can anyone describe colon therapy?
can anyone describe, in detail colon therapy. i'm extremely uncomfy with the idea but i want to have an open mind before saying no to this option.
ill be interested to hear the responses too.
this is something i want to try for sure,
its only a lack of money thats stopping me.
well it is expensive but so are those 90 day treatments of pills. personally i'd rather get it over with in a few one hour (or however long it is) sessions but i do have a major blockage regarding a tube being inserted into my rectum. (no pun intended LOL)
the results are supposed to be so fantastic id put up with it ;)
I have never been comfortable with the idea of a doctor sticking a thick tube up my @$$. I really don't want to go there.. I dont even like Pap smeers! I am having my first one in the last 4 years.. Bad me
I think so too, but then I don't know. It's still going up there. I don't know. I may do it. I've been thinking about it. I really don't know how useful it would be. I'm ambivalent. I almost feel the same way about that that I feel about the mucoid plaque.......quackery!
Originally Posted by trinity082482
ok, i'll get graphic.
i have had 2 sessions with the wonderful Lacy. basically it goes like this: i have my appt at 12 or 1pm and make sure to have a BM in the morning and eat light the day before so that it's not a waste of time and money to just flush out 'new stuff'.
at the appt i put on a hospital gown and lay on my back on a table. Lacy comes in and chats a bit about raw foods (b/c she knows i am on this eating plan), my BM's and answers my questions or ask me questions.
i roll over to my left side and um...he, yeah she puts that plastic thing in my rear, but i guide it in with her coaching. it's a bit uncomfortable, but at this point in my life i am willing to deal with some embarassment for good health.
at this point she starts massaging my stomach/colon HARD and feeling around. she can tell if i have gas or something hard in there. she uses her hands and a back massager.
she then starts to fill me up with water, just like a water balloon. my stomach gets big, like i am preggers and i can fill it pressing on my liver and i tell her OK let it out. so as the water is coming out she presses HARD on my stomach and i breathe deeply...and WHOOSH! stuff comes out. lots of it.
she will say "your nuts aren't digesting." or, "WOW look at all the toxins from your liver" etc. etc. she will describe what we are seeing and that makes me a bit woozy and lightheaded to watch the poop aquarium.;)
she does a total of 3 fills and a quick 4th fast one. after that we talk a little while she massages my stomach. after that i roll over she pulls out the tube and i scamper off to the bathroom to let gravity take it's course as well.
my 1st time my colon was sluggish and not much came out....well it DID, but it was WORK. the 2nd time my body was ready and it cleaned house.
i feel AMAZING after. i have tons of energy, my stomach is flatter (not bloated and distended, which i have problems with...especially around my period.)
so far i love it and i have chosen to do them b/c i want to get things moving and sometimes the body needs some help. i have some herbs and things i am supposed to take 2 days before my next session...this is going to start clearing off the walls of my colon. the OLD crap.
so, basically it is so uncomfortable laying there feeling like you have to take a huge BM, but you can't go to the bathroom and then suddenly it gets released and you feel better. usually while i am getting the treatment i think "I AM NEVER DOING THIS AGAIN". then after, i am skipping around all happy counting the days till my next appt.
i don't think it's quackery... but i am rather uncomfy with using an exit as an entrance.
btw i am nearly 27 years old and have eaten crap my whole life. junk food vegetarian, processed stuff like you wouldn't believe. heavy social drinker and also on the depo BC shot for 5 years, plus smoking socially growing up
sooooo all that abuse to my body would probably take a long time with only raw foods to heal...so i think colon cleansing is a great tool to use just like a vita-mix or a food processor. just makes things easier.
ah we posted at the same time LOL
thank you for that excellent description!!!
It's like any new experience, once you get it done and over with you realized it's not nearly as bad as you thought it would be and that the positive results far outweigh any of the downsides to the treatment. It's not something I would have done on a regular basis but it can be a great way to jump start your cleansing process in addition a raw diet, or as a way to remove any of the old toxic material that might be left over once you became completely raw.
I was VERY nervous as well and found the first treatment to be quite an uncomfortable feeling. Once it was over and I spent half an hour on the toilette at the clinic, I felt like all of the old toxic me was gone and I felt some very strong emotions. It was a very positive experience and made a definite improvement in the way I felt physically, mentally, and spiritually.
Thanks for the description cinnamon panda! :)
Does she have a recommendation on how frequently you should do this? I would imagine that since you are eating cleaner than a SAD eater, it wouldn't be as often once you've gotten rid of the old stuff?
A lot of people say that they feel lighter and their stomach is much flatter afterwards, but nobody says if it remains that way. Since you're eating raw and things should be coming out better, shouldn't the stomach remain relatively flat or does the old stuff keep that from happening?
Also, did you weigh yourself before and after?
I have the contact info of someone that was recommended to me, so I will give her a call soon.
Thanks again for your post! :)
I would love to know this myself.
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