I’m So Nervous!

I have always been a learner. I’ve actually recently labeled myself as a “lifetime learner!”  I have so many diplomas and certifications and still feel like there is so much for me to do and learn in this lifetime! I like to say, “If you’re not growing, you’re dying.”

So, if I have learned so much and have so many accolades to my name, why was I so scared to do this next thing that I’m about to do? 

Why did I feel like I’m not an expert at anything?

Why did I keep telling myself that I’m not good enough, that nobody wants to hear what I have to say?

Because I let that little voice in my head, you know her, the inner mean girl, tell me that I was not good enough. I let her tell me that I don’t know what I’m talking about.  I haven’t written a book. I have yet to make a six figure income in my network marketing company.  I am not a world-renowned speaker, actor, or singer.  I don’t have a million followers on social media!  So what makes me special?

Once I stopped listening to my inner mean girl and took a step back, I realized how much I have to offer.  ​I have survived medical school, a brutal Ob/Gyn residency, the birth of twins, multiple job transitions, a broken back, the prep of a competitive bodybuilder, a fellowship in functional medicine while working/momming/wifing, and the loss of my medical job resulting in a transition into a full time network marketer. 

I have been depressed, adrenal fatigued, overweight, overwhelmed, and sleep deprived.

I have gone from a shower chair/walker yielding woman in a back brace on daily narcotics for pain to a shredded, bikini laden, pro card-earning bodybuilder! I have gone from a negative, self-deprecating, bitter, angry woman to a positive, self-caring, happy, meditated crystal lover who works on her spirituality and God-given intuitive talents daily!   I feel like I have DONE IT ALL!  

So why should I feel like I need more certifications to take the next steps in my life?  I am more than qualified to share my life experiences and help others with their struggles.  I have successfully made so many drastic transitions in my life which truly make me the expert and I don’t need a piece of paper to make me legit!  I am the real deal! The survivor!

​And it’s time I tell my ego to shut up and start helping people turn their lives around!

So get ready for the first edition of the new and improved me! Coming May 28, 2019, I will be launching “Love The Leap” with Dr. Renee, my very first podcast!  I have wanted to do a podcast for a while now but didn’t have the belief in myself to do it until now!  It is completely in alignment with my mission and I feel like it’s the best way for me to reach more people with my message. 

I am an avid listener of podcasts myself. I find a tremendous amount of value in this FREE resource and I want to personally add to this value and continue to change lives with my story and life experiences (as well as with the knowledge I acquired through all of my schooling and coarses)! 

So, stay tuned for the official launch!! I am so excitied (and scared, of course) but can’t wait to take you all on this next adventure in my crazy life!! 

Time For a Little Girl Talk

Do you ever struggle with making friendships with other women?

When I became a full time working mother of twins back in 2007, the time I spent hanging out and nuturing my relationships with other women went down the drain! I was exhausted from sleepless nights and busy days at work so I preferred to spend any free time I had curled up on the couch with one of my littles, getting spit-up on my shoulder and changing diapers every 30 minutes (remember, I had two at once so there was a lot of feedings and diaper changes)!  The dissipation of my female relationships was also compounded by the fact that I suffered from MAJOR mom guilt….how could I go out and hang with my girlfriends when I spent 50 hours a week (or more) at work, away from my twins?!

Fast forward 11 years.  Pretty much any real female connection I had was gone. The only girl time that I had on a consistent basis was virtually with my fitness community.  I kept blaming my husband for our lack of meaningful friendships.  He’s a homebody and loves our quiet evenings home alone, as a family.  While I truly enjoy this quality time, also, I kept feeling that something was missing. I knew I needed to stop blaming him and take control of what I wanted.  And it all started with a little nudge from one of my fairly new friends who sent me a message about a weekend all female conference that was within driving distance to my house! My gut said an immediate “yes” so I went with it and immediately purchased a ticket!!

Well, the two weeks leading up to the conference were chaotic, bordering on crazy!  A whirlwind Spring break trip to Washington, DC and New York City followed by arrival home Easter weekend to find my dad in the hospital.  If I had not committed already (and bought a ticket), I would have cancelled.  The other thing that kept me in the game- my friend (and truly an inspiration in my life) was coming to stay with me the day before the event.  So double commitment, exactly what I needed!  My past self would have said that I’m way too busy (and stressed) to be going away for the weekend and I would have backed out, thinking that nobody would miss me if I didn’t go. But now I HAD to go because others were relying on me! 

