🌺My friend Zakiya from high school reached out to me awhile back with concerns about her daughter Renèe’s skin. I’m so glad that she’s doing so much better these days!🌈
You can scroll through to see her story and photos. She didn’t have many before photos, but the one that is shared you can see different discoloured patches on her belly. Zakiya was so gracious to send an email of support to another mother named Ibie who I’m helping with her two children experiencing eczema as well. I hope Reneè’s testimony can give you hope about healing baby eczema 🌸
***I’m not a medical professional but a wellness advocate, and through this website & social media platforms ( INSTAGRAM & FACEBOOK ) people reach out to me and I offer support, advice and tips of what has helped me over the years (26 yrs of steroid use and now 9 yrs free of ts)☺️
Have you seen the new documentary about eczema, topical steroid addiction and withdrawal? It’s called Preventable: Protecting Our Largest Organ and its a must watch and share! Briana has worked so hard at bringing this documentary to fruition and it’s awesome that we can give back for her efforts with the GoFundMe set up for her below! This documentary brought up so many emotions for me, it brought me back to the worst stages of my own topical steroid withdrawal process. There’s so much that the medical community needs to know about eczema and how dangerous these medications are to our health. I know that this doc is going to prevent so many from going down the awful path that thousands have gone down with these medications. This dis-ease is preventable, and steroids are not the answer, there are ways to naturally heal from the inside out…steroids only act as a band-aid and a temporary solution. Please watch, and share with anyone you know using steroids, who has eczema and those in the dermatology field. If you can, please donate to Brianna for all of her hard work and sacrifice. I see the passion that she put into this project and she deserves our support.
🌈Just thought of this today and wanted to share to give encouragement and a different perspective in the eczema recovery process.🌈
Having a positive, faithful mindset is so important when recovering from dis-ease. The body is so amazing at self healing, we just have to give it the right environment to thrive…alkaline plant based foods, hydration, sunlight, rest, exercise, loving words of affirmation and the right positive attitude. By saying faithful words we allow our subconscious to accept the idea that we WILL be free of dis-ease.
🌟Saying “I’m healing from eczema” tells our mind that the healing is taking place NOW! We must say the things that we want, call it into existence before it has been manifested…”I am healed”, “my skin is smooth, supple, healthy, wrinkle and symptoms free”…speak these words into existence over and over…train your mind to believe it before you see it! So when you talk to someone and they see symptoms showing up on your skin, instead of saying, “ I have eczema” say “I’M HEALING FROM ECZEMA”! Don’t own that dis-ease, stir up your faith and own the freedom of recovering from the dis-ease! 💚
I can’t believe 10 years have passed since my Hodgkin’s Lymphoma stage 3b diagnosis! I thank God everyday that He brought me through, & stronger than ever, with a deep passion for natural healing🙏🏽.
I mark today as my 10th year cancer free, as this was the day that I completed my very last chemo treatment. I did 6 months of chemo, 2x a month. I try to not live with regrets, & I must admit, it’s something that I still struggle with even ten years later…the regret of not looking towards alternative routes of healing instead of using chemo (which my oncologist told me has a half life of 10-12 years in the body!). I WISH I had all of knowledge that I have now about healing from the inside out & I WISH I was in the right head space to do so. I just know in my gut that 23 years of topical steroid usefor eczema at the time contributed to the cancer. Plus just not taking care of my health in general, eating terribly etc. Clearly in retrospect I would’ve done things much different, BUT I’ve learned that everything happens the way it should, in its own divine time, in its own way. Some background to my diagnosis…I was 23 years old, I had graduated college the year before, the stress of school really took its toll on my body & my skin & overall health was going downhill fast. It’s like I could feel it the moment I graduated…like I was just holding out the last couple of months, struggling to make it through. I didn’t know anything about stopping the steroids and looking towards natural routes of healing, I had no intention of living a healthy lifestyle…I became reclusive because of the way my skin looked as it was getting worse and it was hard for me to even look in the mirror, hence why I had no idea of the lump growing in my clavicle. It was only until I went for a regular check up with a new primary care doc did she point out the lump. Many needle biopsies at the ENT doc later which were inconclusive, then to surgery of the removal of the golf ball sized mass which then led to the diagnosis of cancer.
