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THE INGUINAL HERNIA: HEALING AND PREVENTING AN INGUINAL HERNIA

Why would someone have an Inguinal Hernia? Below I get into more detail of the location of the Inguinal Hernia. Also, bodily fluids and waste that gather there because of a complex maze these substances have to rise up [on the right side] and exit [on the left]. So, depending on the family health history and individuals health history, the body may not be that inherently strong. Then repetitive movement done under stress in sports, work outs, lifting for work, an activity done to release anger [exercise and sports are often used to vent, and this is not always done consciously] adds to creating a Hernia in this particular area. Sometimes when people love to do something they overdo it. Many sports today often stress one side. Dance is very often that way. Often dancers and choreographers have a stronger side and favor it. Using one leg over and over again in fencing, soccer, kicking in football, stance in baseball, high jump, skateboarding, and dance are some easily identifiable examples. I hope this makes sense in explaining how an Inguinal Hernia can begin.

A TAKE ON HOW THE BODY BREAKS DOWN

When the PH of our blood, urine, lymph, and other bodily fluids and waste measures highly acidic for years it is easier for health problems to become more frequent. Why? Because that acidic fluid that all our tissues are bathing in aids in breaking down the body and putting it in a position of defensiveness. We are always irritated. Our Immune System is then always in a defensive mode. This will also be reflected in our personality. It will influence how we see the world. We can feel attacked, paranoid and easily angered. Depending on how frequently a person sees a doctor, blood tests are taken, fear about being sick pervades. This knowingly or unknowingly determines the future of our health. One Physician  treating my father, after my dad had a stroke, took me aside and gave me advice I will never forget. He told me to keep my dad away from doctors that always want to run tests. Some people would cringe at this advice, but I knew exactly what he was saying. I do have to interject here that many doctors do run tests to protect themselves from lawsuits and create a paper trail that shows they were on top of things in case of a malpractice suit.

BACK TO THE INGUINAL HERNIA: RIGHT SIDE

A hernia is a weakening of the facial and deep layers of body tissue. I know first hand that strain or overuse is not the primary reason hernias form in the groin area. An Inguinal Hernia is located in the lower quadrant of the loins. It is an area on men and women where there are strong physiological and functional demands, not just structural. A gathering point for waste matter and other bodily fluids. On the right there is the Cecum and Appendix. Waste matter has to move up against gravity and when it does not, becomes impacted, the PH of the entire body, eventually takes a big hit. That right corner tissue becomes a weak spot. The Appendix has a similar reason for becoming stuck and sluggish. The rest of the GI Tract, Cecum and Appendix greatly effect one another due to location and function. When things are not moving, often beginning in childhood, a person is more inclined to have a hernia. I have treated two males under the age of 18 who were developing an Inguinal Hernia. They were both Olympic Trial Fencers, lunging on one leg repetitively. Their diet was poor and their stress level was great. Their coach was not interested in addressing the enormous difference in thigh circumference that was beyond apparent on the overworked lunging leg. It was criminal in my mind. All these kids wanted to do was please their coach and get to the  US Fencing Team Trials. In doing that they were creating some serious imbalances in their tissue.

INGUINAL HERNIA: LEFT SIDE

The left side of the loins is where the exit point of waste is located and it is a complex maze. If a person is aware of  problems with Digestion or Elimination  it will often be experienced in this lower left area. From Chronic Constipation to Loose Stools, all will show a build up of toxic waste that weakens the tissue. How can it be any other way? The waste sitting there, unable to exit, creates acidity that weakens the tissue. Also, the location of the Bladder puts an added pressure on the whole pelvic – groin area of the body in terms of Uric Acid building. If the rest of the body can not let go of waste in a timely way, the Bladder will be a highly stressed organ for helping to create some kind of Homeostasis. Not forgetting the involvement of the Kidneys here, but any means.

