This is Fitlandia's 110th episode. We are talking with Dr. Kirstin Lauritzen about Autoimmune breakthroughs. Dr. Kirstin is here putting a spin on how to make break throughs living with autoimmunity while engaging in your day to day lifestyle.
How do you know if you have autoimmune, what do you do
about it? What is it even, I have a soft place in my heart for this because I have Hashimoto and you know, I didn't know what that was. I didn't know what was wrong with me. And I struggled with, you know, weird illnesses for so many years.
Okay. So I am classically trained as a chiropractor, but that wasn't quite
enough for me. So I went and I got my masters in human nutrition and
functional medicine because I love nutrition and healing the body with food.
I'm all about a balance between Western medicine and traditional medicine, but also working with natural paths and really creating a team. I think they all have a...
In May of 2012, I went on my first transformational retreat that completely changed my life. At the time, I was in such a desperate place that I was ready to try anything. I was 50 lbs. overweight, drinking a bottle (or two) of wine every night, working 70 hrs./week, traveling 3 – 4 weeks out of the month…all while my mother was suffering from severe mental illness 3,000 miles away.
At the time, I knew exercise would help. I knew I had to drink less. I knew I needed to meditate. I knew I needed to change my dietary habits. I knew I needed more balance.
But I was completely stuck and overwhelmed at the idea of “doing one more thing.”
I knew in my gut I had to get away and completely break my routine of working, drinking, caring for others day in and day out. After a lot of research with Google, I ended up finding an outfit in Sedona, AZ.
I scheduled a consultation call with a guide to review my workshop and session options. The price was...