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CLL DIY treatment

Posted by: Denise on: August 28, 2020

Forget the Cure and Stay the Course! So if you’re working on a cure, please stop! Once your body has been a host to cancer, that potential is always there. It is your job to make your body as unpleasant for cancer as possible.

CLL Covid-19 Update

Posted by: Denise on: August 3, 2020

An August 3rd, 2020 update on how to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic and CLL.

CLL Alternatives Gets Updated Look

Posted by: Denise on: June 19, 2020

I’ve been working on CLLAlternatives since November 2010, and I thought it was time for an updated look! The man you see picture with me is my husband, Peter. I’m sure I’ve mentioned him here and there. But I should mention him a lot. He has been my partner in wellness since I was diagnosed […]

CLL & COVID-19: What to Do!

Posted by: Denise on: March 18, 2020

I’m always dishing out advise, so I will share my take on CLL and COVID-19 here. If you have the CLL diagnosis, be careful! I’m not sure we have the immune system to fight off COVID-19. I read one CLL doctor’s recommendation to get IGIV (immunoglobulin by IV) if you get sick, to build your […]

CLL Personal Care Products

Posted by: Denise on: February 14, 2020

Today I’d like to talk about personal care products and how using the right things can absolutely help your immune system keep  your CLL symptoms and progression at bay. Here, in simple terms, is the theory behind it, in case you or a loved person is new to fighting leukemia or cancer. Our immune systems have […]

CLL: Facing the Fear and Loneliness

Posted by: Denise on: March 31, 2019

Believe me, you are not alone in having fear of CLL! Here are a few suggestions that have worked for me.

CLL: Mushrooms and Neutrophils

Posted by: Denise on: March 8, 2019

The good health, including normal absolute neutrophil counts, continued, and continue to this day.

CLL: Intermittent Fasting,
Reducing Carbs, and Detox Bath

Posted by: Denise on: February 11, 2019

I just wanted to check in because it’s been a while since I’ve made a post, and one of my CLL-buddies just wrote to ask if I’m okay. I am. I am okay. My numbers continue to be stable and I like to coast occasionally. By “coast” I mean that I continue doing whatever is […]

CLL The Cure is in the Grocery Store

Posted by: Denise on: October 5, 2018

Last night my husband and I had what we call “fast food” for dinner. Don’t raise your eyebrows; it’s not what you think. I tend to cook an elaborate dinner, in quantity suitable for leftovers, about three times a week. After that, we either eat leftovers combined with freshly steamed vegetables or a raw salad, […]

CLL and Intermittent Fasting

Posted by: Denise on: September 25, 2018

Intermittent fasting has become quite the craze. Google it and you will see countless pages, including many youtube.com videos touting its safety and effectiveness. I agree…to a point. It turns out I’ve been intermittent fasting for years – but didn’t realize it. Does that sound crazy? Let me explain. Before I started a truly healthy […]