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To deal with the overwhelm, I set a small goal! I just had to make it to Andrea’s arrival on Thursday.  And all that was between me and some girl time was getting hair and nails done and spray tan (cause you have to look and feel good for girls weekend, right), cleaning the house, packing, and the most importantly, screwing my head back on straight!

I took a deep breath on my trip out to the Albany airport to pick up Andrea.  I couldn’t believe that I had made it without a major breakdown!  Upon her arrival, I felt uplifted, happy and more energized!  And the fun began!

Dinner out with Andrea and the family on Thursday! And then united on Friday with our girlfriend, Lorelei!! Off to the Herkimer Diamond Mines for a day of slamming rocks to break the gorgeous clear quartz crystals free to exert their power!! And then back in the car for our weekend adventure at the conference!

The Align and Rise conference put on by Ladies Aligned in Saratoga Springs, NY, was nothing short of amazing and EXACTLY what I needed to re-ignite my desire for REAL human female connection! Nobody came with an agenda… only to connect and find new female friends!! All women were authentic- showing up as their true selves.  ​


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And the weekend allowed us to tap in to who we are as women, show our vulnerabilities in a non-judgemental environment, and really commit to ourselves, each other and our futures in this world!  I not only got to meet new women but I got to REALLY know the two amazing women who I went with! Sharing a room and drinking champagne in bed while sharing our childhood stories is called real connection- getting to know the core of the person who I call friend. 

So why did I feel so connected to the women at this conference and feel so energized and happy upon returning home? Let me get all sciency on your for a second, because that is what I do as a doc! Hanging out with your girlfriends causes the release of a hormone called Oxytocin.  It is the hormone that is released during pregnancy and also while in labor.  But is also termed the “cuddle hormone” since it is released with contact, either human or even animals (like petting a dog)! It not only can strengthen the bond between a male/female couple but also enhance the connection between two women! So their is scientific evidence behind the feelings I had upon arriving home!

Check out THIS amazing article for the many benefits of having female relationships (it may be from 2005 but still very insightful)! 


I also received the book A Tribe Called Bliss at the event. Funny story… I had purchased this book on audible in February but never finished listening to it since it didn’t resonate with me at that time! Now, 3 months later, I can’t put the book down! If you want to learn how to grow a girl tribe of your own, I suggest giving it a read!  And, I admit, at the age of 46, it is harder to make friends. It requires effort.  It requires dedication. But the benefits make it all worth it!

I am beyond grateful that I finally took the first step back to re-establishing my female friendships! I now commit to getting together with a girlfriend weekly since the natural high you feel from connecting with other women who are on the same page as you in life is exhilarating! And I commit to continuing to expand my network of friends since you can never have too many, right?

So now I ask you, when was the last time you spent quality time with your girlfriends?  I challenge you to make this a priority, and soon!

Why “Elite” is Your Best Weight-Loss Hack!

Do you know that close to 80% of Americans are not physically active, as defined by government standards? And there are others who are very physically active (maybe a little too much) because they are trying to outwork a poor diet!

Most Americans do not get enough fruits and vegetables in their diets. Most consume too much sodium (usually in the form of processed foods) and sugar consumption is at an all time high!

And we wonder why close to 40% of Americans are obese?  They are either inactive, have poor nutrition or both! And our kids are not too far behind! One in 5 children is obese.  This is unacceptable!

I hear so often “I eat healthy but can’t seem to lose weight” and “I am gluten-free but I can’t understand why I’m gaining weight”! So, the crowd that is eating healthy usually has an issue with portion sizes. Everything nowadays is “supersized” and “jumbo” so we have no idea what an appropriate portion size is! And gluten-free does not necessarily make it healthy. There are plenty of foods that are laden with sugar and crap and still gluten free! And we serve as role models for our kiddos so if we eat a certain way, our kids will think this is the norm and we only perpetuate the problem! 

We need to do something about 
all this nonsense! And it starts 
with you making the decision to get healthy!

Will it be easy?  Nope. It is much easier to eat donuts, sit on the couch and watch countless hours of television! If it was easy to make the change, we wouldn’t have the problems we are facing now in the US!

But the good news is, it can be simple.  

There are so many different plans, diet fads, and supplements that can make getting started so confusing and complicated.  Even I get overwhelmed at the information overload pushed on us every day.  It really doesn’t have to be that complicated to eat food you enjoy without having to cut out entire food groups and restrict yourself.

