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Wednesday 7 August 2019
*****Important Update***** I have constantly mentioned over the last few months that it’s impossible to answer everyone and to use my style as ideas for you to try whilst completing more research yourselves. Unfortunately on Sunday I foolishly updated my Gala Pie. What happened after that was a...
Monday 1 July 2019
Those of you who remember seeing the 100 counter will know we absolutely smashed through the target. We left it counting back up as the full sleeps kept coming. Now we stand at 437 of them without any ms tremors at night and no need for any of us to get back up to make any adjustments. All that...
Saturday 29 June 2019
As usual the moment I update major positivity I receive countless negativity privately from the bots and those who have their IP address hidden. To be honest with all of them, I understand if I am not your cup of tea! However, please remember I’m selling nothing and fighting back against odds no...
Friday 28 June 2019
This week has seen significant followers joining across my media. Welcome to you all. There’s no gimmicks here at all, it’s just Real Food cooked in my style/way. It has abundance of herbs/spices added to it for their medicinal purposes. We are helping thousands globally to fight chronic health...
Friday 14 June 2019
A special Thank You goes to North Shore Surgery & the Altogether Better Team from the NHS. My role as a Practice Health Champion is already changing people’s lives via the Surgery Sessions. Here’s a short video that the Team have put together, showing how our collaboration works. A massive Thank...
Friday 14 June 2019
Absolutely thrilled to be accepted into a Professional Private Group of Nurses/GP’s who are helping patients across the UK in the low carb/real food way. Now I am able to reach into more surgeries/hospitals with my own cooking style and mindset tips to help many. Our story is very real and it’s...
Thursday 30 May 2019
A number of people asking me if we are ok? Yes, we are fine, we are just spending much more time on Energy Medicine and researching our lifestyle change that in turn has become our style of eating. In 12 months we have achieved: Pre diabetes/type2 into remission Movements in MrsJs whole body Over...
Monday 13 May 2019
A massive Thank You to everyone I met/who supported/offered their knowledge at the Well-being Event today. It was great to see so many Employee Health Champions who also have inspiring stories. A fantastic day meeting so many inspiring people who also have knowledge they are prepared to share...
Monday 13 May 2019
Firstly my updates are all about health for the both of us. Putting pre diabetes diabetes/type2 into remission has been massive! Running alongside that is the weight loss, yep, I needed to drop weight. Tonight the belt for my scruffs as I call them needs to be moved in another notch! MrsJ also...
Sunday 12 May 2019
Today has been one of those days where we pinch ourselves. Finishing the window film in the level access shower made us realise just how far we have come along our new road. For years we just existed whilst life appeared to whistle past us. Then the move into the new lifestyle change and you’ve...
Tuesday 30 April 2019
Hotpot my way ready for the oven to finish off. All fully Ketogenic and will also supply us both with plenty of leftovers to play around with. The last 12 months have changed our lives, we’ve had countless doubters and still do......! However, when asked not one of them can tell me how to achieve...
Tuesday 30 April 2019
Those that know us closely will understand why we use picture quotes heavily. For 10 years they got us through the darkest of days. Now the last 12 months have changed our world, it’s the start of another week. What’s your motivation to push on again? Ours is simple, it’s more of the same...
Monday 8 April 2019
As ever with everything we do with the Ice Cold Chef work, it’s All FREE. Our Facebook page now has over 1,600 followers, hundreds behind the scenes are fighting chronic health and won’t update publicly because of various stigmas they face. I have been asked numerous times to provide an Ice Cold...
Sunday 24 March 2019
Bev (MrsJ) has asked me to put this update up for All. Firstly she wants to Thank everyone for their support over the years and especially over the last 11 months. Here we go: John and I are now entering our 12 month of the Ketogenic lifestyle, never in my wildest dreams did I ever think we would...
Sunday 17 March 2019
Fylde Coast Surgeries/PPG’s. If you are attending next weeks Conference and want to know about my Surgery Sessions and how they work, please do approach me. It’s all about making the right choices with foods and I have a depth of recipes to help all. Backed up with that are the fantastic results...
