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Article on Lyme disease risk in NC
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Tori Groat Nov 19, 2009.

 

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Apr 13, 2010
Tori Groat posted a discussion

Nationwide rally and protest against GMO's and Monsanto

Nationwide rally/protest against GMO's and Monsanto at all Home Depot's on Saturday morning on April the 17th! Please come out and do your part to ensure that we are heard and that our message rings clearly to businesses that "WE WILL NOT JUST STAND BY AND DO NOTHING WHILE MONSANTO CONTINUES TO DESTROY OUR PLANET AND HEALTH FOR THEIR OWN GREED AND PROFIT$."If you are thinking, “Why should I care? How does GMO and Monsanto affect me?”, check out “Islands at Risk” and “The World According to…See More
Apr 13, 2010
Tori Groat posted a discussion

Family Therapist that will come to my house?

I'm in serious need of a family therapist that will help counsel/mediate between my Mom, Dad, brother and my sister and myself. The problem is that my Mother has had knee surgery and she can't make it to a therapists office... it would be easier for someone to come to us. It would be nice if I could find someone that took insurance and also that is holistic minded. Any ideas out there?!TIA!See More
Feb 10, 2010
Tori Groat left a comment for Pat
"Of coarse I'll be your friend, Pat!! ;) Forgive me for just now getting to this.. these forums corn-fuse me and I'm still trying to figure out how it all works. :)"
Feb 5, 2010
Tori Groat and Pat are now friends
Feb 5, 2010
Tori Groat replied to Jamie LaPrairie's discussion No Vaccine Friendly Pediatrician
"I'm so stunned by reading this!! We used to see Dr. K and he has NEVER strong armed me into ANY vaccines with my kids EVER!! How frustrating and I'm sorry that you went through that! I know that he recently required that you sign a waiver…"
Feb 5, 2010
Tori Groat replied to Tori Groat's discussion Article on Lyme disease risk in NC
"Pat, I didn't know that you worked with him-- how cool! I'm with you that for most people his medical interventions are unnecessary but for a LOT of lyme patients it is the only choice!! When your so ill that your you have a picc line in…"
Nov 19, 2009
Pat replied to Tori Groat's discussion Article on Lyme disease risk in NC
"I worked with Dr. Jemsek for years in ICU. I have a great deal of respect for him and his abilities. However, I don't believe his interventions are necessary for the majority of people. Once a patient succumbs to many rounds of antibiotics,…"
Nov 18, 2009
Tori Groat replied to Tori Groat's discussion Article on Lyme disease risk in NC
"Oh, yes.. I'm quite aware of Dr. Jemsek. He is a brilliant Dr. (and the 1st to take on AIDS patients before the whole cover up was exposed). I disagree w/ his protocol for treating Lyme as well but he has helped a lot of patients who were…"
Nov 18, 2009
Pat replied to Tori Groat's discussion Article on Lyme disease risk in NC
"Tori, do you know of Dr. Jemsek? http://www.jemsekspecialty.com/drjemsek.php I don't agree with the medical paradigm. However, he is the medical "expert" for Lyme in this region. Pat"
Nov 18, 2009
Tori Groat replied to Tori Groat's discussion Article on Lyme disease risk in NC
"More information on Lyme disease and ticks: Video on lyme…"
Nov 18, 2009
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Nov 18, 2009
Anna replied to Tori Groat's discussion Just a FYI: about the a.a.p. parents refusal to vaccinate waiver
"Oh, someone needs to write on for them about accepting responsibility for injecting known toxins in the children and making sure they are aware of the possible consequences such as allergies, ear infections, brain damage, death, etc. etc. And…"
Nov 18, 2009
Tori Groat replied to Tori Groat's discussion NAET : Has anyone heard/used this method for eliminating food allergies??
"Hi, Megan- I have looked into the NAET treatment and I'm still torn on the reviews from people that I have asked about this. It appears that the people I have talked to about NAET have either had it work for their food allergies of not work at…"
Aug 14, 2009
Tori Groat left a comment for Tori Groat
"Hi, Christine! Yup, that was me.. I enjoyed hanging out w/you and your husband at the Earth Fare event!! :) I think I'm following your husband on facebook (I found him through the Charlotte Tailgate Market group). I'm so glad you joined…"
Jun 11, 2009
Tori Groat replied to Pat's discussion Monthly Presentations
"Hi, Pat- I'm sorry that turn out has been low! I've wanted to come to all the meetings, and had great plans to on Sundays but it just wasn't working for me. I work long days most Saturdays and also don't see my husband all week…"
May 12, 2009

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What does "holistic" mean to you?
Living in harmony with nature and allowing healing through natural modalities such as Homeopathy, yoga, whole foods nutrition, meditation etc.
How long have you been interested in holistic living?
a little over 10 years
a little about me
Proud mother of two young girls, devoted wife, organic personal chef/culinary teacher, yoga teacher and huge Beatles fan!
What professional or business affiliations do you offer?
Yoga teacher, culinary teacher and organic personal chef services.

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At 12:58pm on March 31, 2010, Pat said…
Next MNO is Tuesday, the 6th at Bombay Grill in Pineville if you can join us.


Hope you are doing well!


Pat
At 3:32pm on April 6, 2009, Tori Groat said…
Hello again, lol.
I'm trying to change my e-mail address but forgot my password (I normally get logged in automatically so I always forget my password when I do need it). I did not know what else to do other than sign up again. Sorry!
At 3:08pm on April 6, 2009, Pat said…
Welcome again, lol.

Are you changing email addresses or losing your password? I think both could be altered, perhaps.

Thanks again for doing the "uncooking" class. I love the coconut pudding I made. And the coconut was easier than I thought to open.