AND THE POINT IS…

If you have an Inguinal Hernia and want to heal it without a surgical procedure, have had a surgery or are planning to have a surgery it will only help to balance out your body’s PH. The time to start is now. It will not happen overnight. You can begin to do this by eating a diet that is more alkaline while taking something that absorbs old waste throughout the entire body. Yes, I am talking about Sodium Bentonite Clay and or Zeolite Clay. There are other clays that may help and here is one source to do some research. However, is is imperative to come up with a long term plan to absorb acidy body fluids and waste. Again, they have accumulated due to sitting around stagnating and  are very irritating and weakening to the entire organism.

Our body has an internal  protection plan to buffer an overly acidic PH. One part of that is taking minerals from our bones [Calcium is one] to buffer and balance out the building acids. This is not a long term plan for buffering for obvious reasons. Without intervention deep sickness occurs. An Inguinal Hernia is a cry for help. Things are just too acidic. irritated and breaking down.

WHAT DO YOU DO TO ABSORB AND ESCORT OUT THE ACIDIC WASTE MATTER?

Taking a substances such as Sodium Bentonite Clay and Calcium Citrate along with dietary changes keeps all our cells in a less acidic environment. A more Acid Bath is what eventually leads to Auto Immune Illnesses and all Diagnosed and Undiagnosed Illness and Discomfort. A balanced PH is the only way to heal. Adhesions that form throughout the body, especially in the Groin, deeply involve the Psoas. These are areas where Inguinal Hernia Surgery has placed screening material and often needs serious help. Adhesions can be made more flexible with Rolfing or other Structural Integration work, but it does hurt. The released acids [ Lactic and others] will just be reabsorbed if there is nothing to sop them up with. Also, these Adhesions will reform without the absorption of these acids and change in diet and lifestyle. Adhesions are a way for the body to protect itself and try to shore up the area, but in the end it causes more pain and stiffness. A kind of  mending that is not a long term plan.

I have been in contact with a few people who are grappling with an Inguinal Hernia. A Hernia in the groin area can be painful due to the pressure of waste build up, and the pressure that is put on this core area to stand, walk and bend. Annoying and painful, it is an undeniable wake up call. There is not much more medicine can do years after an Inguinal Hernia surgery to ease the pain, stiffness and inflexibility. More of the same mounts as waste builds. It is amazing what people are willing to accept from a Physician that would get an Alternative Practitioner the boot or worse. Lawsuit….

HERE ARE SOME PROGRAMS TO CHECK OUT TO HELP CREATE HEALING IN THE BODY:

The Body Ecology Diet. A book worth reading and a diet with MANY aspects worth exploring. The downside of The BED is that it is high in fermented foods and liquids that are very cleansing and tend to add to the acid load. No Sodium Bentonite Clay in this Protocol. Accompanied by SBC or some other clay, The BED could be the missing link and better vehicle for healing.

Ejuva Cleanse is one more balanced colon and whole body cleanse that can help absorb acids and create healing in the body. It can be done at a slow pace. The quality when I used it was very high. Worth checking out. Do not discount this product because of David Wolfe, spokesperson for the faulty Nutribullet, endorses it.

Dr. Fred Bisci PHD  has some very well earned wisdom during his 82 + years on the planet. His focus on creating whole body health by healing the GI Tract is solid.

The Unique Healing Program Donna Pessin. No, I do not get a dime for recommending The UHP. I have been on The Unique Healing Program for almost two years. Decades of searching brought me to try this program and it is most definitely, for me, been the missing link to healing my digestion and elimination woes. Lots of videos and free info on The UHP site.

Will add more as I think of it.

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DEPRESSION AND THE PROLAPSED TRANSVERSE COLON: THE UNIUQE HEALING PROGRAM DONNA PESSIN

What I am writing here may seem ludicrous to certain readers, for some it will be a no brainer, and for others it will be a bit of an epiphany, or at least something they will be willing to consider. So, here it is: How can anyone with a colon that looks droopy and sad not be depressed? Okay, let me tell you how I came to this observation besides why this seems so very obvious to me. First off, I admit that not all people with a prolapsed colon feel depressed, allow themselves to feel depressed or know they are depressed. Honestly covering the bases here.