Friday 15 March 2019
This afternoon we had a special visitor from the All Together Better Team. Filming and interviews took place during and after the surgery session. To be told afterwards that no one else is working in a Collaborative way as we are with my knowledge of food/mindset tips/cooking across the UK was...
Thursday 14 March 2019
Let’s go back to why we moved into the Ketogenic way of life. 11 months ago diagnosed as a pre diabetic, overweight and not getting any resting sleep at all. Now I am no longer a pre diabetic, my body stripped of the excess fat I was carrying. My blood glucose at its best and today we recorded our...
Friday 8 March 2019
I have no doubt we all know a Strong woman in our lives. For me and as it’s International Women’s Day it’s my MrsJ. Her ability to always have the right words and knowledge along with support has and is immense. Watching the MS beast rip her body apart for 10 years and yet every day getting back...
Wednesday 27 February 2019
Thanks to many today who have messaged me asking if I am still around. Yes I am, however, we are at a crossroads and need to push on into much more work behind the scenes that will produce more results in our fight against secondary progressive ms. We had no known cure, we still don’t! Thankfully...
Friday 22 February 2019
Here’s an important announcement. Firstly I appreciate your support and the belief you also share with us. However I am being inundated with private messages for recipe requests and also on my Ice Cold Chef timeline. This is making it hard work to reach those who are fighting chronic health by...
Tuesday 12 February 2019
There’s no secret to our success over the last 10 months. I’ve always cooked for the last 10 years here and then 10 months ago the ketogenic way arrived to help me and ultimately MrsJ. Everyday it’s the same process, home to get Mrs J comfy etc and then I get my backside into the kitchen to make...
Tuesday 12 February 2019
Unfortunately I’ve had to move the next Surgery Session to Friday 15th March with a 1pm start. Please can you pass the date on to those you know who attend and might not see my update. Thanks John
Friday 8 February 2019
I am very blessed to know Top Trades and the decorator has now left our home after painting out the remainder of the walls to match the new kitchen. An early finish later will then enable me to get the final preparations in place for tomorrow’s 1st Cooking with John session. A number of...
Thursday 31 January 2019
Just a quick shout out to all. We have and are achieving results here by keeping our food very clean. By that I mean we will not touch anything that causes any inflammation, no matter how small it is we won’t touch it. The reality is here that for 10 years progressive ms had a field day doing what...
Saturday 26 January 2019
As many of you will know I hold Surgery Sessions with the Lead Sister and helping many patients to put type2 into remission. Whilst holding them last year it became apparent that the next step is to hold “Cooking with John” in our home and all will have the ability to learn my simple way. The...
Tuesday 22 January 2019
MrsJ said something to me tonight that really hit home, especially after she had managed to wrap her arms around my shoulders/neck without me helping her, this after 7 years of not being able to do that..... “How nice it is to be able to cuddle you and show my love without us being lost as a...
Thursday 17 January 2019
This is something that always crops up in messages to me, as you are aware it’s now impossible to reply to all of you, hence this update: I am often asked how do I stay so focused and positive in our world. Here’s something I did a few years ago, I still do it to this day as well and for both of...
Friday 11 January 2019
It’s become apparent from the many messages I have plenty of MS Warriors now following me on Facebook. Unfortunately due to the success of our work it’s impossible to reply to all the messages I am receiving, for that reason I will update my Facebook page. Many have asked what to avoid, simply put...
Sunday 6 January 2019
Are you wanting to see my style of cooking along with many more Chefs? This summer catch us at Real Food Rocks Festival , July 20th, Brathay Hall, Ambleside.
Sunday 30 December 2018
That’s our Christmas decorations down and put away for another year. We always reflect through the year and often we reflect on the week or day. Our reflection on 2018 is such a positive one, the latter part of the year has been immense. We have our goals firmly set in our minds and know exactly...
Wednesday 19 December 2018
"Let food be your medicine, and medicine be your food" -Hippocrates Episode Eight of Dr Shan Hussain's podcast is now live and is still no.1 in alternative health on iTunes 🙏🏾 Dr Hussain got a chance to speak with the Ice Cold Chef, aka John Joyce who talked to him about some of the incredible...