Pat
 
 
 

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Amanda Holmes left a comment for sandra
"I hope she feels better! I'm working almost the whole wknd, but call anyway & if i miss you, i'll get back soon as i can! Ive been feeling large... :) How've u been?"
Mar 20, 2009
sandra left a comment for Amanda Holmes
"I wanted to see if you were around tomorrow but now my sweet Elizabeth has thrown up twice in her bed and so we will be staying home from daycare. Thanks for your number. How have you been feeling? I will try calling you over the weekend."
Mar 19, 2009
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Mar 19, 2009
Francie commented on Francie's blog post Love at first sight...
"I just have to add an update about Dan.... I LOVE HIM! He is sooooo sweet! He is very curious. We were all building a horse shelter, and while the rest of the horses could care less what we were doing, and spent the afternoon grazing, Dan was in our…"
Mar 19, 2009
Francie replied to Pat's discussion Monthly Holistic Gatherings
"I was all set to go to the grocery shopping gig, and then couldn't make it! I think most of my problem right now is I have to drive my kids to take care of the horses every single day, plus soccer runs, which my husband has actually been good…"
Mar 19, 2009
sandra left a comment for Amanda Holmes
"Hey it's Sandra, I wrote down the wrong phone number for you and you are not on my caller id anymore. Give me a call :)"
Mar 19, 2009
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Mar 19, 2009
Anna replied to Pat's discussion Monthly Holistic Gatherings
"I've had Bee School for the past 2 months on Tuesday nights. It's made the MNOs impossible and extra nights off hard. I'm saving my time to see Tori's presentation on Sunday. I will be back with the MNOs in April. We had some…"
Mar 18, 2009
Pat posted a discussion

Monthly Holistic Gatherings

We have only two folks RSVP'd to come tonight. I hope that others will join us. My husband comes home early so that I can attend. But, if we are going to have limited participation, I'd rather cancel the gathering in advance.What are your thoughts? Are the days, times, frequencies an issue? Same with the MNO?Thanks, PatSee More
Mar 18, 2009
Leigh Fransen posted a discussion

Please Support the Birth Center! AKA, who likes hockey?

Hi all,A group of midwives (myself included) are working very hard to get a birth center open in our area soon! We just kicked off a fund raiser:http://www.gocheckers.com/fundraisers/#ccmcBuy some tickets to the Charlotte Checkers hockey game on April 4th, and support the birth center! Forward this link to anyone you know who might be interested. We need all the help we can get to spread the word and get these tickets sold!…See More
Mar 17, 2009
Laura Anne Farley left a comment for Tori Groat
"This year she did not run Mapleseed. I was going to call her sometime. I started homeschooling in Novembr. I really like Charlotte Mason and have been reading her books. We have a small group that wants to co op 2 days a week."
Mar 17, 2009
Laura Anne Farley replied to LocalFoodie's discussion Healthy, Local Food All Year
"Is this affordable. Our budget is so tight."
Mar 17, 2009
Tori Groat left a comment for Laura Anne Farley
"I'm great, Laura! Hope all is well on your end too! Yes, still teaching yoga and I'm gearing up to homeschool starting this summer! I'm SO excited to share more time with my girls!! :) What about you? What's your plans for…"
Mar 17, 2009
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Mar 17, 2009
Laura Anne Farley left a comment for Tori Groat
"How are you? I wanted to touch base and see if you were still teaching yoga and if you were homeschooling?"
Mar 17, 2009
Sarah W posted a discussion

Cooking Class based on Nourishing Traditions

Just wanted to post some info on a cooking class being offered by a woman I know. It will be held at her home in South Charlotte. Space is limited. If you decide to sign up, please let her know that you found out from Exploring Holistic Alternatives / Sarah Wood. (I am also signed up for this class and really looking forward to it!)____________________Healthy cooking classes and Nutrition basicsA 6-wks mix of theory and class demonstration allowing you to get comfortable with new techniques…See More
Mar 16, 2009
Meredith replied to Angela Spielman's discussion Preschool?
"My children have attended The Children's Schoolhouse, located on Rte 115 in Huntersville, NC. It is a Co-Op, mixed age pre-school and transitional kindergarten. It is a wonderful place that fosters creativity and freedom and independence in…"
Mar 16, 2009
Joette replied to Tori Groat's discussion NAET : Has anyone heard/used this method for eliminating food allergies??
"Both of my boys have been through SRT, which is similar to NAET. SRT combines kinesiology, homeopathy and acupressure. We have had great success with it. It was expensive, initially. The doctor we go to is a doctor of osteopathy in Cleveland, Ohio.…"
Mar 16, 2009
Missy posted a discussion

Gardening Volunteer Opportunity-details below

I won't be able to go, but thought you all might find this cool to be a part of. If I could, I'd be there. MissyInstead of our regular monthly Sierra Club meeting at Freedom Park, we will participate in a volunteer event this Saturday. See details below. Hope to see you there!March 21, 2009 Volunteer Event@ James Martin Middle SchoolWhen: 9am - 12pm, Saturday March 21st (1st Day of Spring!)Mark your calendars now! We have an exciting opportunity for volunteers to get involved in the local…See More
Mar 16, 2009
Pat posted a discussion

Carolina Raptor Center-Bring Cash

We have only 31 people confirmed for tomorrow at 2:30pm. That is our minimum number to get the discounted rate of $4.50 per person. I'm hoping to have another family or two sign up this morning to give us a buffer, in case anyone is sick tomorrow.Please let me know if you would like to attend the 2:30pm class tomorrow!! Also, if anyone can not attend their confirmed class (see below), I need to know ASAP, today, please.Everyone is requested to BRING CASH and EXACT CHANGE to pay the educator…See More
Mar 16, 2009

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