There’s No Place Like HomeĀ 

I've been home almost 3 weeks and I am still noticing good improvement.  I'm reluctant to say that because while it is true, I am improving,  I am also still very sick and still have a lot of symptoms.   I have had good days these past few years where I think I am improving … Continue reading There’s No Place Like HomeĀ 


It’s What You Don’t Know

Today is my last day at the Hansa Center. I have such mixed emotions - I am so looking forward to being home with my family, but I'm also sad to leave a place that has helped me so much, especially since I'm still having some difficult symptoms. Last night was rough and I woke … Continue reading It’s What You Don’t Know


Let me start by saying - I'm still encouraged! However, yesterday (Friday) was pretty rough and today has had its challenges. Pain is usually my biggest obstacle. I've been on a ton of pain meds the last few years and have weened off most of them in order to get maximum benefit during my time … Continue reading Oooooo-klahoma



Probably my least favorite therapy so far is referred to here as "The LUX".  This particular treatment leaves me with a headache every time - and today was no different. There are actually two parts of this therapy. One is electronic gemstone therapy (like a spotlight with different colors).  Light (in this case, gem rays) … Continue reading Light


“Be Strong…”

As part of my illness, I am frequently nauseated. And occasionally, that nausea becomes severe and I will vomit. My husband, desperate to help me when this happens, researched tools to that could offer relief. He found that there are several pressure point in the body that connect to the stomach and can relieve nausea. … Continue reading “Be Strong…”


Hansa Day 2

Day 2 at Hansa was great! I had lots of energy and low pain.  Another long day - 9am to almost 5.   Additions to the treatment included the PowerPlate (a vibration machine that assists with exercise and toning, I may have t invest in one of these cool things) and an hour long full … Continue reading Hansa Day 2


Hansa Center for Optimum Health

After much deliberation, we chose Hansa Center for Optimum Health in Wichita, KS as the place I would come to detox and build my immune system.  We considered several places, including one in Chihuahua, Mexico that is similar in a lot of ways.  The short story on the decision is simply that this is where … Continue reading Hansa Center for Optimum Health