Client Testimonials

Please take some time to look through the wealth of Well of Life client testimonials below, which have been sorted by symptoms of dis-ease and distress.

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Cancer

With a June 2009 diagnosis of Stage 4 lung cancer, I had completed 2 of 6 planned chemo sessions prior to visiting. My main concern was lack of vitality, strength and mental acuity. I came with minimal expectations for what the Well of Life could do for me.

The Well of Life diagnosed my presenting system as adrenals and ordered supplements and several months on a parasite diet. Since mid August our family has altered its diet and faithfully taken all prescribed supplements. The benefits that emerged of my increased mental and physical energy have been amazing, and all this during chemo sessions 3 through 6 and beyond. I have unexpectedly been given capacity to feel well and mental energy resources that I have been able to apply to my family and work life.

In July our doctor explained to us that our chemo treatment goal is to contain the lung cancer, with a cure not being possible. We were blessed in late October when, after a review of a third Cat Scan, the containment and shrinkage of the largest of my chest lymph nodes and cancer spots in my lungs, was deemed as significant (over 50% reduction in 5 locations), and among the best results he has seen.

I believe the change in diet, care and supplements provided by WoLC, have been the key that enabled these good results.

-G.C.

I came to the Well very ill. I had cancer: GI, 4th stage.

Now, I feel much improved!! Thanks to Cynthia and her team, the cancer is stabilized but my health continues to improve. Dr. Jon has been very helpful in keeping my body moving as well.

-D.S.

Diabetes

I was on 5 medications and insulin. I was experiencing hair loss, bad color in my face, weight gain, lack of sleep, heartburn, diarrhea and complete body and organ stress.

I am currently on 1 medication and rarely use the insulin pump. I have better color in my face, experienced some weight loss, am eating healthier, have new hair growth, my eyes are brighter, I am sleeping better and I now have very good blood sugar counts.

-M.R.

I was taking medicine for diabetes and high blood pressure and was very overweight. I also had all the symptoms of Lyme disease but was undiagnosed. I felt as though I was spiraling down hill…couldn’t exercise…couldn’t diet correctly…and was working with a medical doctor and getting worse.

Now I’m on the way to recovery! My medicine was halved and one pill dropped. My weight is dropping. My skin is so-o nice (pleasant surprise). My size dropped before I lost weight. My medicine will be totally dropped by next visit to the doctor. All of my effects of poor health are very slowly going away. I’m on a good path and not going back!

-D.S.

Arthritis

I first came to the Well of Life because of rheumatoid arthritis. I was losing the battle with the RA and was about to go on heavy duty medication. Other reasons for coming were weight, cholesterol and blood pressure.

After 10 months at the Well of Life, I rarely get flares and my rheumatologist is pleased with my progress. I don’t wake up in the morning unable to move. In addition, I have lost over 50lbs, my blood pressure is consistently normal and my cholesterol is down.

-N.S.

Doctors were giving me cortisone shots for arthritis and recommended pain medication and wanted to perform surgery.

Now, my sleep is deeper; nightly urination has decreased; I have more energy and faster recovery from soreness; my arthritic hands are beginning to heal after four months with Cynthia. I would say my pain has been reduced by 10-40%.

-E.B.

Prior to my treatment through the Well of Life Center, I had been experiencing severe joint pain and swelling in my hands, feet, and knees. In June 2004, I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid arthritis and was prescribed immunosuppressant drugs to help control RA symptoms. By July 2005, my rheumatologist felt it was necessary for me to begin receiving 2 hour Remicade infusions every 8 weeks. After 18 months, the Remicade was no longer effective. At that time, I was placed on Methetrexate, and Plaquenel and eventually Rituxan infusions. These drugs offered me little relief and had many adverse side effects, causing me to feel ill quite often.

After one week of taking the supplements that Cynthia prescribed, I was sleeping soundly and felt totally rested upon awakening. My pain has greatly subsided and it is becoming easier for me to walk longer distances and perform certain household tasks that had become very difficult to undertake. The swelling in my joints has decreased considerably and overall I am feeling much better. Also, my thinking seems to be much clearer. I feel blessed to be a recipient of this wonderful gift of healing that you provide through the Well of Life Center. I thank the Lord for you and my friend for bringing me to this place of healing and restoration.

-J.I.

My first symptom was stiff hands, then my body became stiff and swollen. I visited my doctor and my liver and thyroid were tested. The doctor thought it might be side effects from the anti depressant I was taking for postpartum depression after the birth of my third child. I went off the medication and started to gain weight; 6 lbs. a week. I started seeing the doctor every week being tested for Lyme disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis. All tests came back negative. The doctors had no answers. They wanted me to see a Rheumatologist. Now I was paralyzed, in bed, no strength or flexibility. The second Rheumatologist wanted to increase my medication. I stopped going to the appointments and did not fill the prescriptions.

Cynthia gave me hope, comfort and a plan to get my life back. I started a detox program; lymphatic treatments, apple cider tea, and Epsom salt baths, and exercise. Inflammation started coming off and I could move around better. I visited the doctor again, who said I had Sarcoidosis. I kept with Cynthia to “peel back the layers to get to the root.” The doctors are amazed at the progress. I am walking a 60 mile walk for breast cancer!

-K.M.

At 36 years old, I woke up with pain and numbness in my wrists. The pain continued with added swelling. Then the pain spread to other joints – fingers, ankles and toes. In one month, I felt stiff and sore and very, very swollen. The pain became worse after rest periods or stillness, leading to lack of sleep.

In 2005, I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Doctors prescribed steroids and methotrexate to help reduce the swelling. These kept me 95% symptom free. There is no cure for Rheumatoid Arthritis.

