Are you willing to take a new direction in your healing?
Where you are at this moment does not have to be your forever. You are not your disease and you do not need to lose yourself in your journey to wellness. Your illness is not your everything, it does not define you. And while you might feel powerless at this moment, you hold the power to healing your body.
Annoyed by doctors telling you that there isn’t anything wrong with you when you KNOW that something isn’t right?
Frustrated that doctors, who barely know you, are telling you it’s all in your head?
Feeling overwhelmed by a health diagnosis that has turned your world upside down and now you need a freaking plan?
Discouraged by all of the lab testing that seem to give you exactly zero answers?
Exhausted from doctor shopping...it’s worse than dating.
Overwhelmed by trying to manage your illness all by yourself? Cue the Celine Dion...
Feeling like it’s impossible to lose or gain weight?
Concerned about your health to the point that it is beginning to affect your relationships?
Tired of not being supported?
Feel like you are constantly eliminating food from your diet but still reacting to everything? I mean, you can survive on chicken and broccoli, but is that really the life you want?
Managing a health condition that is getting worse: hypothyroid, acid reflux, acne, celiac disease, adrenal fatigue, hair loss, bloating, constipation, anxiety, arthritis, chronic fatigue, lyme disease, obesity, brain fog, food sensitivities, environmental allergies, skin irritations/rashes?
Are you fed up with being sick and tired? Are you ready to hit the reset button on your health?
Have you researched everything but feel unsure how to actually put it into practice?
I know you because I WAS you
- You have symptoms of an autoimmune or chronic disease, but no one seems to be able to put the puzzle together.
- You feel stuck. You feel like you are becoming your illness.
- You find yourself in tears wondering what the heck is wrong with how and how you are ever going to fix it.
- When you have a setback or a flare you tend to lose your cool and freak out.
Do you want to feel healthier, vibrant, and enthusiastic about life but you have no idea where to start or what to do to get there?
If you are having a moment of clarity right now, then get ready, because your life is about to change! If you are interested in becoming a team player in your own healing and you want to regain control of your life and health, then you are in the right place!
I have been exactly where you are right now. I know what it feels like when no one understands or supports you at a time when that’s the thing you need most. I see you. What I learned along the way was that being a team player in my own healing, addressing my mindset about my situation, and taking a holistic approach, allowed me to push the reset button on my health and finally begin to heal...for real.
It wasn’t always this way, I had to rebuild and reframe along the way in order to find a way of healing that worked for me and my body.
In 2014 my health began to deteriorate and I began to understand that diet wasn’t necessarily the whole story no matter what the media or my doctor told me - “eat this not that,” “eat less, to lose weight,” “count calories so you stop gaining weight.” I spent months being bounced from doctor to doctor with zero answers. Tired? Take a nap. Digestive upset? Stop eating whatever food made you feel that way. Gaining weight? Write down what you eat so you don’t overeat. Sore muscles and achy joints? Stop exercising.
Those were not the answers I wanted to hear nor were they the answers that would actually solve any of my issues. I literally begged for a diagnosis of any condition that I could take a pill for and feel better.
In 2015 I was diagnosed with a reactivated mononucleosis infection (due to the Epstein-Barr virus), adrenal fatigue, and borderline hypothyroid. But what I did not get with my diagnosis was any sort plan to help me feel better.
I now know that blanket diet recommendations aren’t enough (and diet itself often cannot solve all the things). We need so much more.
If you want to heal your body, food is your medicine and self-care is your lifeline.
As a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Paleo foodie, research and science junkie, endurance athlete, and reformed change hater, I have studied and used most of the major dietary theories and self-care practices and I will help you discover what approach (or combination of approaches) will work best for you.
I practice functional medicine which means that my approach is holistic and I look at how all the systems in your body and all areas of your life are connected. Total wellness and long-term health is achieved by combining food, movement, and self-care practices in a way that fits into your life.
If you want a program that is truly individualized to your needs and will get you from “here” to “there,” then I’ve been waiting for you.
I’m so happy you’re here.
But before we go any further, let’s clear something up...
There is no one diet that works for everyone.
There is no one way of healing that works for everyone.
Information: In order to understand how to heal, you first need to understand what it is that you are healing. Don’t worry, you don’t need a medical degree for this part! We will explore some basics about your health condition so you have a framework to make decisions about your health going forward.
Collaboration: We are a team and this is a collaborative effort. There may be other who we need to bring onto the team (or who are already there) in order to make sure that you get exactly what you need to achieve maximum healing and health.
Feed & Fuel: There is absolutely no one-size-fits-all diet out there. Which means that we need to figure out what works for you body. You’ll walk away from this program with a completely personalized 100% (ok maybe 97%) perfect diet FOR YOU.
Movement: When you are exhausted and feeling sick, getting the movement you need is probably the last thing you want to do. But studies show that those who get regular exercise have a better quality of life. Even though it can be hard, it’s worth it. You don’t have to become a competitive athlete (unless you want to), but we will develop a plan to slowly incorporate more movement into your daily life.
Mindfulness: Managing your stress is critical to both your long term health and short-term healing. Your illness or health condition is also a stressor on your body. We will examine the sources of stress in your life and develop effective ways to manage it so you can become more resilient and achieve maximum healing.
Rest: Rest is important in healing and not something that can be ignored. We will supercharge your sleep and build some other restorative activities into your life.
Connection: Connecting with other people as well as the natural world around you is critical to healing and maintaining health. We will address ways for you to build a support network through connections with others as well as explore the benefits of connection with nature.
