I was fired from my previous job June 28th, 2010. I cannot tell you how much my life improved once I was forced out of my comfort zone. Complacency, comfort, content…these are all dream killers. They don’t allow you to reach your true potential. My previous job had me stressed, my spirit was being snuffed out, and I was just unhappy. Once that negativity was taken away, it allowed me to really focus on me and learn who I wanted to be and where I wanted to be in my life. At this point, I was absolutely in charge of shaping ME. And that is such a powerful place to be.
One year seems like such a short time span. But for me, I have made a lifetime of changes. Becoming a personal trainer was so natural. I was losing weight an
I look at bodies as clay that needs to be sculpted. There are so many possibilities. I used to put restrictions on my goals. I thought that as a black woman, I was supposed to be “thick.” I thought that being a size 10 was the pinnacle, the end game. But once I just focused on
the health aspect, and now this figure competition, my fit body has gone to new heights. Let go of your ideas, your body is capable of much more than you can imagine!