After seeing Cynthia for two months, I started weaning myself from immune system suppressing drugs that were keeping my symptoms in check. Drug free for five months, the pain and swelling has not returned. I am able now to fight the disease that had me beat.

-L.M.

Headaches & Migraines

My chief complaint when I came was the migraines, back aches and always being run down and tired. I could sleep 12 hours a day and I NEVER woke up refreshed. I took daily migraine, stomach, and anti-depressant medication. I believe the trigger for the start of the problems was a miscarriage, surgery for endometriosis, and a difficult full-term pregnancy.

When I started, my neurologist wanted to only treat my migraines, my OBGYN only wanted to treat my gynecological issues and my otolarancologist only wanted to treat my sinuses. I needed someone to look at me in my entirety.

Now, after just 3 months, I am off of my daily migraine medicine for 6 weeks now and my stomach medicine for 4 weeks. I have had 1 serious sinus (not migraine) headache in that time and that it was easily treated. I have been waking up before the alarm clock on some days and do not get so bone-tired everyday.

-J.S.

For many years I have lived with chronic headaches that made my head feel like it was looking out a window into a heavy fog that only allowed me to see a few inches in front of me. I took medication multiple times a day and if I was ever free from my headaches, I never knew what would suddenly cause them to reoccur. I was fatigued and had problems with pain and instability in my lower back. I had seen many doctors, acupuncturists, been CT scanned, given psych meds and nothing worked to break the cycle of pain.

Since becoming a client at the Well of Life Center and following the recommendations of the practitioners here I can say that I no longer take medication for headaches and describe the change as having the “fog” lifted from the window I look out and being able to see for miles. My energy level has increased significantly and I have far fewer problems with pain in my joints, as well as increased stability. My cholesterol level has dropped fifty points. I have lost 20lbs and have an overall feeling of wellness.

-D.F. 

I have always considered myself a healthy person, basically all my life. From college athlete to running marathons and staying in daily exercise routine, I love being active. This active lifestyle, coupled with my poor diet and food choices caused my body to crash during my mid-twenties. I began getting migraine headaches, unexplained weight gain even with intense exercise, extreme exhaustion, mood swings, and overall imbalance with my digestive system. Crash diets, weight watchers, and extreme exercise were not helping me lose weight or feel better.

The Well has completely changed my way of approaching food, eating, daily diet, and overall well-being. It has changed my life! The clinicians work to educate me on whole food living with Biblical principles. I quickly (within weeks) eliminated processed foods, soy, most gluten, and began eating organic, raw dairy. My body went from zero to hero!

Not only was I feeling amazing, my headaches were gone, I had tons of constant energy, and not a roller coaster of exhaustion to “hamster on a wheel” feeling. My digestion improved drastically. I slept better and had an overall sense of control over my eating.

I will continue to come to the Well because of their help and expertise, as well as recommend it to everyone I know. I am so thankful for their work and am excited to see how it will continue to change my life and others who come. Thank you!

-S.P.

High Blood Pressure

Before I came to the Well of Life Center I was exhausted and fatigued all the time. I was on medication for high blood pressure. My blood pressure before medication averaged 150/100. My medical doctor put me on medication and brought it down to 130/90.

After just a short time (3 weeks) of coming to the Well of Life Center, I feel great. I have a lot more energy. I am not fatigued. But best of all, I stopped my medications (on my own) after a week and my blood pressure now averages 120/85, better than when I was on medication!

-J.W.

My uric acid level was always at high levels which caused my body to have pains at different points in my body. I was on 2 blood pressure medications due to a heart valve surgery and my doctor wanted to keep me on blood thinner so my valve would not have as much difficulty pumping!!!

After 3 weeks on the program, my pains ceased and everyday life became much easier to sustain. Now it has been 8 weeks that I have been in the program and I have lost 30lbs. My blood pressure has been lowered, and I will be going in 2 weeks for lab work to see what my uric acid level will be. My cardiologist informed me that I will stop taking 2 blood pressure pills due to the weight loss and BP figure!!

-C.N.

My blood pressure used to be 208/107. I had no energy and was easily out of breath. I had leg cramps and my diabetes was out of control and over medicated! I was diagnosed as dying – my weight was 245 lbs.

Now, my blood pressure is 140/80. I visited my doctor and had my medication reduced, but was still diagnosed as dying. He said statistical improvements were due to weight loss. I now weigh 221 and am still losing weight. I followed my wife’s diet for two weeks before I started the protocol with no change. After I began the protocol, I started seeing changes in the first week.

-R.S.

My plantar fasciitis hurt all the time; I couldn’t walk the golf course. My blood pressure medicine was high and not under control. And I had pain in my left kidney.

Now, my plantar fasciitis is healed and I can walk. My blood pressure medicine has been reduced by 80 mg, and I have no kidney pain.

-S.S.

Lyme Disease

I came to the WOL because of a tick bite that gave me a rash and a 102 degree fever for several days. After a month of antibiotics, I noticed my breathing and heart were more stressed doing any physical tasks. Physically I did not feel as strong.

Nutrition Response Testing indicated traces of bacteria, Lyme and the presence of parasites- none of which showed up on medical lab tests. After a month on the nutritional program and diet I noticed improvement in my stamina and strength increased to the point that I feel stronger than before the bite. I had exercised and considered myself in good health prior to all this but I sincerely believe my stamina is better than it has been for some time.

-T.C.

Acne & Skin Conditions

Before coming to the Well of Life Center, I had severe acne breakouts on my face, chest, shoulders and back. I also had a terrible time getting up in the mornings and staying awake through the day without coffee.

