03 Jun “I no longer look to food for comfort and to pass the time away”
I had a very stressful job and I was using food as a way to cope with the stress. I was not eating food for its nutritional value or treating it as fuel. I just wanted comfort food after a long work day or week. Portions did not matter. After over eating, I would feel guilty and tried to exercise the bad habits away. It became clear that I could not out train my habits and I began giving up. I knew I needed help when I hit a number on the scale that was foreign to me. At my yearly physical, my primary added obesity as a concern to my chart.
I had tried every “diet” out there, and the weight was not coming off. When I started with Sandra, I was 185# (left) and 4 months later, I was 163# (right). I never felt deprived one day. I traveled, dined out, and coped with Covid-19 while still losing weight.
Sandra is very relatable and is very knowledge about nutrition! She was able to guide me through a very difficult progress with kindness and compassion. I looked forward to our meetings because I left each meeting with a new tool that I was able to use for life.
With Sandra’s help, I finally learned how to refocus the role of food in my life. I no longer look to food for comfort or as a way to pass time. I was able to fit into clothing that I was not able to fit in years and able to run 5ks while in her program w/ less pain!”
Clem U, Orlando FL.