When you feel something is just not right with your body, and it does not go away you end up in a doctor’s office to make you well again. This is the western way of looking at medicine. The Chinese, on the other hand, view medicine as a lifestyle of health maintenance. The Chinese go to the doctor to maintain health on a regular basis. Westerners go to the doctor when something is wrong.
After living in China for many years, I learned first-hand about the Chinese view of medicine and how dramatically different it is from the way we westerners think about medical practices. It is normal for Chinese people to eat something because it is good for their health. Wellness-thinking is common practice in China.
I relate this dichotomy because when I was faced with cancer and how to treat the cancer, I had a dilemma. There are many ways to treat cancer, but which one do you choose? The process is very confusing. After being treated for many years by Chinese doctors and believing in their methodology, when I was faced with a serious disease, I reverted back to being treated by doctors in the ways of the American Medical Association.
Fear is a great decision factor in how you select a cancer treatment. Not knowing anything about cancer also leaves us at the mercy of medical practitioners who want to cure you in their method, no matter how difficult the treatment may be. The choice you make can save your life, or at the least a lot of trauma to your body which is already ill.
My own personal journey was first to be diagnosed with cancer, and to be cured the first time through Chemotherapy and Radiation; both grueling and life-threatening. Doctors tell you to bulk up your body before these treatments because you will lose almost 30% of your body fat. They know just how sick you are going to be after they infuse your body with poison. In my case, I lost 50% of my body fat and looked like a scarecrow. I lost my hair, my skin looked a whitish-green-grey color, I could not keep any food down, I totally lost my appetite, my immune system was non-existent, I became anemic, and I almost died.
However, the cancer was in remission and everyone was happy, including me.
Everyone who experiences Chemotherapy and Radiation knows what a living-hell it can be. Not only is this process of treating cancer a living-nightmare, but this method of curing cancer leaves your body totally depleted of any of the nutritional storage reserve. A cancer ridden-body is anemic which is why the “cancer-gray” pallor is evident on a person who has cancer. Chemotherapy causes anemia. Therefore, Chemotherapy causes the body to have a double-dose of anemia. Many people cannot survive this trauma to the body. They simply do not have enough hemoglobin for the body’s protective cells to do their work.
Recuperating after cancer treatment from Chemotherapy and Radiation takes years.
Because my body’s natural resources were depleted and my immune system defenseless, I attracted a rare amoeba in my right eye causing blindness for almost a year, and had a heart attack needing heart surgery. My natural defenses were missing in action.
With no immune system, and no natural body defense system, my body was left open to disease. The same cancer returned to my body a second time.
This time the doctor’s decided to perform what they term “salvage surgery.” This is a very radical surgery which cuts the cancerous tumor and margins. “Surgical margins” could be compared to the way you cut a peach. When there is a dark spot on a peach, you cut a wider part around the dark spot so that only the perfect part is left. So it is in surgery. “Salvage surgery” in my case would be to cut a part of my jaw, a part of my tongue, a part of my throat, remove my neck artery and replace it with the artery in my right hand. Since one cannot grow another jaw or artery, I had some serious decisions to make.
I thought long and hard about my situation with the return of cancer to my body. I sat in meditation, prayed to God for guidance, and consoled with very good friends.
My final decision was to turn down “salvage surgery.” I needed to find another way to rid my body of cancer without violating and deforming my body. The little voice inside my head was my guidance. Even after getting three professional opinions from three of the top oncologists in the world, “salvage surgery” was not an option for me.
Alternative Cancer Treatment became my chosen journey for cancer cure. A naturopathic and holistic approach to cancer became a way of life for me for the next six to nine months. I began to research and look for natural cancer cures. Alternative Cancer Therapy in many ways resembles the Chinese methodology of treating illness. I had come full circle in my thinking. Eastern medical philosophy has been treating people for thousands of years. In Asia overall, there is no where the widespread epidemic proportion of cancer cases which we have in the western world.
After visiting a Naturopathic doctor in California I realized cancer can be cured. My anti-cancer diet included cancer fighting foods such as fish, fruits, grains, nuts, vegetables and vitamin supplements in order to jump-start my body back to health. Within a few weeks, I could feel a difference in my being. I had more energy, my coloring was rosy, and I began to feel alive again.
