Taking Accountability for ME.
I’ve crossed over the half way point in the program at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN) and I must say that I am feeling very grateful that I finally made the choice to invest in this education. I have learned a lot in the process and as a result have done quite a bit of self reflection.
The biggest reflection has been a result of the (practice) health histories that I’ve done with other IIN students. Thus far I’ve done 25 different health histories 🙂 This means I’ve talked to 25 different people about my struggles with endometriosis, infertility, and fatigue.
Each one has been different, but I’ve gained such valuable insights from each person and through the recommendations of these budding health coaches I’ve made subtle changes in my life that collectively have been truly life changing 🙂
In addition to these health histories, I am working through a full six month health coaching program with my peer coach at IIN. Through this process I’ve made small goals to better my health — both physically and emotionally — and each session she gives me a couple of recommendations to work on as well. (I am doing the same with her).
We are about halfway through and I must say I can see the power of this practice. Knowing that I have to report back on my goals and intentions with someone has made me accountable for following through.
I think often times it is easy to not stay accountable to myself. Life takes me in so many different directions and my natural inclination is to want to help others. (I am a “yes” kind of gal). This means that time for myself is often pushed aside.
Having a health coach and accountability partner has made me focus more on my personal health goals and by following her simple recommendations things have really changed in my life — for the positive 🙂
Intention to Help Women With Endometriosis
How often do we take to really focus on our health with someone who is ready and willing to listen for a good 45 minutes to an hour?
The doctors that I’ve visited don’t take this kind of time. These appointments are at best 10 minutes (after sitting in a waiting room for an hour). And what really comes of them? A prescription for some kind of drug that in the long run does more harm than good.
As endometriosis patients how much are we really listened to? How many doctors have blown off the pain as “normal”? How many of these people really understand the depths of this disease? And how many offer a solution outside of drugs, surgery or a hysterectomy?
The realities of the Westernized medical system have inspired me to take a different path and with my education at IIN and personal knowledge on healing myself, I’ve decided to make endometriosis my focus.
My intention is to support other women with endometriosis who want to manage their pain through natural methods. I want to share the wealth of knowledge I’ve gained from naturally healing myself with you.
That being said, I am ready to open myself up to offering a free health history consult with you because I want to share this powerful process of healing.
If this interests you then please contact me to set up a time to chat. It takes about 45-50 minutes to go through and we’ll both have a chance to see if working together makes sense.
On the Positive Side?
I must reiterate the positive changes this process has created in my life. My life has been altered in a very big way (more on this to come).
In my time at IIN I’ve done so much personal reflection that I feel has taken me to a much higher place of healing than I ever would have achieved on my own.
This reflection has spurred me into writing a book on my own personal experience with finding Peace With Endo. I hope to have this out sometime next year 🙂
So I leave the rest to you — are you intrigued about the power of this life altering process? Could this change your life too?
I’d love to hear from you. Please contact me to set up a time to chat.
Until next time….