Watch Me On Netflix "Afflicted"

Last summer I had an amazing opportunity to be filmed for a Netflix Documentary called Afflicted. The show follows seven people with chronic illnesses searching for answers and someone that can help them. 

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My Stem Cell Journey Recap

It has been close to 2 years since I did my SVF Stem Cell Therapy in Sept 2016 through Infusio. This treatment has given me back my life and I am alive and thriving today.

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Weight Gain Update

If you have been following my blog, you know that I have struggled with weight gain post stem cells. Well, the good news is since adjusting my Thyroid to T3 only and getting ACT, I have lost 15 lbs!

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ACT Therapy At Infusio

I recently did ACT Therapy through Infusio at the beginning of March and have been really happy with my results. I was already 18 months post SVF Stem Cell Therapy and doing really well, except for a few minor issues that had not resolved.

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Weight Gain Post Stem Cells

Weight gain post stem cells has been a very humbling experience. I have never weighed more than 120lb in my life before Lyme Disease. I never thought I would gain so much weight with stem cell therapy.

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Stem Cells: 16 Month Update

It has been about 16 months post stem cells and things are going great! I continue to not experience any Lyme symptoms whatsoever and most days I feel better than before I got sick.

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Gluten Free In A Gluten Filled World

Gluten free seems to have become such a popular diet trend lately, but it can really be a hard world to live in if you are avoiding gluten for your health. I have been gluten free for over 5 years now and somehow I still spend about 30% of my life glutened no matter how hard I try to avoid it. 

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Stem Cells: 1 Year Update

I can’t believe it has been a year since I got my stem cells already! Today is a very special day as it is a double birthday since I got my stem cells on my real birthday! 

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What Happens When I Get Glutened?

Gluten is my nemesis. I feel like every time I eat, the world is a minefield and I am rolling the dice. I never know if I am going to lose a week of my life or feel good after I eat. People often ask me what happens when I get “glutened” and why does it happen so often, so here it is. 

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Stem Cells: 8 Month Update

It's amazing I am already 8 months post stem cells. Time flies when you are living life! I can officially say I feel like I am in remission from Lyme.

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Stem Cells: 6 Month Update

6 Months brought a big shift in how I felt. I didn’t think it would be possible to feel as good as I feel today. To be honest, I have days where I feel better than I did before I got Lyme, thanks to Stem Cells. 

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Guide For Your First 100 Days With Stem Cells

I am now close to 6 months post stem cells and want to share some tips that really helped me focus on healing and getting through the 100 days. 

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How To Make Your Life Easier When You Are Healing

Living and healing from chronic illness can make it impossible to keep up with life sometimes. Fortunately, in our tech-centric days, there are a few things you can use to your advantage to make life easier. 

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Stem Cells: 100 Days!

Overall I don't really feel I am experiencing any Lyme Symptoms anymore. I don't feel sick. I have not had a "bad day" in over a month and I have not had to take breaks to rest in bed in the past few weeks either.

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Stem Cells: Week 13

Week 13 was a bit up and down due to this relentless cold I had, but once it finally started to clear, I started feeling great again. I was really excited that my immune system was able to clear it on its own, which in the past was something that never happened.

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Stem Cells: Week 12

Week 12 was bittersweet. I traveled to Portland to visit my family for Thanksgiving and that was great. I also got to see my 92 year old grandmother during the holiday. It was nice to be able to do some traveling and reconnect with my family now that I am feeling better.  I am still allergic to Turkey so we made grass fed prime rib and it was amazing

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Stem Cells: Week 11

Week 11 was great! I felt the best I have felt in 4.5 years this week! The most magical part of the week is that my brain worked! Most of you may not realize what a HUGE deal this is.

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Stem Cells: Week 10

I have been feeling so good! Something big shifted between week 9-10. Once I recovered from last weeks glutening I had a new sense of feeling great and clear. I can feel myself coming back to life. Yay Stem Cells! 

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Chicken or Pasta? Air Travel On A Restricted Diet

You are bound to hear the phrase chicken or pasta on a long international flight. Unfortunately eating the food provided on an airplane is not an option for anyone on a restricted diet. I am plagued with having Celiac Disease as well as over 60 food allergies. Eating even at home can be a challenge, much less a long international flight. 

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