Here is a link to a site that has some drawings of a Prolapsed Transverse Colon. I am not endorsing this site, the information on the site, or any products they sell. I found it hard to find a simple drawing or photo of a Prolapsed Transverse Colon by itself.

As a person who studied abdominal diagnosis [aka palpating the Hara in the world of Shiatsu] and  discovered colonics in their very early twenties, I have lots of personal observations about the gut. The one I want to share here comes from being a receiver of colonics and later becoming a colon therapist. So, to get right to it, as water would reach my Transverse Colon or the person I was giving a colonic to a similar thing would happen. They would often put their hand on their forehead, specifically across their eyebrows. They would report feelings of pressure in the head, a mild headache, etcetera. Water crossing the Transverse Colon, or tying to, was very uncomfortable for many people, especially if their colon was sluggish, untoned or, in more medical terms, or they had a Prolapsed Transverse Colon. A Prolapsed Transverse Colon may often be atrophied and have Diverticulitis [basic definition]. These are situations that I know many people, who are chronically constipated, have. A Transverse Colon that is prolapsed is a  wide spread situation. Many people who feel depressed, have headaches, migraines, eye problems, allergies, etcetera have this condition. It is a situation that western medicine does not address. It is a big problem that impacts many health issues that Western Physicians label as “unrelated” and a “minor” health concern. These minor abnormalities are all the beginnings and signs of much more serious sickness.

WHY LINK DEPRESSION WITH CONSTIPATION?

Who wants to feel emotionally and physically stuck, having physical [pain, gas, bloating] or emotional pressure that can not be relieved? No one wants to feel unable to be in control of the most basic function of our body for months, years or decades. This is not an empowering or uplifting way to live. Wanting to leave the house and feeling a prisoner until one has moved their bowels may or may not consciously limit the goals of some people in their careers and personal life. How honest are you willing to be when faced with what I just wrote? If you have this as your life circumstance and are willing to be honest, you will understand. If you don’t and won’t,  you probably are not able to. If you are reading this post you are most likely no stranger to bowel discomfort.

Depression and constipation – all those commercials on TV for anti- depressants nail the feeling of floating in a gray abyss. It is palpable. The dog can feel it. Now that is some pretty good dog training to get a dog to play depressed. They could just hire a blood hound or a basset….

THE WAIT AND SEE WESTERN MEDICAL STRATEGY

Linking Chronic Constipation with Emotional Depression is equating poor health with depression. As you look at photos of prolapsed colons, just ask yourself how can this be a long term life plan? When there is no plan from Western Medicine to correct a prolapsed colon except for surgery down the line, this is a recipe for further, much more serious health problems sooner or later.

A client once told me, a mother of four, that she did not really love being a mother (she loved her children), but loved being pregnant. Why specifically, and I am not joking, was because it was the only time she had regular bowels, especially as the pregnancy developed. It was the only time she felt, as the pregnancy progressed, rather euphoric. The fetus lifted up her transverse colon that she did tell me was otherwise prolapsed. She had chronic constipation her entire life. Her doctor must not have had any other solution for her prolapsed colon except – keep’em comin’. I truly hope that was not the case.

Just have to say here that if the Transverse Colon is prolapsed the rest of the colon is most likely not in good condition. You can find a myriad of photos of sick colons on an engine search. Try Bernard Jensen Colon Photos or Images, and you will see what I am talking about.

