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About Me

I used to believe the reason why I gained almost 100# was because of my job.

Working in HEMS/EMS comes with many challenges….long hours, day/night rotations, weekends, holidays, unpredictable shifts, extreme weather/temperatures, vibrations, stress, fatigue, no work life balance, lack emotional support and the list could go on.

I tried working with my Family Practice Doc, Registered Dietician, Therapist, Personal Trainer, and a Wellness Specialist. Most of our time was spent with me explaining my job. They just didn’t “get it”. Their recommendations didn’t fit with my life as a flight paramedic.

Then I found myself counting points, eating bars, drinking shakes, taking diet pills, and trying crazy work out plans. None of these were sustainable financially or long term.

I felt hopeless and frustrated.

One day I stumbled on the podcast The Life Coach School With Brooke Castillo. I became a student of this podcast and Brooke’s program. Using the tools she teaches I lost over 50#.

I felt like what Brooke taught was “the missing link” of why I hadn’t successfully lost the weight in the past.

I became a Certified Life and Weight Loss Coach in 2018 through The Life Coach School. I knew that our HEMS/EMS  industry is greatly underserved with tools for emotional, mental, and physical well being and weight loss tool that would really work for our industry.

The Weight Loss solution I offer focuses on re-calibrating hormones reducing the overdesire for food, using our Pre-Frontal Cortex to make decisions, and understanding emotional eating.

If improved Well Being is your goal, my solution is based on this model.  We use the brain to balance each of these areas!

 

xo.  Valerie

PS.  If you are ready to find out more about working one on one with me, please book a free 30 min consult call with me!  No pressure to buy.  Pinky promise.