BOOK REVIEW: "THIS IS HOW I SAVE MY LIFE: FROM CALIFORNIA TO INDIA, A TRUE STORY OF FINDING EVERYTHING WHEN YOU ARE WILLING TO TRY ANYTHING", by Amy B. Scher
Amy B. Scher Chronicles Her Journey Of Going To India For Stem Cell Treatment For Lyme disease
Amy B. Scher's latest book THIS IS HOW I SAVE MY LIFE: FROM CALIFORNIA TO INDIA, A TRUE STORY OF FINDING EVERYTHING WHEN YOU ARE WILLING TO TRY ANYTHING chronicles her journey of battling, and eventually overcoming, a debilitating case of late stage Lyme Disease that was deemed incurable by doctors in the US, who had exhausted all treatment options they could think of and who more or less made it clear that there was nothing left they could do for her
“There is nothing which is more purifying the knowledge, clarity in thinking about the roles and the reality is essential. Understand that the roles we are playing are temporary & relative. The reality in me is the Truth, is absolute” —words from the Bhagavad Gita that have pulled me through an extremely stressful time as of late.
YOGA TO WARM UP YOUR MUSCLES & MIND
Stretching in the morning, even 5-10 minutes, can vastly improve your quality of life —and science backs this up.
and How to Do it, Including A Short Video Tutorial for the More Visual Types
How Lyme & Lyme Co-infections Can Cause The Immune System to Attack the Brain
Chronic Illness, Feeling Lazy, and The Drive to be Productive
Too often, we make the mistake of focusing so much on curing ourselves that our efforts become counterproductive and we end up wearing ourselves out, making our bodies retaliate and shut down even more. On the other hand, once we do manage to get well, we tend to be just as overly driven with our hearts set on doing anything and everything possible to prove, mostly to ourselves, that we are “good” enough. That we are “somebody” in society.
My Story, & One of Many Lessons Lyme Taught Me (Memory Loss: Sometimes, You Only Have to Feel to Remember)
I recently found this in a mix of old things I wrote. It is from four years ago, but rings true, so I thought I would share. It briefly tells my story of falling debilitatingly ill with Lyme without overwhelming , and more importantly describes one of the many life long lessons it instilled in me:
I stare at the blank paper, trying to remember what I sat down to write. I then remember what I am going to write about, but in no way do I know what words I am about to say because I am a twenty-four year old with severe short term memory loss and random bouts of amnesia, which reminds me, THAT is the story I am striving to tell you.
While it is true candida lives naturally inside our intestines where it is supposed to be in balance with the healthy bacteria within us, it is also true that our not so healthy environments are prone to destroying this healthy bacteria...
When bedridden from illness or injury, you lose strength, muscles begin to atrophy and weaken, joints start to stiffen and more. The longer you remain inactive, the more difficult it will be to regain strength
How do I know an article of this nature — one about dealing with depression consciously without the aid of pharmaceuticals — will be met with resistance? Because I myself once accounted for a sliver of the collective resistance that arises within depressed individuals when they read articles on depression that weave the complicated layers of depression into a canvas portraying the illusion that it is easy to overcome