Myth: You are one illness away from bankruptcy

Yesterday: “You are one illness away from bankruptcy” 😕 Today: “You are one ambulance ride away from bankruptcy” 😧😲 Only 23% of Americans are able to afford an unexpected medical bill that more than $2,000, yet out-of-pocket medical costs keep rising. That’s because the #1 reason for bankruptcy in America is medical bills ❌Not Job Loss ❌Not Divorce ❌Not Student Loans, Foreclosure or a Failed Business MEDICAL BILLS My last Ambulance🚑 Ride on March 26, 2017, cost me over $2,500 – for a six-mile ride from Sorrento Valley when I was living with Ipek, Craig, and Faith who were at work. I
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Categories: Abdominal Pain, Cancer, Cramps, Crohn's Disease, Depression, DIAGNOSIS, Events, Hospital, Inflammation, Joel's Story, LOVE, One Great Gut Collection, Resources, Self Love, STORIES-OF-HOPE, SYMPTOMS, TREATMENT, and Ulcerative Colitis.

Impossible Burger = The Ecoside Burger

The Ecosystem of the Earth and the Ecosystem of your body. Good Branding + good marketing, and a snazzy website does not necessarily mean good health Health is Wealth. Without health, what do you have? A companies claim that their Mission is to “Save Earth” needs substance, not just convincing words and fancy pictures on their website. ✋ If you think the Impossible Burger is in any way a health food, think again. 🤔And if you think eating this laboratory experiment is better for the environment, again, you’d better investigate this a little more. 😲 If you think Impossible Burger cares about
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Categories: Abdominal Bloating, Abdominal Pain, Arthritis, Cancer, Constipation, Crohn's Disease, Depression, Diarrhea, EAT, Fatigue, Gas-Flatulence, Headache, Inflammation, Mood Changes, Nutrition, RESEARCH, and Ulcerative Colitis.

There’s No Crying In Baseball

Stop being a wuss Man up You throw like a girl Doesn’t she look fat? She looks large and in charge. I think it’s time you get over it You would look so pretty if_____ You’re single? You must be so lonely! Quit whining What do these insensitive comments have to do with gut health? Everything Harvard Medical School reviewed 13 studies showing that patients who tried psychologically based approaches had greater improvement in their digestive symptoms compared with patients who received only conventional medical treatment. Words can affect your emotions which then impact your physical body. I was once
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Categories: Crohn's Disease, DIAGNOSIS, Emotional, Events, One Great Gut Collection, RESEARCH, Resources, SYMPTOMS, TREATMENT, and Ulcerative Colitis.

The Breakfast Of Champions

THE BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS “At the risk of sounding like a salesman, one product completely changed my life. I’d like to send you info on it if you’re open to receiving it. Bless you, on your path of a healer.” That was the DM I received when Juan slid into my DMs. The more I learned, the more I was impressed You see, Glyphosate, the most common being Roundup from Monsanto, is the most widely sold and used pesticide in the world. It’s used on food crops, in parks, gardens, along roads and railway tracks, and in cemeteries. Affording to
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Categories: Botanical Medicine, Cancer, Constipation, Crohn's Disease, DIAGNOSTIC TESTING, Diarrhea, Difficulty Concentrating, EAT, Events, Fatigue, Frequent Urination, Headache, IBS, Inflammation, Joint Inflammation, Joint Pain, Juices and smoothies, Nutrition, One Great Gut Collection, Recipies, RESEARCH, Resources, Supplements, SYMPTOMS, TREATMENT, and Ulcerative Colitis.

What is the first thing you do when you first wake up?

What is the first thing you do when you first wake up? If it’s not getting outside for some sunshine, consider changing that tomorrow morning. Back in the day, the newspaper was delivered by the paperboy, maybe you remember the Atari Game image below. I LOVED this game, though it did keep me indoors more than I probably needed. The newspaper on your front porch, sidewalk and hopefully not thrown through your living room window like I sometimes did in the game forced you to get up, go outside first thing in the morning. I don’t know anyone who still
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Categories: BREATHE, Crohn's Disease, RESEARCH, Sleep, STYLE AND BEAUTY, TREATMENT, and Ulcerative Colitis.

Google Is Burying Alternative Health Sites to Protect People from “Dangerous” Medical Advice

For their unorthodox views, some physicians are being treated as medical heretics. Google’s search engine algorithm has essentially ended traffic to their websites. In Ray Bradbury’s classic novel Fahrenheit 451, firemen don’t put out fires; they create fires to burn books. The totalitarians claim noble goals for book burning. They want to spare citizens unhappiness caused by having to sort through conflicting theories. Censorship Is Control The real aim of censorship, in Bradbury’s dystopia, is to control the population. Captain Beatty explains to the protagonist fireman Montag, “You can’t build a house without nails and wood. If you don’t want
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Categories: RESEARCH, Resources, and Uncategorized.

What’s Love Got To Do With It?

  I was eleven years old when Tina Turner released her album Private Dancer featuring the single What’s Love Got To Do With It that rose to #1 on the US Billboard Hot 100. In 2012 the song was inducted into the Grammy Hall Of Fame, in addition to claiming a prize at the MTV Video Music Awards in 1985 for Best Female Video. What’s Love Got To Do with It also rose to #1 in Australia and Canada, #2 in South Africa, #3 in New Zealand and the UK plus top 10 in Austria, Ireland, the Netherlands, Spain, and 
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Categories: Events, LOVE, MOVE, and Resources.

Celebrities with Crohn’s

Shannen Doherty – Hollywood Actress, Director, and Producer.  At the age of 19, she was cast in the popular long-running series Beverly Hills 90210.  In 2006 She Ranked #5 among 100 Greatest Teen Stars. She also starred in Charmed, the thriller Almost Dead,  the comedy Mallrats (1995), and posed in Playboy magazine. For most of her life, she has been quiet about her Crohn’s Disease. She is allergic to wool, and chocolate. Her hobbies include horseback riding, playing video games, cooking, and playing the guitar. In March 2015 she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She is a cancer warrior, published author,
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Categories: Cannabis, Crohn's Disease, DIAGNOSIS, Stories, STORIES-OF-HOPE, and Ulcerative Colitis.

Pharmaceutical Options

Aminosalicylates (5-ASA) – Oral Sulfasalazine [Azulfidine, Azulfidine EN-tabs] Mesalamine [Lialda, Pentasa, Delzicol, Asacol HD] Olsalazine [Dipentum] Balsalazide [Giazo, Colazal] Aminosalicylates (5-ASA) – Rectal suppositories and enemas Mesalamine [Canasa, Rowasa, sfRowasa] Corticosteroids and Glucocorticoids Prednisolone [Pred Forte, Omnipred, Pred Mild, , Orapred ODT, Millipred DP, Veripred 20, and Pediapred] Prednisone [Deltasone, Rayos, Prednisone Intensol] Budesonide [Entocort, Uceris, Pulmicort, Rhinocort Allergy, and Pulmicort Flexhaler] Methylprednisolone [Solu-Medrol, Medrol, ReadySharp Methylprednisolone, P-Care D40, P-Care D80, and Depo-Medrol] Immunosuppressive and Immunomodulators Ustekinumab [Stelara] Adalimumab [Humira, Humira Pen, Humira Pen Crohn’s-UC-HS Start, Humira Pediatric Crohn’s Start, Humira, and Humira Pen Psoriasis-Uveitis] Azathioprine [Azasan, Imuran] Infliximab [Remicade]
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Categories: Asacol, Corticosteroids, Enemas, Lialda-Mesalamine, Pharmaceuticals, Prednisone-Deltasone, Rowasa, Suppository, and TREATMENT.