I feel way better in my 40’s then I ever felt in my 20’s. I believe you can too.
It’s got everything to do with food.
My role is to help women shift into healthier eating – in an easy, uncomplicated way that fits into their busy lives.
My name is Tina Annibell. And I’ve got a story to tell you.
Years ago, I was constantly bloated, carrying 15 extra pounds and my face was covered with purplish, disfiguring acne. I suffered from massive digestive issues, chronic fatigue, hormonal imbalances and anxiety.
The sight of myself in a mirror used to make me flinch with repulsion.
I felt painfully self-conscious about my appearance. Getting through each day felt like a monumental struggle. As a result, I made my life small.
The women I work with want to reach a higher level of vibrancy. They’ve felt stuck and frustrated for way too long. They want to get on a healthy role but too little time, too little energy and confusion around food derails them before they even get going.
They’re uncomfortable with their bodies. They don’t like the way their clothes fit. As a result, their self-esteem takes a hit and this holds them back from fully living their lives.
They’re tired and this holds them back too. If they had more energy, they would cook more, exercise more and have more fun.
In fact, if this is you, you’re probably uncomfortable just reading this paragraph.
I can relate.
At that time in my life, I constantly craved sugar, carbs and caffeine. I downed pints of Ben & Jerry’s Chunky Monkey on a daily basis. Snyder’s hard pretzels, venti mocha lattes (with extra chocolate syrup) and monster bowls of pasta made up a good part of my diet. Red wine, too.
I was terribly unhealthy and woefully unhappy.
Can you relate? If so, you are a lot like the women I work with.
Years of doctors’ visits, medications and various diets didn’t help me. In fact, things only got worse.
I really believed I could feel better, if I just figured out what to eat.
I dove deep into books on nutrition.
I changed what I ate. I learned how to cook.
I practiced yoga.
I learned to listen to my body and understand its messages.
Perhaps you’re already on this journey? Noticing your own body’s messages – dark circles under your eyes, puffiness or weight that’s slowly creeping up and settling around your middle?
Wondering what a food and lifestyle change could do for you? Learn more about how I work with my clients and schedule a consultation.
First my physical health improved — dramatically.
I discovered I had food sensitivities. I swapped out those foods and my brain began to work better. My digestion woes faded away.
The bloat, gas and constipation disappeared. I no longer needed to pop the top button of my jeans at the end of the day in order to feel comfortable.
I lost weight and completely kicked my sugar cravings to the curb.
My skin cleared up – that was up there with winning the lottery. My energy went from a 2 to a 10. I felt lighter, happier and calmer.
I discovered what it was like to feel comfortable in my body.
The rest of my life began to change too.
The women I work with are completely fed up with feeling stuck in a rut around food and their health. They’re ready to prioritize themselves. And they want to make changes that will stick this time, not just another temporary fix.
Their weight has been slowly and steadily climbing over the past 10 years. They loathe the idea of buying new clothes in a larger size.
They’re struggling with less than stellar energy levels that range somewhere between completely depleted and barely adequate. Sugar cravings are an all too constant battle and a cause for stress and guilt.
They’re worried things will worsen if they don’t make a change.
They’re overwhelmed. They’ve tried LOTS of things that didn’t work. They know a lot about what NOT to eat, but are confused about what they SHOULD eat.
On top of it all, even if they knew what to eat, they still need to figure out a system for meal planning, shopping and preparing healthy meals on a regular basis that comes close to feeling manageable.
They believe they would be happier and life will be more fun and fulfilling when they figure out the food piece.
I believed the same thing about myself, and my life. And I was right. You are too.
My role is to cut your learning curve. I’ll break it all down for you, into manageable action steps that will lead you where you want to be.
You’ll feel more comfortable in your body and more confident in your kitchen.
Your health and your body will change, then YOUR life will change too. If I could do it, so can you. I’m sure of it.
I began to actually do all the things that were filed under ‘one day when I feel good and look good, I’ll . . .’
I traveled. I backpacked through mountains and sailed around Polynesian Islands. I took up kayaking. I became certified as a Master Gardener, and a scuba diver. I went on retreats. I made new friends. I left a hateful job and became an entrepreneur. I made my life big.
This would have never been possible if I was still eating the food that kept me feeling heavy, lethargic and sick.
Transformation is possible. Food is a vehicle.
This insight lit a fire in me to help other women.
I immersed myself in the study of holistic health and nutrition. In 2007, I
left my career in mortgage banking and became certified as a holistic health
coach through the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and the American
Association of Drugless Practitioners. I established my practice, Nourished
Since then, I’ve taken my own transformation and used it to help hundreds of women transform their lives.
Cultivating a healthy lifestyle has less to do with what you know than with who is supporting you.
You don’t have to do it alone.
Random facts about me – the quirky stuff:
I make a mean guacamole, never go anywhere without lip balm and can shuck clams with the best of them.
I always root for the underdog.
I like seafood for breakfast. Linguine with white clam sauce is my hands-down favorite.
I feel way better in my 40’s then I ever did in my 20’s. That is a fact.
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