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The Surrender Experiment…Cont’d

You may be wondering what has happened since I said YES to the “Surrender Experiment” on Sunday May 6th, 2018. Here’s the story in case you missed it:

https://www.foodrevelation.com/a-surrender-experiment/

I can tell you it has been quite a ride! The feeling of peace, I experienced after I said YES has not been totally consistent, but consistent enough to hold attention.  The ego is very persistent and insistent when it thinks you might be in any kind of danger – danger of monetary lack, danger of judgment from others, danger of failure and the greatest fear of all; danger of the unknown.

Shortly after I said YES I was telling my friend and mentor how the “surrender experiment” , reminded of a summer about 35 years ago when I was bound and determined to get up on a slalom ski.  My ex-husband and brother in-law were all excellent slalom skiers.   They were having so much fun pushing their limits and pushing my buttons.   I just had to learn how to do this!  I think this was the beginning of the knowing I could accomplish whatever I wanted as long as I was committed.

After drinking my fill of the lake all summer long, I finally found myself on top of the water.  Woo Hoo!   As soon as I was up I knew exactly what I had been doing wrong all along.  I was resisting resistance.   I was trying to pull myself up instead of letting the force that was pulling me up have its way.   It was so simple in hindsight.

The surrender experiment has taught me to stop resisting life; to stop resisting resistance.   It has taught me to open up to the guidance life’s events are offering , even when it seems that life is not on my side; when it seems to be “the resistance”.    It has taught me to talk back to my fear and look deeper into the face of fear for any untruth buried there.  My faith has been built to an unshakable level as I realize that life has never been my enemy; it has always only been my guide.    My entire response to life has shifted.   And, the confirmation that “YES Gail, by golly I think you’ve got it” arrived in church – again!  Go figure!

It arrived during a prayer.  I am a Prayer Chaplain and a couple of weeks ago I agreed to volunteer as Chaplain on this Sunday.  The Chaplain’s duty is to lead the congregation in prayer and to be available for those who would like private prayer support.   Often times I do not remember the prayers.  They flow through me.  This time I remembered the message.   It was confirmation for me and a message for others.  Someone came up to me during the offering and said he was going to request prayer with me after the service, but this prayer was what he needed.  It created a shift; a new perspective.  The Course in Miracles says the miracle is a shift in perception.

When we change our mind, everything changes. 

What has shifted in me is a much deeper understanding of oneness.  The “oneness” message has come up over and over again in the last couple of weeks, challenging me to go deeper and contemplate what it really means to be one with God and creation.    And, the prayer explained it so simply.  I love this quote from Einstein I’ve used many times (I love rhymes), “When the solution is simple – God is answering”.

I don’t remember the entire prayer.   I remember the main message:

If God is the cause of all life then God must be in all of life.  Therefore, I can my trust my life.  I can trust the ebb and flow of life to guide me.

If the Love that birthed me is within me then I can trust my heart and the emotions that spring forth to guide me and to let me know when I am out of alignment with this Love.

How does this relate to my experience over the last few months in this surrender experiment?  Since July I have experienced over 2 months of being in the flow.  Everything flowing so easily.  And, then the flow stopped.  The ego of course was fearful.  In the past I would jump in the boat with the fear and take a long tumultuous ride.  This time, I remind myself of what I now know and ask Spirit – what’s up?  What are telling me?  Where are you guiding me?

Something told me I already knew the answer before even before I asked the question.  Still I found myself trying to “figure it out” like our thinking mind likes to do.     Finally, I decided to ask my friend/mentor if she had any ideas about what was gumming up the works.  She always asked amazing questions!  It is one of the things I love about her.  The right question can knock a piece of sludge from the mind allowing the light of Truth to shine so bright!

The Answer – The Surrender Experiment has ended.  I had a feeling it was temporary when I said YES and said as much at the end of the initial blog.   It served its purpose so well.

Surrender is no longer an experiment – It is now a way of life.