On the other hand, the inner voice in my head kept saying “dig deeper.” Angel-friends were sent to me who gave me tips and ideas on alternative cancer treatments, cancer-fighting teas, natural cancer cures, Reiki Therapy, acupressure, alternative cancer cures and holistic cancer cures. I followed them all, and then some!
In the following months, I created an “Anti-Cancer” diet. I knew that in order for me to keep with a diet to get well and probably for the rest of my life, the food had to look and taste wonderful. To develop the “Anti-Cancer Diet” I researched anti-cancer foods and cancer-fighting foods all known to have anti-oxidants. Amazingly, almost all of the anti-cancer foods cross-referenced with the same foods recommended by the FDA Consumer Journal’s Top 20 Fruits, Vegetables and Fish. It was not difficult to come up with wonderful recipes within the Anti-Cancer Diet guidelines. I had a place to start and a goal; to cure cancer in my own body.
In my research, I read where Dr. Joanna Budwig, a German biochemist and one of Europe’s best cancer researchers had discovered that cancer cells were missing two essential amino acids: Linolenic Acid and Linoleic Acid. Her cure for cancer was to heal the cancerous cells by giving her patients a diet which included a combination of Flax-seed Oil (high in Omega3) and Quark (low-fat cottage cheese). Her theory is that cells die and regenerate themselves every day; and by feeding the cells what they are lacking, they become healthy cells. Her way of healing the cancer cells was to provide them with the essential amino acids which were missing. This is a simplistic solution to a complex problem. Her solution made perfect sense to me. With this knowledge, I created more recipes for myself incorporating the Flax-seed oil and cottage cheese in order to heal the cancerous cells in my body. I began to love my new diet.
Before long, people were coming up to me telling me how wonderful I looked. My skin had lost the “cancer-grey” pallor. My skin tone had color and glowed with health. I felt alive again for the first time in many years. I knew I was going to be well again.
However, my inner voice, whom I began to trust daily kept saying “dig deeper.”
I read many books, but the one book which caught my eye one day in the bookstore was a title by Louise Hay; “You Can Heal Your Life.” The holistic approach to healing is to treat the entire body, mind, and soul. It makes sense since our body is connected to the mind and the soul. We are all one unit. The holistic approach to wellness seemed very logical to me. Louise Hay relates how “thoughts are things” and we attract situations in our lives through our subconscious thoughts.
Many emotional situations which happened during our lives are still imprinted in our minds. I had a very traumatic event happen in my life two years before I was diagnosed with cancer. I was engaged to be married to my business partner. A month before the wedding, he died tragically while I was out of the country in China. Upon my return to the United States to claim his body, I found evidence of his alternative lifestyle. He died before he could hide the trappings of his gay lifestyle. I was devastated and could not believe my eyes. Wanting to bury him with honor, I never divulged my horror. I kept all those emotions inside. Little did I realize by burying those intense emotions, I would cause myself to get seriously ill.
Louise Hay’s book guided my through a thought-changing process where I was able to release the past traumas still trapped in my psyche. I was able to let go of my broken heart, the anger, the rage, the embarrassment and the humiliation. Once I was able to discharge the deep hurt inside, I was able to heal my mind and soul.
I learned that “thoughts are things.” Knowing and believing this fact, I set about to create situations in my life where I could heal my body, mind and soul.
What I realized is that cancer is not the basis of the disease. Cancer is the result of a long-term neglect of the body, mind, and soul until the body finally succumbs to illness. A miraculous cancer cure happened in my life. I was able to heal my body with healthy foods and a diet which I can enjoy and live on for the rest of my life and I was able to release the intense emotional blocks holding me in an illness state so that I could cure myself of cancer.
Cancer is no longer an issue in my life. My cancer journey was not an easy one. However, I feel that God guided me through all of these illnesses so that I would tell my story. I can look at a person now and know if they are healthy or not. Cancer can be cured with Alternative Cancer Treatments, Natural Cancer Cures, and Holistic Cancer Cures which are non-invasive; they heal the body, not destroy it. These therapies and cancer cures build your body back to a nutritional self with a healthy mental attitude. I highly recommend alternative cancer treatments and holistic cancer cures….they work!