Earth would go through tremendously cataclysmic changes in our time, as a release process that would serve her healing.

The Earth will go through changes, but not in a way as dramatic as has been predicted. This is not necessary. Because we, human beings are also very well able to heal her, with our intention, with our thoughts and most of all with our Unconditional Love.

On a subtle energetic level we can greatly influence the Earth in a positive way by pouring our love into the electromagnetic life energy grids of the Earth, that can be visualized as crystalline, geometric patterns of light. This is how many clairvoyants see the grids in and around Earth.

We, humans, also have crystalline, geometric energy field around us which are very similar to those of the Earth and which also have been measured with the Molecular Emission Scanner.

The basic geometry of the Earth’s and our electromagnetic and life energy fields is the sum of the five Platonic Solids : the tetrahedron, the cube, the octahedron, the dodecahedron and the icosahedron known from sacred geometry.

The Earth and we also have three sets of interlocked tetrahedronal fields (three so-called star tetrahedrons) around us, which, when spinning and combined with an ancient, special form of breathing, form the basis of the Earth’s and our vortex-like Light Vehicle which is known as the Mer – Ka – Ba (or Merkabah).

For the Earth these line patterns, that are forming the Platonic Solids, are projected on the Earth’s surface.

Surrounding the Earth in the ionosphere at an altitude of 60 miles (ca. 90 kms) is a similar geometric energy field called the Christ Consciousness Grid, which, like our own Universal Heart Centre, represents our next level of evolution.

Through this we are developing, in fact re-membering, a Light Vehicle which is meant to step up our presently dense material energy and consciousness to a higher reality level, octave or dimension.

Dan Winter points out that the geometry of our DNA molecules (the information storage banks in our cells) is similar to and resonates with the Earth energy grids. Our DNA as well as the Earth’s grids are being activated and are evolving into a twelve-strand pattern.

This process is called Ascension and is part of our spiritual evolution beyond space and time, through the dimensions back to Source. We can consciously connect directly to Source and ground its energy into the Earth.

Healing means working on ourselves and assisting others and the Earth to become whole and fully concious and realized beings. In fact, it is spiritual growth. http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20170215-the-strange-link-between-the-human-mind-and-quantum-physics

Healing of the Earth and ourselves are deeply interwoven. When we heal the Earth we automatically heal ourselves and vise versa.

In meditation, we are connecting our personal grids of Light with the grids of the Earth and of the Universe to strengthen our feeling of cocreatorship, because we are part of the grids of Light.

Further, in the same meditation, we are allow ourselves, to be sent down our root           into the Earth, to the centre of the heart crystal of the Earth.

http://innerself.com/content/living/science-a-technology/8891-mother-earth-alive-conscious-aura-chakras-ley-lines.html

Inside this crystal there are many chambers. The central chamber, the inner sanctuary, opens up to us, to embrace the Earth and the Earth to embracing us. In one great infinitely big hug- Golden lines of energy of Unconditional Universal Love connect our etheric with the variuous grids of consciousness of Mother Earth.

In the new time, Mother Earth and we- are plugged in again, into these long-forgotten, other levels of consciousness, through the activation of the heart crystal of the Earth, through the photonic belt radiation.

The spiritual worlds that we knew from our ancient scriptures are becoming real and   alive again.

And the Mahatma energy, (a silver-golden beam of Love and Compassion) stream through all our cells and through the spirals of our DNA. It dissolves everything that seemingly blocks us on our way to perfection.

While this purification takes place, the crystalline Light Body of the Earth and ours will become visible. Pure clean energy is coming back to us; it connects our heart and the heart of the Earth with our body on the surface of the planet.

Today, there are many local and world-wide Earth healing and Earth Ascension activation projects. In this project, 6 feet (1.80 m) high brass geometric structures.  Each carrying a large quartz crystal, are placed at certain points of the Earth, on the heart meridian, as the Earthgates, to assist the planet in her healing and Ascension.

The thirteen points of the heart meridian are connected to corresponding (groups of) stars in the sky. The meridian’s induction points communicate with the heart, the inner core of the Earth, which geophysicists have found to be a huge dodecahedron-shaped iron crystal.

The Earthgates remove the energies of human pain and suffering from the Earth, after which these are transmuted into Pure Light by angelic beings in the ionosphere, the atmospheric layer in which the Christ Consciousness Grid is located.

The Earthgates bring the high-frequency energies of Unconditional Love coming from    the stars into the heart of Mother Earth.

From her heart she will raise the frequency of her matter, ascending it into the next dimension. This ascension in fact is a merging of dimensions here and now, it is not     some upward movement.

Everywhere Earth healers are active and are linking worldwide, by allowing this energy completely permeate their being.

Earth Energies and Earth Healing
Dr. Saskia Bosman

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Mind 0ver Whassup

Recently during my boycott watching the Neatherthal Football League and watching all that showboating that league portrays after a meaningless quick six.  I spend pretty much every weekend been watching (super dyslexic) hours and hours of “stuff” about quantum, form quantum biology to astro physics …. there are some good ones around  (humans in the universe. So this is my brief history lesson to the NFL Football Players that are recent college dropouts and I feel it right to have more white players playing in the NFL to make it racially right  🙂

If you suppose other human beings “football players” feel the way you do.  I feel, that I   can voice my opinion and a stance to call them out and urge them to stand during our National Anthem for  the LVPD and First Responders that saved lives!!

It’s my opinion today at 57 years old that all a NFL Football Player does is score a meaningless touchdown in a meaningless game for the betterment of what!!!   🙁

I’m seeing a lot of talk about the national anthem and it seems there’s some clarification needed regarding the term  “slave”  during the battle of Baltimore and is not what our nation’s confused football players think.

“SLAVE, noun…

1. A person who is wholly subject to the will of another; one who has no will of his own,  but whose person and services are wholly under the control of another. In the early state  of the world, and to this day among some barbarous nations, * PRISONERS OF WAR * are considered and treated as slaves. The slaves of modern times are also more generally purchased, like horses and oxen”

In the star spangled banner Francis Scott Key was referring to PRISONERS OF WAR.  This was one of the reasons for a battle in the war of 1812.

On September 3, 1814, Francis Scott Key was asked to help secure the release of his friend and slave Dr. William Beanes,  a military doctor who had been captured by British troops and was being held prisoner on British military ships in the Chesapeake Bay. Accompanied by John Stuart Skinner, a prisoner exchange officer, these are the “slaves” Key is referring to …they were Prisoners of war being held captive on the ship.

Key sailed toward the British fleet gathering in the Chesapeake Bay, little knowing that the harbor would become a battleground in a matter of days. Key and Skinner were eventually successful in convincing the British to release the doctor. Unfortunately, during the time that Key, Skinner, and Beane were aboard the ship, they overheard important strategic discussions about an upcoming attack on Fort McHenry and Baltimore. In order to keep this information safe, the British officers sent the Americans back to their vessel with a guard of British troops to prevent them from going ashore. They were not to be released until the attack on Baltimore was over.

Can someone let our nation’s football players know?

I hope this helps clear things up and helps heal some hearts.