I have seen what the power of surrender can do.   I have full faith in the flow of my life to
lead me to the extent I am willing to be led.
What does this mean with my work now?  I let Divine Guidance tell me what to charge or who
needs to be gifted the help.   A set fee schedule doesn’t work for everyone.  Every case is as
unique as we are.
This asking and receiving is no different than the guidance I receive in sessions or in my
private life. For instance: “Is it for highest best for all concerned to attend this event?” or when I
ask for a number I receive it; like asking for a body pH or asking, “How long is this food chart
good for?” 
  Simple and natural…this giving up and receiving.
We all have the ability to ask and receive divine guidance.  Surrender is the key; a giving up
of what we think or expect and a quiet mind to hear with.   Easier said than done….there is
work involved and we do the work when we are ready.
This is what I know for sure….As long as my only intention is to serve and I am willing to
receive, I am in alignment with the never-ending flow and the endless Source of Good.
There is nothing separate from me; not any person, place or thing – including money.   It has
been proven to me.    I experience this oneness with all as I perceive all through the eyes
of oneness.
This new faith I have is not a blind faith.  It is a faith built on experience through
experiment.   What is an experiment?  It is a challenge.  Show me what is true.   Truth
survived the Surrender Experiment.
What has transpired in my life since I said yes to the Surrender Experiment is nothing short
of miraculous!  It has also taken me way out of my comfort zone…for sure!   I’ve done a lot of
talking and soothing my fearful ego mind (I’ll tell you about Bailey, the “horse messenger”
later).

#1 – I am now working with an incredibly gifted doctor/healer (Pamela Smith) in her clinic 2
days a week (Tuesdays and Thursdays) at “The Healing Sanctuary Institute of Texas”.  Her

methods support the body’s natural ability to repair itself.  I am so grateful to be another
tool in her toolbox.  I use my spiritual and intuitive gifts to help her patients align their
physical and energetic bodies with their natural God-given health.  This includes “Food IS
Talking”
 Intuitive Food Compatibility Testing and other energetic work.  The vision I saw

years ago has come true and still I am pinching myself – “What just happened!”

If you are ever in the Uptown area of Dallas, stop by and say Hi.   If you are looking for a truly
holistic approach to abundant health and aging gracefully; your body, mind and spirit are
welcome here.  https://www.thehealingsanctuaryinstitute.com/

#2 – In 2 ½ months I saved over 60% of my income and bought a new car.  I have never
experienced such an ongoing cascade of abundance!   “The Car” in itself is a miracle.
Someone asked me, “Gail, with all the choices how did you choose?”  It was easy, the car
found me.   I have owned 3 Mitsubishis.  The last one for 18 years.  It has been a remarkably
dependable car.   For some reason, I had it in my head I wanted a Subaru (I’ve owned one of
these too and it was a good one).  I realized pretty quick the Subaru was not within the price-
range I was looking.
And, then my car showed up and low and behold it was a Mitsubishi and the color was right
up my alley – Starlight Blue!  (Some of you will get this.)   Out of 432 cars at
enterprisecarsales.com (I was guided there – Chris Cazorla was amazing, by the way) that
met my criteria, there was only one Mitsubishi and it was absolutely perfect! What I wanted
was a small SUV with excellent gas mileage.   At 42 MPG, the gas savings alone makes the
very small car payment (I financed some) and the increase in insurance.    I love it!#3 – Just when I thought I was shifting away from cooking for clients, in 2018 I have found
myself doing more than ever.  I have said yes to this and this path has led to the most
amazing experience.  Something totally unexpected – beyond my wildest dreams!   I am
providing custom nutrition according to the Food IS Talking food compatibility chart for a
precious 14 year old with a brain injury on a feeding tube.  I can see the vision I saw at the
end of 2017 started to manifest….A full blown kitchen and retail space committed to custom
food and take out.

I believe we arrived on this planet with the perfect toolkit for maintenance and repair of
these natural organically grown bodies (all bodies in nature) and it comes from Mother
Nature herself – God’s birthing place.  We cannot duplicate what God has made through any
human effort.  What God has made is perfect for our bodies.
It makes complete sense to me that the body requires a lot of nature-made nourishment to
heal itself; something that is sorely lacking in many of the formulas available for feeding
tube patients.   Most of these formulas are packed full of processed sugar, oils and chemicals.
The improvement in her health, appearance and movement has been astounding since we
began in September.  It is truly amazing what can happen when the body is getting exactly

what it needs.

Thank you so much for following this journey and now for the delicious part!