Now, I rarely get a single zit anymore and my skin is smooth! I also have quit coffee and yet noticed that I had more energy too!

-P.S.

I used to be itchy and tired all the time, and was taking medications that weren’t working. I had eczema and really bad allergies. My stomach hurt a lot from different foods.

Now, all of the itching has gone away! I don’t have eczema and I don’t need to take any medicines that make me tired! My stomach rarely hurts now!

-L.S.

Anxiety & Depression

Before coming to the Well of Life Center, I suffered from fuzzy eyesight, unclear thinking, very high anxiety, constant ant-like movement all over head, neck, right side to mid shoulder, as well as fatigue to the point of falling asleep just sitting still.

Since coming to the Well, I have noticed clearer eyesight, less ant-like feelings, more calmness and stability emotionally, decreased sweating, increased alertness.

-D.S.

I felt like my body was out of control. My doctor didn’t know how to help. I knew that was not the answer. Also, my weight was out of control so I knew I needed to trust and pray the Lord would guide me and he did. He brought me to the Well of Life and I am very grateful for peace of mind and to see how it has all worked out.

Now, I would say am 80% better; it has helped my emotional well-being. I feel good about myself. I have lost weight. I have to say my body does not feel out of control anymore. I still have the healing process going on, but I now understand it takes time and God is teaching me patience and also to trust him. No one can tell me any different about what you are doing; the proof is how I feel emotionally, physically and mentally. I thank the Lord for the Well of Life.

-S.L.

Before coming to the Well of Life, it was tough to be upbeat. I was a couch potato waiting fatalistically for the next step – dialysis, then kidney replacement. I was tired all the time.

Now, it is a difference like night and day. I can’t wait to get the things done that I was unable to do before. I give thanks to my Lord for allowing me to go through this. He is using it to accomplish through me what He wants to. I know it is not of myself but it is His doing. He brought me here and He is using Cynthia to give me and others more than just healing, but a better life.

-F.W.

Prior to the Well of Life Center, I thought symptoms I experienced were normal and just a part of life. I struggled with fears, anxiety, dizziness, skin rashes, acne, headaches, menstrual cramps, and the list could go on…

Now…I feel that I am in control of body, my life, and my destiny. I have learned not to accept anything that challenges the way God designed my body to be. I have been helped physically, emotionally and spiritually. The symptom I previously experienced are a thing of the past and I can say with confidence that my experience at “The Well” has been life changing and I have recommended this program to friends, family and many others who have all had great success! I can say with confidence that my best days are ahead of me!

-L.H.

Insomnia & Sleeping Troubles

I came to the Well of Life suffering from terrible nightmares, bloating, medications, and trouble sleeping

Since starting at the Well of Life Center, I am off my medications, after many decades the nightmares have ended, less bloating, less gas, still working on the sleeping issues.

-K.R.

In the past 5 years, I was experiencing insomnia, significant weight gain and constant fatigue. Basically, I was dragging myself through each day. After watching my hairdresser over 18 months transforming into a happier and healthier person, I had to ask her what she was doing. She informed me about the Well of Life Center.

It’s now been 7 months attending the Well of Life with Cynthia. After 2 ½ months, my family and friends commented that I looked better. Personally, I was feeling much better. I contribute “feeling better” from learning to make healthy food choices and taking the proper nutrition.

-W.B.

Before the Well, I had an intermittent sleep pattern with snoring.

Now, I have a regular sleep cycle, and I awake in the morning after a thorough night of sleep – and no snoring!

-J.K.

I believe I was addicted to sugar and all foods fattening. I never slept well. My husband thought I was developing sleep apnea. I knew my diet was all wrong, but I didn’t know where to begin to correct it. A visit to a nutritionist years ago told me all the things I already knew. That didn’t help. I would pray to meet someone who could get me on the path to health.

Within two weeks of coming to the Well of Life, no more snoring. My husband is amazed. I have lost 16 pounds in nine weeks – without trying – without exercising. My body is toning – in all areas. My moods are even – not up and down. No cravings for sugar; no strong hunger pangs; no dark circles under the eyes; no need for a nap in the afternoon; lots of energy. Confident that I will live longer.

-J.F.

My sleeping behavior was poor; tossing and turning, waiting for morning.

Now, my sleeping is nurturing and long lasting.

-S.K.

I came to the Well because I tried everything else. I had countless tests at the doctors and even tried other holistic remedies—all with no success. I was constantly tired, had trouble sleeping, and my hormones and cycle were completely a mess. Being only 24 at the time, I knew I shouldn’t be feeling this way and knew there had to be answers.

Since coming to the Well, I have seen many improvements in my health. My energy has drastically increased and I am sleeping better than I have in years. I am no longer dependent on sugar and caffeine to get me through the day! The Well really works and I look forward to seeing how my health continues to improve from here.

-J.R.

Weight Issues

I had shortness of breath, severe pain, and weighed 332 lbs. I could not walk far and needed a scooter to shop. I was lethargic, spent most of the time sitting in my chair. I needed a 45 min break to vacuum 3 small rooms. Health in general was fading fast.

I was able to breathe normal after about 2 weeks. After 7 months, my weight is down to 269 lbs. I can shop without a scooter. I have lots of energy. I can do my own yard work, clean house, and vacuum 5 rooms without needing a break. My health in general is the best I have felt in 15 to 20 years. The pain in my body from my muscle disease is down to about 40% less. I cut out 70% prescription drugs including 50% decrease in pain killers and pills that I had been taking 36 years.

-R.L.