My world stopped, in disbelief I felt like once again my body was broken. I had a mediport put into my chest to administer chemo…which my body literally pushed out weeks later! It’s like my body was screaming to me that it didn’t want chemo, & to find another way! I then had to have multiple PICC lines in my arms to take the chemo (multiple because my skin continually got infected from the PICC lines). Thank the Lord I didn’t feel sick, not once during chemo & that I didn’t lose all of my hair, just some of it, & it came back thicker than before! Everyone told me “you’ll be stronger after all of this” & it’s so true! In times of fear, I’ve told myself “if I can get through cancer like a boss then I can get through anything!” Although it took me 3 more years to learn about the danger of topical steroids, within that time I was seeking a better way of living, which allowed me to gradually change my lifestyle to a healthier one. I continued to hunger for knowledge and when I learned about naturally healing eczema I knew it was the direction I needed to be in. If you are dealing with a health issue, and/or cancer I highly recommend looking into alternative treatments, using food as medicine. Become knowledgeable on all of the resources out there…look into the Gerson Therapy, movies like The Truth About Cancer, What the Health, Forks Over Knives, books like The China Study by T. Colin Campbell, and amazing doctors like Dr.Greger are all full of great info to get you on the right path. I now know of how amazing our bodies are at self healing, that anything is possible and we just need to give the body the right tools to help it heal.
I’m cancer free and I give all thanks to God for getting me through & for continuing to repair my body! 💙
🌤🌿🌸Getting out in nature is so healing for the body and soul. Just having the warm sun on your skin, feeling the cool breeze and listening to the sounds of the birds and the wind can have such a calming and healing effect on us. 🌤🌿🌸
Saying healing mantras while closing your eyes and absorbing the sun rays is a wonderful routine one can do as well! 💛 I recently heard this mantra from a detox specialist and I want to share it with you all:
“I trust in my body. I listen to my body. I allow my body to heal.”
Your body doesn’t make any mistakes, it knows exactly what it needs to do to self-heal, we just have to give it the right tools to help it out! Always be loving and kind to yourself and only speak life into your body. Your positive thoughts alone can effect positive healing. Continue to envision your skin healthy, smooth and symptom-free and it WILL manifest 🙏🏽 I hope everyone has a great weekend! 🌼🌤🌿🌸
Check out this awesome review that Cassie AKA The Naturalistic Nurse left for the Conqueror Eczema Academy! It has been great getting to know her and help her along in her healing journey. She has learned so much and has been a great source of encouragement for the other members in the coaching sessions. I love how determined and proactive she has been at healing her eczema and when you check out her BLOG you will get a chance to see her document her journey. You can check out her video review below and if you’d like to see more reviews from our other participants check it out HERE!
If you’d like to be apart of the wonderful community of eczema warriors and join the Conqueror Eczema Academy, clickHERE. Abby and I will be holding our next session will start on the 31st of August!
I’m proud to announce that I’ll be coaching alongside Abby of Prime Physique Nutritionfor another round of (8-week) group LIVE coaching beginning on March 5th! I love being apart of this program and helping eczema sufferers get the support, encouragement and great info that they need on their healing journey. So many of our participants find that they have this sense of community when they join the calls and get to interact with the facebook group. It allows them to not feel so alone in this healing process and they get to connect with others all over the world going through the same struggles. When you sign up you will not only get to participate in the coaching sessions, but you’ll also have access to 50+ video teachings by a naturopath, skin experts, nutritionists, and a personal trainer, plus meal & exercise plans. Your body WILL heal, you don’t have to go through this alone, just believe in the amazing self-healing power that it has to restore and we’ll be able to give you the right tools to help! ❤
Click HERE to learn more about the program and how to sign up!