United We Stand

Have a listen. Still one of the best. Enjoy!

Preview  Whitney Houston – Star Spangled Banner

 
Being It is What It Is And That Said:
  Some of these video may not seem totally irrelevant to you
but they give foundational knowledge, suggest watching in order:
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Are Space and Time An Illusion? | Space Time | PBS Digital Studios

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YycAzdtUIko

The Geometry of Causality | Space Time

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1YFrISfN7jo

The Quantum Experiment that Broke Reality | Space Time | PBS Digital Studios

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-MNSLsjjdo

Quantum Biology: An Introduction

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLeEsYDlXJk

Quantum Biology: The Hidden Nature of Nature

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ADiql3FG5is

Consciousness: Explored and Explained

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWfRWdeuPb4

The Mind After Midnight: Where Do You Go When You Go to Sleep?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=stXhGMVJuqA

Rebooting the Cosmos: Is the Universe the Ultimate Computer?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=atMuFCpxnUQ

 You may think that’s almost as silly as watching a chiropractor making adjustments on a turtle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=693MsUkQzsA 
 
But this is a magnet for me lately and I am highly attracted to quantum biology to astro physics!!!
 

  To quote a stand-up comedian Pete Holmes on laymen explaining Magic acts: “I don’t understand magnets… and I don’t understand this… this is magnets!”The writer watched some Big Bang theory for well-known physics concepts, mashed in some Deepak Chopra, and ensured all the relevant sentences are phrased as questions.

Be warned it is a difficult read, not because of complicated concepts (there are many mentioned, but they are certainly not examined), but because of lack of any cohesive or binding logic between the smattering of phrases.

 Is said when we turn fifty your life you had known turns on you… sports become irrelevant because professional athletes display ignorance by kneeling on the side line during our National Anthem. A sure sign of disrespect for those that have served our country and sacrificed their own life. You also began to realize that Big market teams. . .  can out spend the smaller markets  all for the sake of advertising dollar is such a waste of time.  So what’s the point of building 1.5 billion dollar stadiums better than yours. Yes as we grow older we grow angry because of what we perceived  life to be and       that may indeed be the cause to dis~ease  :'(
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What I am learning since NOT watching a bunch of losers play football on a Sunday Afternoon:
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People are Awesome when you set your mind to doing something you can do it!
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Just five years ago today October 14, 2012, Felix Baumgartner ascended more than 24 miles above Earth’s surface to the edge of space in a stratospheric balloon. Millions across the globe watched as he opened the door of the capsule, stepped off the platform, and broke the speed of sound while free falling safely back to Earth. Felix set three world records that day—and inspired us all to reach beyond the limits    of our own realities, and reimagine our potential to achieve the incredible.
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GoPro was honored to be a part of this epic achievement, with seven HERO2 cameras documenting every moment. From the airless freeze of outer space, to the record-breaking free fall and momentous return to ground—see it all through Felix’s eyes as captured by GoPro, and experience this incredible mission like never before. No one gets you closer than this. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYw4meRWGd4

 
Also When I think about the survival mechanism in of all us. I think about how a pet can become lost 30 miles away from its owner but find its way back home through this article.

The Amazing Science Behind Pets That Find Their Way Home

Nov 09, 2015

A pity you can’t ask a dog for the shortest route home when you’re lost—or a cat or a seabird or a tortoise or a dung beetle, for that matter. Because if you could ask any of  them how to get pretty much anywhere, odds are they’d know a lot more than you think.

Animal navigation has long been something of a black box for scientists. The mystery of how nonhumans—without benefit of maps,  language or GPS—manage to find their way from place to place, often over very great distances,  presented itself anew recently when    a dog walked 11 miles from its new home to return to a former foster owner. The feat was especially remarkable because the dog had been taken to its new location by car and had  to find its way back on foot—meaning it hadn’t had a chance to learn the route.

Even more impressive was the 2013 tale of the geolocating cat that had been lost and found its way home after a journey of two months and 200 miles. So how do animals manage such prodigious—and precise—feats of travel?

The kind of natural map any animal follows depends largely on the species. As TIME      has reported,  seabirds are believed to steer mostly by the sun and the stars,  since if the animals are ever going to get lost, it tends to happen when the skies are overcast. The same is true of the unglamorous dung beetle. While naturalists have not extensively tracked the species’ perambulations in the wild, they’ve studied them in—yes—planetariums. As long as the artificial Milky Way was in view, the beetle and its dung ball rolled right along. Throw the switch and change the stars, however, and the little critter was completely flummoxed.

Many more animals navigate via magnetism—orienting themselves along the north-   south lines of Earth’s magnetic fields. In one study of baby sea sea turtles, which typically migrate east after hatching,  changing the orientation  of  magnetic generators around a swimming pool changed the direction in which the hatchlings swam too.  Pigeons were thought to navigate the same way, especially since they have cells in their beaks that are heavy in iron. Later studies, however, found that those cells were related to the immune system, not navigation.

Mammals—and particularly two of the species of mammals that humans love best:       dogs and cats—have a range of ways to get around. Dogs, no surprise, are very big on scent, and that can take them a very long way.

“An eleven-mile distance is actually not terribly long for a dog,” says Bonnie Beaver, the executive director of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists and a professor at Texas A&M University. “If the dog had walked both from and back to his home he’d be following his own scent trail.” In this case, the dog was instead probably following an equally compelling smell: that of its owner, a type of navigation that is entirely possible over long distances as long as the wind is right.

Dogs extend their scent range by moving among overlapping circles of familiar scents—much the way cell phone coverage relies on interconnected footprints from different cell towers. A dog that wanders out of its own immediate range might pick         up the scent of, say, a familiar dog in the next circle.  That might point it to a circle         that contains a familiar person or tree or restaurant trash can, and so on.

Cats, like other animals, might rely more on magnetic fields—a faculty that could turn     out to be quite common in mammals. “There are some studies that show that the ears       of most mammals contain iron, ” Beaver says.  “That may cue them into the magnetic direction in the ground. There’s work showing that cattle, deer and voles tend to orient     in a north-south direction.”

The overall temperament of an animal—or, more broadly, of the species—can play a       role in navigation too. A dog that travels a great distance to get home is likely trying to return to its owner, since the dog-human bond is a powerful one. A cat that travels the same distance is—sorry cat owners—probably just tying to return to its territory.

No matter how well animals navigate, scientists caution against an observation bias       that may make them seem better than they are. A dog or cat that finds its way halfway across the state makes news; the uncounted others that stay lost do not. What’s more, some cases of remarkable returns may turn out to be matters of mistaken identity,     unless there’s a positive way to identify an animal like an implanted microchip that     some owners use along with a collar.

“You hear these stories about a three-legged black cat that came home and jumped into   its favorite chair,” says Beaver. “But it’s real hard to be sure because they’ve been gone a long time and they look scruffy. And heck, that chair would be a comfortable one for any cat.”

Still, we shouldn’t dismiss all the stories out of hand. That cat that traveled 200 miles  in 2013? It did have an implanted microchip. So kudos to at least one kitty—and probably a whole lot more.

