Hi, It's me, Remi!
I'm going to walk you down a path that I call my hero's journey.
I was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. I have one beautiful younger sister. We both went to Boston University. I currently live in New York City with my amazing husband.
Now, you know my whole life story. Just kidding!
I felt as though my foundation was ripped out from underneath me.
I struggled to come to terms with the loss of my 'family unit'. I tried to find happiness outside, but I quickly realized that the only place to look is inside. I decided it was time for me to create my own stability and foundation.
I became dizzy from walking in circles around my fears and pain.
Finally, I decided to stop spinning, stand still, and find the path I wanted to walk down. In order to do so, I had to cleanse my life of old patterns. As they say, you can't bring in the new furniture until you get rid of the old.
Letting go was one of the most painful things I've ever done.
Thank Gd for my hardships (ironic, I know).
They made me stronger. Without them I would be stuck at the beginning of my path. I wouldn't have experienced all of the beautiful adventures and enjoyments of life. My hero's journey is perfectly imperfect.
I've climbed hills. I've been lost. I've changed directions. I've tripped on a few rocks, even some boulders. No matter what obstacle I've faced, I've always stood back up and kept walking.
And I still have a long way to go.
Going way back...
My family got hit hard from the recession in 2008. My parents split up 5 years later. After trying desperately to work it out, they got divorced 7 years later. It was not pretty.
Unfortunately, I turned to unhealthy habits to keep me afloat. I viewed my relationships as crutches so I didn't fall. I used food as a temporary fix for my lack of energy to get me up the hill. I fell into a cycle of self sabotage.
I cleansed my relationships, my unhealthy food habits, my constant consumption of social media.
Before I knew it, I shed excess weight (physically and emotionally), I got an incredible job, and I met my husband who gave me new perspective and understanding of partnerships and marriage.