Check out some awesome reviews from a few of our past participants:
I joined this group 2 years into TSW and I wasn’t sure what exactly I would gain from being here because I did as much research as I could going to practitioners, and doing things on my own but I was still suffering. I had seen little victories here and there but I needed something more. Surprisingly, I learned a lot of little things here and there from the modules and from people sharing on the live coaching calls. Implementing those small changes was a very big push into my healing journey. I’m finally seeing clear results that I haven’t seen in the last 2 – 2 1/2 years! I think it’s an awesome tool for anyone in any stage of their TSW journey. I thought I read every possible blog post to see what other things that I might be missing in my regimen but I’m really glad that I decided to join to be able to get to know Abby and Jen and all the people struggling with me. Just knowing there are other people going through the same struggle is comforting and empowering and knowing that we are rooting each other on as we’re all trying to get to the same goal. We have a “shared trauma” that helps us all to get through. Before this program I would research so much, and learn things on my own like avoiding certain foods, and doing certain things that would be good for the skin, but the biggest thing that helped was realizing how powerful your mindset is in the healing process. Using affirmations, and including your mind in the healing process really helped. That is something that I would not have known to look into on my own. When I’m looking at my skin I can now visualize what it will be like when it’s healed!
-Eiline – California, USA
From joining the program I find the most helpful thing for me is being able to talk to other people in similar positions. I find that to be the biggest help because you know that you’re not alone going through it and that there are others feeling, thinking and experiencing the same things. Also how you all have recommended all natural stuff, I think that’s so important. When I would have recommendations from Abby and Jen, I haven’t hesitated to go ahead and try them because I didn’t have to worry about side effects. I find you all so encouraging and I definitely want to thank you for that!
-Preeti – UK
Abby and Jen’s Conqueror Eczema Academy was really helpful with my journey going through life with eczema. I joined the group to help me take it to another level, to really be focused on it because doing it on my own I cheat here and there and using the groups it helped me to stay on track and it was motivational being on the group calls. I like how responsive Abby and Jen were, anytime we needed information they would put themselves readily available for us, answering any questions and concerns we may have. They did a good job guiding us into which direction in changing our lifestyle for the better. It’s not just the eczema, it’s just a symptom of what’s going on inside of our bodies. They are very informative of what needs to be done to cleanse our bodies and detox, to pretty much overall change our lifestyle and health. I’m really appreciative of these 8-weeks that I’ve gone through and I’ve learned a lot from the both of these coaches and it’s really set a lifestyle change for me to be motivated and to keep up the work. It’s given me a lot of guidance in terms of the right direction for my health. I’m happy that I’ve joined and I’m sure that anyone who joins this will find a lot of benefit from the coaches Abby and Jen.
-Clarence – California USA
Abby and Jen’s programme offered great support to help me get through difficult times in my journey towards better health and skin. It gave me the confidence to know that I am doing down the right path and to stay consistent in the actions I am taking to clear my eczema.
This morning: fresh face…just moisturizer, messy hair don’t care 😜, feeling good-feeling great! …Working on more self-love 💚 Sometimes I look at my skin and only notice the wrinkles that still need to smooth out, or the discolouration and un-even tone that needs to even out. BUT then I check myself…tell myself “look at all you’ve been through with your skin and overall health, it’s not a sprint but a marathon, be kind to yourself, it can take time but you ARE healing and getting better every day!” I touch the areas of my skin that are super smooth, wrinkle-free and even-toned and I touch areas that are still in repair and I repeat, “everywhere else looks and feels like this, everywhere else looks and feels like this” 💜 Saying these words like a mantra, and touching the skin will give life, love and positive healing energy to those areas…the words will manifest and take root! Kiss your skin, touch your skin and tell it you love it, even if it’s angry at the moment…with all of the awful symptoms that come with this healing process…it will thank you 🙏 Be kind and gentle with yourself, your body is healing and taking its time to do so, you do right by it and it will be so right by you! #eczemaholistichealing