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  • 00:30

    The Caregiving and Career Juggle

    in Caregiving

    How do you juggle a career, a caregiving experience and two kids? Liz O'Donnell joins Denise to share how to she manages the daily juggle.


    Liz O'Donnell is founder of Working Daughter, a website for women balancing career and caregiving, something she tries to do everyday. Liz runs the East Coast operations of a PR firm and cares for her 89-year-old father. She is also a working mother, with two middle schoolers at home, and the author of the book Mogul, Mom & Maid: The Balancing Act of the Modern Woman.

  • 01:00

    FDN Support Talk Radio

    in Health

    Faaantastic!  FDN Support Talk Radio is here for you to get information that matters most!  Get together with Reed Davis, FDN Mentors and Special Guests.  Submit questions ahead of time, or better yet, call in live and join in the discussion.  This is your chance to pick what's left of Reed's brain to improve your understanding of lab interpretations, case management challenges, and business issues you may be facing.

  • 00:29

    Writing a Caregiving Story

    in Caregiving

    Chris McLellan, who cared for his partner, shares what it was like to put his story into his new book, "What's the Deal with Caregiving." He'll discuss what it's like to revisit his caregiving experiences and what life after caregiving ends is like.


     

  • 00:57

    FDN Support Talk Radio

    in Health

    This week on FDN Support Talk Radio:


    Reed at A4M Conference


    Announcements, new Medical Director order form, and our 3 graduates for the week


    Welcome our special guest, Sarah Paino, http://www.sarahpaino.com


    Sarah's background (from Macrobiotics to Acupuncture school to Energy Work to FDN)


    Sarah's personal journey of transformation using FDN and the value of patience with the process


    The similarities and overlaps between Chinese Medicine and FDN


    Overcoming challenges using the DRESS protocols


    Sarah's outreach talk that got more than 50 attendees


    How to work through the biggest challenges with clients


    How successful clients integrate lifestyle changes


    Value of the basic 5 labs and the benefits of the FDN Medical Director program


    The most rewarding things about working as an FDN-P

  • 01:03

    FDN Support Talk Radio

    in Health

    Welcome Christa Orecchio!


    Intro to Gut Thrive program


    Christa's philosophy behind healing the gut from a genetic perspective


    Step 1 - Slash inflammation


    Step 2 - Pathogen purge and the antiquated approach to addressing pathogens and imbalances in the microbiome


    Step 3 - Reseeding with good bacteria and the specific bacterial strains that Christa recommends


    Step 4 - Restoration of stomach acid


    Details for the webinar this Wednesday, 2/3

  • 00:30

    Coping After Caregiving Ends

    in Caregiving

    Claire Day, who cared for her mom, shares about her life after caregiving ended

  • 01:01

    FDN Support Talk Radio

    in Health

    Intro: Reed discussing the FDN philosophy/paradigm and what sets us apart from other


    traditional methods.


    4:30 Talk about upcomoing new FDN material and video tutorials


    6:15 – 14:30  Reed continues to discuss trouble-shooting & doubling down on DRESS; 


    Brandon announces graduates


    15:00 – Question: How do you go about weaning off PPI’s with supplements to increase stomach acid? 


    (already ruled out Hpylori). 


    Reed: Reed discusses weaning clients off of PPIs and why stomach acid is so important to our health and 


    vitality. 


    29:00 – Live Question: Can Reed speak to hyper-parathyroidism 


    Reed: discusses parathyroid function and its role on calcium in the blood/bones.  Speaks to how the 


    process of FDN reduces metabolic chaos regardless of the  client’s “diagnosis”. 


    47:30 – Question: I have a client with a total cortisol of 9.5 for the whole day. I mentioned that he might want to 


    get tested for Addison’s since that was what the FDN program suggests. He doesn’t seem to have the other typical symptoms of Addison’s other than the low cortisol. Reed shares that he has seen Addison’s maybe twice in the last 15 years – it is very rare. 


    54:30 – Question from caller. How does the cyclical drop of progesterone before menses set off the 


    inflammatory cascade that triggers migraines.  


    Reed: Does it matter? The solution is to balance the contributors to MC and work non-specifically w/ FDN protocols.

  • 01:03

    FDN Support Talk Radio

    in Health

    Welcome


    Future Memebership Program and upcoming post grad program


    Announcement of new graduates


    Running Tests in Kids and implications


    Discussion on braces and stressor related to braces.


    Discussion on Klebsiella


    Verbal Final Discussion


    Discussion on Parasite and Bacterial Infections


    Discussion on H.Pylori and panic attacks


    Business building discussion and tips from Reed


    Closing


     

  • 01:58

    CHILD SUPPORT

    in Entertainment

    Let’s say that there is a mother who has a child by a man but they split. The woman has 1 more kid by another man and she splits with him as well. The first man pays his child support and more but the second man is a deadbeat. So the woman starts using the first father’s support check to cover her other child. So when the first father finds out that his child support is not all going to his child; would he be wrong to confront the mother and would the mother be wrong to defend her actions.

  • 01:02

    FDN Support Talk Radio

    in Health

    Reed Intro and Welcome


    Graduates


    Reed is doing a Webinar with Steve Wright on How To Build Your Practice


    Practitioner Spotlight:  Beginning Interview with Jenn Culver Malecha


    Reed: “how did D (Diet) and R (Rest) come about? 


    Jenn:  Making 3 main points to share that simplify what you do as a FDN-P.


    Jenn:  The importance of following up with the 90 day protocol and testing. 


    Reed:  “The market for ‘us’ is growing exponentially”


    Jen:  Discussing welcome gifts to clients who do her programs.


    Jen:  Working Smarter not Harder.  Taking on 2-3 clients/month


    Reed:  How he started with 2-3 kits and move to 5 kits.  Learning how your beliefs can inhibit how you work. 


    Brandon and Jen:  How setting expectations on retesting prepares you and your client for success.


    Brandon asking Question:  “How do you Market?  What do you do to build your Business?”


    Reed Closing

  • 00:32

    Table Talk: Holly and Life After Caregiving Ends

    in Caregiving

    Holly, who cared for her husband, shares about her life after caregiving ends.