AS ABOVE, SO IS BELOW

The point of this post is to cover some of the often unthought of possibilities that defines an unhealthy colon, and how that plays out in every day life. Poor digestion and elimination has deep emotional effects. The location  and correlation of the Transverse Colon and the Head is barely acknowledged, yet understood. The Bowel-Brain connection as some refer to it. The Transverse Colon is just below the Thoracic Diaphragm. When the Trans Colon is congested, lacks tone, is prolapsed, or has inflamed pockets (Diverticulitis) it impacts our health deeply. It colors our thinking, can cause headaches, sneezing, sinus congestion, what seems like allergies.  Why this is I can explain in a way that seems most obvious to me: pressure building in the Transverse Colon and gut area eventually effects what is above it. That level is the head – throat diaghram. I have observed first and second hand, over and over again that this correlation is very real. Give it some thought and start palpating your own gut and anyone else in your life who will allow you. No, I am not kidding. It is amazing what can be learned this way. It will change your knowledge about your body and the bodies of others. It will eventually drive home the importance of the breath.

How many diaphragms does the body have? link here, There are four. Cranial, Cervical, Pelvic and Thoracic.

A long term commitment is needed to  heal a GI Tract that is not functioning well. The entire body pays the price for poor digestion and elimination.  You may know this, but many, many people do not. I have found The Unique Healing Program Donna Pessin to be the answer for my health recovery. The UHP can help heal a prolapsed colon by absorbing acidity with Sodium Bentonite Clay. This allows the tissues of the entire body to not be bathing in their own waste. These tissues of the entire GI Tract can find PH balance and become toned again. When and while this is  happening the rest of the body will be able to heal due to the lessening of that acidity. The Unique Healing Program takes time, study and a daily routine. To understand how UHP works and how the body heals takes reading The UHP books, watching the videos and doing it. Doing it at whatever level you are able and can afford. It has taken me time on The UHP to start to develop the patience that comes with better health. That patience is what  keeps people on the path to healing. It is a long term commitment to heal on The Unique Healing Program, or any protocol for healing the bowel and body. I would say 1-5 years specifically for The UHP.

WRAPPING UP HERE

A droopy Prolapsed Transverse Colon can be a substantial stumbling block to feeling well, feeling uplifted, and to eliminating waste in a timely way. Something to seriously consider in creating and maintaining a healthy mind and body.

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THE UNIQUE HEALING PROGRAM DONNA PESSIN: DEFINING THE WORD CLEANSE

THE BODY IS ALWAYS CLEANSING, EVEN IF YOU ARE NOT ON A CLEANSE! YES, JUST LIKE NATURE THERE HAS TO BE A REGULAR LETTING GO OF TOXIC SUBSTANCES WITHIN THE BODY TO MAKE ROOM FOR NEW CELL GROWTH. CONFUSED? WELL, YOU ARE NOT ALONE. HOWEVER, THIS CLEANSING IS NECESSARY AND CAN NOT GO ON HARMONIOUSLY IN THE BODIES OF MOST PEOPLE. WHY? BECAUSE THE MAJORITY OF PEOPLE ARE NOT AWARE THAT THE BODY HAS ITS OWN ECOSYSTEM. BECAUSE OF THIS FEW HONOR THIS NATURAL PROCESS. THEY TAKE MEDICATIONS TO SUPPRESS WHAT CAN NOT LEAVE IN A TIMELY AND COMFORTABLE WAY.

TAKING IN MORE THAN WE ARE LETTING GO OF CAUSES BIG PROBLEMS, AND OVERLOADS ALL ORGANS. ESPECIALLY ORGANS OF EXCRETION. THIS IS ESPECIALLY NOTICEABLE IN THE COLON, BLADDER, KIDNEYS, LUNGS AND SKIN. THIS IS DEMONSTRATED BY SICKNESS OF ALL KINDS, CONSTIPATION, TUMORS, ACHES, PAINS, SENSORY OVERLOAD, DEPRESSION, MENTAL ILLNESS, ACNE, SHINGLES, OTHER SKIN CONDITIONS AND MUCH WORSE. SIMPLE AND COMPLICATED IS THIS EQUATION.