To help you keep it simple, I am doing my part and creating a COMBINED fitness and nutrition group where I will give you a workout and not only give you a step by step nutrition plan, I will coach you every inch of the way so you completely understand it! I always say, I can lead the horse to water but I can’t make it drink.  Same with people. I can give everyone the tools and resources they need (including me to coach them every step of the way) but they have to commit to trying. 

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This is your chance to work directly with me as I coach you in making healthier food choices and give you a fitness program that is not only doable but fun! The workout is actually the very first program I did successfully after breaking my back and I got amazing results, even with doing the modifications! So it will be the same basic workout, yet effective, 30 minute workout but new and improved since we will be doing it together as it’s being recorded LIVE!!

There will be a chance to be recognized as an ELITE member of my Virtual Gym if you put the work in to get the results you want and you can also earn a FREE Elite tank top!  This will be the OFFICIAL test group for both the nutrition plan and fitness program so I would seize the day and get in ASAP!!

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So let’s do this together! Don’t just do this for you but for your entire family and for future generations! The changes we make today will not only affect us but everyone we come in contact with! We can help influence our husbands, kids and parents to live a happier and healthier life. I have seen all come on board (in my family alone) with one simple choice to just do it for myself! Now it is a lifestyle for my entire family! ​

Losing My Best (Fur) Friend

You might be wondering where I have been.  Believe me, I would have rather be here chatting about health and wellness as opposed to what I have been doing.

For the past week,  I’ve been dealing with the loss of my best friend… my first baby.  My 15+ year old pup died last week.  As I sit here writing this, tears are streaming down my face.  It has been over a week and I still can’t believe that I will never see him again.  I have a Spotify playlist on that I have made for him and can’t help but wish that he hadn’t left me. The fact that I’m sobbing is probably one of the reasons why I have delayed writing this but a tribute from his momma right here on this blog feels right.

Charlie came into our life as a rescue dog at a little over a year old (or so we think). I called him our “pound puppy!”  He did have some issues as many rescue dogs have… mainly separation anxiety, and little man complex (he was a small 30 pound pug mix but he showed all those big dogs what he thought of them. His personality was much larger than him)!! Despite his issues, we loved him right away and dealt with his unique needs the best we could.

Charlie was our only “child” for 3 years.  When we began taking trips just for him, I knew it was time to start thinking of having kids.  I had never really wanted kids until I got Charlie. He really brought out my maternal instincts and, since he not only survived, but thrived, with me as his momma, I knew that my human babies would be just fine!

Charlie welcomed not only one, but two babies in July 2007.  He was a little jealous when he no longer was getting all the attention but he quickly fell into a loving and protective role over the twins like they were his own babies.  

Charlie loved running in the fields and hanging with the cows on my dad’s farm so he was happy when we moved to the country in Central NY in 2008.  He loved his daily long walks and more trips to the farm to visit his black and white girlfriends (the cows)!

Charlie lost sight in one eye 7 years ago and then went completely blind 6 years ago. Did that stop him from enjoying life? No way! His sniffer just got a lot better! And we were so cruel to move into a new house without him ever seeing it (they recommend you not do that to a blind dog but we had already bought the house before he went blind!) Did that stop him?  Nope! He figured out his new digs in no time! Honestly his blindness affected we humans more than him. He kept on trucking along! 

Then Charlie developed some weakness in his hind legs last year and we found out he had an old tear in one of his knee ligaments. Tough old dog! We never knew he had an injury! Then followed the onset of some bladder issues so a diaper became part of his daily routine! Still no big deal and not anything that we couldn’t handle!  But, little by little, he was losing his doggy dignity. 

Over the past few months, Charlie’s weight drastically dropped and we suspected some type of cancer but we couldn’t find it so we just kept enjoying life with him while we still had him. He was still very happy and living his best life!

Charlie had always slept in our bed at night.  He used to sleep by our feet but then moved up between my husband and I over the past year since we feared him falling off the bed.  There came a point in January where he could no longer sleep in our bed since his risk of falling off the bed was too great. So hubby and I took turns sleeping on the couch next to him so we could be with him all night to change his diapers and so he wouldn’t be alone.

Then came the day we had to rearrange the house, protecting him from all of the furniture that he could hurt himself on. He wouldn’t sit still and blindly wandered around the house all day (and night) long, bumping his head frequently! Honestly, our house looked like we had a 2 year old toddler again with all of the barricades and chairs up! Was he worth the sleepless nights and the house looking like it’s in shambles? ABSOLUTELY! 

