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From Bedridden to Blissful: How Holistic Health Saved My Life

healing holistic health Jun 26, 2018

Have you ever been so desperate to heal yours that you will try anything? I had that experience for the first time in the summer of 2010. 

I had been struggling for years with a diagnosis of bipolar disorder. My body and mind were extremely imbalanced. 

The doctors I was seeing prescribed 9 different psychiatric medications. I was on 11 medications total.

Over the course of 4 years, I had gained 100 pounds and became unrecognizable to myself and those who loved me. Chronic pain, suicidal thoughts, insomnia, daily migraines, digestive issues, constipation, and hypothyroidism ruled my life. 

Full of anger, hurt and shame, I was not able to take care of myself and had to live with my parents. I even attempted to take my own life and was hospitalized for over two months healing from the damage the overdose caused. 

From Bi-Polar to Blissful 

My nephew Porter's birth in 2009 opened my heart up to love again. I not only wanted to be alive, I wanted...

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