Here’s to your Peace, Joy, LOVE & Abundant Health!
Chef Gail

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We are at the tail end of fig season and I was blessed with a bumper crop from my daughter.  Here is what they made… Delicious!

Rosemary Infused Fig & Orange Jam

 (Inspired by mommypotamus.com – Gluten-free, Sugar-Free and All Plants)

2 cups fresh or frozen chopped figs, stems removed
2 tablespoon honey or to desired sweetness (for no sugar us 8 drops organic liquid stevia)
1 sprig of fresh rosemary about 2” long
2 drops food grade essential oil like Do Terra or Young Living (or 1 teaspoon orange zest)
1 cup water
2 tablespoon chia seed

In a medium sauce pan add all ingredients EXCEPT CHIA SEEDS.   Bring mixture to a simmer.  Cook for about 15 minutes stirring often.  Remove from heat.  Remove rosemary sprig.   Use a potato masher to mash or process for a smoother texture.  Lastly, stir in chia seeds.   Ladle jam into a glass jars.

Refrigerate overnight to let the chia seeds work their magic and for the flavors to meld.  Or, use traditional canning method to preserve for pantry storage. This jam will keep up to 10 days in the fridge or freeze up to one year.

Serving tips:   Of course, this jam is delicious on toast or bagels with cream cheese; even peanut butter sandwiches.   It also makes this impressive appetizer even better:  Top fresh baked crostini with a little goat cheese then a small dollop of fig jam.  Drizzle with honey if desired.

Note:  the chia seeds are a perfectly healthy alternative to the gelatin used in traditional jams and jellies and blend in with the seeds of the figs.   This recipe also works great with any fruit that has seeds like; strawberries, blackberries and raspberries.

Figs are full of essential nutrients.  The men will love this – figs support testicular health.   Go figure… What do they look like?  Mother Nature works like that.  For example:  Beets are good for the blood and heart health.  Carrots are good for the eyes – ever look close at a slice of carrot?  Avocadoes (shaped exactly like a womb) support womb and cervical health.

Here is a fun informational video on figs:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zbj2rc98Jko 

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photo credit/Karen Guthrie

Curious if a Food IS Talking Intuitive Food Compatibility Session with The Intuitive Chef can help you?  Schedule a “No Charge” 15 minute exploratory session here: http://www.foodrevelation.com/schedule/


About Gail:

Gail Blair’s intuitive journey began as she began working her passion for food in 2009. In 2012 she birthed “Food Revelation” not having clue how relevant the name would prove to be.   Shortly thereafter she experienced a “spiritual awakening” and her intuitive gifts were ignited.

As a plant-based chef turned Food & Medical Intuitive she has helped hundreds all over the U.S. and Canada remember their natural, God-given health through her “Food ISTalking” Intuitive Food Compatibility process.

Over the years, as her gifts have expanded, she has become a conduit for revelation (the name she gives to the Divine Wisdom she receives).  The 7 most important revelations led her to create the Evolution of FREE Health books and video series. The “Evolution of FREE Health” is the remembrance of our natural, God-given health.

The first book released in 2016, “The Quinoa Cookbook Journey” is a super creative and tasty introduction into the series. The 2nd book in the Evolution of FREE Health series, “The 7 Missing Links to Abundant & Sustainable Health” is the focus of her latest speaking tour and the video series she is releasing to the public as she goes through the publishing process.

Keep up with Gail at:
http://www.foodrevelation.com/about/
https://www.facebook.com/foodrevelation/
https://www.facebook.com/evolutionoffreehealth/
https://twitter.com/foodrevelation
Intuitive Chef Gail Blair on YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4UWl9wf5W0

Disclaimer: I am not a doctor or licensed nutritionist.  I am an intuitive.  Services and information provided in the form of tips, recipes, and nutrition advice does not qualify as a substitution for your medical doctor’s protocol or advice. I encourage you to trust your instincts and do what feels right to you, but seek guidance from your doctor concerning your health and wellness.

A Surrender Experiment

You may have heard that “giving and receiving” is all the same.  More accurately; they work together – NATURALLY.   What is receiving?  The word “receive” contains the energy of surrender; to allow –surrender to.  Interesting…the word “give” is also infused with the energy of surrender; to give up.
Let me tell you a story….