I came to the Well of Life Center after having struggled for three years with a myriad of chronic unexplained symptoms and severe weight loss. I went from a high of 147 pounds to a low of 95 pounds in a relatively short span of time. When I was in the midst of my health challenges, what concerned me and scared me most was the weight loss because I, being a type-A personality and one who feels best when all is organized and under control, couldn’t control it. The weight just seemed to continue to drop, and I didn’t understand what was happening. My fears were only exacerbated because everyone around me was expressing deep concern for my health and well-being and gasping at my weight loss. I always knew there were answers to why my body was breaking down the way it was, and I was committed to searching until I found those answers.

The answers came through my healing journey at the Well of Life. I now believe that my weight loss resulted from:

The elimination of certain foods my body found distressing – foods such as grains, dairy and sugar that had been staples in my diet up until then. Our bodies were created to be self-healing, but that healing can only happen when we remove the barriers preventing such. With the elimination of these foods, my body now had the reserves to focus on cleansing and detoxing and no longer had to expend its energies on dealing with what it considered toxic foods. I was essentially now giving my body permission to heal and permission to do what it needed to do to cleanse and balance.

I had an entire mouthful of amalgam fillings removed without the proper safety precautions in place and exposed myself to mercury toxicity. I later learned that my body’s detoxifying organs were not equipped to handle such an onslaught at the time. This created another layer of stress on my body and further imbalance. A lifetime of chemical and metal exposure, processed foods, etc., that my body felt it now could release and begin rebuilding.

What I know now with all my heart is that we need to trust our body’s innate wisdom and know that it is always, always, always fighting for our survival and well-being. The weight will be what it needs to be at any given time. The weight loss will stop and level off when it is meant to do so. The body knows exactly what it is doing. There is cleansing and detoxing and regeneration happening all the time. Just as we don’t have to think about breathing or blinking our eyes or making our hearts beat, so it is with healing.

I also now realize that my body was not designed nor ever meant to carry 147 pounds. My ideal weight seems to be the weight it naturally arrived at and what it is now and has been for the past few years – 105. The greatest gift I gave myself was to get out of my body’s way, to honor it, to trust it and to live Well!!

-K.S.

For 20 years, I was unable to lose any noticeable amount of weight; even after joining a health club, I only lost 2 lbs. at the most. I always ate very health conscious and maintained my weight at 156 average. I never really gained more than that, but also never would lose more than a few pounds.

But now, I have lost 17 pounds to date since my first visit here three months ago. I am still not at my goal weight, but am confident that it will come.

-L.K.

Chronic Pain & Fibromyalgia

In December, I was getting sick weekly. By February I had been in the E.R. 5 times and by March, I wasn’t able to function at all! I wasn’t able to attend school with the abdominal pain, vomiting and dizziness. I saw many specialists and completed many procedures/exams. The only finding was my CRP blood level was very high, indicating inflammation somewhere in my body. In May, my mom brought me to the Well of Life.

Now I feel amazing! I am now able to do more activities and I’ll be starting school back up in the fall for my senior year. I’m back to my normal self. I LOVE IT!

-C.B.

I had been diagnosed with fibromyalgia in 2006, but maintained high blood levels that made me further questions my diagnosis, turned out it was RA. I was unhappy with the answers of “here, take this drug…” I sought for answers to naturally heal my body. I heard Tiffany’s testimony at a tea and thought I’d try it. I was tired of pain. I’m happy I did!

Since coming to the Well, I have had no pain—my body is healing! I’ve had so much energy and in general, I feel happy again! I can care for my family and home the way I want to. I can keep up with my kids—I can care for my handicap son without back or hip pain.

I am thankful to the Well for giving me my life back—for pulling me closer to God in all ways, wisdom and diet. I’m thankful for the health restored to the rest of my family- including my son. He’s never seen a day without antibiotics until coming here. For the first time in his 27 years, he is healthy and he glows with that joy. We all do!

As a family, we all look forward to enjoying this new life—praising God for the wisdom and outpouring of love from each person at the Well. We are incredibly thankful to you all.

-K.H.

Digestive Issues

I was suffering from a lot of lower abdominal/back aches and pains; urinary tract infections; and yeast infections. I experienced extreme PMS edginess and very cold feet. I was gassy, bloated and diagnosed with IBS and diverticulitis.

All of these symptoms have disappeared or diminished greatly within the first week of treatment AND I’ve lost those last unhealthy pounds. I feel calmer, more focused and more energetic. I am able to go to bed and sleep at a normal hour and get a full night of restful sleep and my feet aren’t cold anymore at night.

-D.K.

Our son was so sick and due to his stomach pain and bathroom habits, we were confined to our home. He was no longer a boy who could play or enjoy much at all. After months of doctors visits and tests, there were still no answers.

He has made a 100% improvement pretty much overnight from his first visit with Cynthia. Following a strict diet and taking supplements has completely given our son his “normal” life back.

-C.R.

Having been diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis, I have been under physician’s care. I was being given an I.V. drug every eight weeks and taking oral medication three times a day. This was to control my symptoms. The doctors told me that I would be on the medications for a long time, possibly forever.

I have been visiting the Well of Life for only several months and I have stopped taking the I.V. medicine. I have also started to slow down the use of my oral medication. I feel the best that I have felt in a long time. I have the energy to do things again. So far I have been able to control all of the symptoms of U.C.

-G.F.

In 1999, I began battling all kinds of intestinal problems. I suffered extreme pain in my abdomen, along with significant bowel irregularities. My way of handling this was to try and eat foods that did not cause me any pain. The problem with that however, was the foods I ate were high in carbohydrates and low in nutritional value.

The burden of being forced to eat badly in order to handle my pain (temporarily), weighed heavily on my conscience, as I have always been passionate about nutrition. I fought bouts of depression, malnourishment, anemia and lethargy. One night, my husband had to carry me to bed after he came home to find me curled in a ball on the floor, paralyzed in agony.

