Ever since March where my practice took an unexpected turn I've been quietly (and quickly) planning what comes next. Finally I'm ready to tell all of you ... I'm opening a practice! Best of all? It's in Airdrie.
I've been fortunate enough to meet and treat amazing people in Airdrie and I just couldn't leave them. I'm almost ready to open my doors. I've had a great group of family, friends and professionals that have allowed me to do so much in such little time. We have just a couple final details to complete and then we can let all of you know where we are located and how to book with us. We are hoping for an opening of mid-July.
I can't wait to see everyone and hear about how you are all doing.
I can't remember a time that I haven't worked. Ever since I was 13 I had a job. The myriad of jobs include working at a gas station, green-house work, doing meat inspection and working one-on-one along side a boy with Down syndrome. When I went to university and then to chiropractic college I juggled full-time school, jobs and travelling back to my hometown to care for my ailing father. Taking time off to care for myself has never been an option.
In 2011 I was finally diagnosed with endometriosis. An MRI and a caring doctor realized that it had been undiagnosed since the age of 12. And so began a long journey of managing the ongoing pain, adjusting my lifestyle, diet and navigating an often confusing and frustrating medical system.
Over the past year the pain had increasingly became unmanageable. The growth had bound all of my internal organs (colon, uterus, ovaries, appendix, liver, bladder and kidneys) making simple movements, like walking, near impossible. Different food would s...