The story starts with a book, “The Surrender Experiment” by Michael A. Singer.  I had already read his book “The Untethered Soul” and it was super affirming of my current understanding of who I AM.  It is one of those books I recommend often.  Then The Surrender Experiment showed up on my radar.  Honestly, as I write this I don’t know how it came to me.  I just know it resonated at such a deep level I could not put it down or better said – turn it off.  I listened to Michael himself tell the story on Audible.

Let me say right here, I am a book-a-holic.  The thought of listening to a book never really appealed to me.  I enjoy reading a book I can hold in my hand.  Then came Audible.  I love listening when I’m driving. It makes the drive so much more fun!  And, I’m able to enjoy even more books.
Anyway, I had no idea the depth of this man’s journey.  I had no clue what had been built or how far his reach was due to his decision to just surrender to life; going where life led.  Never saying NO to whatever life dropped at his doorstep.  Just allowing life to unfold without resistance.

We think we know what is best for us.  We do not.  Or, our “Ego” mind does not.  The Universe (God) wants to give us every “Good” thing.  We are good at blocking this good with our mind and then actions.

This book was the first in a series of synergistic events that would unfold over the course of two weeks and leave me changed.  I love it when something or someone has that effect on my life.   I love having my mind blown.  I couldn’t always say that…

The second event came in a dream.  All I remember is a pelican with its gullet full…bulging.  I know that we have animal messengers.  I have lots of experiences around this magical way of receiving divine messages.  Another story time…

I didn’t tune-in to that message right away.  It would be several days before I remembered again and discerned the message (God’s timing is impeccable).  “Animal-Speak” pocket guide by Ted Andrews is a super helpful tool I use to steer me in the right direction.  However, just like Archangel Michael Card Readings (the only card readings I do), I realized a long time ago that the entire message on the page may not be relevant.  My inner guidance discerns the specific meaning for me or for my client.   The sentence on the page that was most relevant – “Give what you can to others”.   Hummm….   “I wonder what that means?”  “More volunteer work – maybe?”

A few days later, I’m in a session with a client in Florida and she says I remind her of a healing facilitator named Charlie Goldsmith.  In the wee hours of May 6th I thought to look him up.  (I realized just now as I write, 5/6 = 11.  That sweet number that lets us know we are on the right track).  Part of the message of the pelican became immediately clear when I read Charlie does not charge for his services, (I didn’t realize then the pelican’s “full gullet” also had meaning).  Shocked, I asked “Spirit, are you telling me to give my services away?”  I heard, “Give yourself away”.

As you can imagine, the idea was a little scary – A LOT scary.  Just to be on the safe side, I asked, “Spirit…show me one more thing I cannot argue with and I am ALL IN!”

I awake the next day and as I’m getting ready for church I remember I volunteered to read “The Daily Word”.   I said to myself, “I had better get my rear in gear if I’m going to be on time”.  I needed to be there an hour before the service to practice.  Not that it takes an hour; there are several volunteer speakers that practice during this time.

During my drive time to church (about 35 minutes) I am quiet; no music, no distractions.  It is a time I cherish as I often receive divine messages along the way.   I am in receiving mode.  Several times I tear up and I don’t know why.  It is a joyful energy that is bringing the water.   By the time I pull up to the light at Mockingbird and Central I KNOW I’m going to receive the divine answer I asked for at church and it is going to move me to tears – it already had.

I received the answer as soon as I opened to the Daily Word for May 6th, 2018.  Here it is in its entirety:

Sunday, May 6, 2018
Helping Others

I AM GRATEFUL TODAY FOR EVERY OPPORTUNITY TO BE OF SERVICE TO OTHERS.

Again and again in his earthly ministry, Jesus called us to have faith—the faith of a child, faith as small as a mustard seed. We may assume that it’s only with enough faith we can do the work that is ours to do. Today I recognize that quite the opposite is true!

By reaching out, extending love, and helping others in their human experiences, my faith grows. Belief becomes easy when I can clearly see the spiritual power my actions create!

My choice, then, is not a blind faith but a perceptive faith. I recognize the good I can create in the world and I strengthen my faith through the actions I choose.

Give and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap; for the measure you give will be the measure you get back.—Luke 6:38
© 2015-2018 by Unity. All rights reserved.