It is my mission to help you heal your body and your life so you can live energized, free from setbacks, and not held back by your illness.
Are you ready?
When we work together you’ll learn how to effortlessly manage your lifestyle. You’ll walk away from this adventure always knowing exactly what to do.
You will have your own kit of personalized self-care tools to help you live your life on your own terms.
We will create a blueprint for managing your health condition.
You will finally be able to stop questioning what you need because you will instinctively know.
You will no longer be afraid of what is happening right now or what will happen next.
If you have a flare-up, you’ll know exactly what to do and will be able to do it free from tears, anxiety, or frustration.
At the end of our time together you’ll know how to be proactive and take action with your health and healing. You’ll know how to take the next step, and the step after that, and the one after that. Being healthy will feel as easy as brushing your teeth before bed or drinking water when you are thirsty.
Are you ready to Ditch the struggle and find wellness and joy?
I am dedicated to helping my clients live beyond their chronic illness and autoimmune disease. I believe that it is your right to experience more joy and happiness in your life and to feel like the WHOLE you.
We are a good fit if:
- You know that what you are doing right now isn’t working anymore.
- You want to be a team player and take aligned, decisive action toward your healing.
- You want to find something that actually heals your body rather than just covering up your symptoms.
- You are ready to live your life without being held back by a diagnosis of a chronic or autoimmune illness.
- You’ve got a sense of humor and you aren’t afraid to use it.
We are not a good fit if:
- You want a quick fix.
- You want it all done for you.
- You aren’t able to make yourself a priority
- You don’t have a sense of humor
- You do not want to be a team player
Your 1:1 Coaching program includes:
Let me be very clear, this is not a one-size-fits-all program full of pre-recorded videos and PDFs, this is a program that is 100% tailored to you.
12 weeks of personalized weekly coaching and support in the form of weekly check in calls and recommendations for books, restaurants, recipes, etc. to help inspire and connect you to your journey.
Savvy skills so you can decipher food labels, nutritional supplements, and your own lab work
Customized food lists so you know exactly what to eat.
Recipe and snack recommendations customized for your situation, body, and lifestyle.
A personalized morning and evening routine that is specific to you health concerns, needs, and lifestyle.
A bedtime ritual to help you sleep deeply and more restfully.
Custom meal plan add-on available
Do you have questions? Click here to book a free consultation call.
The Investment = $1,200
($997 if paid in full)
- Connect the dots between where you are now and where you want to be. We will explore what is holding you back and preventing you from moving forward (and it’s probably not what you think).
- Create a personal plan for lifelong health.
- Identify any symptom or trigger red flags and help you to understand what your body loves and needs more of and what it needs less of.
- Set personal goals and work on small, daily changes that add up to massive momentum in your journey.
- Provide insight, inspiration, and support to get you out of your rut and back on the road to kicking ass at life!
TOGETHER WE WILL:
FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions
What are your qualifications?
I am a nurse practitioner who practices with a functional medicine approach. I have over 9 years of clinical experience and I have an extensive background in women's health.
What kinds of things would I work on with you?
With over 9 years of clinical experience, I am able to help you with a variety of chronic and autoimmune health conditions. My integrative approach has been particular successful with conditions that don't always respond to traditional medical treatments such as irritable bowel syndrome, PMS, generalized fatigue, and migraines or other headaches. Other common conditions that you may want my help with include:
- High cholesterol
- High blood pressure
- Rheumatoid arthritis/joint pain
- Mild anxiety and depression
- Thyroid conditions
- Adrenal fatigue
- Obesity/weight loss
- Food sensitivities
My approach is also perfect for those who are feeling well but are invested in preventing disease well into in the future. We can assess your risk factors and give you tools for optimal health.
What is not included?
I do not diagnose or treat any disease, or manage your medications if we are working together remotely. I can make specific recommendations for testing that your doctor or local healthcare provider can order or places you can go to order certain tests without a physician. I can also help you better understand any disease you may have already been diagnosed with as well as ways to prevent, mitigate, or treat a disease. I can also make recommendations for supplements, dietary, and lifestyle changes that may help you work with your provider to decrease or get off of some medications.
Do you bill insurance?
I do not bill insurance. I can provide you with a receipt for your payment, but even though I am a nurse practitioner, this program may not be considered therapeutic and your health insurance will not likely cover it.
Can we discuss diseases?
Yes, we can discuss diseases. There is no need to avoid mentioning the word disease or the names of specific diseases. We do need to agree that I am not offering diagnosis, treatment, or treatment advice. However, I can provide you with education about what I believe the causes to be, ways to prevent or treat diseases, as well as making specific recommendations of what to discuss with your doctor.
Can you suggest specific providers for specific lab tests?
Yes. Sometimes I will know the best option and sometimes it will require some research on my part to figure out the logistics associated with specific providers. I offer research between sessions for the health and wellness packages, but not for the hourly consultations.
Can you analyze stool tests?
I am familiar with stool tests and I may be able to provide valuable insights.
What if my schedule changes after I have made my appointments?
You can reschedule your appointment at any time.
Can we conduct our appointment via email instead of phone or video chat?
When you purchase a package, I offer limited email support to allow for clarifications, answers to quick questions, and briefly discussing priorities for how to use future sessions. I unfortunately cannot substitute email discussions for the sessions themselves.
If my schedule doesn’t fit the slots available in the calendar, are you flexible with other days?
Currently I can only commit to the slots that are in the calendar. They are designed to offer flexibility for time of day across many time zones. Please note, that the scheduling software I use does the time zone translation for you automatically and shows you time slots your own time zone.