Do you feel like you have tried everything? Yet you still don’t feel like you are bursting with energy and good health?
I know what it’s like to have symptoms not serious enough to address. Symptoms that you think will go away. Symptoms that everyone else seems to be able to fix or symptoms that none of your friends have.
I had all of these minor symptoms, that seemed minor when looked at individually, but packaged all together created this mess, that was me 2 years ago! I kept asking myself why me? Why am I the only one with acne… I’m 26! Why am I having emotional outbursts like a 16 yr old?
I kept asking myself “What was I missing? What was I doing wrong? Why wasn’t it working for me?”
I seriously thought I had tried everything and quite frankly was sick of “trying things” which made me feel even more like a failure and a hypocrite.
Acne, anxiety, uncontrollable stress, serious hormonal issues, there were up days and down days, plenty of tears and a lot of internal pain and confusion that I couldn’t seem to shake. I hit my pain threshold and was determined to keep trying until I found an answer to my some what “small” issues. It wasn’t normal for me and I was determined to overcome my issues because it was starting to change who I really was.
Its time to take back control of your health.
The single most important lesson I have learnt on my health journey is that wellness needs to be worked at every day in every way. BUT the one thing and only thing that set me FREE and truly excelled my health was fermented foods… specifically sauerkraut. Though not my favourite fermented food, it was the first one I tried and the first one that I prepared at home so I have a real soft spot in my heart and my fridge for it.
Once I started to see results from sauerkraut I was hooked! Kombucha, milk kefir, fermented veggies you name it, it was fermenting in my cupboard. I went from a crazy emotional person to a crazy “I can ferment anything” person. If it was going to be good for my gut I was going to try it.
I learnt that all diss-ease in the body starts with the gut because it controls almost all of our systems in the body (and by diss-ease I mean an imbalance in the body, which will usually lead to disease given enough time). Hormones, immune system, digesting food, assimilating all the vitamins and minerals from your food and good mental health are all controlled by the gut flora and health of your gut.
Learning how to add fermented foods into my life was not easy at the beginning because there is so much conflicting information out there. In the beginning I was also kind of scared to try the fermented foods I had prepared, fearing I would get food poisoning. It was very foreign to me to leave food outside of the fridge for 1-4 weeks then eat it?? Yep. That’s fermenting for ya. I slowly built up the courage, knowledge and educated myself to perfecting the art of fermenting. Although I’m still learning new ways to ferment foods everyday.
This is where I come in… to help you through the confusing process of fermenting.
Fermenting is not hard and it is not time consuming if you know what you are doing. The health benefits are just too good to pass up at least trying, but I hope to help you through the process and make it easy to integrate into your life because I know this is the missing piece to your health puzzle, as it was mine. If your gut is not healthy to start with, nothing will help and you will be stuck in your health rut.