As soon as I read the affirmation, I found myself vibrating from head to toe.   But, this is not the end of the story…

I was pretty overcome.  Yes, the tears flowed.  When it was time to read the message to the congregation I had put myself back together – somewhat.  I wasn’t able to hold it together completely.  I was moved again as I read the bible scripture.  Several people noticed, included Rev. Karen.  I asked her if we could talk about what had just happened after the service.

We sat together in the church courtyard where the most amazing, majestic oak tree graces the church with her wisdom and protection.

When I told her what I was being guided to do.  She nodded lovingly and reassuringly.  I’m thinking, “Whew! She doesn’t think I’ve lost my mind!”  She too has been guided to give of herself in similar fashion. She then asked a very profound question; something I hadn’t thought of yet, “Gail, if someone offers you money – what then?”

My left ear popped with that question.  Those who know me, know this means I am receiving a divine message.  I say to Karen, “Spirit has something to say.”  I quiet my mind and this gentle voice tinged with a little humor says, “Gail, surrender to receiving”.  I understand the humor.  You see, I’ve gotten A LOT better at giving (sometimes until it hurts), but receiving has always been hard for me.  Can you relate?  I have resisted my Good and a helping hand as long as I can remember.

Reading the Daily Word message again, I realized I was being called into a “surrender experiment”.  And it wasn’t just about giving, but also receiving.  This was the meaning of the Pelican’s full gullet.  My faith is about to grow to an unshakable level.

At the moment of surrender – when I said YES, an unexpected sense of peace and euphoria (an odd combo) enveloped me; confirmation I had answered correctly.  This feeling comes rushing back whenever I think about this moment.

The next day I lie down for a nap, with a few questions rolling around in my mind as drifted off; “How does this work?  What does it look like?  How do I proceed?” The answer woke me up.  My eyes flew open when I heard, “It works naturally.  Receiving is built into giving.  It was designed that way”.

Mother Nature mirrors for us our natural way of giving and receiving.  The womb of creation nurtures all of life and all life forms in nature nurture Mother Earth. There is nothing to earn. The circle of life just is.

The heavens mirror for us unconditional love. We can see that the sun, the moon and the stars shine on everyone equally without condition and ask nothing in return.

On Tuesday, I knew exactly how to bring my website and online scheduler in alignment with this “surrender experiment”.   Here is how it works:

All energy work (the gift) will be given without condition.   This includes:

“Food IS Talking” Intuitive Food Compatibility Sessions
Chakra Work
 Energetic Skeletal Alignments

I will accept “love donations” only.  No suggested amounts will be given (all pricing has been removed from the website).

If it is determined I can help, I extend this help regardless of the ability to pay. 

I know by “letting go of the wheel”, not only will my needs be abundantly met; doors will also be opened to others to receive the help they need.  This reminds me of something I read in the “12 conditions of a Miracle” by Todd Michael.  It went something like this, “When what you desire is in alignment with what is Good for everyone – you will not be denied”.

This Memorial Day weekend it will be 3 weeks since receiving “The Message”.   I am already blown away by the experience so far.  I realized last Sunday as I was writing my tithe check for the week prior, it was the largest one for the year!  This week I am able to give even more.  I feel so blessed and grateful!

Here is the rest of what I heard…

1.  The perceived self-worth of many is directly tied to the world’s monetary system.   For instance; it is generally accepted that without a formal education you will not be able to “earn” a living wage.  The more expensive the education the higher the income.  Without an education you are considered practically worthless.

I let this idea hold me back from sharing my gifts initially for fear I would not be taken seriously without an expensive education and I might starve.   The intuitive and energy healing work I do was “not learned” it was realized and keeps expanding.  I do not have a bunch of letters after my name lending me credibility.  We are starting to realize we can “learn” anything online and “not all knowledge is learned”.  This work I’ve been given has sustained me full-time and part-time going on 8 years now.

I’ve been told over and over, “Gail, you need to charge more for your services.  Your pricing is a reflection of your self-worth.  People will perceive your effectiveness based on how much you charge”.   If I use this tactic, the very people I came here to help may not be able to access the help.

