And what started over 15 years ago…
At just 26 years old, I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
That was the beginning of years of research into health. No longer could I get away with the current lifestyle I was living.
I was in my mid-twenties, barely functioning and super confused. Nurses and Doctors couldn't give me an answer and it was difficult finding answers on the Internet then. Yahoo was the only search engine and there wasn’t much info out there. Leaky gut, probiotics, Paleo, and gluten free were non existent. The only thing I found was a rheumatologist so I made an appointment. He told me if I didn’t start “these'“ drugs immediately, I wouldn’t be able to walk in 6 months. So, even with a lot of hesitation, I did and the minute I received my big box of self injectable needles and medication, I knew I had to find another way.
Can you Relate?
Being told by a Doctor that you have this or that, or that your child has this diagnosis, being written a prescription and sent out the door? And you just know in your gut, there’s a second opinion out there or that there has to be something else you can do?
That’s where my journey to real health began.
I learned that food could truly be my medicine! And stress had to be maintained.
Over the next 10 years, I became a Certified Holistic Health Coach and learned so much more about healthy living.
My middle daughter even got sick 7 years ago and was “failing to thrive” so I went down the rabbit hole even further trying to research for her. You can read a bit more about that experience in my 7 Secrets to Cleaner Healthier Living. It’s the 7 Things I’ve compiled to be the most important when transitioning to a cleaner healthier life.
I was able to heal her and she’s now a thriving healthy 9 year old.
I want to share everything I have learned throughout this long journey because I know it can be time consuming and overwhelming.
Health—and disease—are created and sustained by the choices we make every single day. We have to design a healthy lifestyle we love if we want to feel (and BE) our absolute best selves.