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Chapter 1-My Story
When I was about 22 years old I started to have all of these odd, unusual symptoms. It started with what seemed like my pulse beating out of my neck. I then started to develop irritable bowel type symptoms. Groin pain came next and night sweats followed. Fatigue was getting worse and I just didn’t really want to get up in the morning and go to class. I knew I needed to see a doctor when the groin pain got worse and I started to worry about testicular cancer. I decided I better go and get checked.
I went in. The doctor told me that I had an inflamed prostate. He put me on antibiotics for two months. After those two months went by the symptoms didn’t get any better. In fact, they got a little bit worse. He didn’t really know what was going on. He decided to send me to a specialist. He sent me to a urologist first. He did an ultrasound, checking out different areas, making sure everything was okay. That came back fine. He then referred me on to someone else. They ordered a CT scan. The CT scan came back fine. Nothing was wrong on there. I started to slowly question the doctors and whether or not they knew what they were doing.
I was living away from home at the time and I wanted to go back to a clinic that knew me and my history so I scheduled a visit back home with a doctor. He actually recommended a colonoscopy. When he looked at the colonoscopy, he said, “Everything looks fine in the colon, except I see something that doesn’t have a medical explanation. I see what appear to be little bugs or parasites. There’s nothing we can do for it and I doubt it is causing your problems. I see it from time to time.” I thought this doc was nuts and decided to move on. I ended up back at the original doctor, wanting to know where I could go next or what I should do. He said, “Let’s do a culture.”
I said, “Fine.” At this point, I just wanted some answers.
He said, “If something is wrong, we’ll call you. If nothing is wrong, you’ll just get a letter in the mail.”
A couple weeks later I got a letter in the mail and the letter said, “Your vaginal pap smear was normal.” Now, that might be funny right now but at the time you can imagine just how upset I was. That was my last straw with the medical system, I was completely fed up.
I decided to go to a chiropractor. Now, when I went to the chiropractor, he said, “Well, let’s take an X-ray of your spine.”
I said, “There’s nothing wrong with my spine, my back doesn’t hurt, why are we going to look at my spine? My back doesn’t hurt.”
He said, “Let’s just take a look.” We took a look. I found out I had a curvature in my thoracic and lumbar spine. I had no idea it was there. He said. “Some of these symptoms are probably coming from nerve pressure because of the curvature.”
I said, “All right.” I was desperate by this time and went through a care plan. Three or four weeks later, a lot of my symptoms got way better. My digestion improved. The groin pain was gone. All of those things left; I felt a lot better.
What continued on after that was my fatigue. I couldn’t lose weight. I actually started to gain more and more and more weight. I got to 235 pounds at my heaviest which I had never seen before. I was at 200 before all of the issues started. It didn’t matter how little I ate, how much I exercised, I couldn’t seem to lose any pounds and this was very, very frustrating for me. I just couldn’t figure it out. I tried all kinds of things to get better. I’d take a supplement and see if it would help, if it didn’t I would move on and try the next one. I’d diet for a period of time. I would eat very few calories, cut way back on my fat intake and still no results. I exercised for months with no results. I would get a little bit better with some of the strategies I tried, but never truly got well.
This went on for three or four years. I started to develop new health issues which included a fungus on my feet. It looked like athlete’s foot and I just couldn’t get rid of it. I ended up having it for 3 straight years, with it never leaving. It didn’t matter what cream or powder I put on it. At noon, when I would be adjusting people, I would actually have to lay down for a half hour or an hour each and every day just to make it through my days of adjusting people. I couldn’t take it. That’s how bad the fatigue was. Finally, my brother said in all of his wisdom, “Why don’t you pray about it?” I started to pray and asked for answers.
The answers started to come. A doctor advertised an event on Facebook and I decided I needed to go. I had never even heard of this doctor or event before, but I liked what I heard in the ad so I went. Everything that he said absolutely made sense for once. I made up mind at that time. I didn’t care how much it cost. I didn’t care what I had to do. I was going to get well. I made that choice. What I’m going to share with you here in this book is everything that I’ve learned throughout the years. I’ve trained and learned from some of the best alternative doctors in the country. Inflammation is at the core root of disease and when you find what is causing the inflammation it will begin to leave your body. When inflammation leaves your body it can finally do what it was designed to do, get well.
I started my journey with different types of strategic fasting because I knew I had to fix my digestion first if I wanted to get well. My digestive issues started to get better with the fasts. I also noticed that my feet were starting to heal and that the fungus was leaving. I took a meta-oxy inflammation test and it came back at the highest level possible for inflammation. I knew I had work to do. I cut out all grains and sugar from my diet to stop the inflammation in its tracks. My energy was slowly starting to come back. I started to look at other areas of my life where I could reduce toxins. I had a heavy metal urine challenged test performed and it showed high amounts of mercury and lead. I had my amalgams removed by an IAOMT dentist and started to do oral chelation. Three months into chelation I passed a huge amount of parasites. Turns out the doctor who did my colonoscopy was right. I immediately started to lose more weight, my clarity came back and my irritability started to decrease. I kept using different fasts and burst training to help me burn toxic fat. I was able to start exercising again without feeling tired for days. I was getting my life back. My wife could see the difference and started to find ways to cook healthier and find clean food. We started to remove chemicals in our house including cleaning products and personal care products. We continue to learn and find new ways to clean up our life.