2.  What we believe about love is directly tied to a worldly system of value.  Many women have come to believe that to “marry well” you must be a “good catch”; with good looks, a good education and money doesn’t’ hurt.  In some countries marriages are still outwardly arranged based on money; the dowry system.  Much can be overlooked when looking for a mate if the money is right.   How many marry for “anything but love”.   How many in past generations, including my own married to be “taken care of financially?”

We may be conditioned to monetize self-worth and love, however the “The Truth” is:

“We cannot earn what we already ARE – Love and Life”. 

I guess it is time to trust Life again and its “built-in” support system of “giving and

receiving”.   It is time to undo my conditioning around money and self-worth, once and for
all.  It is time to release ALL blocks to receiving abundance in its many forms – including
money.  To give of myself expansively and freely – I must do this.  To receive abundant love –
I must do this.
I can see how this surrender thing works in all of life and this realization helps to solidify my
faith. For instance; without surrendering what “I think” to the Source of ALL Knowing, I would
not be able to do the work I’m called to do.  For every question there is already an answer.
They co-exist, just like giving and receiving.  I “receive” these answers on behalf of my
clients.   If I can allow this, then I can allow anything.

I don’t know where this experiment is leading me and that’s okay.   My ego reminds me less

and less every day that the unknown and change is scary.  I wonder if it will ever completely
give up.  It really doesn’t matter.  I have a free will choice in who am I going to surrender to;
myself or God.  I choose God.

In much gratitude and love,

Chef Gail

PS:  Who wants to play with me?  That could be your own surrender experiment or scheduling a session you thought you could not afford.

PSST:  Below is a cool recipe to help you surrender to Summer – Enjoy!


Smokey Watermelon Gazpacho                                                     Serves 8-10
8 cups of seedless watermelon chopped in small cubes)
2 tomatoes diced
3 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 yellow, orange, or red bell pepper diced
3 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar
1 cucumber peeled and diced
2 jalapenos seeds removed and diced
¼ cup purple onion diced
Juice from 1 large lime
2 garlic cloves minced
1 cup diced and peeled mango or peach (fresh or frozen)
1 ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
1 teaspoon ground chipotle pepper (or to taste)
1 ½ tsp sea salt
2 tablespoon fresh chopped basil
½ cup chopped cilantro

Process 3 quarters of vegetables and fruits with vinegar and lime juice in food processor or blender (process in batches is needed).

Pour into large bowl and blend in balance of fruit and veggies and chopped herbs. Cover tightly and chill well before serving.   (This is way better the next day).

A most delicious way to get your daily quota of raw fruits and vegetables.

 

Curious if a Food IS Talking Intuitive Food Compatibility
Session with The Intuitive Chef can help you?  Schedule a “No Charge” 15 minute exploratory session here: https://www.foodrevelation.com/schedule/


About Gail:

Gail Blair’s intuitive journey began as she began working her passion for food in 2009. In 2012 she birthed “Food Revelation” not having clue how relevant the name would prove to be.   Shortly thereafter she experienced a “spiritual awakening” and her intuitive gifts were ignited.

As a plant-based chef turned Food & Medical Intuitive she has helped hundreds all over the U.S. and Canada remember their natural, God-given health through her “Food ISTalking” Intuitive Food Compatibility process.

Over the years, as her gifts have expanded, she has become a conduit for revelation (the name she gives to the Divine Wisdom she receives).  The 7 most important revelations led her to create the Evolution of FREE Health books and video series. The “Evolution of FREE Health” is the remembrance of our natural, God-given health.

The first book released in 2016, “The Quinoa Cookbook Journey” is a super creative and tasty introduction into the series. The 2nd book in the Evolution of FREE Health series, “The 7 Missing Links to Abundant & Sustainable Health” is the focus of her latest speaking tour and the video series she is releasing to the public as she goes through the publishing process.

Keep up with Gail at:
https://www.foodrevelation.com/about/
https://www.facebook.com/foodrevelation/
https://www.facebook.com/evolutionoffreehealth/
https://twitter.com/foodrevelation
Intuitive Chef Gail Blair on YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4UWl9wf5W0

Disclaimer: I am not a doctor or licensed nutritionist.  I am an intuitive.  Services and information provided in the form of tips, recipes, and nutrition advice does not qualify as a substitution for your medical doctor’s protocol or advice. I encourage you to trust your instincts and do what feels right to you, but seek guidance from your doctor concerning your health and wellness.