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Let's start with the basics - we usually decide we need to go on a diet because we compare ourselves to either someone else (probably on social media) or we compare our current body to what it used to be. Problem #1 - STOP COMPARING yourself! Your body is not the same as it used to be (for many reasons) and you are absolutely not the same as someone else, don't you think it's time to stop comparing yourself to an idea of what you think you want?
Once we've decided we are going to go on a diet or "get healthy", we typically choose something that worked in the past for us or even something our friend has tried that work. Problem #2 - STOP with the COOKIE CUTTER PLANS! There is no one like you, healthy looks different on everyBODY, so don't you think it's time to do what's best for YOU?
Now you are two or three weeks into your new diet and obstacles keep coming your way, making it very hard to keep going. Not to mention the diet you're on is lame, restrictive and leaves you with no energy or starving all the time. Plus, you might not even be seeing progress, so what's the point right? Problem #3 - you never really set goals or thought about WHY you wanted to have a new diet. I'm not talking about that outfit, sure you might want to fit into it, but that's not really why you're doing this.
Tell me if this has this ever happened to you...
The kids are finally in bed and you decide to relax on the couch to watch a movie or TV show and 20 minutes into it, you're out! Then your spouse decides to be cute and take a picture of you because you look like a piece of spaghetti thrown at the wall. Yup, that's me. Parenting can be a very exhausting, now couple that with high stress, low energy, a restrictive diet, and crappy sleep - that's a recipe for mental and physical burnout.
The funny (not funny) thing is, sometimes we don't even realize how drained and exhausted we are because we've been living that way for so long, it's "normal' to us. It's only when we make some changes and we start to feel better that we realize how shitty we actually felt. You feel me? Ever wondered why when you start something new, it works and you feel great for the first few weeks?
How many of these questions can you say yes to?
Think that a new diet trend will be "the one" that finally works for you?
Aches and pain are just a normal part of aging?
Feel like you've lost control of your body?
Wondered how you even got like this?
Catch yourself looking for something or someone to blame instead of taking ownership yourself?
Know you don't feel right, but don't know what to do?
Have given up on being healthy because nothing works and it's overwhelming?
Tired of taking meds that are causing more issues, ready to finally get to the root cause of your symptoms?
You are not alone. Imagine this...
What if you were able to stop feeling like shit by just taking it one step at a time? I'm talking breaking things down to the basics, eliminating the overwhelm and stress by doing things one step at a time. Think about it, when you are standing at the bottom of a flight of stairs, you walk up one at a time right? You don't try to jump to the halfway point in one leap do you? But when you are trying to "get healthy" how many things do you try to change at once? Often we try to do all the big things at once and we fall flat, how about we start with the basics and take it slow - THAT is where the magic happens!
Before working with me, so many of my clients felt like they were at the point of giving up. They would set a goal, not really even having a plan of how they would achieve it, do okay for a few weeks and then fall back into old habits because no one was holding them accountable for what they said their goals were. Together we go deeper to get to the root causes so you can stop starting over every Monday.
I have been in the health, fitness and wellness industry for over 20 years. I'm not everyone's cup of tea and that's ok. I'm straight forward and tell it like it is. I ask the hard questions that take you on a deeper journey. I'm not here to waste your time, I want you to succeed in becoming self aware, assessing where you are and where you want to be, and provide you all of the tools and resources. However, I can't do the work for you. It's ultimately up to you.
You came here for a reason. You've read this far down because you know you are tired of feeling like shit. You are READY to wake up and feel good have your life back.
My first back surgery was what got me to change my health and sparked the fire in me to find a lifestyle that was simple, easy and kept me free of pain. My second surgery followed by being in lockdown brought me the clarity of how I can help others navigate their path.
With my program, I want to put the POWER back in your hands. You will never get the time back that has already passed, but you don't have to continue living this way if you make the choice to take responsibility for your health and life.
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21 years ago, my life changed forever. I had been suffering with low back pain from a ruptured disc, doing everything I could to avoid surgery.
When my neurosurgeon saw the MRI image of my spine, he said if he didn't know better, he would have thought he was looking at an 80 year old's spine. I had degenerative disc disease and was 20 years old at that time.
It had been almost a year of suffering and I was getting worse. My pain was impacting my sleep, my job and my attendance at college. Sitting, standing and laying down - all caused pain in some way. Both of my legs would go completely numb. That was when we decided, there was no other option. I scheduled my back surgery.
My neurosurgeon was concerned with the disc just below where I was having surgery. He said I'd probably be back in 2-5 years for my next back surgery.
I've redesigned the structure of my original one on one private coaching program by incorporating a self paced video training. We still have one on one private calls, as well as group coaching calls, however with this updated structure, it gives us the ability for more focus and personalization during our private calls.
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