MY EXPERIENCE WITH MYSELF AND OTHERS

Okay, so when I found The UHP, over twenty months ago, I was very confused by the way Donna Pessin used the word cleanse. Cleanse to me meant that you fast or eat a very simple diet that could be a simple macrobiotic, simple raw food, juice feasting, superfoods and green smoothie dominant. Why? These ways of eating are mostly vegetable, low in fat and sugar. They give the digestive system a rest from breaking down of fats, dense grains and foods high in sugars. Yes, not all raw food cleanses are based on eating large amounts of fruit. In fact most fruit can be a very poor choice for many people. Why? Because they are high in sugar. Yes, fruit is sugar. No, I am not being obnoxious. Some people do not believe, know or want to know this.

The word cleanse, used in The Unique Healing /Donna Pessin, seems to mean eating substances that add to the load of what the body can not already handle. Eating foods high in sugar, refined and non refined carbs, some spices, caffeine, wine, alcohol, recreational drugs, medications, chemicals create overwhelm. They can bring the body to a point where more acid PH substances make our symptoms of illness / disease worse. In order to keep certain eating and lifestyle habits going people seek out medical practitioners of all types to help them be able to continue doing what they are doing, until they can not anymore. That list of practitioners sought out includes traditional medical doctors, chiropractors, massage therapists, herbalists, psychiatrists, acupuncturists, nurse practitioners, colon therapists. The list is long and getting longer.

THE CLAY CRUTCH

Yes, some people think they can use sodium bentonite clay for a similar purpose. To eat foods that are cleansing, while healing, and not feel the effects. Personally, I do not find this works long term and sometimes at all. The Unique Healing Program will help heal the ecosystem of the body so that eating will once again become an enjoyable experience. This takes time. The ability or inability of Sodium Bentonite Clay to play this role has a great deal to do with the elimination of long held toxins on any particular day. Whatever is coming down the pipe, as Donna Pessin outlines in her videos. In other words, it is impossible to pinpoint exactly what causes what on any particular day. It is not wise to rely on Sodium Bentonite Clay as a sure fire way to feel good while eating and drinking more acid forming substances while healing an already acidic ecosystem.

BACK TO THE WORD CLEANSE

The point that I want to make clear is that the our body knows how to cleanse. That is something that most people do not understand. Practitioners and patient – clients from all kinds of health backgrounds do not understand this. Purposely cleansing, going on a juice fast, or eating more acid forming foods that add more stress to the body have a similar effect on the organs of elimination, which are already overloaded. This is especially true WITHOUT  the ingestion of an absorbing substance like Sodium Bentonite Clay. So, if you are going to fast, juice feast, water fast ingesting Sodium Bentonite Clay or using a Colon Cleansing Program [Ejuva or Rise and Shine] would be something to consider. For me it is imperative.

I hope what I have written here makes sense to those who read it. Cleansing is a word that is used widely today. It is used with little or no understanding the fact that the body is always cleansing and has its own protection system. We can either choose to help it out or hinder it once we know how it works. How the body heals is something that is not taught in school. Not in my schools, anyway.

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THE UNIQUE HEALING PROGRAM DONNA PESSIN: “STOP FREAKING OUT ABOUT CONSTIPATION!” HA!

SOME THINGS ARE EASIER SAID THAN DONE!

When I found The Unique Healing Program and read the chapter on constipation, one of my first thoughts was questioning if the author and creator of UHP, Donna Pessin, healed her body with her own program. To this day I am still not clear as to what elements of her current program she used herself. The main reason I have asked  this is  her advice to people about  constipation while healing on her program. Here is what got me analyzing and reformulating her information for myself and others:

Donna Pessin says in her books and video not to – in her words -“freak out over constipation”. I think what she should be saying is: “Don’t freak out over the idea or possibility of constipation”. I have to admit that the idea of taking 3-24 tbs of clay a day originally sounded like a recipe for constipation to me. However, if you FEEL constipated, backed up, annoyed, ready to explode with anger and frustration due to your gut not moving for a day or more, that is a very different situation than the fear of constipation. On the other hand, questioning whether UHP is working on a regular basis when things don’t go as you would like from the get go is a recipe for not being able to stay on UHP or any healing program. Believe me, if you are willing to do The Unique Healing Program things have not been going well with your gut and health for quite awhile. Sorry, but I am pretty, pretty sure this is true.

