I am a mom of 2 who has a passion for fitness. I’ve worked diligently the last 3 years to get where I am today with my fitness goals.

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What would you recommend to others who want to be fit and healthy?

To be patient. Consistency is key. You can’t reach attainable goals over night. You are your own competition, and if you set your own expectations for you only, you can achieve anything you really put your mind to. The harder you work for your goals, the greater you will feel when you start seeing those results. Remember that everyone enjoys different things. Find a particular workout you like so you don’t dread lacing up. Staying motivated is important but you don’t have to b

How does fitness positively influence your life?

Fitness has not only helped my body psychically, but the mental aspect of it has been life changing. It gives me more energy, improves my strength (both mental and physical) and has boost my endurance. Being a mom of 2, my life never stops. It’s important for my kids to have the best version of myself, and that is what fitness brings to my lifestyle.

If you were the next Ms Health and Fitness, what would you do with $20,000?

I would love to help others who are wanting to start this journey. Possibly open up my own gym and/or create my own fitness brand.