Describe yourself in a few short sentences.
I am an Emergency Medicine Physician, Hospital Medical Director, Lawyer, Fitness Expert, Former NFL Cheerleader, Author, and Motivational Speaker. As a former NFL Cheerleader for the Washington Redskins, i am a member of the Science Cheerleaders, a group of current and former professional cheerleaders with science careers that tour the country encouraging young women to pursue science related careers.
I have won multiple fitness contests and am a professional bikini athlete with the International Physique League. I am also creator of a fitness company “Fit and Fine in No Time” where I offer Fitness coaxing, nutritional supplements, a fitness app and fitness equipment.
Why do want to compete in the Miss Bikini US Pageant?
I want empower women to not let anything stop them from pursuing their dreams. Sometimes after we age we become very hard on ourselves. I like to show women that you can still pursue your dreams at any age!
What is your favorite health, fitness or lifestyle tip?
After my mother passed away last year from complications of diabetes, hypertension and kidney failure, I decided I needed to change my lifestyle if I wanted to be around to care for and raise my 4 year old daughter. I hired a nutritionist and personal trainer and got in beast mode. I lost 30 pounds. I started competing in fitness contests and when other women saw my pictures, they would message me about how I inspired them to change their lifestyle as well. I am a single mother of a 4 year old, work 24 hour shifts as an ER doctor, but took a no excuses approach to losing weight and becoming healthier.