My husband and I were very proactive in our efforts to find me some relief. After visiting many so-called “specialists,” we were told that it “appeared” my issue was Irritable Bowel Syndrome: a relatively recent epidemic which most medical professionals have a hard time explaining, let alone treating.

We finally chose to walk away from the conventional medical community when one of the “specialists” prescribed me a pharmaceutical drug, which was potentially addictive and was under investigation for its possible involvement in the death of 6-7 people.

This is when we found the Well of Life Center and the miracle of Nutrition Response Testing. After only two weeks of treatment with Cynthia, I was able to eat an apple for the first time in 7 years.

I am now happy to report that I am doing awesome, and my entire family has gone organic. My hope is that I can one day share my knowledge with all the people I see daily who experience all kinds of nutritional and dietary issues and help them achieve wellness.

-C.H.

When I came to the Well of Life, I was hoping to get help with my long time issues with IBS, sinus congestion, acid reflux, and heart burn. I also sought help for arthritis, which started many years ago, and gradually gets more painful. I had heartburn and acid reflux for many years. Doctors prescribed rx’s, and I took several different ones for probably about 15 years.

I wanted to have regular bowel movements. I tried various fiber products, recommended by my doctors. My abdomen always felt heavy and bloated, seldom having a complete bowel movement (not a comfortable feeling)

For my sinus congestions, I would take over the counter products which left me feeling spaced out.

Seven weeks ago, when I started meeting with my clinician, my gut was rated at zero percent. As of my last visit, I am at 80%. I am gradually getting on a schedule. I don’t remember when my abdomen felt so good. Still have some days that are not perfect, but I am sure I will get there.

The recipes and supplements have worked like a miracle to help me with sinus congestion. I am hoping to avoid a sinus infection this winter. In the past, I would have ended up with an antibiotic.

Heartburn and acid reflux, for me, goes back 15-20 years ago. Doctors always ordered prescriptions. With the healing I have found at the Well of Life Center, I no longer need to take my prescription Prilosec for heartburn. The Well’s supplements and recipes have been responsible for all my success to date.

The arthritis pain has not yet subsided, but hopefully that is in my future.

-S.K.

1940’s-1950’s: We ate locally grown fruit, vegetables, and meat. Foods were canned/frozen for fall or winter use. Our meals were home-cooked and nutritionally well-balanced. Vitamin pills were issued every day. We ate out infrequently. I experienced no digestion problems.

1960’s-1970’s: On my own, I would often choose and serve food that tasted good, but the nutritional value was questionable. Ice cream, cheese, rich desserts were always a favorite.

1980’s-2000’s: In my 50/60’s, I began to notice I couldn’t eat foods containing dairy and butter. A definite pattern emerged when I ate food containing diary.

Symptoms: gas, a hardness “lump” in my abdomen, bowel irregularity, diarrhea, constipation, and bloating.

Testing: Parasitic: negative. Colonoscopy: normal. Lactose intolerance: not clear. Medical information: reported mid-sixties women often develop lactose intolerance.

Feelings: I always felt like there was a “civil war” going on in my stomach. I had to focus too much on my diet and digestion. It became an issue when I was invited out.

My treatment: I took Beano for the gas; Metamucil to help with irregularity; massaged my abdomen to make the lumps move; non elastic waistbands to avoid the bloating. I just prayed I wouldn’t faint if I felt lightheaded. My gastroenterologist recommended I just avoid eating dairy altogether. I still had a problem and it wasn’t getting any better. I felt stuck.

2012-Present: In June 2012, I came to the Well of Life and finally everything began to change for me. I am feeling so much better. The integrated approach makes so much sense. The symptoms I mentioned above have all disappeared, and I’m not experiencing a raw feeling in my digestive tract. There are still foods I cannot eat, but I’m learning what foods are good substitutes. My nutritional IQ is improving. The cooking classes have aided in this! Overall, what am I feeling? A feeling of well-being!

-C.K.

Fatigue

I’ve always, to my estimation, felt very healthy, although I would often get tired while driving. I also felt bloated quite often and had a hard time keeping away from sugar and would eat a lot of sweets. While doing weightlifting and jogging, I would sometimes feel that I should have more energy.

I now feel tremendous in every way! I was taken off Creotine and Glutamine, which I was faithfully using for 10 years. I am eating as directed, using every supplement as directed, I have abundant energy – am continually increasing poundage and intensity and running cross country effortlessly with power to burn. Since I’ve begun my program with Cynthia, (approx. 5 weeks) I no longer crave or desire sugar at all. For the first time in over 10 years my cholesterol has gone from 225 to 183. My pants size has gone from 38” to less than 34”. My ability to think is greatly improved. If I get to feeling any better I’ll have to scream!! Every day is approached now as (nutritionally speaking) a new adventure to fine tune and achieve more of the same. Truly – I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Thank you Cynthia!

-D.A.

I had fatigue, and an overall feeling of being unwell. Dependence on medications, dependence on sugar and caffeine and overeating.

I feel like my body is working better overall. I experience better bowel movements and I feel more energy and focus.

-G.D.

Received a referral from a friend and came for a general health assessment. I struggled with chronic fatigue and joint pain for months prior to my visit. Frequently got flu and colds and had menstrual irregularities after history of normal cycle patterns. Also, I sought out assistance with nutrition that would help my body, as I ate many processed foods and was addicted to refined sugar. Also, had an 18 year old adult onset egg allergy that hindered my protein intake and limited breakfast choices.

