Thanks for stopping by!! Maybe you know me or maybe you don’t! Either way, I’m excited to have you here. I have always loved technology and websites and blogging so that’s why I LOVE my website. I also LOVE living a healthy life fueled by good food, fitness, and great people. That’s actually what my website is all about. Teaching others how to live healthy and helping them along the way. It’s a confusing journey when you don’t know where to start, who to turn to or how to keep it up… and that’s why I’m here!!
I am lucky to be married to my best friend (so cliche but it’s true). We have a fur baby named #oliviapope and she is a feisty little Duck Tolling Retriever who keeps us moving even on those days we want to just lay around and watch Netflix. I’m also a Registered Dietitian with a Master’s Degree in Nutrition, and last year I decided to do something crazy…. start my own business! I’m the founding coach of Reach United, a health and fitness focused team that is dedicated to paying the good stuff forward.
I should also mention that I’m a weight loss success story!! Throughout the past 2 years I have lost 40 pounds and more importantly, kept it off!! I was that cliche dietitian that preached healthy to her patients and then lived unhealthily. I was hypocritical, self-critical, unconfident, unhappy, sad and in a bad place mentally. Then one day I decided that enough was enough. I had to change and I had to stop saying “tomorrow.”
When I found my wellness coach and accountability group everything just clicked. A simple nutrition plan, an effective and efficient fitness plan, passion, nourishing superfoods, community, accountability, SELF-LOVE and fun! And through coaching, I have found my passion and learned to love myself. I finally feel confident in my own skin! And best of all I’ve discovered an incredible community of support that has helped me to grow into the woman I am today and push myself to keep growing.
This blog chronicles my journey transforming myself from the inside out and helping others to do the same.
What fills my days is what you will find here, a little slice of my lifestyle. I get to spend my days working on my own health, coaching others to succeed in their health and mentoring new coaches on how to be successful in this business. I hope you’ll follow along and join the party!
MS, Dietetics (Masters Degree in Dietetics) – North Dakota State University, 2016
RD/RDN (Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist)- Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, since 2012
CD (Certified Dietitian) – State of Wisconsin, since 2012
BS, Nutritional Sciences (Bachelors Degree in Nutritional Sciences) – Penn State University, 2011