Hypothetically speaking:

I found surprising link between quantum objects and socks. Socks can be left, or right. They cannot be partially left, or partially right, but they can be left and right at same time! Trust me, I checked that.

Moreover, when nobody is watching, socks are spreading in the room in wave-like pattern. It demonstrates wave-particle duality of socks. However, if somebody watching, socks are demonstrating particle only behavior. Moreover, they are demonstrating particle only behavior even if somebody will watch them in future!

Socks can be entangled, so if one sock is the right sock, then other one is instantaneously collapses to the left sock via spooky action at distance. This feature of socks can be used  for FTL communication.

I have theory, it’s called «string theory». In this theory, our Universe is made of little strings, which are creating space-time fabric, in which socks are living. In the process       of entanglement, socks are somewhat connected by a string, which allows them to communicate via large distances.

If you follow current research in consciousness studies you’ve probably heard about an extraordinary series of experiments conducted by Dean Radin Ph.D. and his colleagues    at the Institute of Noetic Sciences.

These experiments, presented in the video below, suggest that human attention alone    can reliably affect the wave distribution of photons traveling through an array.

Radin and his colleagues used a number of different experimental paradigms to explore the effect in various ways. They found that, even under highly controlled conditions, this strange mind over matter effect persisted.

Perhaps the most interesting finding was that certain individuals proved to be significantly more successful at influencing the photons’ behaviour. Also with the unique factor in these individuals was that almost all of them were highly experienced in either meditation or some kind of attentional training.

Since,  Radin presented these findings at the Science of Consciousness conference they   have gained quite a bit of attention.  They seem to suggest that mind is continuous with   the world in a way that poses a serious challenge to the assumption mind/consciousness   is insignificant to the structure of reality.

The only problem was that the effect had not yet been replicated by independent scientists. That was, until now.

In recently published experiments, conducted by the physicist Gabriel Guerrer Ph.D.        at  the University of São Paulo, the apparent mind over matter effect has been observed once again, and with similarly high statistical significance.

Just as observed previously by Radin and his colleagues, Guerrer also found that participants are able reduce the wave distribution of photons in a double-slit system, simply by directing their attention towards it.

According to Guerrer, this effect points to
“a not yet mapped form of interaction between a conscious agent                  and a physical system”

Read Guerrer’s full published report on these experiments here.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SIS6qWxFk08

Another concept:

Do you function from your head or your heart? Our head where our belief system lives, is our baby sitter, its job is to protect us from Pain, Fear and Fear of more Pain to come. Our Heart is our living support system, it not only supports our being alive it is also our spiritual connection to our higher self and to conscious awareness. Love is the cohesive force of existence. When we see and function from our head, we do so with judgement which is influenced with doubt, fears and ideas of limitation.
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When we function from our hearts, we do so with compassion and appreciation of the spiritual challenge of life as a human. Meditation’s power is a heart expression. When we choose to think, speak, feel and act from our hearts we are functioning in the light. Here is an excerpt from a channeling from the Goddess about our hearts.
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The heart center is that which blends your upper chakras and the lower. So the heart center is where you have suddenly infused a lot of the energies of the universe and you’ve merged with the energies of the earth so that you are beginning to transition the energies of the earth with the energies of the universe. Therefore when you are living your life from your heart center the foundation is most often compassion, love, co-creation. It’s less of the competition or that survival instinct that you have with your first chakra and this is the part of the transition into the fifth dimension that is taking place.  https://warrenstagg22.com/2014/06/18/do-you-function-from-your-head-or-your-heart/

>So what do the quantum superpositions add over mapping neural networks and simulating them?https://www.damninteresting.com/on-the-origin-of-circuits/

When I read your comment I immediately recalled this article about an experiment       that designed tone discrimination circuits  on  FPGAs  by  stochastic processes (genetic algorithm). The highlight is at the end of thousands of rounds of controlled evolution, the researchers obtained  a circuit that achieved unexpected efficiency  through  mechanisms they initially failed to explain. There were closed circuits within the overall structure which only interacted with the main structure passively. Its design was the product of its unique electro-magnetic environment to the extent that results could not be replicated on another board of the same type.

In other words, a circuit appeared to originate with properties that would not have been arrived at by applying the conventional theory of circuit design.

Considering that organic brains are made up of many trillions of unit neurons, which grow into networks that will be trained by stochastic processes, it makes sense to expect them to exhibit a similar level of exploitation of their environment. If that environment is one in which quantum phenomena can result in real effects on the behavior of the system, why shouldn’t we expect them to be exploited by real brains?
Well, Chalmers is a philosopher, and what philosophy does is it clarifies problems (which   often creates more problems to clarify) rather than solves them. Whatever the exact definition, consciousness is a function of a living brain, a function required for the survival of an individual as a part of a group, and since the environment in which an individual operates is characterized by the high degree of uncerainty as to both its present state and especially its future. 
Making decisions must involve probabilistic methods, and so must learning (because we all learn from our mistakes). The process of learning has a physical manifestation due to changes in the brain, which could be “measured,” and if we assume the primacy of matter over function, we have to expect that the material substrate also must behave probabilistically.  
 

   So, I agree with you completely that consciousness is a function of a living brain, where “living brain” is the physical substrate. I don’t know if it follows that consciousness has to be probabilistic.

The reason that I brought up Chalmers is that he, and others, will say that physical states    don’t map to subjective consciousness or qualia.  Don’t get me wrong,  I’m much more of a “physicalist” in this regard. I’m not trained and I don’t work in the field, but I can’t help but think that humans overestimate the complexity and capabilities of consciousness.
I think that there is a brain and, like you say, there is some function of          it  that results in consciousness. I think that we end up with a problem         of definitions because the thing that Chalmers et al are describing, I think, doesn’t exist. BUT if we are talking about the thing  Chalmers is talking about, then no…I don’t see a way that you get to qualia and consciousness from protein.

Professor Chalmers Our consciousness is a fundamental aspect of our existence, says philosopher David Chalmers:  

Chalmers believes one possible answer to the hard problem is a view   known as panpsychism. It sounds spiritual, but it isn’t.

According to panpsychism, consciousness may be a fundamental property   of reality in the same way as space and time.
“We’re not going to reduce consciousness to something physical …              it’s a primitive component of the universe,” he said.

“But that frees us up to search for the fundamental principles that        govern it. In physics, we don’t try and explain space and time in             terms of more fundamental things. We just find the laws that govern   them.”

Professor Chalmers retains a love of science, despite the hostility sometimes shown by scientists towards his own discipline. In recent years, theoretical physicists have been especially critical of philosophy. Lawrence Krauss is one. Stephen Hawking is another.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-07-07/david-chalmers-and-the-puzzle-of-consciousness/8679884

Recently I went to Southern Indiana and watch a Facebook friend perform as she interviewed me as well. So I would like to congrat.  Jessica and Raymond on the Union of Souls today in marriage.

  Also I would like to credit Marv Stark on the final renderings of the videos!!!

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Quibble Hill Winery.