Now, I feel fantastic!! Within 1 month of my initial visit, my joint pain and fatigue were gone. I lost 10 lbs, and my body no longer rejected eggs. Changing my diet and using the supplements totally changed my health for the better and I feel energetic and vibrant.

-N.E.

Allergies

I had not run competitively in 35 years. I had been swimming until I developed an allergic reaction to chlorine. I developed other allergies (pollen, dust, etc.) and sleep apnea with more colds than ever before. When I started training I was not able to make it around the track one time. I was 20 lbs. over weight.

With the nutrition program and breathing exercises for the sleep apnea I have not had any symptoms for over a year. No allergic reactions to pollen or dust for almost three years. Sleep apnea has subsided and now I can sleep on my back without waking myself up choking in terror. I dropped 25 lbs. in the first four months, and then gained 5 lbs. back once my workouts had helped replace fat with muscle. I won three gold medals and one silver medal in USA Track and Field Mid-Atlantic & Eastern Regional Championship.

-B.C.

My 11 year old daughter Jess started coming to the Well shortly after I began. She had been “diagnosed” with a life-threatening peanut allergy as a toddler. We only knew what the pediatric allergist had told us: based on how severe she was, he had told us that we had fifteen minutes to administer 3 emergency medications and get her to the hospital if she ate peanuts! We lived in fear of this for almost her whole life. There is nothing scarier for a parent than being told your daughter could die. Then we brought her here… After working on healing her body, Cynthia gradually started introducing peanuts to her body – first in her hand, then she put peanut butter on her skin, etc. I watched in amazement how Cynthia handled each response her body gave with nutrition that would help build each deficiency.

Cynthia did this gradually, never doing anything that Jess’s body wasn’t ready to handle. Week to week, we saw improvement. She was no longer having any oral reactions to the peanuts being placed in her mouth! Cynthia was actually “teaching” Jess’s body to handle the presence of peanuts. Finally, it came time to see if Jess could ingest them. I have always trusted that Cynthia knew what she was doing. My daughter has not been able to move past getting worked up emotionally when she eats the peanuts, so her mental response was to throw them up. After all, she was told since she was 2 that she should be scared of eating peanuts! The first time she ate them, she kept them in her body for 4 hours before she threw them up.

This was a SUCCESS! What I realized is that SHE DIDN’T DIE! She had eaten peanuts – a few of them, and other than some stomach discomfort – she was FINE! What a relief! We let Jess decide that it was time to stop challenging her body with the peanuts after a few trials. She wasn’t fond of feeling nauseous – so we stopped for now.

The blessing is that Cynthia got her to the point where we don’t have to be so driven by this fear anymore. We really don’t care if she can actually eat peanuts. We’re just so grateful to know that if she ever did, she would have stomach upset, but not all these severe reactions the doctors had us living in fear of. Jess’s body is still healing. I am hopeful that as her body continues to get better and better – her reaction to peanuts will lessen more and more. We’ve been here less than a year, so we are more than pleased with our progress.

-C.T.

I struggled with pain in both of my wrists before I came to the Well. This occurred when driving, writing, and playing instruments. I felt sluggish and tired in general before I came to the Well. I also struggled with allergies. I was taking two different allergy medications and other supplements all trying to treat the problem. I was also struggling with eating right and weight.

Now, I am feeling great! I have more energy! I also have little to NO wrist pain. I am currently off ALL allergy medications, and only take Antronex once a day to help with drainage. I eat healthier and have lost a little bit of weight! I also understand more about how food affects my body and why it is so important to healthier.

-S.C.

Asthma & Breathing Issues

I had pulmonary embolisms in my lungs, pain in rib cage, lethargy and dizziness accompanied it. I was like this for eight weeks. My hair was falling out, I was unable to walk for two weeks and because I was on Cumadin, the doctors could not treat the kidney stones the doctors detected.

After two hours of seeing Cynthia my pain started subsiding. In two days the pain was gone completely. The kidney stones were gone after a few weeks and I was off of Cumadin. The doctors were amazed. After being healed from the kidney stones, we began working on the asthma and arthritis, which I had for 30 years. I am now not taking any asthma medications and my joints have begun to straighten out. In addition, I lost 75 lbs.

-A.C.

My daughter Grace was on daily medication for asthma and allergies. The first success was getting her free of those medications! As Cynthia worked with Grace, she found out what was stressing her body and gave her proper nutrition to help her. To date, my little girl, who had chronic sinus infections and respiratory symptoms every winter, has gone through her healthiest winter ever! Completely free of any medications, inhalers, nebulizers, and the like. My husband looked at her most recent report card and pointed out how she had hardly any absences this school year, compared to last year when she had so many issues. Spring has come early this year, and with it, I would usually see Grace having symptoms. So far, so good! It can be scary having a child with respiratory issues – but understanding WHY gives you the ability to address it correctly. That’s what they do here at the Well!

-C.T.

I have asthma, so I was on a steroid inhaler for four years. The medicine made me feel sick to my stomach and made my glands hurt, which my doctor refused to believe. I also had a stomach ache most every time I ate. My joints would ache unless I took glucosamine everyday.

Currently, I do not have joint pain. I no longer take glucosamine. I also no longer take Pepcid for stomach discomfort, because I am free of pain. Lastly, and most importantly, I have successfully stopped taking my inhaler! I feel like I can really get a good, deep breath. I have improved greatly in only four weeks!

-F.P.

Before the Well, I suffered from asthma.

I just had a breakthrough moment when thinking about my hard times with asthma over the past three years. I realized that they all followed almost immediately after being in a high sugar situation for a few days. I am now a believer that sugar is my trigger for my asthma. I have also lost 28 pounds since my first visit to the Well of Life Center and still counting!

-K.B.