Sunday 16 December 2018
I just had to share this Facebook with you all. This can’t be right... I know I’ve done an absolute ton of promotional work for our podcast, but I’ve gotta pinch myself when I see stuff like this... We’re no. 3 in all podcasts and above the mighty Joe Rogan 😳 😳 😳 And we’re going to keep the great...
Wednesday 12 December 2018
For 10 years since progressive ms arrived here I have never heard MrsJ say “I feel great”! Life was a daily fight just to survive and repeat it year in and year out. This morning as I was due to leave for the office, I gave her the usual morning kiss, my usual please take care and rest. Then those...
Saturday 8 December 2018
Have a listen to this podcast and look forward to my interview being broadcast once it’s ready. Preventative medicine is the future and from our way it begins with the food on the plate. Enduring Health By Dr. Shan Hussain
Tuesday 4 December 2018
People often tell me they can’t cook and find it hard to follow recipes. For those fighting diabetes and especially type 2, this book from Sarah is for you. Great recipes that are easy to follow and all explained in a simple way. It’s very informative and explains all you need to know to push type...
Tuesday 27 November 2018
As many of you know I am an Ambassador for many Organisations including the NHS Fab Stuff Team. This is the 1st video sent to the Team for their use across their networks and for use with their partners. It covers how we started and how it’s grown into a self help system that’s now helping...
Saturday 24 November 2018
Those that know our story and many of you will by now, will also know the adversity we have faced head on. 6+ months ago we removed the baddies and refined sugars and the magic began to happen rapidly. Type 2 into remission/full sleep returned and weight loss ongoing. During that time I have...
Thursday 15 November 2018
Over in Chorley and my first aid training put into full use. A member of the public suffering a heart attack in front of me and having to keep them alive until the Ambulance arrived. I am so pleased to report the said member of the public is still living and on their way to the hospital. It was...
Wednesday 7 November 2018
Thanks to the NHS Digital Team for this afternoons Video Interview. Talking about how we use digital technology to make both our lives easier through lived experience. Much more to come, our story has so much depth and is helping many more.
Sunday 4 November 2018
I receive numerous messages from families who have received the news that no one wants to hear, you are not going to get better and instead your condition will continue to progress! So how do we overcome a life changing event and somehow turn it around into such a positive it changes our lives?...
Thursday 1 November 2018
The 200th night is fast approaching, what a totally different life we lead now instead of the 10 years previous of disrupted sleep. You’ve seen the all the results to-date and how we are pushing the MS beast into a corner. Feelings back from the waist down and now MrsJs core strength is vastly...
Wednesday 31 October 2018
Check out my Facebook timeline and see the food I’ve cooked over the last 6 months. The food that’s been responsible for putting MrsJs type2 into remission and also removing me from the pre diabetic stage. No exercise was completed during this period for obvious reasons and we still pushed it into...
Tuesday 5 June 2018
Tell us a bit about you. How was the Ice Cold Chef and CookerySos born? Around 10 years ago my wife Bev (MrsJ as she is known across social media) was diagnosed with secondary progressive ms. It soon became apparent I would have to learn to cook as the progressive ms condition was taking hold. I...
Wednesday 9 May 2018
Tomorrow is the 10th May and we will have been married for 21 years, both of us have often discussed standing there years ago and saying the words “In sickness and health”! Neither of us knew how much those words would mean and how they motivated our pure existence. Numerous couples fall by the...
Monday 9 April 2018
After attending my well-man examination and learning I was in the Pre-Diabetic Stage I had to take action and make a lifestyle choice, changing my cooking towards the low carb way of life had to happen. Those who know us both will know the daily fight we have to keep going and the importance of...
Thursday 22 March 2018
Finally after many messages to film my simple style of cooking, I’ve purchased equipment to help me in the filming. I know across all media there are plenty of the professional food vloggers as they are called. The aim of my filming is to make it easier for carers/families and patients local to me...
Tuesday 6 March 2018
So much happening behind the scenes in preparation for the Cookerysos Talk at the Winter Gardens next week. Its always a Team effort between Mrs J and I, discussing the various stages of the presentation, the images to use and the words to make sure we capture everything about the systems used in...
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