No Chemo for Me!

No Chemo for Me!

“I have no intention of going through chemo,” declares Shirley. When 89-year-old Shirley Cleveland was diagnosed with colon cancer, she knew she didn’t want chemotherapy and opted for surgery instead. Knowing the risk of surgery at her age, Shirley’s son Scott—the...
The Price Is Worth It!

The Price Is Worth It!

Mercy faced kidney failure and a host of other health challenges, but now she has hope for a better future. by Rachel Perry “Before I came to Hartland, my health was poor,” says Mercy Peoples, a recent guest at our Lifestyle Education Center (LEC). “I had high blood...
Determined to Succeed

Determined to Succeed

“The devil wants to keep us cripples—but we must not let him win!” by Rachel Perry I don’t know if I can, but I must! thought Maryfrances Brown upon arriving at Hartland’s Lifestyle Education Center (LEC) in July of this year. A single mother of three grown sons, she...
Joy’s Journey

Joy’s Journey

Treatment for rheumatoid arthritis left Joy with diabetes, hypertension, and multiple growths on her body. Now she’s finding relief through lifestyle medicine. by Martin Raj When Joy Gunter from Queens, NY, joined a recent program at Hartland’s Lifestyle Education...
Overcoming Obstacles

Overcoming Obstacles

Doris arrived with diabetes, obesity, hypertension, congestive heart failure, lymphoma in her legs, a cane, and a dislike for vegan food. by Sabrina Petersen Can I do this? Doris asked herself when she first came to Hartland’s Lifestyle Education Center (LEC) for an...
Kimberly Kicks the Habit

Kimberly Kicks the Habit

“I have quit smoking for good.” by Sabrina Petersen The bondage of addiction can appear impossible to break, especially when one is faced with the challenge alone. Kimberly Metts, a guest at Hartland’s Lifestyle Education Center (LEC), realized this in her own case....