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My little 30 pound solid dog dropped down to a frail 19.5 pounds. Looking back at pictures, it was drastic but we saw him every day so he just looked a little skinnier. Something was taking over my boy’s body.

Charlie stopped eating his boring ol’ dog food a few weeks ago but did enjoy some of his mommy and daddy’s chicken and rice. I knew there would be a problem if he stopped eating that! And he did ! He also preferred eating snow over drinking water but that, too, stopped! 

On the morning of March 13, Charlie and I were alone and he made it quite clear to me that he was done being the strong boy that he had been for almost 16 years. He was tired. And it was time for him to go.

So, as a family, we had to say good bye to him that day. I held him in my arms, telling him how much I love him, as he went into his eternal sleep. Our hearts are broken and the tears won’t stop flowing but we are comforted knowing that he has regained his eyesight, bladder control and strength and is now free to go and play with all of his ol’ buddies at The Rainbow Bridge. He is back to being a puppy again, loving his life and waiting for us to be reunited one day.


If you’ve made it this far through my story, I have no doubt you love (or have loved,) a furry little soul mate.  This is such a confusing time, learning how to move forward without our little boy, while embodying a healthy grieving process for our kids.  I believe in my heart that we gave Charlie a warm and loving home, and he gave us the same in return.  I hold so much gratitude in my heart for his wet little nose, his warm snuggles, and his endless energy. 

I’d love to hear from you, have you lost a fur baby?  What helped you heal?  Your kids?

Confessions of a Competitive Body Builder

Many of you know that I used to be really involved with the Competitive Bodybuilding circuit.  In fact, I even competed in three competitions within a two year span.  I loved the passion and the drive I felt when I had such a huge goal on my horizon, and was so inspired by the commitment level of my fellow competitors. 
That being said, in retrospect,  I have some major regrets with how I handled my competition prep, and I feel that by sharing my story, I’ll likely help others avoid those same mistakes.  It’s important to note that I’m not bashing the bodybuilding world and competition life, I may even compete again in the future, but when I do, it will be as a completely different person with more information and a better perspective on my side. 

PITFALLS

The fixation on food was so strong that the moment I finished eating one meal my mind was focused on the next, “When can I eat again, and what can I eat?” was the constant thought running through my mind.  It got to the point that when my children would ask for a bit of what I was eating I became panicked and wouldn’t let them try it, how could I share when I wasn’t feeling fulfilled as it was?  This becomes a bit of a joke in the bodybuilding community, never sharing food out of desperation, but when you take a step back, it’s kind of crazy, isn’t it?​

When you’re in competition prep or strict dieting mode, you can get into a protective mode over your food.  I even started keeping track of what was in the fridge, possessive over what was in there and getting upset if anyone in the family took food from my drawer! 

In competition prep, you’re always on a timeline, there’s always the next goal weighing on your mind.  My mood was totally dependent on the scale, which is intense because so many things can affect the number on the scale.  There were days I was hungry and stuck on point to the nutrition plan and I would STILL wake up the next day with a higher number on the scale.  It was so frustrating! I became obsessed with the brightly lit numbers popping up on the screen of the scale and that number consistently going down! Times when it went up, I would get grumpy and a bit angry for the rest of the day.

MY BIGGEST REGRET

​One of the things I regret most is using laxatives the way I did.  The plan that I was following to hit my numbers on my nutrition  plan was not formulated around keeping the digestive tract in homeostasis, it was built to bring the number on the scale down.  And the result, unfortunately, was frequent constipation.  It’s a catch 22 because when you aren’t going to the bathroom, the scale goes up as well.  SO frustrating!

Sometimes I was so anxious knowing that weekly weigh-in was coming up.  So many fears ran through my head, “will my coach  think I was cheating and not sticking to the nutrition plan?”, “Will he limit even more foods?”, “Am I closer or have I gained?” ​

I was being so strict but it didn’t always show in weigh-ins! Eventually I resorted to laxatives meant for colonoscopy prep just to handle the constipation in time for weigh in.  It sounds crazy now, but at the time I was so desperate!

Just so you know, this way of dropping weight didn’t always work and it definitely isn’t healthy.  It often backfired on me because it would dehydrate me while making me bloated at the same time! It’s not healthy to rely on laxatives to go to the bathroom, it’s just not!

I didn’t go the laxative route often but it was always in the back of my head as an option. 
This is the path that lead me to body dysmorphia which is a condition where by you can’t accurately recognize the reflection in the mirror as an appropriate image of yourself.  I became obsessed over my body fat percentage, always pinching my skin to see how much fat was left, intent on making it go away. 

