The Importance of Gruel

Gruel, the milky white juice that you get when you boil organic rolled oats in a lot of water for 15 minutes (and then strain off and discard the oats) seems to be the key to keeping Laura’s stomach happy.  When she drinks a little before and after every enema, her stomach is less upset,…

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…

Hard Times

Up at 6am.  Fetch gruel. Days here at the Gerson Clinic are positively Dickensian. Maybe we should’ve gone to the Hippocrates Institute with its 50 acres of woodlands, 3 pools, luxury suites, movie nights, disco night, spa, zen meditation cabins, yoga and pilates classes and other new age comforts. The Gerson is so Germanic.  There’s…