As I reflect back on the 37 years of my life, I am only now able to realize how courageous and unstoppable I am. I have navigated through childhood abuse, neglect and religious trauma which led to teenage years battling addiction as a way to escape my emotions in my self.
I was blessed to become a wife and mother at a young age and found joy focusing on my little family. I shoved all my trauma in a box and sealed it shut. Then at 31 I was diagnosed with an incurable muscular disease called Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy 2J. I tried to maintain the persona of a brave woman who had it all together while trying to hide my disease from the world as best as I could. I felt embarrassed that my body was changing rapidly due to my disease; my mind and body weren’t aligned. This led to depression and anxiety that eventually caused my box of trauma to burst at the seams, leaving me overwhelmed and ashamed. I felt stuck. Stuck in a body that was weakening and full of pain, stuck in a life that I no longer recognized or wanted for myself. I felt absolutely miserable. I was lost.
Then something miraculous happened! A godsend by the name of Sue Sueby, all the way from Australia, found me on Facebook. She is a life coach who quickly helped me realize I could HEAL from my trauma. We all have the ability to heal from within. She helped me tackle the biggest, darkest monster in my closet while learning to love myself. This kick started me down a new path of self love, a positive mindset and healing. I call it my self love journey and it has been the greatest, most rewarding gift I could ever give myself. Healing from childhood wounds has transformed my life. My physical pain is now very minimal and I have a lust for life!
This journey has ignited a real passion within me to help others. I have done extensive research and have completed master classes as well as enrolling in the Life Coaching program at Texas State University, where I will obtain my certification. The education I gain through this program will prepare me to help others heal as well as myself. It has truly been such a gift to myself to learn to love and forgive as a way to heal from my lifelong trauma. I invite you to join me in a free 1:1 session where we can strategize your next steps forward to discovering your best self. Life is beautiful and so are you!