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Michele L. Tune Patient Expert

Springfield, Missouri
Hi! I'm Michele L. Tune and I've had a long journey to better health. After barely surviving domestic violence, I was injured and had several health issues as a result. My weight ballooned up to near 300 pounds, I was on tons of medication, and I went through several surgeries as well -... Full Bio
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Before and After: Ehlers Danlos Syndrome by Michele L. Tune Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Dreaming Big and Living a VIBRANT Life! In September, I was in bad shape. I was struggling to get out of my bed and do the dishes and cook for my children. I was i ... Read on »
Raw Tropical Soft Serve Dessert by Michele L. Tune Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Last week I jumped at the chance to say, “YES!” when my children moseyed their way through the produce department asking for a wide assortment of fruits and vegetables. I ca ... Read on »
Eating Healthy At Work by Michele L. Tune Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Fueling your body properly does not have to be stressful. Many times we get overwhelmed by looking at the big picture. I’m a firm believer in baby steps. Hey, Rome was not ... Read on »
2014 Goal Update 1: Mysti by Michele L. Tune Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food In Hello, Beautiful Me  I put my health goals into focus. Here is a recap of Phase I: 15 minutes of muscle strengthening every morning. 10,000 steps. S ... Read on »
Fun, Fresh, and Full of Life! by Michele L. Tune Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food It seems like only yesterday when Michele asked me to join Healing with Juices, but in reality it’s been well over a year. Neither she or I have written consistently ... Read on »
Resurrecting Yoga In My Life by Michele L. Tune Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Even before I had my New Birth Party , I decided that I had to rededicate myself to my yoga practice. During a time that I felt the best in my life, was the mos ... Read on »
New Birth Party by Michele L. Tune Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Every year for most of my life, I have considered a new year as an opportunity to set goals and change my life. I have accomplished a lot of things this way. But I was stu ... Read on »
Unsweetened Coconut Milk – Homemade! by Michele L. Tune Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food I was raised in a small town and enjoyed having home cooked meals almost nightly. My Mom was a guru of cooking in bulk and would spend hours preparing soups and sauces for ... Read on »
“Don’t Juice and Drive!” by Michele L. Tune Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Breakfast! To be honest, when I read, ‘Don’t Juice and Drive.’ from my friend Diana, I thought she was joking. She wasn’t! On the first, I slipped on a patch o ... Read on »
The Gift(s) I Deserve by Michele L. Tune Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Happy 2014! Recently, as Mysti and I discussed, 2014 is a year full of hope and promise – with greater things to come than we can even fathom in this very moment! ... Read on »
2014: The Year to Shut Up! by Michele L. Tune Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food For years – and I do mean years – I have talked about doing so many things. Writing a book is one of them. But here I am… I have not written a book. Oh, I’ve written many ... Read on »
Hello, Beautiful Me by Michele L. Tune Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food I am loving my body in optimum fitness and health, now! ~Mysti Reutlinger Positive affirmations change how we view and connect with the world. I am changi ... Read on »
Losing Control–and Taking it Back! by Michele L. Tune Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food It starts with a taste, just a small bite. You still have total control. You go on about your business and you’re satisfied. No problem, right? And then it’s like the ... Read on »
My Sister, My Friend–and EDS by Michele L. Tune Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food "Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with." – Thomas Carlyle This is one of my all-time favorite quotes – and Mysti is one of my all-time favorite ... Read on »
A Battle to Save My Body – Ehlers Danlos Syndrome by Michele L. Tune Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food In June, I received my official diagnosis of Ehlers Danlos Syndrome after spending years in agonizing pain. I left my full-time position as a restaurant manager for a va ... Read on »
60-Day Juice Fast: Weekend Sabbatical & Chiropractor Advice by Michele L. Tune Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Today is day 28 of this 60-day juice fast. You can read about the first week and a half here and weeks 2 and 3 here . Wow. What is up with modifications on this jui ... Read on »
60-Day Juice Fast: Weeks 2 & 3 by Michele L. Tune Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Note: Today is Day 26 of this 60-day juice fast/cleanse. You can read about the first week and a half here . If all goes as planned, I will not eat until Wednesday, August ... Read on »
60-Day Juice Fast: First Week + by Michele L. Tune Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Wow. I can’t believe today is day 11 of my 60-day juice fast – only 49 more days to go. Time is actually flying by! When I began to “hear the call” to do a long juice ... Read on »
Using Whole Foods to Promote Balance with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome by Michele L. Tune Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Some Whole Foods Reduce Inflammation I recently shared about my journey to a long-time question regarding the amount of pain I felt on a daily basis. Through that ... Read on »
Losing Myself, Finding Myself by Michele L. Tune Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Raw Food Isn’t it so crazy that I’d have to lose myself in order to find myself? I mean, I was on a journey where I thought I knew exactly who I was and what I wanted and what I wa ... Read on »