I suddenly could no longer breathe when I ran. This happened in the middle of my freshman year of high school and I had never had trouble breathing before. We went to conventional doctors and did every kind of pulmonary and heart test we could. We couldn’t find a problem. I couldn’t breathe like this for two years before I came to Cynthia. I could not breathe and the testing said I was fine.

Now that I have been under the Well of Life treatment for one month, I have been back to my prior health, but even better. I can now run sprints without any issues at all, something completely impossible before I came! I could not be more grateful for the complete turn around in health that the Well of Life has provided. It has been a true blessing! I am 100%! Thank You Well of Life Center!!

-K.R.

PMS, Menopause, & Menstrual Issues

Before coming to the Well, I was very moody, with severe and painful PMS symptoms, fingernail and toenail fungus, puffy eyes with dark circles, fatigue, and worry over the possibility of the return of my ulcerative colitis symptoms.

Now, my PMS symptoms are much better. While I still have toenail fungus, my fingernail fungus has gone away. My dark, puffy eyes are not as bad, by bowel movements are much better, and my skin is clearer!

-D.C.

I came to the Well in the summer of 2014 in search to find the cause of multiple health issues. I had been suffering for about 10 years. These problems were, at times, debilitating, they included chronic daily dizziness, migraines, no menstrual cycle, digestive problems, and an overall poor wellbeing. My life before the Well started to help me, was full of anxiety and weekly sick days. I was never able to work a full week and at times, couldn’t even drive myself anywhere. The medical community completely failed me. I had every test done by over 5 different doctors from ENT’s to neurologists and they couldn’t do anything but prescribe me harsh drugs that never even gave me relief from any of my problems.

Since the summer of 2014 (6 months ago), I have had 3 periods! That’s more than I have had in 2 years, so that was huge! My dizziness is at a point where I can work a full 40-hour work week and haven’t called out sick in over 4 months. The path I am on is so incredible and I feel so blessed that I found the Well for they have given me a completely new lease on life. I have truly not felt this good in years and am so excited on how I will be in the future as I progress with the help of my Clinician.

-L.M.

Overall Health & Miscellaneous Issues

I felt discomfort and nauseous almost everyday and just never felt good. It was affecting my everyday attitude and lifestyle because it put me in a miserable mood.

Overall I feel much healthier, not only physically but also mentally. Because of the Well of Life I now eat healthier, live a healthier lifestyle and now have structure to my level of nutritious eating.

-M.M.

I am not sure I would still be alive if I never came to the Well of Life. I was on a downward spiral and no one that I was seeing had any idea what was going on. From doctors to specialists to homeopathic nutritionists; no one could help me.

Not only has my health completely improved in miraculous ways but I am more centered, grounded and connected with myself and my maker. Cynthia and the rest of the people at the center have been given a great gift, a gift to bring healing in so many ways. My lifestyle has completely changed and the things that were holding me back do not anymore.

-D.D.

I suffered from high glucose levels, high cholesterol, huge reflux, fatigue.

Now, my fatigue issues are better, cholesterol is down, no reflux, glucose is lowered, sleep quality improved, more consistent bowel movements.

-G.V.

I was floundering, not happy with my weight and had no energy. I was not sleeping well, developed a rash on my lower extremities which was driving me crazy. I couldn’t even walk for 2 minutes straight without having problems.

My physical health is improving on a consistent basis. I’ve lowered my total cholesterol by 23 points (it has been on the high end of the normal range). My glucose level dropped by 13 points (was also high-normal). I have more energy overall, sleep well, skin irritation is few and far between but best of all I did a 10 minute walk and could walk up the stairs without stopping on the way.

-M.M.

On August 23, 2006, I was miserable; felt like dying. I had a foot ulcer about 3 ½” x 2 ½” at least ¼” deep, oozing on ankle. I could barely walk. I had to use a walker. It was the most painful thing I ever felt. I was also overweight, could not lose any more. I was at the end of my rope. Also I had a tiny ulcer starting on my other foot.

After 6 visits, the ulcer is now down to ¼” and healed all around. The supplements balanced my inner self so that it could heal and with them and the proper nutrition as directed by Cynthia I have healed beautifully and am slowly losing weight. I no longer need a cane and will soon get rid of the covering bandage.

-B.K.

I was diagnosed as being anemic when I was in high school, and it was a deficiency that had plagued me in many different ways throughout the years. I was always tired, even while on iron supplements, and frequently took naps in the middle of the day, finding that I just couldn’t function without one. I was often light-headed or dizzy, which, at times, kept me from going to work. I was also very susceptible to sicknesses, which, when working in a daycare, meant that I was often coming down with whatever illness the children were suffering from.

Sick and tired of feeling so sick and tired, I went to my family doctor to see if there was anything I could do, other than taking my iron supplements, that would give me better quality of life. In short, the answer was “no.” So, I decided to find someone that understood the body and the way it works, instead of just what medicine can do to the body. I had begun looking into nutritionists when my sister-in-law, and then my mother, began coming to Cynthia.

After learning everything I could about the Well of Life Center, I decided to try it out. I was still skeptical about the method, and more than a little worried about the dietary restrictions. On my first visit, I was fascinated the moment I felt and saw the difference between a weak and strong muscle indicator. As my clinician continued testing me, she began listing symptoms I was most likely feeling. She was spot-on, even identifying symptoms that I had not written down on my New Client paperwork. I left my first visit intrigued and a little amazed at what my body had told her.

Within the first couple of weeks of coming to the Well, I began feeling a change in my energy level. I found that I could withstand the stresses of the day, instead of feeling overwhelmed by them. My bowels had regulated themselves, I was rarely dizzy or lightheaded, and I had a better feeling of overall well-being.

