Although she admits she was "very sceptical" about
the idea to start with, Mrs Norman said the results
spoke for themselves ? she now feels she has more
energy to spend time with her family.
"Within three weeks, I just feel like a million
dollars," she said.
She said while the natural treatment was not a cure,
it had given her more energy and strength.
Mrs Norman is involved with Basketball Wagga and
said last week she was even able to referee four games
in one night.
She admitted some of the effects of taking bovine
colostrum could be psychological but said, for her,
there had been a marked improvement.
"All of a sudden, psychologically I'm a much nicer
person," Mrs Norman said.
"It's not stem cell replacement like you hear about,
it's stem enhancing.
"It supports the body's natural release of stem
In the past Mrs Norman had injections every two days
for her condition, but said she was not having that
treatment at the moment.
She said she would have to go back to medical
treatment in future, but was enjoying having the extra
energy for now.
Her husband, John, said he had also been a little
sceptical about its effects, but had seen a big
"Particularl y when people have a disease like this,
they are a bit vulnerable," he said.
"Technically, it's not a proven treatment. Some
treatments work for some people and not for
Mrs Norman said she knew the benefits may not be
permanent, but was making the most of the extra
"It may not work for everyone," she said.
The Adult Stem Cell Foundation is looking at the
benefits of colostrum for people with a range of
Mrs Norman said the honorary director of the
foundation, Bruce Lahey, would be in Wagga next week
for an information session about how the treatment
It will be held on Saturday, October 18, at the
Glenfield Scout Hall from 2pm.