Friday, June 25, 2004
holistic healing- a journey
Healing and health issues, I've come to realize, start with food issues. I've done meditations, sports, etc., but none has done me a greater service than what I put into my body. Once I started to change my attitudes toward food, my health vastly improved.
I started this journey when my girlfriend suggested I check out [a site displaying your books] because she intuited some sort of affinity. I found out about this ascended master on [the site] and read some of the solstice channelings. Some of the teachings are too esoteric for me to comprehend, but what resonated was... advice to study and absorb the spiritual nature of food. Food thats cooked has little or no spiritual nurturing for us. You go to a supermarket and you can sense the elevated vibrations of the produce section and the low or dead vibrations of the refrigerated or processed foods sections. [The site] repeatedly points to the book We want to live, by Aajonus Vanderplanitz (rawmilk.org), which I finally ordered last Spring. Its become the most studied book Ive had. I turn to it for any healing crisis I have and Ive not visited a regular physicians since I opened the book.
After a workshop and private session with Vanderplanitz I was onto my new food schedule. Weaned of coffee and alcohol, I found immediate health benefits in this new diet. The chronic health problems were gone over nightand returned quickly when I didnt have access to my green juice during the week of moving into my house last month. Headaches though continued to flare up during stressful periods, but they now seem to have vanished, after I got my almgam fillings pulled a few weeks ago. John Butler, my healer in Syracuse, suggested I should get my teeth cleaned out now and not wait till I am healthier.
Right now, I am detoxing from mercury buildup and my lower back hurts a little, understandably. Some mercury leached into the body when the fillings were replaced (with plastic composites). Studies (with sheep) have shown that amalgam fillings leach into the body continuously, especially with hot beverages and foods. The kidney and the brain absorb the toxic metals, and I suspect now that many of us with lower back pain and/or urinary problems are fighting mercury poisoning. My back pain has been very subdued or vanished despite the mercury buildup in the kidneys due to the cilanthro I put in the green juice and the butter or coconut cream I eat with the juice. The fat traps the loosened mercury (made volatile by cilantro) and flushes it out of the body. Hot baths (with Epsom salt and baking soda for 22 minutes) help deal with flushing out radiation contamination and toxic metal through the skin, as does vigorous exercise.
This raw foods diet dispels several medical myths and gives us tools to preach these new values:
1. fat is good: raw butter, raw coconut cream (homemade, with Greenstar juicer), raw avocados all are vital to build healthy fat cells in the body and strengthen the liver
2. eggs are great: raw eggs and lots of them heal during health crisis, take down swellings and flush out toxins. Forget the cholesterol scare.
3. eat starch in moderation: Aajonus suspects that my mothers heavy starch diet contributed to discoloring my eyes to brown. Now with this diet, the attempt is to bring them back to blue. Aajonus advises to eat a soft nut meal (ground nuts) only once a week.
4. raw [food] is an excellent source for healing.
5. raw milk is the best: this gets to the crux of our modern neurosis, that all milk and juices, etc., have to be processed, pasteurized and homogenized. Once I started drinking raw milk my teeth and gum pains disappeared.
6. green juices are beneficial: its hard for our stomach to absorb raw vegetables, such as salads, especially cucumbers because they are high in fibers. With a Greenstar Juicer or other model that separates fiber and juice, we get a high energy drink; no need for coffee; well, I still retain my weakness for teas, even though I know full well that they make the body acidic.
I started on this new diet-and I have never followed any strict diet plan before-when I realized that quite a few of my friends had contracted cancer and some died because, as I suspected, of using chemotherapy. Given my own protracted health problems which could only be stabilized with antibiotics, I grew impatient and ask for new holistic perspectives. I no longer accept that disease is the way of living, especially into old age, I am no longer scared of cancers because I know that theres a way to reverse it, and its not advertised by the medical establishment that pushes chemical treatment. Aajonus has been dubbed the guru of the 'underground raw milk movement' by the Wall Street Journal. They are taking note of us. Lets not be deterred by it, but convince ourselves to overcome fears and walk lightly on a new path of healthfulness.
Mecke N., Cortland, New York
"Forrest just turned 2 last Saturday and Nicolle has him flying through Kindergarten workbooks (age 5 and 6)! He will sit there for 45 minutes with her totally into it. I guess it's safe to say his brain is well fed!"
Ray, Nicolle and Forrest
My eyesight has improved a lot, to the surprise of my optometrist. I hadn't had an exam for about 10 years and I also have had auditing, which can improve it by removing mental mass. However, I have been nearsighted for 50 years, since age 12. My vision was last 1.75 and 1.75 in both.
Now it is 1.00 in right eye and 1.25 in left. Also, she says my eyes, optic nerve, etc., are in perfect health and that the numbers for glaucoma were very much on the low side. I don't think they expected that for a 63 year old. The office girl said she had only seen an improvement (didn't say how much--mine was huge) once in an Austrian lady who attributed it to lots of raw juices.
I do the diet about 90% but often cheat on the juices, and still am doing so well. I am now upping the discipline to 99%. (OK, I save an occasional dinner date. Ha.)
Do you remember the large tumor on my thyroid? Well, it never grew since I started the diet... Yesterday my chiro said it checks out benign when he tested it with muscle testing. I didn't know he was testing it so had no attention on it. He said that does not mean it wasn't cancerous at some point, but it is not now. I feel this is true. I'm also sure my eyes would not have improved if it was.
Just keeping you up to date on the great stuff as you certainly deserveall the feedback and successes. Yea!!
Love, Diane M.
See our raw food blog for some important testimonials.
"You gave me my life back. I feel so much better already."
"Your diet to me is the perfect diet in following with my life path.
I am showing someone in my church who suffers from MS arthritis and backaches your book and I hope she in turn will show others to this new way
of living. Then less people would have to grow up the way I have and have
their brain scrambled with anti-psychotic and/or antidepressant drugs."