About Me
Hello

Hi! I’m Debbie.

I know what it’s like to travel a challenging journey,

like trying to improve your health.

I was diagnosed with RA and am traveling my path to health and more joy, one baby step at a time.

This is my story.

 

 

Around 2013 my joints started to hurt and then swell. I remember the first morning that I woke up and couldn’t stand because my feet were in too much pain. I had to crawl to the bathroom. I was scared.

I went to the doctors and was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), a disease that destroys cartilage throughout the body, and for which there is no cure, they say.

This really stung as I was an x-ray tech and knew what that diagnosis meant.

They wanted me to go on some pretty toxic medication and that wasn’t something I felt comfortable doing. (not that there is anything wrong with medication), it wasn’t the path I wanted to take.

I was determined that my fingers and feet were not going to remain swollen, and I was not going to have to crawl across the floor, forever.

So, I did some research, decided on a holistic path and went about my mission.

Let me backup a bit. I had always been interested in learning about Health. It was and is fascinating to me how the body works. The connection between your mind body and spirit.

I didn’t fully live it though. I was abusive to my body in many ways. I’m still not perfect! Thank goodness perfect isn’t necessary for health.

Mentally I was extremely abusive to myself. I really bullied me. Spiritually I believed in a higher power and had even experienced God, but was very turned off by religion.

That excruciating pain and a diagnosis started me on my journey toward a healthier life. It is also how I fell in love with me.

Because of my great fascination with health I had gathered some information. I started tweaking my nutrition and movement which definitely helped my symptoms lessen.

It wasn’t enough.

This is when I decided to go all in. I signed up to IIN Institute for Integrative Nutrition, implemented everything I could and still had symptoms.

My gut, what I call my SGS-spiritual guidance system told me I needed to look within.

Once I discovered the root of my problem by connecting and listening to my inner guidance… and then did something to change it… my health began to significantly improve.

This will be different and unique to each person. The changes I needed to make had to happen deep inside me.

Basically, I needed to love myself. I needed to set some boundaries in relationships and at work.

And I desperately needed to say good-bye to the cruel voice inside me that criticized every move I made. I needed to find happiness within me.

My purpose in this life as I see it, is to help you unveil the healthy you within, she is so powerful! 

My love of learning also took me to Erickson College’s Art & Science of Life Coaching, FMCA Functional Medicine Coaching Academy and IIN The Psychology of Emotional Eating.

The tools I’ve gathered over the years have been life changing.

I hold the IAHC certification for coaching and for 20+ years have been a licensed radiographic technologist.

I am a lifelong learner of Law of Attraction and  A Course in Miracles. Along with ALL spiritual texts.

t may sound strange, but I actually feel a gratitude for the pain I endured and the diagnosis I received.

All experiences can be used as lessons when we allow it. I know this can be super hard to relate to.

If it were not for these difficult challenges, I would not have the improved health and joy that I currently enjoy… and I would not be able to share what I’ve learned with people like you.

My journey would have been easier with a health coach. I didn’t even know they existed.

You do not need journey on your health path alone. Take along a strong advocate, your coach.

Please email me. It would be my honor to walk alongside you as your coach.