SOME UNBLOCKERS

There is a difference between dealing with an over the top worrying, ruminating mind and someone who feels they are on the verge of road rage while in the confines of their own home due to their bowels not moving. One description of feelings that may arise when constipated. Ms. Pessin does have some go to helpers for constipation that include Magnesium Citrate, more clay [not helpful for some], etcetera. Read the books and watch the videos for more of what she says or doesn’t say. Which brings me to another point….

My general observation about The Unique Healing Program comes  from the following: Being in contact with other people on UHP, several sessions with Donna Pessin and my own 20 month journey on The Unique Healing Program [still on it]. I also have 30 years of searching for a solution for better health personally and professionally. I have written extensively about my experiences on this blog site. To get to the point, The Unique Healing Program, like any program, needs personal tweaking. Also, Donna Pessin, like anyone else, does not have all the answers. So what does that mean? Well, if more clay is not working don’t be afraid to take less for awhile despite what Donna Pessin says. Give her advice time and some patience, but for many there is no one stop shopping with any program. The Unique Healing Program is not all inclusive for healing for everyone, long or short term. It can be. or come close for some. The UHP can give a person their ” legs” back to explore compliments to The Unique Healing Program.

If you are creating Donna Pessin, or anyone else into a doctor / guru role you will eventually be disappointed due to variety of reasons. Disappointment, in this case, comes from believing that any one program works for everyone, forever. The Unique Healing Program is not the only game in town, but it does have some components that are very healing. Is it healing for you? I don’t know, but believing that your body can heal is the most important component for healing. Without that belief it is almost impossible to stay with anything long enough to find out if it works or not. If The UHP rings true for you, then make the commitment to trust yourself and the author.

HOWEVER…

The Unique Healing Program is a long term commitment of one to five or more years. No, I am not kidding. Resolving feeling blocked up and the feelings of  frustration from being blocked up  is an absolute necessity for remaining on this program and not going bonkers. What Donna Pessin says in her video and book on constipation may be true. I personally think it can be, but so what! If the clinking of a spoon on a plate or bowel has you considering murder or a divorce of the “offender”…. Let’s face it, you, I, they are loosing it. Who gives a blank why? Let’s get things moving and find some relief!

BACK TO CONSTIPATION

You may get constipated while on The UHP because you need a break from the clay. This is after increasing the amount of clay, when all the crutches have not worked. There are so many variables to consider. Emotions, eating habits, lack of ability to relax. Are you diluting the clay enough? Tying to get it down as quickly as possible without enough water is a problem. What kind  and brand of clay are you using? Are you using GABA and Mag Citrate to help things move along? How much of these supplements are you taking?  When are you taking them? You need to experiment and not be afraid to “fail” or make, what we sadly often continue to call, a “mistake”. Gut massage and a hot water bottle on the belly along with deep breathing can help a gut move along. Does it always work? No, but repeated practice and use can resolve this issue. We are all creating a new way of dealing with health problems Not even Donna Pessin can be relied upon as head health problem solver. Dump the western medical paradigm that can be transferred to any healing program of any kind. We all need to begin to trust ourselves. If you are not ready for that right now, keep it in mind. It has empowered me in every area of my life. Still working on it.

All answers to better health are not in a bottle or something that goes into the mouth,  an injection, surgery, etcetera. The Unique Healing Program, by the book, is not a cure all for everyone or anyone. Consider the idea that everything nourishes us, not just food and drink. That includes what we watch, listen to, how we live, our beliefs, our words, friends, relationships, living space, air, water we bathe in, the list is long. Yes, the use of Sodium Bentonite Clay taken internally, with the other components of The Unique Healing Program or other healing protocols is, in my view, a way of creating personal control and stability in a seemingly unstable world. This is along term commitment. Get started on The Unique Healing Program by just reading what is available and watching the videos. Even if you decide not to do The Unique Healing Program you will be way better informed for other healing programs that are out there and in making a decision as to what is right for you.

