by Eve Colantoni CHC
Unsure what else to do, I got down on my hands and knees and prayed. "I give up", I remember saying to no one in particular. "I just give up". Truth was, I felt defeated and utterly miserable. I had been sick for so long, I didn't really remember what it felt like to be well, to feel good, to be really happy.
At this point, I was on 14 different medications. That's quite a bit for anyone, much less for a 32 year old woman. And despite all the drugs, I still felt awful all the time. I had no energy, I was depressed, riddled with anxiety, would sometimes have full-on panic attacks, suffered from migraine headaches, allergies, asthma, chronic fatigue, insomnia, etc. etc. Really, I could keep going with my laundry list of symptoms, but I think you get the idea.
There came a turning point in my life though. A time when I realized I had had enough and I was truly ready for a change. I had reached the point where I had become sick and tired of being just that, sick and tired...
Have you ever heard the expression, "When the student is ready, the teacher will appear" ? Well, this is what ultimately happened to me. At the time, I did not see all the ailments I was suffering from as a gift. I didn't realize I was being presented with challenges to overcome with a greater purpose ahead of me.
One by one, as I overcame condition after condition, I was learning. I was learning what worked and more often what didn't. Today, looking back, I see my journey in healing as the greatest gift I ever could have received. The truth of the matter is that I could not have gained the knowledge that I have now if I had gone to any medical school in the country. My illness was my boot camp. My training ground. And now, everyday, I get to pass on to my clients all that I've been able to learn. How I spend my days has never been more rewarding.
Being able to "give back" makes it all worth while which is why I've decided to offer this scholarship. As I began on my healing path, it always seemed that just as I needed it, the right book would appear, the right lecture would come up, the right practitioner would come into my life to help me sort out the pieces I couldn't figure out on my own. Now, I'd like to offer the same assistance to someone out there as well.
I've designed my 2010 Weight Loss For Tired People Group Coaching Program to really provide the maximum benefit, with the easiest format and the lowest cost possible. Even at that, I know times have been tough for a lot of people out there and there are so many who could really benefit from a holistic nutrition program.
That's why I'm giving away a seat in this semester's Holistic Nutrition program. Here are the three easy steps you have to do to apply:
Step One: Take a minute to review the program completely to make sure it is the right match for you by visiting:
Step Two: Tell us your story! Below, in the comments section for this blog, leave a note about the weight loss or health challenges you've had and why you think you would benefit from my program. You can choose to leave your name, or just your initials.
Step Three: Click to Email your name and phone number to me so I can contact you if you're selected. I'll also need you to tell me which entry is yours.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JAN. 19, 2010 DO NOT DELAY!!
APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN THIS TUESDAY, JANUARY 19TH, 2010 BY 6 PM (EST) FOR THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE WINNER THAT EVENING!!
I wish you all the very best in your health journey and look forward to reading your inspiring stories.
With warmth and gratitude,
Eve Colantoni, CHC
www.NIHAdc.com Nutrition and Wellness
The Weight Loss For Tired People Group Coaching Program is a holistic nutrition program offered by National Integrated Health Associates, Washington DC's premier integrative medicine and biological dentistry center.