WFAA, Channel 8 News Story

by - May 14, 2012

I am so humbled and grateful for the overwhelming response after the segment aired on WFAA news here in Dallas-Fort Worth. My heart is full with all of the outpouring of support, emails and messages. I am hoping to personally respond to each one of you, so please be patient as I sift through them all :) You are all very important to me and I'm so grateful that my story can provide some hope. And there is SO MUCH hope! Diet can heal and cure disease and I'd love to continue blogging about how to go about that in this little corner of the web. Thank you for joining me on this journey and I'd love to help you along with yours.

A shout out to Shelly Slater and WFAA News for providing the tremendous opportunity to tell my story of diet healing disease and to LifeTime Fitness (my gym) for being the ones to share my story with the media.

Take care, friends!

Here is the segment:

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  1. Robin ChapmanMay 14, 2012

    Hi Clairissa. I ran into your mom the other day and she was telling me about your garden and your success in improving your health. she gave me your Website and I have enjoyed reading it. I love that you have found success! I am jealous of your garden. Keep up the good work.


  2. Armando P YbarraMay 15, 2012

    Hi Clairissa:
    I was watching TV and so your segment, i congratulate you for your decision because all the medications in the world come from
    plants even the synthetic ones.
    GOD our father created a garden with plants, trees, vegetables, fruits and seeds than he created us
    humans so that we eat from them, our bodies recover nutrients from plants, the chlorophyll from greens purifies our blood, fruits provide fibers and so on, the only reason doctors don't approve of this methods its because they don't make money if people finds out that by eating plants, fruits and veggies people will be healthier that's why they want to make you change your mind. BIG CONCRATS continue and don't listen to DOCTORS you will get well it will take time but don't quit,
    the seventh day Adventist church has a movie they show about this type of health heeling and the food we are to eat is in the Holy Bible too, well good luck and GOD bless you i will keep you in my prayers.

  3. I'm so glad I saw you during a GMT this morning;I don't usually watch on a daily basis, so I believe God made a point of having me watch it today. I was diagnosed in 2002 with m.s. and also have epilepsy. At the beginning of my diagnoses, my neurologist wanted to get me started on a m.s. medication and the only one at the time without seizure side effects was copaxone. I began injections (daily) and within a few months was having several side effects. On the advice of my primary doc. I told my neurologist and she had me stop for a month, then start again at half the dose. within a week all side effects were back. So, not even a year into diagnosis I went drug free. I take vitamins, use alot of herbs in my cooking. Drink lots of water, no soda. But, I haven't tried gluten free. I've still had m.s. problems..though minor. Thank you for putting this info. on your blog. If you could, I'd love to get your recipe for the juice you're making. I'll be checking your blog daily. This is just what I've been needing, someone going through the same thing I am. <3 God bless you

  4. MichelleMay 15, 2012

    Clarissa, Your story is inspiring! I am from East Texas and have MS. I currently take gilenya and have good days but haven't been my old self since my diagnosis in Jan 2009. Perhaps this is something my husband and I should consider for ourselves! I'm so glad our neighbor told us about your story on the news - and I'm so thankful the news aired your story!!!

  5. Clarrisa, your story struck a chord with me !!! I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis last year, which is also an autoimmune disease. My rheumatologist has been trying to get me to take the TOXIC RA drugs for the past year, but I've been controlling it with my diet as well !!! My inflammation numbers were sky-high when I was diagnosed last year & with my diet, my inflammation numbers are in normal range... My doctor cannot explain it but still doesn't believe it's my diet & is still trying to force me to take the drugs due to orevent future damage to my joints/organs. You & I should definately talk since we have so much in common :)

  6. Laura LeMay 16, 2012

    Your wfaa story is wonderful! I am so impressed with your beautiful garden. I hope you can come and teach our patients how to grow their own. You are an inspiration:)


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