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Hi. I’m Tessa

Intro

For the past 20 years, I have been a health care clinician working as an Registered Nurse for 8 years and then a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist for 12 years respectively. I have always felt that bad food and disease have a relationship, but never found the driver to take me in this direction, until May of 2017. It was then that I took the plunge an became a certified FASTer Way to Fat Loss® coach. This move not only opened the door to help other women eat MORE and workout LESS, but it also gave me the exposure to nutrition in a way that I had never experienced before. I became immersed in changing my own view of nutrition to the point of pursuing a functional nutrition certification. I felt like this was the right time to get this right in my own life.

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my mission

My Mission is to empower women of all ages to realize their health and the quality of their life is a choice. Age is NOT a determining factor for how healthy one can be. Christ’s love is a living reminder that our life is a precious gift. Providing this vessel with the best care, whether it be from nutrition, positive mindset or exercise is what Christ calls us to do. Mama, if I can do it, so can you!

 
 

“become obsessed with the things you love about yourself”

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My History

 
 

we all are on a journey

I am in my late 40’s and I remember when I turned 40(almost 10 years ago, yikes) I was reading a magazine article about all the body changes to expect after 40. I quickly closed the magazine and sat in the middle of my bed and cried. That is when I decided that whatever deterioration that my body was set for, I was going to do everything in my power to stop the process. It wasn’t going to be me, I could beat this. Oh, how silly to think I could fool Mother nature. Life happens and I got crazy busy. As full time working mom of 2 forced overtime hours, it is my season, whether I like it or not….it’s was time to DO in a big way each and everyday. And although my my heart and mind where aligned and determined, my body quickly responded to the pace and said screw you. I found myself with adrenal fatigue and estrogen dominance as a result, on thyroid meds and despite my over exercising and undereating I was quickly gaining weight despite all of my efforts to defy the odds.


Working out and eating right is decision I've made to do that my whole life and I consider myself a self taught expert. It started as a teen in the 80’s, when I bounced around to Jane Fonda and Gilad Jankowitz videos in my parent’s living room. I was also an avid runner in High School, which still to this day, provide easy active outlet that I continue to enjoy. Since High School to present day, I have maintained some level of working out regimen and eating plan my entire life. It is not a choice but more of a lifestyle. I would have never imagined that I would be where I am today. Health and wellness coaching has never been a goal that I carved out for myself. But once I tried the FASTer Way to Fat Loss®, I knew I had to tell others. It is unlike an eating and workout plan I had ever done. You workout LESS and eat MORE, a concept that was unlike any other fitness and workout plan I have ever tried. PS, I have tried them all, literally name it, I have done it. I love to eat food and I love to workout so, it was a natural fit for me. So from my purview the FASTer Way to Fat Loss® found me, functional nutrition found me, you found me and I am ready to help you be the best you can be, cause I have been there...right where you are. It’s not about struggle, it’s not about almost getting the results you want. It’s about YOUR goals, YOUR dreams, what you want for yourself. I am here to provide the guidance for you to get to where you want to be.

When I am not putting people to sleep for surgery or coaching others to better health, I am a mom to 2 amazing kids, 1 border collie/Blue heeler mix doggie, a white bunny Ginger and a wife to the most supportive husband in the world. I am wildly blessed by these 3 each and every day. They bring me joy and are a living reminders of Christ’s love in my life. I am no superhero, I live by choice and that is something that an truly empower my clients to do.

Feel free to reach out to me

-Tessa