Role Models Being in the healthcare industry, I always come across healthcare professionals who are dedicated to helping others. That might include assisting people on their journey to physical or mental recovery or simply being a guide to living a healthy lifestyle. These professionals are an excellent source for my personal and professional development.
WAYS YOU OVERCAME ANY ANTI-GAY PREJUDICES By focusing on my inner strengths, I was able to put my energy on my studies and developed a strong support network.
ADVICE TO YOUTH ON OVERCOMING BIASES IN SPORTS Find a sport that you love and enroll in leagues with people of similar interests for inspiration and motivation.
PERSONAL FITNESS GOALS Prior to a car accident in July 2014, I was very dedicated to my fitness regimen. Since then, my energy level and focus have diminished, and my main goal is to regain that earlier dedication.
FITNESS STRATEGY Incorporating an all-natural meal plan to regain energy levels and proper rest between workouts for proper muscle recovery.
HOBBIES Photography and experimenting in the kitchen creating a variety of healthy and delicious food options.
INSPIRATION SOURCES My inspiration comes from fitness Instagrams and nutritional blogs, as they keep me motivated and focused on my goals.
BEST LIFE LESSON SO FAR Do not take your health for granted! Recovery from the car accident has been one of the hardest things I’ve ever experienced physically and emotionally. I am very blessed to have such a great support system.
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