At this point in my life, I had never even heard of a naturopathic doctor, let alone natural medicine so I did what my doctors told me to do - surgery, chemo, radiation, hormone therapy. During my radiation treatments, I randomly heard about naturopathic medicine and this was the catalyst for change that started my life as I know it today.
I started working with a naturopath oncologist and immediately saw my energy levels improve - I even rode my bike to some of my radiation treatments! I saw a significant improvement in my overall health and wellbeing. I became obsessed with natural health and this led me to nutrition.
With my cancer diagnosis I always just felt out of control. I couldn’t do anything except just show up for my chemo/radiation sessions and hope for the best. Nutrition gave me my power back. Instead of going to the hospital and just hoping for the best, I showed up at home and took action in the kitchen. I learned why certain foods were helping me and why certain foods were harming me. I learned how to make my body a place where cancer couldn’t survive.
Understanding what was happening to my body on a cellular level when I ate certain things was so empowering for me. I developed a plan to manage my cancer prevention completely naturally. I took myself off of the hormone therapy I was supposed to be on for the rest of my life. I regained control. I took my power back!
The more I learned about nutrition, the more I wanted to learn. I decided to quit my job in corporate accounting and I enrolled in holistic nutrition school. Now, I’m living my dream! I have an in clinic as well as a thriving online practice with clients on 4 continents and several countries where I work with fellow survivors and coach them into thrivers!
To me, thriving means taking an active and proactive role in your health, wellbeing, and prevention plan. It's about showing up daily to partner with and support your body. There is SO much you can do to reclaim your vitality and truly live your best life after breast cancer.
It doesn’t matter where you are on your journey, I’ll meet you where you are and take you where you want to go.
To your most nutritious and delicious life,