-C.S.

I had surgery on a torn labrum in my right shoulder. The after effects were 102 degree fever, dizziness, bothered stomach, and my thumb on my right hand was numb since the surgery and my fingernails stopped growing for three months. I had an extra bone growth on my humerous of the same arm, which grew 10-fold during this time. The doctors did not know what the fever was from after many tests and did not want to address the problem of the bone growth.

Cynthia told me I had a bacterial infection in my stomach, large & small intestines, and my immune and lymphatic systems were very weak. Everything about post-op troubles made sense – the fever, stomach misery, enlarged lymph gland in my mid-section. Then she addressed the bone growth on my humerous. Within 48 hours the pain throughout the day practically disappeared. The therapists I was seeing after the surgery both noticed improvement in my range of motion in my arm. This experience has been extremely beneficial and thoroughly enlightening.

-D.B.

Before the Well, I had no energy, found it hard to sleep at night, and had sugar cravings.

Now, I have more energy, am able to think clearly, able to make decisions – each day able to make a healthy choice for my life. I no longer need sugar, and find it easier to sleep.

-E.K.

I had lymphodema of the foot – very swollen – for 14 years! Heat made it worse.

Now, after just 1 month at the Well, my foot looks like my other foot – after 14 years!

-J.D.

Before coming to the Well of Life Center, my son had headaches, stomachaches, constipation, irritable, sluggish, hard to concentrate, low energy, puffiness, and overloaded senses (sensory problems).

Now, he has no headaches, no stomachaches, no constipation, normal irritability, concentration way up, lots of energy, weight loss, and an overall an unbelievable change.

-M.P.

I kept getting lumps in my breasts, which would eventually be diagnosed as cysts. Then I would be sent to a surgeon to have them expressed. The last time the cysts were multiple and clustered. I asked my doctor why my body keeps producing them and suggested that we explore for the underlying cause, to which he replied that it was nothing to worry about, they’re just cysts, and lots of people are just prone to getting them. I didn’t agree with him, and then I found Cynthia at Well of Life!

What I didn’t understand when I first came to Well of Life was that I had many issues going on, not just the cysts. I was tired often, my skin wasn’t pretty, I didn’t have any energy; life was generally boring. I had just thought that all these things were relative to being 45 years old – just accept it. Cynthia proved that to be wrong. My body wasn’t working properly. I feel 10-15 years younger. I lost that extra 15 pounds, my skin looks wonderful. I don’t have to take a nap everyday after work. I’m actually feeling very HAPPY! And blessed to have the support of everyone at Well of Life!

-T.K.

I first came to the Well of Life after witnessing a miraculous turn around in one daughter who had been seriously ill; seeing a different daughter respond quickly to 1 month of treatment (which ultimately helped her avoid major surgery) and listening to the lecture on the Truth about Cholesterol. I was already concerned that I was on a statin and decided the moment the lecture was over, to call and make an appointment. In general, I had arrived at the latter point of middle age and had collected a variety of conditions and disease labels, including diabetes, hypo-thyroidism, and GERD. I felt sick, overweight, tired, depressed and frustrated. I was tired of having doctor’s appointments, getting blood drawn, and worrying about my health and experiencing the decline. My symptoms and healing are best described by what I no longer have and what I no longer take in the way of medications.

Approximately 1 year later: I will start at the top of my head and go down explaining what has improved. I will give some percentages, in the case of things I am still working on, but have greatly improved thus far. My hair is soft and not falling out. My eyes are rarely dry or itchy. My acne rosacea is largely controlled. I do not grind my teeth. I rarely have junk in my throat and the accompanying cough or throat clearing. My skin (all over) is vastly improved from dryness, scaling, bags under my eyes, skin tone, rashes, raw skin in certain areas, pimply- bumpy skin in other areas. Nails are much better, going through some reverses during detox. I don’t have heart palpitations anymore and have largely worked through angina episodes. Episodes of difficulty swallowing have passed for some time now. Heartburn/GERD is gone! I am off the proton-pump inhibitor! Mine was not a purple pill, it was pink and black. When I burp or pass gas, I think it odd because it is so much rarer now. I have regular bowel movements (2-3 per day) for the most party…that will become more perfected as I continue. My brain fog is 90-95% improved! I am off my statin! My cholesterol is no longer dangerously low at 111, but is about 200. All other bloodwork results are in normal range. I am nearly off of my diabetic medication (I take ½ of a pill) and my sugars are fine, I am off 1 of my blood pressure medications and now only take ½ of 1 pill. BP is fine! I no longer take a diuretic! Leg pain, especially when sleeping, is 95% gone. Libido is making a comeback. “Personal complaints” nearly gone. Episodes of crashing tiredness gone! Lost 20lbs without effort; just part of the getting well process. Calluses and cracked heels much improved. I stopped using cancer causing antiperspirants, use a salt stick and do not have trouble with odor often at this stage. I don’t take pain medication, antacids, cold medications, or use steroid creams any longer. I thank God that He led me to the place where people are dedicated to using wisdom and learning to lead clients to health and restoration of our bodies the way God created them to be—self healing and self-regulating! Complete healing of all facets is just around the corner. My weekly visits have given way to visits 4-6 weeks apart. Praise God!

-E.R.

I was having a large amount of arthritis pain and I was just getting over the second virus that I had. It had completely wiped me out and made me miss about a month of school.

The Well has been a world of difference and now I don’t believe that I will get as sick as I was.

Mom’s Note: The biggest indicator of how well she is doing is her school attendance. She’s gone from regularly missing 2-3 days a month to excellent attendance. She hasn’t gotten any colds or stomach bugs this fall either.

-L.H.