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UNIQUE HEALING PROGRAM DONNA PESSIN:THE HIPPOCRATES HEALTH INSTITUTE

WHERE SOME INFORMED PEOPLE GO TO HEAL

If you have the misinformed opinion that diet, smaller portions and green foods are not an important part of healing, and it is all about clay and “crutches”, think again…

Donna Pessin, the creator of The Unique Healing Program recently took some time off for a much needed rest. A good chunk of it was spent at a raw food retreat in Florida. Ms. Pessin disclosed that information, but did not give the specific name. If it was not Hippocrates Health Institute I would be greatly surprised. No matter which one it  was, I can guarantee you, the place she went to was based on the model that Hippocrates has created and has made very successful for decades.

When  I found The Unique Healing Program website, I read the first chapter, watched some videos and read the first book. My original thoughts were mixed because of some of the dietary recommendations did not jive with healing in my personal and clinical experience. I soon realized that The UHP audience is broad. It is designed to appeal to a wider audience of people. This appeal would not happen if they were told to eat mostly leafy greens, green juices, superfood powders, spirulina, chlorella sardines, lean fish, millet, etcetera. However, if The UHP books are read with an open mind it is very clear that eating a clean diet is part of the plan for a fast track to healing.

IT AIN’T EASY BEING GREEN

At least at first it isn’t but eating more green will make the healing process more efficient and will lead to feeling way better. Why? Because eating clean, low fat, low glycemic foods gives all the body systems a rest from breaking down more complex nutrients. Blended salads and superfoods are helpful. They are more than helpful they are necessary and should be [don’t should on me] the basis of the diet for most people. Sadly, this way of thinking is not popular. The food is not comforting, and most people do not understand that eating is primarily for energy. If your digestion is weak [constipation, IBS, burping, gas, acid reflux] you need to think about eating for healing first, on a daily basis, and let delish take a back seat. Every  meal can not be a hug from mom, especially when you feel like crap afterwards.

BACK TO DONNA PESSIN

If you are on The UHP, thinking about it or just stumbled upon this information, please know one thing: One of the  biggest mistakes you can make on The Unique Healing Program is to use the ingestion of clay as an excuse to eat what you want, on any level at all, or on a regular basis. You may need or choose to do this at first, but if you are still chugging along months down the line, frustrated by not having the success you would like remember this: Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results is one definition of insanity. That phrase says it all no matter who you are taking advice from.

LAST MORSEL

If you come to The Unique Healing Program with zero knowledge of The Body Ecology Diet, Hippocrates Health Institute, Anne Wigmore, Bernard Jensen and so many others, well, change that. You will heal faster. The Unique Healing Program will not heal you, you will heal you.

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THE UNIQUE HEALING PROGRAM DONNA PESSIN: PERSONAL UPDATE

SOME DAYS SEEM WAY HARDER THAN OTHERS

Around mid January of this year I started feeling an ambivalence toward eating that,from past experience on UHP, told me mild nausea may be in my future. I knew Spring might be tough for me and things were starting to come to the surface for spring. Spring Cleaning Post here.

So, I have a pretty unpredictable time since mid- January. I am not presently using UHP Colloidal Silver. I did in the beginning and have written about that in other posts.UHP CS is more potent in smaller doses than the home brewed CS.  I had some idea that if I was not using UHP CS, the stuff we made was a waste of time and I began to use MMS. I have some past posts on MMS and CS.  We do make our own Colloidal Silver and I am sorry I did not start drinking it sooner. But who knows? I feel like a 24 / 7 personal health detective most days. This has been going on for many, many years. Anyway, MMS is effective, but sometimes hard to tolerate.

To get to the point, I am finding some repeat of  symptoms from last spring[other springs] at this time, with many improvements. What is hard is that I so want to feel better. I want to have some kind of  daily pattern of feeling well that I can count on. What I have to remind myself is that before Donna Pessin and The Unique Healing Program I was searching for this pattern, for most of my life, and my gut was worse than it is now. Hard to believe and remember.

