After my rant about the last set of scan results I’ve calmed down a bit, picked up my teddy and had a review of my regime. Something slowed down the spread of my cancer and something caused the tumour to decrease in size back in February, but what?
Rather than try one thing at a time and risk not finding what it was I’ve decided to try everything that I’ve done since the start of this saga and make sure I’m doing it right. So I reviewed the three parts of the regime and the results are listed below.
As always, I’ve probably lapsed a bit here and there on the diet over time and also allowed myself too much alcohol as well. So I looked at each meal and made sure everything is as healthy as possible and try to eat mostly raw vegan meals. I read somewhere that cancer hates an alkaline environment so I looked at what I could do to make my body an alkaline environment. The first thing is of course to find out where on the PH scale I am at the moment so I’ve got some saliva and urine ph testers. Initial results are 6.5 so not bad but I’m going to try for 7 or better.
I’m going to start making my own muesli up rather than buying it, that way I can ensure that only the healthiest things are in it and it isn’t bulked up with cheap grains which are generally acidic. Midday meal will almost always be something raw salad based, evening meal will be vegan but may be cooked, both of these will be as alkaline as possible. Friday night is curry night (turmeric is good for you!), but a fish or vegetable curry, and I’m going to allow myself a couple of pints of beer.
2. Supplements etc
I’m back on the apricot kernels (from Dayspring, Westhaven, Hurtmore Road, Hurtmore, Godalming, Surrey GU7 2RA, UK Tel: 01483 418258 (Suzette van der Westhuizen), Fax: 01483 420513.), I have them ground up in juice, and am probably taking the equivalent of 10 a day; I need to increase this if I can do it without poisoning myself again.
Also, I stopped taking the Laetrile so I’ve ordered some more (from the suppliers) and will be building up the dose of that too (whilst carefully monitoring myself!) to 6 per day.
I had dropped the dose of cancer fighting pancreatic enzymes that I was taking so I’m putting that back up too, these are the pancreatic enzymes that I take (6 a day now).
I’ve been taking vitamin C all the time but a bit more research suggests that I’m not taking nearly enough so I’ve gone from taking 2mg a day to 8-10mg a day. The initial pills that I got are apparently difficult to absorb, potentially losing up to 60% of the dose so I now take lypospheric vitamin C which is evidently more easily absorbed. I shop around and buy in bulk to try and keep the costs down.
I’ve added Selenium to my daily pill count, only because somebody else used it in their anti-cancer regime and had good results.
UPDATE 27/12/2016 – This wasn’t a good idea as Selenium isn’t a good thing to take if you have skin cancer and it also gave me kidney problems, so I’ve stopped taking it. See WebMD on Selenium.
I’ve doubled the dose of Beta-Glucans and I might increase it more but I don’t have enough information yet.
I also read somewhere that dandelion root kills cancer, so I got some dandelion root tea!
Other than that everything else is the same:
- Zinc Citrate – 1 per day
- Multicode Vitamins – 4 per day
- Mega EPA – 2 per day
- Vitamin K2 – 2 per day
- Vitamin D3 – 1 per day
- Vitamin E – 1 per day
- AHCC – 2 per day
- Resveratrol – 1 per day
- Curcumin – 1 per day
Everything above is what I take, in the strengths that have been recommended to me or what I’ve guessed at. Some of these need to be taken before eating and some with food so its important to plan out times to take things over the day. Taking this lot every day isn’t cheap or easy but if it staves off death for a couple of years or more I’ll be quite happy.
3. Physical and Mental Wellbeing
Although I’m sailing fairly regularly again my fitness has all but disappeared which results in all sorts of minor injuries and a certain amount of blundering round my boat, I’ve been paying for Gym membership so I started going again a couple of weeks ago and feel better already. Running and light weights are the order of the day and I head there twice a week to fit in with sailing on Sundays.
I decided that I can’t spend my time wondering if death is round the corner so I have ordered a new British Moth from John Claridge! It should be here round about Christmas time, so I’m selling my other boats in the meantime. Probably not buying a place in Cyprus as we decided it was too much of an administrative burden and you can buy a lot of holidays for the same price. I’ve got a couple of family histories to complete for customers then I’m not taking on any more work as I’m going to write the book I’ve been promising to do for some time.
There, that all feels better!