My childhood was filled with country meadows, strife, and lessons that have both benefited me and haunted me during my adult life. I grew up in a family of 6, among them two sisters and a brother. Although we fought like cats and dogs, I love them all and am a better person today for having grown up with them.
I have struggled with depression and anxiety since the age of 15 and...
in 1999, I realized I was eating smarter than most bipeds who begged for my 'secrets'. That began a huge, wonderful journey and third career, nutrition. It's not about popping more pills, rather it's eating real pure foods to avoid as many pills as possible. Doing so helped me recover from an often untreatable dementia. The lightbulb in my head was dimmed for months (semi-comatose), but the...
I'm a patient empowerment expert who writes a newspaper column, hosts a radio show, speaks across the US and is the guide to patient empowerment at About.com.
I love to hear about patients advocating for themselves and being invested in their own health.
Check out my websites at: www.EveryPatientsAdvocate.com or
my blog at: www.EveryPatientsAdvocate.com/blog
Passionate. New mum. Hails from tropical Singapore. Warm. Cool. Outgoing. Outspoken. WYSIWYG. Natural Health. Loves Travel. Foodie Hunter. Organic Follower. Health Nut. Intense. Determined. Shopaholic. Loves Life. Made of Fine Chocolate. Spontaneous. Can't live without LOVE. 30 Forever... years ago, I did a 7 day detoxification program after hearing some cool testimonies from a couple of close...
I went suddenly deaf in 1975 at age 4 of unexplained causes. I wore a hearing aid in my one "good" ear for just over 30 years, and then within the space of about a year year I lost all my remaining hearing. In November of 2007 I implanted my right ear and in August of 2008 I implanted my left ear. My speech comprehension scores have jumped from 8% before the implant to 98% after, so I...
I am an American Mom living in Tuscany. My twelve year old son Jordan was born profoundly deaf, wore hearing aids for eight years and currently wears a cochlear implant. My blog is the story of our journey.
Co-Author of RALLY CAPS