 
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THIS Is My Truth

IF YOU HAVE EARS…Hear. : Where are the people that accused me? The ones who beat me down and bruised me? They hide just out of sight. Can’t face me in the light. They’ll return but I’ll be stronger.  I want to dream again. Take me where I’ve never been. I want to go there.   THIS TIME IM NOT SCARED.    Now I am unbreakable, it’s unmistakable.        No one can touch me. ~Anonymous 🙂

Ann Fonfa, founder Annie Appleseed Project – October 2017

Some folks ask me not to tell people that I am a 24 year+ breast cancer survivor.                    I will celebrate 25 years of survivorship in January 2018.
Oh not that, but the fact that I never took chemo (due to chemical sensitivity),                    or radiation (protecting my heart), or hormonal therapy.
This is MY truth.

I tried many natural methods (all called ‘alternative’), developed 25 tumors                     over 7 years, 14 AFTER a left mastectomy. Told I was stage IV in 1997.
This IS my truth.

I eat only organic, take dietary supplements, am physically active, enjoy life                      and still do a coffee enema daily when home.
This is my TRUTH.

I give people hope, share my optimism, and find small studies (all there is, in      ‘alternative’ medicine) with ways to reduce toxicity of conventional treatments.
THIS is my truth.

The way they show  WHERE on the breast is like a clock.  Noon is at the top,  3:00 at 90 degrees. BUT 2:00 left breast, despite 24 options, is THE spot for 1/2 of All breast cancer. Big deal in my mind and NUTRITIONALLY related to the digestive meridian (per Chinese medicine).  THIS is My Truth!!!

I found a calloused area on my left breast at 2:00. (believe it or not 50% of breast cancer is or was located there; I believe the digestive meridian in Chinese medicine crosses over that spot).  I waited until after my visit to my family doctor in December. In early January  I went to the place I had my first mammogram two years before, to show them – the Strang Cancer Prevention Institute, NYC.  They immediately sent me to a breast surgeon. I knew so little that I thought he WAS my doctor. No biopsy,  no 2ndopinion (which I recommend NOW to everyone).  Surgery was set for four days later which I understood to mean I had terrible cancer.

I went to work that Friday, stayed in bed with my husband on Saturday, telling him all would be well, but lying.  I was not quite 45 years old and knew no one living with cancer.  On Sunday night around 8pm I got a phone call.  A woman said: “I heard you had breast cancer and I wanted to tell you I am a 10-year survivor”.  My world literally changed in that instant.  Even now I feel a chill and the benefit of KNOWING it was possible.

I went to surgery on that Monday, confident of success.  A nurse told me, while I was  semi-alert, that I had a lumpectomy and I was ‘fine now’. I used that as a mantra for years. Just a bit later the surgeon told me he had removed 18 lymph nodes which I say  was done without my express or informed consent,  as he didn’t prepare me ahead of   time, nor discuss the adverse possibilities.  My chest,  back, left forearm and left hand swelled but ‘my’ surgeon NEVER identified Lymphedema so I had NO treatment until        I read in a patient advocacy newsletter about it.

I prepared all my own organic food and got a small refrigerator next to my bed, my mother brought me fresh-squeezed organic carrot juice 2x the day of recovery.  My husband was clever enough to ask if I could leave the next day.  I stayed 2 horrible nights in the hospital – I was at that time extremely Chemically-sensitive and all the hospital odors were torture.  I had a mask with me (as always).

Additionally I never slept after the anesthesia wore off, in fact was awake for about 6 nights. I became 100% organic, bringing food everywhere, even to fancy restaurants       or friends’ houses.  I learned that  3am was the  ‘hour of the liver’  so I awoke each night   and rode my stationary bike for an hour. I took many dietary supplements, chosen from readings I was doing. After all there was not yet an Internet and I am not sure I even had   a computer until 1995.

I visited an oncologist although I felt fairly sure I would not take chemo.  This doctor greeted me with  “we can start chemo next week”  and I said “Doc,  I have a problem”.        He said, without knowing what it was, “It doesn’t matter”.  Of course it mattered to me     as I was then suffering from extreme Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and became ill with headaches, dizziness, falling down, etc. for as many as 3 days a week and had to stay in bed.  He said again that it didn’t matter and I ran away from him.                                      THIS IS MY TRUTH

In late October 1994 I felt a tiny lump in the exact same spot as the first one.  My new surgeon, a woman I chose, told me it was “so granular” it was probably nothing and to  wait for the scheduled February mammogram.  I didn’t know at the time that invasive lobular carcinoma (my original diagnosis) did not show up well on mammograms, but        I had been told often that it most likely would spread to the second breast.

The radiologist suggested I get a biopsy.  The surgical biopsy removed 2 tumors, the           6 mm I found and the 1.5 cm I hadn’t felt underneath. (This was my 2nd lumpectomy although the surgeon wished to remove my breast.  I objected because it was  ‘salvage mastectomy’  and it was automatically done for a recurrence.  I just wanted treatment directed to ME PERSONALLY.   Women were not even told if they had dense breasts      and thus mammograms were useless.

In 1995 I also went to the CHIPSA clinic in Mexico, a Gerson Therapy clinic.  I was somewhat fearful of using so much carrot juice as I had systemic Candida. But within the  2 weeks I stayed there, this problem receded and eventually stopped. My mother was my companion AND  I was quite healthy compared to all the other residents –remember folks went to a Mexican clinic when all conventional treatments failed them.  We walked around a lot during the day and my health remained excellent. I did four coffee enemas daily (nice when someone else makes the coffee and prepares the food), ate well and juiced 13 times   a day (they made that for me).

Yet a scant year later (1996) I developed Paget’s Disease of the Nipple on the right breast.  I was told this was the expected outcome  and that cancer was now in the second breast.      I had an immediate mastectomy as I definitely did not want the many surgeries I already had on the left side, repeated.  I asked my surgeon to “slice and dice it” to let me know what was going on.

She wanted to remove lymph nodes on the right side but since I already had lymphedema (swelling) on the left, I ASBOLUTELY refused.  To this day I am convinced that removing lymph nodes is a HUGE miscalculation.  BTW,  I had no general anesthesia after the 1st lumpectomy, but was awake though all others including the 2 mastectomies a year apart.

When she came in to discuss the results, she said it was ‘lucky’ she had not removed  lymph nodes as there was NO tumor.  Funny thing is that I subsequently found a study suggesting that a lesser type of cancer indicates it is healing itself.  Too late for me, now both breasts were gone. My long cancer journey was not yet over.  In 1997 I developed the first 4 of 14 tumors on the left chest wall.  They were removed and found to be ‘consistent’ with my slow-growing invasive lobular carcinoma.  When the next tumor(s) appeared I decided to try Maitake D-fraction.  This reduced a tumor but more grew (still proof of principle).

Next I tried high dose vitamin A.  I had been meeting with a doctor who did clinical research on this at the Valhalla School of Medicine.   He worked with the famous Dr. Maurice Black (by then deceased).  I also, serendipitously found other sources to read.  This doctor wanted me to give up my protocol and join his study.  But my choices had   kept me alive through a lot so I kept on with my own path. The protocol THAT  I chose  was specific to me, but it was almost entirely guess work.  Still the 4 tumors that I then  had began to reduce within 3 weeks to the day that I took the vit A.   Soon I found a    liquid form which was easy to take and the reduction continued although it never       totally disappeared.

