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Guided Imagery Befriends Yet Another Surgery Patient

22 May


I'm sure you have had thousands of these successful cases sent to you by now, but I really do want to thank you for your Preparing for Surgery tape as well as your Relaxation & Wellness and Healthful Sleeping tapes.

A friend of mine who is a nurse and a Therapeutic Touch practitioner passed them on to me a few weeks before I had to go in for the removal of an ovarian cyst as well as a complete hysterectomy.  I swear by them for preparing me for my surgery and helping me have a very speedy recovery.

My surgeon reported to me (without knowing that I had used the tapes) that I had very little blood loss during surgery; and his resident mentioned the same. Afterward, I did not need any narcotics for pain management, and what was predicted as a 6 - 8 recovery period seems to be almost over after only 2 weeks.

I have purchased your Weight Loss tape to help with some goals for the near future; and I am telling everyone I know about your work.

Forever grateful for having you come into my life, I am a new friend, 52, strong, vibrant, and Canadian.  Your work extends many borders I'm sure.

[Note to Nora:  Hey, we’re delighted you’re doing so well, but please don’t get too frisky yet – 2 weeks isn’t a very long time after surgery, and you may want to take it easy for a little while longer!]

Belleruth Naparstek

Psychotherapist, author and guided imagery pioneer Belleruth Naparstek is the creator of the popular Health Journeys guided imagery audio series. Her latest book on imagery and posttraumatic stress, Invisible Heroes: Survivors of Trauma and How They Heal (Bantam Dell), won the Spirituality & Health Top 50 Books Award