A lot of bodybuilders go through this. We get this distorted image of how we look.  You see, we look fit and defined to everyone else but somehow have this distorted image of how we look and only see the areas of fat or places that need improvement.

HOW I PULLED MYSELF OUT OF IT

I had to step out of that zone for a bit to heal myself and recover from that phase of my life.  First thing I did was put the scale away until the negative emotions around it faded away.  It took a few months, honestly.  Sometimes my food obsession pops up again in my daily life, usually when my kids ask for food to share and my gut instinct is to keep it to myself since that scarcity mindset (never enough food) returns!  I have to work through it for a quick moment and remind myself that there is plenty of food.  And if there isn’t, well then I can have more! Isn’t that crazy?

I’ve come a long way with these issues. My body dysmorphia is no where near as bad as it used to be, but there are still moments that I need to redirect those thoughts that pop up in my mind and replace them with truth.  I really delved into personal development (Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis and Like She Owns the Place by Cara Alwill Leybe,) and started practicing mindfulness through the use of meditation (I love the “Headspace” app as well as “Calm”!)

It’s all based on how you see yourself and everyone is differrent.  I’ve had to do a lot of healing, especially with my relationship to the scale.A And I know the time it takes to heal from these kind of situations is different for everyone.   I gave myself grace,  put away the scale for a few months and had a nice long break from obsessing over that number, until I felt my mindset was more balanced and more accepting of the number that reflected back at me.   

I’m in a different place now than I was a year ago.  And I’m so happy I figured out how to help myself and snap out of it! 

I may consider going back to the bodybuilding (much to my husband’s dismay), but in a totally different mindset.  I want to try it again in a way that is actually healthy and prove that it’s possible- to others and to myself. 

WHAT’S NEXT?

People always ask me about the competition prep and I hesitate talking about it sometimes, because it’s really not for everyone. I always say, if it was easy, everybody would be doing it. It’s a full time job- planning food, prepping food, measuring it out accurately, stressing about missing a workout, and several hours in the gym per day training.  

I think there should be a recovery group for people post-competition because it’s so hard coming down off of it.  It’s like a huge wedding day you’ve prepped for SO long for, then 10 minutes on stage and it’s over.  There becomes this post-competition blues that hit pretty hard and is never talked about. 

Many of us gain a bit of weight post-competition when our hormones are out of whack.  The plan is to reverse diet and slowly ease your body back into a “normal” cycle of nutrition, but it’s not always easy to do this when your mind and body is just craving something you’ve been missing for so long!  Also, with no set goal (another competition),  it’s hard to stay on track and say no to the foods you’ve been missing for so long! And just to have some freedom back to eat what you want is liberating so control definitely becomes an issue! 

I learned a lot about myself in competition prep, so I don’t regret doing it. ​Never. It made me who I am today and I am VERY PROUD of my accomplishments. Will I ever return to the stage?  Maybe. But for now, I enjoy working out when I want and not stressing over a missed workout. I eat mindfully and in moderation with a focus on fueling my body for my workouts and daily activity. And I embrace the skin I’m in, knowing that I take good care of my body and it’s outward appearance is, by no means, a reflection of my self worth or value in this world. 

WANT MORE?

I love my Happy, Healthy, & Holistic Facebook Community!  That’s where I unload a ton of my holistic knowledge, answer questions, and pour my energy into growing a healthy and informed community! 

Looking to lose weight, and the diet?  My Mindful Nutrition Mentorship Group is where it’s at!  Together we’re learning to lose the negative stigma that comes with conventional dieting while truly feeding our bodies, nourishing our minds, and staying on track- happily!  
​Click the button below to get the full scoop!

Ready for more?  Then it’s time to talk about my Virtual Gym, my friend!  
Imagine this: every single kind of workout you can imagine- yoga, strength training, plyometrics, balance, DANCE, and more- channelled right to your living room!  If you’re like me that means no venturing out into the snow or making sure the kids are taken care of.  I simply hit play and achieved results worthy of several winning body competitions! 

Not quite ready for all that?  That’s okay, I’m here for you!!  
​That’s why I created my own 5-Day Clean Eating e-Book!  
I provide the shopping list, the recipes, and the full plan to get you started on your health journey- FREE!  Simply sign up for my mailing list and I’ll send it your way.  Pretty sweet, right?

Berberine: A Holistic Fountain of Youth?

