Celebrate

I am celebrating a pinnacle in a journey that began long before I met Laura. Eleven years ago my life was very different. I had to wash my hair almost every night to stop myself from tearing at my scalp. It would burn so badly that even when staying with family or friends, I often got…

Shopping

If we had a car, this is what it would look like. Our weekly shopping feels as if we are catering to a ravenous pony (all the carrots, apples and oats) and a coffee addict. Here’s Laura’s weekly shop list (all organic) – 60 Granny Smith apples 50 gallons of distilled water 30 lbs of…

Preparing to Climb the Everest of Alternative Health

We’re getting ready to go home to New York next Tuesday.  And I’ve started to wake up again in the middle of the night in a panic. How are we going to do this in New York?  Here in Tijuana at the Gerson Clinic we have a team of 5 doctors and 4 nurses who…

Shopping List

Lunch and dinner at the Gerson Clinic are the same.  The Hippocrates soup is made of potatoes, celery root and tomatoes. I don’t know which is worse Laura’s new daily schedule (which I’ll post later), or our weekly shopping list which we just received. It starts off: “50 lbs carrots, 40 lbs apples, 38 heads…

Coffee enema

The coffee enema is another Gerson Therapy staple.  Five a day for cancer patients. Each time you have to suck up 1 quart of organic coffee (no Folgers!) up your butt and hold it for 15 minutes. The coffee cleanses the liver and out whooshes all the toxins, parasites and other junk that has been…