The tumors got smaller and softer but sometimes, especially later in the day, were harder again.  After many months, I had them removed and sent to pathology.  MY Results stated mostly necrotic (dead) tissue, well-differentiated (good) and very high ER and PR receptor counts.  Also supposedly a good outcome.  However now 2 doctors, with no tests what so ever, told me I was stage IV.  I absolutely REFUSED to accept that. An oncologist told me it was very dangerous – I did ask if it was worse than Adriamycin, a toxic chemo drug that can damage the heart – I had done it anyway.  A medical textbook taught me that any harms from vit A could be removed by stopping or lowering the dose, and that in 3 weeks all would be normal again.

Because I had such a good outcome I decided to attend the December 1998 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium to talk to top breast oncologists about this.  At the time and still, we tell those with Triple Negative Breast Cancer, that there is little to be done conventionally (but of course they are highly treated). I thought perhaps vit A might be a useful tool for this group and be able to make them more positive.  There was a drug on the market that offered some ‘element’ of vitamin A called Fenretinide (studies from Italy mostly).  To my surprise all four of the oncologists I spoke with assured me they already knew what vit A could do.  But as we all know doctors have what I call ‘fear of vitamins’  (also no wish to step out of the normal/standard work), so no one was using it.

However at this major conference I met a Chinese Herbalist from NYC. He told me he had met one of my friends and knew about my circumstances (at that point about 24 tumors overall).  He said he thought he could help me.  Well by April 1999 I had developed the 25th tumor and I decided to meet with him.  He wanted me to give up all that I was doing to take his herbal prescription.. Prescriptions in Chinese medicine is ALWAYS personal.

The doctor looks at your tongue (like with acupuncture),   feels your 12 total pulses 6 in each wrist (3 per side). The prescription is usually about 20 herbs.   It is cooked in water  (a lot of water)  and simmered down to 2 cups.  Nowadays,  I know he sends pre-cooked packets directly from the herbal shop he works with. He told me that because China is so polluted, good quality herbs cost 4X what they did when I took them 1999-2001.D to stay that course since it had kept me alive so long.

He has been practicing herbal medicine from his childhood as he is the 4th generation.  See his website http://www.georgeycwong.com/

I bought the herbs in Chinatown using the written prescription (in Chinese characters of course) that he gave me.  I cooked them down into a tea, drank it and almost immediately broke out in hives.  They covered my entire body, with raised lesions on my arms and legs.  Uh oh.  Basically petrified, I consulted a dermatologist who gave me a prescription for antihistamines.  If she had offered cancer treatment I think I would have asked more questions.  I did ask her if she wanted to see what a double mastectomy with no reconstruction was like. She said she knew about it.

But that night I awoke with terrible chest pains, a tightening that made it very difficult    for me to breathe.  I sat on my living room couch (so as not to ‘bother’ my husband) and contemplated dying.  But of course, I didn’t.  In the morning I called my good friend who was my acupuncturist and she read from the Physicians’ Desk Reference on the adverse effects.  (You will never hear the term ‘side’ effects from me as that is marketing. I call it Adverse, unwanted or HARMS).  Yes, indeed it included chest tightening so I called the dermatologist.  She said” HOW was I supposed to know”?  And there it is!  Anyway the hives cleared up in 3 days and I noticed that the symptoms of my Chemical Sensitivity   had changed.  The intensity of my reaction had also reduced to what I wrote then was   65% less. I went off all supplements as I tried to assess what was going on.

Eventually I restarted the herbs and got NO new tumors and the monthly prescriptions changed accordingly. I started with an MRI because I wanted proof of this technique. After ten months the Chinese doctor (had a PhD from Harvard as well as life-long training with herbs) told me I was done.  I was afraid to stop and kept on for 4 months until he insisted  I was finished with the treatment.  After I had another MRI, I received a call from the MD reader who wanted to know WHY I had a chest wall MRI. I told her my story, she hung up and called me back over an hour later stating she didn’t see ANYTHING.  But as we all know, you want your doctor to tell you how you are.

So, amazingly on September 12, 2001 in NYC I had the appointment with my breast surgeon (only doctor really following me over the years). I had to walk to the hospital –   no cars, buses, subways or taxis on that day.  When I arrived, I waited an hour for her       to arrive.  She told me …. I was free of cancer and she gave me a diagnosis of NDD No Discernible Disease (not sure if anyone else has ever gotten that one).  I walked out on clouds only to begin crying as I viewed Seventh Avenue and the smoking ruins of the World Trade Center.  About 40 people rushed up to me and all hugging me and telling    me “it would be alright”.  And inside I was screaming “I’m alive, I’m ALIVE”.

By June 1999 I started the website www.annieappleseedproject.org  and that July traveled with a group of women from my SHARE study group, to Montreal, Canada to meet with an alternative researcher.  We had some adventures and came home with some meds.  During that month I developed 6 more tumors – all around the nipple of the left breast and finally had a mastectomy.  But here is the GOOD news –all the subsequent tumors from 2-9 were shown to be growing at a rate SLOWER than normal cells.  Success I thought, but couldn’t get any doctors to agree.  I was basically told that they couldn’t really say how I was doing since I hadn’t followed protocol. I so wanted to be seen as me, an individual, but that seemed impossible.

Now it is almost 25 years later, I turn 70 the month after and life is AMAZING.  I am the founder of an all-volunteer nonprofit Annie Appleseed Project with a website viewed over 13 million times.  I’ve been able to talk to thousands of people and I know  I help others.     I know this and it is part of my personal healing journey……. THIS IS MY TRUTH 🙂

Two of Ann Fonfa favorite interviews is a more mainstream interview from last year http://findyournewnormal.com/live-event-4-27-16/
 
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Climbing to the Peak

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Recently I began to perceive “climbing to the peak” differently than I had in the past.

Since 2000 I’ve climbed to the peak of Mt Shasta and Mt Whitney to celebrate surviving the GBM brain tumor. Over the last 17 years I’ve climbed to numerous peaks, like Half Dome at Yosemite, and just about any hill I had the time to ascent. I liked the challenge that came with it, and the determination to finish it.   At a peak I’ve always felt strong,    able to do anything,  reach any goal.    https://endbraincancer.org/cheryl-broyles/

However, this summer things have changed and I was not able to make any climbs. However I’ve had to scramble up things that have been more challenging; often making me feel devastated.

Back in 2000 I began battling a GBM brain tumor located in my left temporal lobe.        This year I’ve been hit by an aPXA brain tumor which has been more struggling for me.

It’s located in my pituitary gland, extending up through the adenohypophysis, infundibular stalk, hypothalamus, and into the floor of the 3rd ventricle. I’ve been            hit hard by many new challenges.

After 4 weeks of radiation this summer my pituitary has been destroyed; consequently it no longer produces the many needed hormones. Unfortunately I’m now taking many new prescriptions. One to keep my thyroid working, another to control my ability to retain liquid in my body, another to keep the swelling down in my brain and body, another to maintain the strength in my bones so they will not break, and last but not least another prescription to preserve my muscles (which is needed to keep my heart beating).

