“Let me just start by saying that my husband is a medical doctor, and he has already wholeheartedly recommended this program to his patients who struggle with IBS or have had a positive SIBO breath test. He recommends Suzanne's program based on the results he saw that it brought to me and the profound results It had where no one else was able to help. Both myself and my family have the deepest gratitude to Suzanne and her amazing skillset to set people on the journey to health and happiness! *Heather - Hood River, Oregon, USA
Words cannot do justice to how this program has POSITIVELY influenced my life and my standard of living! Before I started the coaching program, I was miserable. I was on such a restricted diet, that I was eating about six foods. Most of them were white and lacked any real nutrients. It's crazy for me to look back and see how depleted my body was of nourishing foods and nutrients. Even with such a restricted diet (all "Low Fodmap"), I could not figure out how to control my symptoms. It shocks me that I was in this state. I have always been very health conscious, physically active, and focused on health and nutrition. However, since I had my first flare up four years ago, having had no prior history of gastro issues, I had built a fear of food and the reaction my body would have to it.
When this all started four years ago, I went to a traditional doctor, then a naturopathic doctor. I took a breath test, and I was diagnosed with SIBO. Ever since the SIBO diagnosis four years ago, I had been on a rollercoaster of antibiotic treatments, negative SIBO tests (while still having symptoms)/ positive tests, herbal protocols, and a non-stop array of treatments for SIBO. I went to a traditional gastroenterologist and pursued with great diligence what I thought was the "Low Fodmap" diet. I felt so deprived, sad, confused, and out of touch with my body. When I finally could not tolerate going on another round of antibiotics or pursuing the myriad of other costly recommendations that simply didn't feel right, I reached out to Suzanne.
Within the first three days of starting the program I was in awe of how my energy levels had changed, and how much more vibrant I felt. I started to feel more in control and excited for each meal. I could not believe the things I was eating and tolerating (even in the most restrictive phase, it was a lot more variety than what I had been eating).
My weekly phone meetings with Suzanne provided the opportunity to ask the multitude of questions that I had, and what I would learn each week was invaluable. I felt supported, informed, and for the first time in a long time...hopeful. Even after being triggered by a food about five days into the program, and feeling defeated again, she taught me how to use this as helpful information, to figure out what I did and did not tolerate. I learned so much from that experience!
It is hard to consolidate into words the change in life and well-being I have had. My diet is now packed with healthy fruits, vegetables, and a very wide variety of foods. I know what some of my main triggers are, but most importantly through the program, I learned how many amazing things I can eat! I am more excited and not scared to go out to eat! I feel like when the time is right, I can travel. I feel like I can make plans, because I know what I can eat and feel good!
It is SO easy to get off course with what one thinks they can and can't tolerate, and to over restrict oneself. I learned there are so many pieces to everyone's puzzle and Suzanne is an expert about every single aspect of this whole picture. I could have never navigated all of this on my own.
If you have found this site, I would not hesitate to start this program! A million thank yous to Suzanne for sharing her incredible expertise, experience, and knowledge with me. I cannot believe how much I learned, and it has changed my life!
With Loads and Loads of Gratitude.”