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Category: Life

My Journey that Led to Northwestern

Rewind to a little over three years ago. I was going to see a sports medicine doctor in East Lansing at Michigan State University, where I had just finished my degree at and was planning on starting grad school the following year. My entire lower half of my body felt like it was asleep, I had been going to crossfit regularly and was 100 percent certain I hurt my back doing deadlifts, he would send me to a few PT sessions and I would be back to Spartan Crossfit in no time.

My First SCT Appointment

Yesterday I was told I was approved to undergo a stem cell transplant at Northwestern University Hospital in Chicago. Overwhelmed, excited, terrified, crushed, defeated, grateful, ecstatic, are all very strange words to put into the same sentence, but try to feel all those emotions at the same exact moment; that’s exactly how I felt the instant I walked out of my first appointment.

My Four Faves in the Paleo World

This post is completely dedicated to the four women who have changed my outlook on health entirely. The amount they’ve helped me in UNREAL, words can’t even do them justice, sooo read this post and then go check them out, SERIOUSLY, do it, and I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.

Juli Bauer

Photo take from PaleOMG.com

For months I had been going back and fourth about going Paleo, (for the soul purpose I wanted abs, ha, little did I know it was going to become so much more to me than that) but I always doubted myself, “HOW WAS I NEVER GOING TO A ENJOY A DELICIOUS CHEESE BOARD OR CHOCOLATE