So life has been pretty awesome lately. I've recently gotten back into my energy healing practice and I'm loving it! I love what I do and feel blessed to be able to work with my clients. In addition to working with my clients, I started volunteering at the Corner Boxing Club in Boulder where they have a program for people with Parkinson's. Almost every Saturday I help at one of the stations where they are directed by me to go left, right or punch the bag. It has been amazing working with these courageous people over the course of the last several months. I have seen a transformation in just about every one of the participants. I was so inspired by their dedication, that I decided it was the perfect time to offer an 8 week study, with 7 participants, on the effects of energy work on people with Parkinson's. So far we are in week two/three and I'm seeing some amazing things. I'm noticing that people with Parkinson's have very similar energetic patterns. In the past, no two energy sessions were ever similar--- and now I'm seeing the same energetic pattern over and over again--- so the same parts of the energetic body (thus the physical body) are having difficulty! I'm also noticing that I need to work on certain parts of their body much longer than I would normally (like the brain). Additionally I'm noticing the need to connect parts of their body and work with certain acupuncture points throughout the body. This is all turning out to be pretty incredible. I don't know what the end result of the study will be, but I can't wait to find out!
"Hi Amy, it's James, I wanted to update you on my friend, he is doing much---much better. He has been moved to an other facility and is able to communicate 'yes' and 'no,' and short fragmented sentences---and is laughing! The hospital staff is amazed and has attributed his recovery to the work we did. Thank you!" That was the incredible voicemail I received early this morning.
On Thursday afternoon I received a desperate call from my friend James. He asked me to accompany him on a trip to do energy work on his dear friend who has been in the hospital for the past month (two, out of those four weeks his friend was in a coma). His recovery since the coma was dismal, so the doctors had essentially given up on him and told his parents, "There is nothing more we can do for him. This is the way he is going to be for the rest of his life."
That meant this 46 year old man would be in a state of frustration, crying, grunting, and sweating profusely, with strained movement, and little to no coordination of his limbs for the rest of his life. He also wouldn't be able to communicate or swallow, so was hooked up to feeding tubes, heart rate monitors and other things. The doctors and parents had decided there was no hope and he needed to go to a hospice facility to---die.
James, believing in the power of energy work, rounded me and another friend/energy worker named Marina to travel to Tampa to see this young man in the hospital.
Even though I had been advised about the state he was in--- it was still in shock. Because of his outbursts of crying, grunting, and straining it was at first difficult to transmit healing energy. I was told he was dominantly in his reptilian brain, which meant he was in survival mode. I was afraid he might involuntarily lash out at me (i.e bite me) because he didn't know me.
I had to have the utmost faith that I would not be put in harms way. I had to trust that the Universe wouldn't have created a dangerous situation for me or him. I had to face my fear head on and chose love. My faith, my concentration, and my ability to transmit healing energy were all being challenged.
James began calming this young man down with his endearing smile and caressing his hand. He was expressing palpable unconditional love--- and it calmed me down too. The love he had for his friend filled me with hope and I was able to relax and allow the energy healing to flow.
I was able to pick up on some vital medical intuitive information to make his friend more comfortable. The feeding tube was making him sick, and hurting his throat. James informed the nurses, and soon, they agreed the tube should be removed and he calmed down.
After closing the energy session, my only hope was that James' friend would improve from the energy healing---offering him a second chance at life. It seems, energy work gave him that chance.
I am eternally grateful to be the messenger of such a beautiful message.
I needed to share this! I recently went to my first acupuncture appointment. I know! Totally surprising, but truthfully the Universe hadn't presented me with someone I felt comfortable doing this form of treatment.
The acupuncturist I chose is very in tune with other energy healing modalities (in addition to Traditional Chinese Medicine), and incorporates them into her practice. Plus, we are exchanging services which is really an awesome benefit of being in my field. Yeah for free massages and energy work!!!
I decided to experience acupuncture out of curiosity first and foremost, but also I wanted help getting to my "happy weight" ---the weight where you just put on your clothes and they fit perfectly and make you feel great.
Even though I'm really healthy according to my "numbers" attained through Western medicine protocol, I know I could stand to lose a few pounds, and I intuitively knew my metabolism needed an energetic boost (or a kick in the butt), so I elicited some help.
Per usual in a doctor's office, I filled out a lengthy questionnaire asking me detailed questions of my history, lifestyle and present symptoms. She asked me about my diet, looked at my tongue (gross!), and felt my energetic pulses (what?!). I don't know how she did this, but while taking my pulses, she could somehow tell I had an accident in my teenage years in my lower back (I broke my lower back when I was 16), and I had seen something scary in the last 24 hrs (I watched a scary show before bed---I almost never do that, because it disturbs me so much)! Very much intriguing and impressive.
After a long discussion (about practically every detail of my life!--yes, she even asked me about my poop!) she surmised the purpose of the treatment was to treat a "damp," "heat" condition in my body---sounds nasty but it's TCM lingo.
What was interesting about this appointment is that she explained WHY I had developed a damp, heat in my body. Apparently, I've created this condition through my intense desire to learn and so have started robbing energy from other areas of my body in order to fuel my insatiable desire for knowledge. In addition, I am constantly "downloading" tons of source energy which overloaded my metabolism. The combination of these two things and the fact that I'm often in Florida---hello sizzling heat and sticky humidity!---I needed some energetic adjustment. Plus, she advised me about the foods I was regularly eating that were either contributing to or lessening my symptoms. For example, she told me I was right on track with drinking Aloe Vera juice (score one for me!), and I needed to cut back on peanut butter because of the nature of the conditions in which it is grown (total bummer)! But how interesting!
Right before the treatment, I asked her what was going to happen to me after the treatment. Was I going to become disinterested in learning, or worse, dumb after the treatment? I know that sounds ridiculous, but I just wanted to be clear. Thankfully, my thirst for knowledge would be dialed down---not my intellect.
After that reassurance, I was ready to get rewired!
I knew I would be sensitive to the energy flow, but I didn't know how sensitive!
OMG! After the insertion of the first needle (right between my big toe and 2nd toe), a wave of energy looking exactly like a blue ocean wave, glided up my body, nearly lifting me off the table! The wave seemed to find it's resting spot somewhere in my lower back on the right side. I immediately described what I felt and she remarked, "That's exactly where the energy was supposed to go---to your right kidney." Whoa!
Then she did it on the other side, this time it was if a red lightning bolt shot up my leg, branched off a my left kidney and proceeded up to my head. This was exciting!
With each insertion of a needle I could feel some sort of release in my body and not at the direct site of insertion.
One of the last needles placed in my body was to "drain" heat from my body. I had no idea that this particular placement was supposed to do that, but sure enough, I immediately experienced an internal shiver. I couldn't believe how quickly and effectively each needles' placement was.
As if that wasn't cool enough, in the middle of the treatment I opened my eyes and could see the whole room filled with tiny white balls of energy bouncing off of each other, and all the electronic equipment in the room started to buzz! I was even able to control the loudness of the buzzing with intentional releases of energy from my body! The more I released, the louder it got! So amazing!
As for how I felt after the treatment? I felt great! I felt relaxed and I could tell that I was slightly disinterested in research and food---very interesting. I also felt lighter---so much so I thought I might have dropped some weight the very next day. The scale didn't register a difference but maybe my body will catch up to how I'm feeling. Either way, I'm happy with the results.
I can't wait for the next treatment!