Oh sister. Where do I even begin?!
Really, I have always had an interest in health.
Not so much as a "dieting fan" or even the type who "exercises for fun", but more along the lines of the girl who liked to buy the health magazine in the checkout line for workout tips and new recipes. But honestly, I got tired of the chicken, broccoli, rice bit or recipes full of odd ingredients that my store didn't carry and that I'd never use in another recipe ever again.
This interest of mine turned into a part-time job in 2008 as a Personal Trainer. I didn't like training in the gym because I couldn't stand how expensive it was for my clients who had to pay their monthly dues AND pay for time with me. I just don't feel that "healthy" should be so expensive!
For most of my life, staying fit has been pretty easy for me... until motherhood.
Unlike most new moms, postpartum hit me late. I had stopped my training. I managed to delay the denial that I was a Special Needs Mom for 3 years. And when it caught up to me, it hit me hard. I isolated myself and turned to food to soothe the pain in my loneliness of scrolling other mother's happy lives on social media. I battled with this unhealthy eating until NOTHING in my closet fit anymore!
I had to do something.
It was during one of my many "Mommy Meltdown Moments", balled in the corner of my shower, sobbing and praying, that I challenged myself to remember a time in my life when I felt happy. (If you've ever been depressed, I know you can feel this scenario.) My joy of being a mom was being outweighed with the guilt I carried for somehow "causing" my son's intellectual disability. As I took a trip down memory lane, searching my soul for answers, exhausted from the tears I was crying, my heart rested on the memory of helping other women with their struggle in health & fitness.
A forgotten grin cracked across my face and my tears dried with purpose this time around. Simply put, while I didn't feel I couldn't help myself in my own struggles, I could at least be the friend I wished I'd had to other women.
Welcome to my Good Fit Vibe Life.
I love to teach health and fitness to you on a very why-based and personally applicable kind of way. I have moved all my training from the gym to online which not only suits my life as a special needs mom, but fits your busy life, too. Creating a healthy lifestyle is SO much more than just exercise and food. It's building yourself up from the inside out: mind, body, nutrition & the spaces around you in organization.
I'm here to show you how!
Sweet friend, your path brought you here reading this letter from me for a reason.
Let me shoulder the load WITH you that you've been carrying.
Let me show you an easy way to crate that healthier life you're looking for.
Let's get started.
Love & Strength,
Nutrition, Exercise & Personal Organization Coach
Professional Firefighter/ Licensed Paramedic