Melissa And Tom Are Navigating Cancer On The Carnivore Diet

“I have an amazing story for you,” Melissa tells us.

 

Melissa’s Carnivore Journey

Her carnivore journey started in 2016 when her daughter was diagnosed with brain cancer. It was at this time that she found Dr. Baker.

 

From Tragedy to Triumph

Despite Melissa’s best efforts, her daughter chose not to combine carnivore with conventional cancer treatments. Sadly, Melissa’s daughter passed away in January 2017.

 

Three months before her daughter’s death, Melissa started to bleed heavily, even though she was postmenopausal. In July, she had a full hysterectomy and was diagnosed with endometrial cancer. Her doctor recommended radiation; Melissa said “no.”

 

Healing Cancer with Carnivore

Melissa went carnivore. She admits, though, that it was her version of carnivore—three weeks carnivore and then she would “eat every donut in a 20-mile radius. I just kept going back to carnivore.”

 

Melissa says she’s a “gutter-level sugar addict.” Her addiction began at the age of 5 when she stole money from her father to buy candy. Her addiction made it hard for her to stay on track with carnivore. Melissa learned that as an addict, she needed to avoid certain things. “I can’t go to CVS’s candy aisle.”

 

To stave off cravings now, she keeps cooked meat in the fridge “ready to go.” When cheating thoughts come, she eats meat and stays on track.

 

Overcoming Addiction with Carnivore

Melissa says she goes for fat and focuses on meat. She enjoys a strip steak for breakfast and a ribeye or bacon omelet for lunch. Often, she doesn’t eat dinner.

Her energy has improved since ditching sugar and eating meat. At 66, she’s up at 4 am and operates her dog boarding daycare all day.

 

Several years into her carnivore journey in January 2022, Melissa’s husband, Tom, hurt his back. An MRI revealed two compressed vertebrae with spots around them. Tom was diagnosed with multiple myeloma.

 

Tom’s Journey to Recovery with Carnivore

He had surgery for his vertebrae and chemotherapy. When he left the hospital, he couldn’t walk, was in agony, had lost 20 pounds, and was on painkillers.

 

Melissa told Tom he “starts a full carnivore diet now or she’s leaving.” He was too sick to argue.

 

She fed him bacon, eggs, ribeyes, strip steaks, and some lamb.

 

Within five weeks after his surgery, Tom was off every painkiller. At 6 weeks, he tells Melissa he’s “bored and is going back to work.” “He felt that good,” recalls Melissa.

 

Since his surgery, Melissa and Tom have been full carnivore.

 

Tom recently got an echocardiogram, and the doctor said he is in great shape.

 

Today, almost six months after surgery, Tom’s regained all his weight and muscle strength. He has no back pain or problems with his vertebrae.

 

Melissa says Tom is in better shape now than before his diagnosis; she attributes this to the carnivore diet.

 

As a carpenter, Tom had knee problems and other joint issues, but no more. “He can’t believe how good he feels at 66,” Melissa says.

 

“I think our lives have improved enormously since he is doing this with me.”

Results are not typical. All viewers of this content, especially those taking prescription or over-the-counter medications, should consult their physicians before beginning any nutrition, supplement or lifestyle program.

Share This Post

Share This Post

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Get Fun Carnivore Updates and inspirations

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

More To Explore

Jason improves cancer and chemotherapy experiences on a carnivore diet

A Desperate Search for Hope Jason, a once healthy and active individual, finds himself in a dire situation after being diagnosed with stage 4 esophageal cancer that has metastasized throughout his body. The cancer has spread to his spine, lymph nodes, liver, pancreas, and lungs, leaving him with a grim prognosis of only 3 to

Rob improves pulmonary fibrosis and high blood pressure on a carnivore diet

From ICU to Active Life Rob, a 55-year-old from Marble Falls, Texas, has experienced a remarkable transformation in his health since adopting the carnivore diet. Despite facing a life-threatening diagnosis of pulmonary fibrosis secondary to COVID-19, Rob has found renewed energy and improved lung function by embracing a meat-based way of eating. His journey is

Do You Want To Achieve your Optimal Health?

Join us for a free 30-date trial. Cancel Anytime.