My Story of NBHWC/About Me

Motivation

I suffer from migraines and several years ago I was not in a good place. I was overmedicated, was put on a very rigid elimination diet to determine whether it would improve my migraines, and my father passed away. I was depressed, gained 15 pounds, felt lethargic, my cognitive function was affected by the medications, and my migraines were not getting better. On top of that, I got sciatica and finally knew I needed to do something about my health and well-being. I changed doctors and saw a different internist and neurologist. My internist took one look at me and knew I was drugged up. She did a toxic screen and the tests showed that I was at toxic levels of one of the migraine medications (at the time I was on 3 very high dose migraine medications prescribed by another doctor). My new internist immediately weaned me off all 3 medications. I also started to exercise with a physical trainer/health coach. Through her support, I lost the weight that I had gained and felt more energized and got out of my depression. This was a new beginning for me.

In our lives, we may be stuck in a situation that clearly doesn’t benefit our health and well-being, and yet are afraid to take action which would move us forward in life. Let’s face it, change can be hard because we may be too comfortable in our current situation or have some ambivalence. You may be thinking:

  • I’m not happy with my job situation, but I don’t know whether I want to start over in a new place or with a new career.
  • I don’t want to start over with my diet, but I know I need to lose weight. How can I give up some of the foods I love?
  • I know exercising is good for me, but I don’t want to start over working out again.

And so on. . . Instead of thinking of starting all over again, which can be daunting, think of these changes as an opportunity for a new beginning in your life. At New Beginnings Health and Wellness Coaching, we can talk through the changes you want to make in your life and find your personal new beginning. Book now for an appointment.

If you would like to find out more about Abbi, click here.

“So, I close my eyes to old ends and open my heart to new beginnings.”

Nick Frederickson

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