It’s been a serious challenge living with the deficits that come along with both                   the aPXA and the GBM. It’s been completely overwhelming.

Recently, feeling locked in my home; I cried in sadness that I may never climb to a        peak again. It seems like 75% of my muscles have disappeared. I don’t have the strength anymore.

Sitting and looking out a window feeling sorry for myself I thought; “How can I feel alive   if I don’t even have strength to climb to a peak anymore.”

I always try to see the “cup half full”. So I struggled to see my new unwanted life as “half full”. I searched for a new peak I could climb that would make me feel happy and satisfied.

Thankfully I began to see my life from a new perspective, observing “It’s possible to reach a peak even without a mountain, I can just accomplish it in a new way.”  However, I knew this new type of peak would be way harder and take more determination to reach the top of it.

The peak I’m now determined to reach is a feeling of contentment, along with accepting the deficits I now live with, and the reality that I may never climb another mountain.

While climbing to the peak of Mt Shasta and Mt Whitney I learned to never look back because it could take away my determination. Now I know I can’t look back in time, it would lead me to feel that it’s impossible to reach the peak of contentment.

Each step may feel harder and harder, especially while going through treatments like surgery, radiation or chemo; or when a MRI shows bad news. I began struggling with     the thought, “How can I feel content in situations like that!”

I realized that I’d also loose determination if I looked forward anticipating new hard times that will most likely come. My mind cries out, “I don’t want to look back or forward taking away my ability to reach the peak of contentment.” I also realized I can’t continue to think about my deficits if I want to reach the peak of contentment.

Over the years I’ve felt I reached the peak of contentment at times, but that blessing seems to come and go. I want to reach the peak for good, hold tight and never let go regardless of the circumstances.

I’m not completely there yet, but I keep getting closer and closer. I’ve become more determined to reach peace 100% of the time even with the deficits I have. I’ll search and find things that will help me feel joy and content. I know there are things out there for me; I just need to keep my eyes open for them.

I know that holding tight to my Lord Jesus Christ will give me more strength to reach     the peak of contentment and not letting go.

Philippians 4:11 – 13 “I have learned to be content whatever the circumstance. I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty.  I have learned the secret        of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living     in plenty or in want. I can do everything through Him who gives me strength.”

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The Forgiving LIFE

Jacqueline Song

Anger is a negative emotion that can follow frustration, disappointment, and injustice.

It can vary from mild and short-term to intense and long-term. It is the intense and      long-term variety,  what we have called unhealthy anger that concerns us here,        (Enright & Fitzgibbons, 2015).

To begin answering the question concerning the link between anger and cancer, let us  start with a quotation that may be an overstatement  and then let us get more precise. Groer,  Davis,  Droppleman,  Mozingo, and Pierce (2000) made the following general statement: “Extremely low anger scores have been noted in numerous studies of      patients with cancer. Such low scores suggest suppression, repression, or restraint of anger.

There is evidence to show that suppressed anger can be a precursor to the development     of cancer, and also a factor in its progression after diagnosis.” Notice that their conclusion centers on a certain type of anger, that which is not overtly expressed but instead, to use a common expression, is bottled up.

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Our next question, then, is to look for supporting evidence of this claim of suppressed anger relating to cancer, and we find it in the early study by Greer and Morris (1975).        In a sample of 160 women, they report a statistically-significant relationship between  what they call extreme suppression of anger and breast cancer. Notice the suppression     of the anger is not a normal kind of restraint, but instead is extreme in rarely, if ever,   being vented. This relationship might be caused by the cancer itself in that people get angry because of the diagnosis. Yet, in another early study, Pettingale, Greer, & Tee   (1977) followed 160 women over a two year period prior to a diagnosis of cancer and subsequently after the diagnosis was made.

They found that those with breast cancer (even before the diagnosis was made)               who “habitually suppressed anger” had longitudinal patterns of increased serum Immunoglobulin A levels  (implicated in some autoimmune diseases) compared                 to those who did not suppress their anger.

We need to ask, based on the above, whether it is certain kinds of cancer that are connected with anger or whether we have a general trend. One observation comes from Boerma (2007) as cited in Hendricks, Vore, Aslinia, & Morriss (2013), in which unhealthy anger is implicated in immune system compromise in general: “Anger also causes the release of the stress hormone, cortisol. Release of this hormone gives the body bursts of energy.

However, too much of this hormone can cause a multitude of negative effects on the body. Too much cortisol in the body can cause an imbalance in blood sugar;  it can suppress thyroid function, and decrease bone density.  This hormonal imbalance  also impacts the body’s immune system.  Research shows that chronic-angry people suffer more frequent colds,  flu’s infections,  asthma, skin disease flare-ups and arthritis, as compared to non-chronic-angry people (Boerma, 2007).”

The Anger and Cancer Connection

By Paul Haider

Is There a Connection Between Anger and Cancer?

anger-and-cancer_OMTimes If the immune system  can  be  compromised  in  some  people  who harbor unhealthy anger (intense and over long periods), then there  may be  a more general link between this form of anger and cancers.  Yet, in a large (over 19,000) study over 9 years, there was no connection between reported levels of anger and breast cancer.  There was,  however,  a small and statistically-significant relationship with prostate, lung, and colorectal cancers (White, English, Coates, Lagerlund, Borland, et al., 2007).

We must be cautious with these findings for our purpose here because the anger assessment only concerned whether or not that anger was expressed or not. There was    no measure of the intensity or longevity of the anger.  Their measure of negative affect included different kinds of emotions, not just anger. The association of suppressed anger in particular and prostate cancer is discussed in Penedo, Dahn, Kinsinger, Antoni, Molton, et al. (2006). These researchers report a stronger presence of the natural killer cell cytotoxicity (NKCC) when anger was not suppressed in a sample of 61 men.

To date, there are remarkably few studies of the anger and cancer link. The research to date does suggest a link, particularly with regard to intense and persistent anger that is suppressed. That link to date does not suggest a general association between suppressed anger and all types of cancers, but may be implicated in certain cancers such as breast cancer (although the findings are not consistent), and prostate, lung, and colorectal cancers.

Perhaps it is time for both medicine and psychology to unite in a new angle in the fight against certain cancers by continuing to examine the anger — cancer link. If the findings      as above continue, we need to find ways of reducing anger in particular when it is intense, abiding, and not expressed.  This may be part of a regimen for cancer prevention,  at least for certain kinds of cancers and for people who have a family history of these.

“There’s a huge amount of evidence that anger creates cancer, with many scholarly    articles showing a direct link between anger (especially suppressed anger) and cancer.”

One study showed that those with anger and cancer (and especially suppressed anger)   had a much higher amount of stress… and thus with stress chemicals in their body can lead to physiological changes in the body.

A study at King’s College Hospital in London with cancer patients with suppressed anger showed a distinct correlation between having anger and cancer.

The University of Tennessee showed that suppressed anger was a precursor to developing cancer.

