In the summer of 2009, I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory bowel disease. For months, after enduring time spent on every medication under the sun designed for UC, numerous hospital visits, unhelpful doctors and ridiculous medical bills, along with severe depression, a nonexistent social life and unwelcomed lifestyle changes, nothing had helped.
That’s when I took my illness into my own hands. I went off the medications. I visited with a functional doctor. I read up on natural eating and changed my diet to only include whole, natural foods. I received certification to perform Reiki, a Japanese energy healing practice, and I began a daily meditation. I even enrolled in a mind/body clinical trial at Rush University in Chicago.
As months went by of me working hard to take control of my own life, everything began to turn around. I am now on no medications and my UC flareups rarely occur, and if they do, they are far less severe. I now feel energized, optimistic, calm and confident in my body’s ability to heal itself. The power to heal is within us. We just have to find it and ignite it!
I wanted to spread the word about the body’s ability to heal itself, so I received my health coach training from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Since working wtih clients, what I hear most from them is that they didn’t realize how bad they felt all the time until they knew what it felt like to feel good.
Are you ready to achieve optimal health in your life? Ready to drop some pounds? Want to have more weight? Want to cook and eat healthier as an individual or as a family? I will help you create a completely personalized “roadmap to health” that suits your unique body, lifestyle, preferences, and goals.
Let’s talk. Schedule an initial consultation with me today!
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