meet the founder & podcast host

When a shocking Crohn’s Disease diagnosis threatened to overturn my life, I knew I had to change my entire lifestyle. I wasn’t what you’d call an unhealthy person - in fact to some I was the picture of health: thin, athletic, smart.

But I learned very quickly that being thin does not even remotely mean you’re a healthy person. My gut was suffering, I almost lost my intestines, and couldn’t work for almost a year. It took a long time to get back on my feet.

While I was recovering, out of necessity, I began a health counseling program. I started with the sole purpose of re-learning how to care for my body. I had big dreams and aspirations (still do), but I was learning I needed to be healthy to achieve them.

This was my first a-ha moment.

Thus, The Lovely Digest was born in an effort to share my findings and actionable tips with others. In the beginning, I felt like becoming healthy and completely revolutionizing the way I lived was going to be this huge daunting thing. When in fact, it just takes small, simple action steps over time. You can rush the process, but it won’t stick.

Each episode of The Lovely Digest is designed for you to start rethinking your life and begin your own wellness revolution. I am so thrilled you’ve found us and want to help support you in any way I can.

If you treat your body like a machine, it will break down.

if you want to be your best self, you have to show up for yourself first.

that wellbeing is

And my second was,

So I spent the next six months learning the true meaning of health:


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