Balance / Macro Meals

April 23, 2008 Author: Margaret Bettis Hello, Ginny, I want to tell you of an experience I am having concerning eating the macrobiotic food. As you know, I get macrobiotic meals delivered on Tuesdays and Thursdays. I have a yoga class at 1:00 PM on Wednesday and Friday. I usually have enough of my Tuesday […]

Brain Tumor

Author: Melissa Hatch “Why don’t you give it a name?” my friend suggested. Of course, I thought, this tumor has come to me as a teacher and we will get along better as partners than his adversaries. From that day on, the tumor in my brain became Maud. Maud caught my attention through blind spots […]

Ulcerative Colitis

Author: May Salloum Dear Virginia,  I am writing to let you know how much my family and I truly have done to heal our sick son Jacob. As you know, Jacob was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in (insert date). Relying on potent drugs was all we could do to alleviate the pain. But these drugs […]

Diabetes

Author: Larry Bogoslaw I had always liked sweets, and I had a problem with bedwetting since I was four, but I never had any real problems with my health until October, 1972, when I was 8 years old. I remember the night of my cousin’s Bar Mitzvah; I had not eaten all day, and I […]

General

Author: Ryan Dear Ginny, Sorry I’m writing this on copy paper; it’s all I had! It’s hard to believe that I’m about to graduate from college because it seems like just yesterday I was a freshman, sick and considering dropping out. I am so glad now that I didn’t have to do that, and I […]

Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Author: Judy Mackenney Seven years ago, this January, I began the greatest challenge of my life. My husband, Larry, our oldest daughter, Lauren, and I were sitting in an oncologist office at a prestigious cancer hospital in Boston, being told I have Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, an inoperable, metastatic, incurable disease of the lymph system. It would […]

Balance / Macro Meals

April 23, 2008 Author: Margaret Bettis Hello, Ginny, I want to tell you of an experience I am having concerning eating the macrobiotic food. As you know, I get macrobiotic meals delivered on Tuesdays and Thursdays. I have a yoga class at 1:00 PM on Wednesday and Friday. I usually have enough of my Tuesday […]

Crohn’s

Author: Melissa Dow Dear Ms. Harper,  I wanted to email you and thank you so much for the way you have helped change my life. I have suffered from Crohn’s disease for over 14 years. These last one and a half years have been the most difficult of my life. Like yourself, I have been […]

Gastro

Author: Lynn L Hello Ginny, Happy New Year! I hope 2006 finds you in good health and great spirits. Life is grand in Florida. We don’t have the Nashville sound but it’s hard to complain given the beaches are so beautiful. Please forgive the delay in writing. I will be forever grateful for your contribution […]

Generally Feeling Bad

Author: Margaret Anderson “Margaret Anderson: A truly amazing woman” Margaret Anderson begins her day at 6am with an explosion of energy. Every day there is a 2 mile walk followed by gardening, mowing, sewing, flower arranging, yoga, the usual house work and macrobiotic cooking. She is always smiling whenever I see her in her garden. […]