Yes, you read right, I am going for two weeks with no food – none. It’s all in the interest of Chinese Medicine, and I am cleansing my organs and (apparently) adding 20 years to my life. At least that’s what my Chinese Doctor from Traditional Chinese Medicine Australia told me. Day One: For my first appointment with Dr Shu Quan Liu, I had to lie on a table whilst he analysed every part of my body. He then did cupping (a first for me) where glass bottles were suctioned onto my back, followed by acupuncture. I felt attacked! This process took about an hour, and about half way through he told me things were not good. My oxygen in my blood is super low, and my stomach is “a complete mess”, “all blocked up”. Oh dear. I thought I was doing ok? “You might, might live to 80” he said, “if you are very lucky” but that’s it. But he then explained he would take care of everything from here and in 2 weeks I would lose 8 kilograms, have more energy than ever before, and I could live until 100 if I follow his program. Sounded so easy. Really? […]
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