I’m a Southern gal, who loves my family, front porch, God and off the grid adventures. I also happen to be a thriving, certified health coach utilizing wisdom, education and learned principles of applied functional medicine to support my clients in optimizing their health and achieving wellness.
Through investigation, inspiration and empowerment, my goal is to educate my clients on more natural approaches to healthy living. When I realized if I wanted answers to my own health woes – you know when you have that sense that something just isn’t right but you can’t get answers kind of frustration – opening my heart and mind to “another way” turned out to be the best way for me.
After partnering with Functional Medicine and holistic practitioners, I started implementing strategies to create an internal environment that would allow the body to repair and heal itself from the inside out. This has been a total game changer for me. Layer by layer. I keep peeling it back. Thyroid dysfunction. Mysterious symptoms. Parasites. Mold. H pylori. Who would have thought?! There’s no magic pill or easy button. Yet, the joy of experiencing life as your best self is pure bliss.
I learned long ago, Rome wasn’t built in a day. I’m here to share, neither were the chronic symptoms, interconnected dysfunction, hormone imbalances and nutrient insufficiencies that so many of us struggle with every day. Yes, they are common, yet not necessary.
With an open heart and mind I was able to experience the magnificent shift of the traditional diagnosis – prescription “sick-care model” to the empowered, take your health by the horns “well-care model.” This transformed my mindset and journey. The incredible discoveries, shifts and rebalances I’ve experienced are the very reason I chose to pursue a second career as a Functional Medicine Health Coach. With a steadfast passion of serving others, I knew starting a wellness practice was my way of paying it forward and getting the word out about holistic health.
I have chased down the Big 5 in Tanzania, Humpback whales in the Strait of Magellan, and 5 Ironman finishes in the U.S. and Canada. I’d be honored to help you chase down and resolve the root cause(s) of chronic aches and pains related to your gut health, hormone imbalances, thyroid or autoimmune challenges OR metabolic dysfunction so you can get back to feeling your best when with the people you love, doing activities you enjoy most, and experiencing places/things on your must see/do list.
I look forward to learning more about you and sharing excerpts of my personal health journey and experiences, and being a collaborative partner on your journey-in-motion to wellness.
Credentials & Education
Academy of Functional Wellness: Mentorship, February 2020 to Present.
School of Applied Functional Medicine: Completion of Level 1 and 2 AFMC Certification Exams, March 2018 to Present.
Institute for Integrative Nutrition: Certified Holistic Health Coach, January 2018.