At Yale University, Dr. Bernie Siegel collected 57 very well documented cases of angry people who came down with cancer. And when they decided that anger and depression were not helping anything they became,  loving,  kind , caring and let go of all anger….      thus their cancer started to shrink. – Amazing!

The National Institute of Health said: “Research with animal models suggests      “your body’s neuroendocrine response  (release of hormones into your blood in response to stimulation of your nervous system) can directly alter important processes in cells that help protect against the formation of cancer, such as DNA repair and the regulation of cell growth.”

The California Department of Health Services and NHI showed a fourfold increase in death from cancer for those who suppressed their anger.

Research at Stanford University showed that powerful emotions cause a flood of cortisol  (a stress hormone) that predicted early death in women with breast cancer. The Journal of the American Medical Association said: “A study comparing long-term survivors of breast cancer with those who did not survive,  scientists at John Hopkins University found  that long-term survivors expressed much higher levels of anxiety, hostility and other negative emotions. Patients who were able to express their feelings lived longer than those who had difficulty in doing so.”

Some Solutions to ANGER !!!!

BY Marta Ustyanich
According to research published in the National Forum Journal and Counseling and Addictions. WE experience anger as a secondary emotion
when primary emotions such as fear, disrespect, humiliation, coercion, injustice or betrayal become intense. Anger can affect        a person the same way as drugs and alcohol by preventing logical and rational thinking.
If you find yourself over reacting in situations and taking on it out on others. At the biological level anger triggers a cascade of chemical reactions throughout your nervous system. IT starts with your amygdala, a primitive part of your brain that sounds the alarm throughout   you body. When your amygdala is activated, it prevents you from rationally processing the consequences of your own reactions.
Next, your adrenals start pumping out the stress hormones adrenaline and cortisol. Which spikes your heart rate and increasing blood pressure. Glucose and fatty acids flood our blood stream and muscles and prepares you for action. Finally testosterone production sends your anger into over drive.
As your cheeks flush, you may start to shake, your face contorts into an angry grimace, as your breath quickens and your inner voice deadens. Unfortunately, this all can affect your health:
Anger and Your Heart
Many studies suggest that individuals with a short fuse are more likely  to have coronary heart disease and heart attacks than their more easy- going peers. What’s more: chronically angry people, especially those forced to repress their anger are at a higher risk for stroke, cardiovascular disease and over all poorer health.
As your blood vessels tighten, your blood pressure skyrockets wearing down your arteries over time. Meanwhile, the fatty acids and glucose that get released into your blood stream during a conniption fit of rage. Builds up along the your artery walls clogging and clogging them even further.
 Venting your anger can also have immediate adverse effects. A 2014 review of nine studies that was published in the European Heart Journal suggests that the risk of a heart attack or episode of unstable angina was five times higher two hours before and angry outburst. While the risk of stroke was 4 times higher.
 Researcher estimated that five angry outburst a day would result in 657extra cardiovascular events per year for every 10,,000 adults at higher risk, or 158 events for those at lower risk. Also with one angry outburst month, however, that number dropped to just four extra events a year for every 10,000 adults at high risk and only one in for those at low risk.
Anger and Your Brain
 
When it comes to your brain, according to research from Calgary’s Hotchkiss Brain Institute. Stress and anger can inhibit the growth of new neurons that communicate with other parts of your body. Some research has also linked low levels of the neurotransmitter serotonin to violent forms of aggression.
In fact, research from the Netherlands conducted on mice suggests that unchecked anger and aggression can reduce the brain’s ability to produce over time and potentially produce violent behavior. “Experiencing anger and depression starts in the brain with a chemical imbalance that leads people to either hold in or lash out their emotions.

Losing your cool at the slightest provocation?

Protect your chill vibe and your physical health with these strategies for constructively dealing with anger, courtesy of psychologist Harriet Lerner, bestselling author of The Dance of Anger: A Woman’s Guide to Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationships (2005).

1. Speak up when an issue is important to you. While you don’t need to address every irritation or injustice that comes along, if the cost of staying silent is becoming bitter or resentful, it’s best to make your feelings known.

2. Strike when the iron is cold. Avoid speaking up in the heat of the moment when you’re feeling angry and intense. If you feel your temperature rising in the middle of a conversation, try saying, “I need a little time to sort out my thoughts. Let’s set up another time to talk about this.”

3. Take time out to think about the problem and clarify your position. Think clearly about what you want to say, how to say it, and when. Angry confrontations only invite the other person to become defensive and see you as the problem.

4. Don’t use below-the-belt tactics. These include blaming, interpreting, diagnosing, labeling, analyzing, preaching, moralizing, ordering, warning, interrogating, ridiculing, and lecturing.

5. Use “I” language. Say, “I think,” “I feel,” “I fear,” “I want.” A true “I” statement says something about you without criticizing or blaming the other person, and without holding them responsible for your feelings or reactions.

6. Keep it short and kind. It’s powerful to say, “I left our conversation feeling like a smaller person who disappointed you,” and leave it at that. This takes more courage than lecturing or criticizing the person for being insensitive or disrespectful.

7. Appreciate that people are different. If you’re fighting about who’s right or wrong, you may be missing the point. Different perspectives and ways of reacting do not necessarily mean that one person is right and the other wrong. Don’t tell another person what they think or feel, or what they should think or feel.

8. Recognize that each person is responsible for their own actions. Be angry at the right person. Don’t blame your mother-in-law because she’s overbearing and oversteps boundaries, for example. Setting—and maintaining—clear boundaries is your and your husband’s responsibility.

9. Stop trying to convince others that you’re right. If the other person isn’t hearing you, simply say, “Well, it may sound crazy to you, but this is how I feel,” or, “I understand that you disagree, but I guess we see the problem differently.”

10. Never use text or email to express your anger or to process an emotional issue. Confrontational texts or emails will only send a conversation downhill swiftly. No exceptions.

11. Don’t expect change to come about from hit-and-run confrontations. Change occurs slowly in close relationships. If you make even a small change, you will be tested many times to see if you really mean it.

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Teresa’s Story

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The following was posted by Teresa Levi on October 7, 2017:

So with the permission of Kathleen Blake and Teresa from the Gerson Support Group:

                                    I Bring You Teresa’s Story.

Today is the expiration date given to me by my first oncologist 2 years ago. Since I have   no intention of expiring, I thought I would share the good news with you all on this date   in particular.

No More METs! No NED! (No Evidence of Disease)

You know this healing process has it’s ups and downs. With the last 3 weeks being down from dealing with the pre and post hurricane Irma mess and limitations from lack of electricity with difficulty following the gerson therapy it’s nice to have the up side to it.

I had a PET scan done the week before the hurricane and didn’t know the results since my doctor appointments got held back because of no power in our area, so they weren’t open for business.

I started the Gerson Therapy April, 2015 when I found a lump in my breast. I had no insurance at the time so had to wait until August, 2015 when I went back to work as a physical therapist, to see my primary doc.  During the summer:  I started cheating on  gerson, not a good idea.  In September,  I had stage II breast cancer with lumpectomy     and 6 lymph nodes removed. In October, 2015 after having scans done, I had stage IV breast cancer with METs to the bones with 25 lesions found and multiple breaks in the bones. I felt absolutely no symptoms at the time.