I am not good with feeling blocked up. I am learning as I go through this process that many people are just better at dealing with feeling bloated, stuck and trudging on.I am talking mostly about people not on UHP. Prior to UHP I had to eat a very simple diet and rely on other tricks to feel able to be in the world. I knew I just could not cope any longer with the way things were. This was an epiphany I came to  way more than a decade ago, but never found anything that healed my gut. I do write about The Body Ecology Diet in many other posts. BED was one of my hopes to work before finding The UHP. I did BED for three years and it did not heal my gut. Still some good info on The BED site.

It is easy to feel fed up doing The Unique Healing Program. I feel that way and have to give myself a reality check. I felt fed up before The UHP. Why else would I be doing it?  I moved from NYC and stopped at the town of Patagonia, Az.- Tree of Life Center thinking that would be a real helpful jumpstart for my health. I hoped to find a health balance that I could not reach living in NYC my entire life. My path is very, very long and circuitous [decades]. It lead me to The Unique Healing Program and Donna Pessin. I just have to learn to be more patient and that is truly not my strong point.

I have thought I feel really worse at times, but I have to ask myself since when? I did not feel well before UHP. Complaining is not hard to do and I think as the bacteria, fungi, parasites, Candida get pushed out of their homes there is a whole lot of kicking and screaming going on. So, more complaining on my end due to the nasty symptoms. Just a supposition. Sure it is true.

Sick of hearing myself bitch, but understanding why I do. Looking to feel  more grateful. Not easy when I am in the middle of some icky symptoms. If you are reading this post you probably know what I am talking about, whether you are on The UHP or just scoping it out.

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THE UNIQUE HEALING PROGRAM VS THE BODY ECOLOGY DIET

DONNA PESSIN VS DONNA GATES

There is really no comparing The Unique Healing Program with The Body Ecology Diet. They are very different in their approach. For me it is quite simple The Unique Healing Program Donna Pessin is a complete detox program that heals the entire GI system and body. That may seem like a bold thing to say, but I am sure it is the case for the people who are able to  see the full course of UHP protocol. This is at least a one year commitment. At the least.

The Body Ecology Diet is a program I have personal experience with. I complied with the program for three years. My diet was vegetables raw and steamed, avocado, eggs, some nut butter, a bit of fish, cultured vegetables, fermented coconut kefir, coconut oil and  olive oil,  spirulina and chlorella. I was really determined to do the BED program to the best of my ability and heal my gut. My gut did not heal. My bowels did not become more regular. I kept waiting for this to happen. I also accompanied this program with colonics, green juices, green smoothies, zeolite clay. It was fun : ) . Some of my other blog posts go into more detail about my diet history, etcetera. My log of experience for over 25 years previous to BED ran the gamut of macrobiotics, vegan, raw foods, juice fasting, juice feasting, colon therapy, gallbladder flushes. Long list.

Donna Gates BED is largely based on fermented vegetables, kefir and probiotic eaten to help the gut replenish its healthy bacterial bank account. In her book The Unique Healing Program, Donna Pessin does a brilliant job explaining how that works. This is a subject that is greatly misunderstood. To get to the point, when we take probiotics they do not repopulate the gut with the 1-500 billion that is on the label. It is way more complicated than that. Free videos and the two Unique Healing books explain.

Generally speaking, no one looks for a way to heal their digestion unless they have some digestive problems, have taken medications that made things worse or are concerned about a family history of colon, stomach,other cancers and ills. Again, a generalization. So, if you want to heal and not be chained to a very specific diet for your entire life in order to have healthy digestion, the way to go is The Unique Healing Program. Any doubts, try both. Read the books of both authors. I have done both these things and do understand the draw that The Body Ecology has. It made complete sense to me, but as I said, in my case it did not deliver.

notyourrawmama