There are so many great supplements out there, but it’s hard to know which is the right supplement for your needs.  That’s why I love talking about some of the most commonly suggested ones in my functional medical practice.  One fantastic supplement that I even take myself is called Berberine.  It’s derived from a little yellow flower and can do so much for our bodies- from anti-aging at a cellular level to enhancing or even replacing diabetes medication (WITH the help of a doctor, of course.)

​Let’s look at some of the other reasons I love suggesting Berberine…

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Berberine is one of the most anti-aging compounds out there. It’s natural and plant derived. It has your body make less sugar, use insulin better, lowers LDL cholesterol, reduce infections and can even help with weight loss.

BLOOD SUGAR & APPETITE

In my functional medical practice, I suggested this for my patients who had a diet high in sugar and processed foods, and tested high in hemoglobin AIC (indicating potential high blood sugar.) I also taught them a healthier approach to nutrition, of course!  Berberine helps your body become more sensitive to insulin (the hormone that puts sugar back into cells). Studies have shown that it’s comparable to many diabetic medications on the market such as Metformin. Patients already on a blood sugar medication may use this, but with caution, as it could cause blood sugar to become too low, unless they are being watched closely and tested by a doctor.
Because of its effect on blood sugar, it can also assist in weight loss.  It also affects a hormone in your body called Leptin, which stimulates your appetite.  

CHOLESTEROL

Berberine can also support cholesterol- by lowering total cholesterol numbers, LDL and triglycerides while raising HDL, which is your good cholesterol.  While it helps with this, I don’t generally recommend messing with your cholesterol unless it’s necessary, due to it’s important role in hormone production within the body.  I’ve seen too many men come in with testosterone issues due to medication to reduce cholesterol. Diet should always be the first focus, and is key in reducing “bad” cholesterol.  The real cause of the build up on the walls of your arteries (leading to heart disease) is really poor nutrition which, in turn, causes inflammation on the vessel walls. This inflammation attracts the LDL cholesterol (aka “bad” cholesterol) causing the buildup on the vessel wall. So the true cause of heart disease is not necessarily the high cholesterol but a high degree of inflammation. 

PCOS

Berberine is especially helpful for women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) which causes an over-production of testosterone by the ovaries.  Insulin support, reducing testosterone, and the added benefit of weight loss support are all vital for those suffering from PCOS.

FIGHTING INFECTIONS

Another really cool thing about Berberine is it’s antimicrobial effects.  When patients would test high in their inflammatory markers (CRP) I would suspect an infection or inflammation somewhere in the body, even if we couldn’t pinpoint where it was coming from.  It’s antibacterial, antiparasitic, and antiinflammatory properties would make it a go-to for me for these kind of patients! ​

DOSAGE

Berberine can be taken in a dose of 500mg 1-3 times a day, with meals due to it’s effect on blood sugar. If you’re taking a blood thinner such as Coumadin, it’s important to talk to your doctor prior to taking this supplement.  It can also affect other important medications such as antidepressants and beta blockers, so absolutely talk to your doctor before taking this to ensure there are no negative interactions with your current medications.

TALK TO YOUR DOCTOR

While I have so much knowledge and experience with holistic medicine, I don’t have experience with YOU and your specific body situation.  Any information here is not meant to replace the expertise your doctor brings to the table.  Instead, it’s to inform you so you know how to talk to your doctor, and ask for recommendations specific to your needs.

WANT MORE?

I love my Happy, Healthy, & Holistic Facebook Community!  That’s where I unload a ton of my holistic knowledge, answer questions, and pour my energy into growing a healthy and informed community! 

Looking to lose weight, and the diet?  My Mindful Nutrition Mentorship Group is where it’s at!  Together we’re learning to lose the negative stigma that comes with conventional dieting while truly feeding our bodies, nourishing our minds, and staying on track- happily!  
​Click the button below to get the full scoop!

​Ready for more?  Then it’s time to talk about my Virtual Gym, my friend!  
Imagine this: every single kind of workout you can imagine- yoga, strength training, plyometrics, balance, DANCE, and more- channelled right to your living room!  If you’re like me that means no venturing out into the snow or making sure the kids are taken care of.  I simply hit play and achieved results worthy of several winning body competitions!  

Not quite ready for all that?  That’s okay, I’m here for you!!  That’s why I created my own 5-Day Clean Eating e-Book!  
I provide the shopping list, the recipes, and the full plan to get you started on your health journey- FREE!  Simply sign up for my mailing list and I’ll send it your way.  Pretty sweet, right?

Don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions, I’m here for you!  

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