I did stop working because I didn’t want to break more bones.

In December, 2015, more scans were done with more lesions found. The oncologists recommended standard American drugs. They also gave me 2 years to live. I didn’t want  to do the drugs. The docs were mad at me because of this, but then they didn’t offer me a cure just an extension of my life. I wanted the cure.

I had stopped cheating and was consistent with the Gerson by this time. At this time because there were more areas of cancer, I looked into getting a gerson practitioner.

I needed someone who had experience healing with nutrition and to follow my case       for the 2 years required. I decided to go to the authorized Gerson clinic in Mexico.

I sent  in my paperwork and it came back that they would only accept me for one          week due to the severity of the disease. It was disappointing, however, at least they        had  accepted me. I went on faith that they would extend it once I got there.

The clinic was closed for the holidays, so in Jan., 2016, my sister and I flew out there.

Once I got there and they saw that I was very active and mobile, they accepted me for         2 weeks. I had been doing the Gerson so long that there was really not much to change.     It was basically review for me with the different instruction classes. Those of you doing       it at home, just keep going, the book explains it all.

Dr. Cervantes, the main physician, is so excellent in his demeanor and treatment for the different patients.  He and I,  decided that since the disease was so aggressive in jumping    to more bones that I needed to do the oncology meds to slow the cancer down so that the Gerson could catch up and heal me, otherwise I would die.  Remember this is incurable and terminal cancer per Western standards of care.

When I came back home, I fractured my back on the plane flight from leaning too far forward so had to wear a brace for several months. I saw a local oncologist and started     the meds of 2 pills ibrance, femara(aromatase inhibitor), and xgeva, a shot, in Feb., 2016.

In March, 2016, a PET scan was done. I now had 31 lesions in 22 different bones – my skull, left arm, left thigh, pelvis, 6 ribs and 14 back bones.

With the gerson, my job was to rest and for one who was very active this has been hard      to do,  but I learned to do it.  My siblings jumped in and helped with cleaning the veggies, helping me shop, and financially supporting me. Very humbling for one very independent, another learning experience in my christian walk.

In Dec., 2016, another PET scan was done. Only 9 months from the last scan and the cancer went down to only 1 lesion and no active cancer in my bones.

Now, 9 months later, Sept., 2017, there are no signs of disease in my bones. I am now healed of the all bone metastasis in all those areas! Also, one of my 3 tumor markers my oncologist monitors is now within normal levels. CE 15-3 from a high 273 in Feb, 2016, now down to 29.6.

At this point, nothing changes because I am still taking the oncology meds. My plan is     get the tumor markers within normal limits for several months and then stop the meds. After that I will need to detox from them, so I don’t know how long this process will take. Dr. C and I are in sync with this plan.

Along with the cancer healing, the Gerson Therapy has helped me move from being       230 lbs down to 170 lbs,  no more migraines,  no type 2 diabetes with an AIC of 5.1, no   more depression and anxiety coming off 2 meds for them. It’s a comprehensive picture     of healing. During this time with a low white blood count and being exposed to people   who had colds or the flu,  I have also not caught any of that during these 19 months of treatment.

Once you understand how the gerson does it’s job then work the gerson and the gerson therapy will work for you. As always, you all are the best group!

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Grunewald Bears A Scar,

Grunewald grew up in tiny  Perham in Otter Tail County,  a three-hour drive northwest of Minneapolis. She rode the bench in basketball. Running, even as temperatures dropped to 10 below and ice formed on her lips, was her freedom. 
  

 “I’ve always loved running and I never want cancer to take that away from me,” Grunewald tells PEOPLE. “Having the opportunity to be a professional runner was something that I never expected.”

Her battle began when she was first diagnosed in 2009 with adenoid cystic carcinoma, a rare form of cancer. Surgery to remove the tumor from her salivary gland was successful, but two years later the cancer reappeared in her thyroid, which was also removed.

For five years she was healthy, living her life, traveling and competing. She finished    fourth  in  the  1500 at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trails and won the 2014        USA Indoor 3,000 meter title.

It was in August 2016, that she discovered her cancer came back for the third time—       but now in her liver.

“That was a huge bummer and it was tough,” says Grunewald, who married her college boyfriend in 2013. “I had a big surgery that removed half of my liver and the tumor.

I couldn’t run for like three or four months.” But as soon as she could, she got back to training until her first scan in March showed   that small tumors had returned.

“I’m running, but not fast because I’m going through chemo,” she says, which she started on June 6. “The most important thing for me has just been trying to stay involved in the sport that I love even though it’s been hard to manage my health issues with running.”

She added: “It’s something that I felt like I really needed to do just to carry on and have something to look forward to.”

When Gabe Grunewald crossed the finish line this past June at the US. Outdoor Championship.

The 31 year old middle distant runner was under going chemotherapy to treat adenoid cystic carcinoma. A rare cancer that had recurred for the fourth time. The National meet fell during an     off week of treatment .

She and her fellow world-class runners walked single file, hair tied in ponytails, to the starting       line of one of track’s premier events. The women were a lithe pack, and it was difficult to pick        out Grunewald. Identified by the purple half-moon scar that stretches across her abdomen.

The runners toed the starting line, the crowd fell silent, a gun sounded and they were off.

Grunewald is not the world’s fastest 1,500-meter runner,  although,  she is competitive     and fierce down the stretch.  And her emotion was greeted down the front stretch by the running community  with enormous cheer  as the other runners circled around her with well wishes.

   That was on June 22, and on July 12 Grunewald announced via Instagram that her body did        not respond to chemotherapy. She explain her next step would be Immunotherapy and would be working with one of the best doctors at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital in New York City. However, it wasn’t the devastating update. being dealt a terrible hand once again.

   She deals with her dilemma with optimism, unwavering strength  with an uplifting spirit. She also still runs regularly often after spending hours at the hospital for her transfusion. Gabe reveals     I am in a tough situation — but I want my story to be as positive as it can be. I am not in control of my cancer, but I am in control of my attitude and how I live my life.

   That’s the message she wants to send — our circumstance don’t define us; we can live        our lives  even in the face of a life-disrupting event like a cancer diagnosis. Across her abdomen, Grunewald bears a scar, the aftermath of surgery she had August 2016 to remove a tumor from her liver.

But this 13 inch strike across a her middle is a symbol of what she has been through and how she intends to keep living her life with her passion for running. To receive a serious cancer diagnosis is  to feel an overpowering desire to retreat within and  try to block out the chirpings of your mind. Grunewald made the decision to crawl out.

She talks about her disease in the way of a stream tumbling down a mountain. She has       a website and a Twitter feed, and she encourages supporters to contribute to research on this cancer.

“I’m a young adult with cancer,” Grunewald said. “I don’t always love talking about it.     It’s not a made-for-TV movie. It’s real. It’s scary.”

She gives and she receives, and that helps. “I love when people reach out to me,        because it helps me get out the door.”

“Small-town politics can make team sports a headache,” — “Running is all about you.”

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