Christiana Rousssel shares how she overcame crisis upon crisis~from divorce to cecal volvulus~in the midst of a pandemic.
Crisis upon crisis
On this episode of The SavvyCast, my friend Christiana shares how she endured crises upon crisis but came out better and stronger. While adjusting to a recent divorce, Christiana had a medical emergency caused by a rare condition~cecal volvulus. This happened in the midst of the COVID pandemic, which made the situation even more tenuous.
Here is my foolproof recipe (and video tutorial) for making Southern-style peas (from fresh or frozen) in the Instant Pot.
Southern-style peas from fresh or frozen.
You can create your own delicious “meat and three” at home if you learn how to make Southern-style peas. This Instant Pot technique is a foolproof way to turn any peas into savory peas befitting any country cooking spread. You can use this technique with fresh and/or frozen peas. Both turn out beautifully with this recipe….
Here is my pick for the best no-salt seasoning ever~hands down (from someone who loves salt)!
Why reduce sodium?
There are many reasons to reduce or eliminate sodium. If you are diagnosed with heart or kidney problems, your doctor will likely advise you to eliminate or reduce sodium. If you are trying to lose weight or simply adopt a healthier diet, you will likely choose to reduce sodium. …
In this episode of The SavvyCast, Christiana shares how her 40-pound weight loss gave her a new beginning in her health, self-esteem, and career.
Christiana began her weight loss journey in July 2018, and she lost 40 lbs. in 6 months. Now, she is a certified health coach, assisting others in their journey to a healthier lifestyle. Christiana’s journey turned out to be more than just losing weight—it led her to more self-discovery and influenced her to make big changes in her life.
In this episode with Christiana, we discuss:
What motivated her to begin her weight loss journey.
The importance of body image.
The community of people that shared healthy recipes and supported her healthy eating habits.
How her weight loss journey changed her life.
What the OPTAVIA program is and what it all consists of.
The eating habits that go along with OPTAVIA.
How to get started with the OPTAVIA program.
Does the food from the OPTAVIA program taste good?
How OPTAVIA is super convenient and not time-consuming.
How to talk to your kids about weight loss and healthy lifestyles.
Before and after photos of Optavia success stories:
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For more information, visit Christiana.Optavia.com