This picture was taken of me and my nurses the morning I left The LifeCo, Phuket - they took care of me for three weeks from morning till the evening, sometimes also at night, when I was in horrible pain. I was in the clinic every day from 8 AM till 5-7 sometimes 8 PM... Continue Reading →
Nutritious crème de coco raw soup
During working days I hardly have suffuciant time to cook and enjoy my meal peacefully, so I try to create nutrition dense raw soups in my lovely Vitamix blender. Yesterday was a super stressful day, so I made a really smooth green soup that included: baby spinach, zucchini, parsley, avocado, carrots, broccoli sprouts, coconut cream,... Continue Reading →
Thoughts on stress, the importance of support from family members, how emotional stress counteracts our healing process while battling cancer A.K.A. The power of LOVE.
This topic might be a bit controversial. When it comes to family, most people get defensive and over emotional, objective criticism and true honesty is really difficult to find. Nevertheless most families I know are functioning ones. Obviously a functioning family needs some sort of a healthy dynamic between members and nowadays I might dare... Continue Reading →
Meal prep for travel – organic, vegan, gluten and sugar free.
I think for vegans one of the most difficult tasks is finding delicious food while traveling. Top that with the need to be gluten free and organic! An absolute NO. Does not exist. So I have learned to prep my meals when I travel. Most glut.free foods are full of sugar in cafes and vegan... Continue Reading →
Raw vegan lunch
After a 6 km walk on the beach we decided to make one of our favorite recipes, raw carrot soup with a twist. I just love my Vitamix. To this soup we add organic ingredients such as a handful of basil leaves, parsley, the juice of 1 lemon, 1 kg of carrots, 1 chili, 1... Continue Reading →
Key word: alkalize!!! Freshly pressed juice made of organic cilantro, ginger, kale, lemon, curcuma (turmeric) and sea buckthorn. The best way to start the day is to have a large glass of green juice and supplements. Though I am not on ketogenic diet, I still try to implement a few rules I have learnt from... Continue Reading →
Dealing with emotions around testing period
One of the most difficult thing - in my humble opinion - is going about day-to-day life while in the back of my mind is either the upcoming blood test or ultrasound, or after the tests the waiting period of the results. Others carry on 24/7 concentrating on one thing at a time, me? Trying... Continue Reading →
Health update 21.07.2019
Well friends, I have been really busy at work, neglecting myself again. I keep my diet clean and try to walk as much as I can every day, but after a great start with yoga, there was simply no time for anything else but work for more than 8 months. I do not know of... Continue Reading →
Life before and after cancer diagnoses
I think the person I was before I was diagnosed with papillary carcinoma and BRAF positive gene mutation on one side of my thyroid AND medullary carcinoma with RET mutation on the other side that metastasized to lymph nodes - hence stage III because of the giant size of my tumor - a rare combination... Continue Reading →