I’m fortunate to live in Norway with the health care we have. If I get sick, I will get the help that I need, without it being a huge financial burden.
Wendy Albrecht from the United States, has spent over $200,000 USD on trying to heal her broken body. This is her story about how her body has transformed after living WildFit.
It’s important to note that WildFit isn’t a diet, it’s a lifestyle. It’s not about perfection, but about progress.
When things happen in your life unexpectedly, that cause your health to steer of track, you need to learn from it and move on. Wendy is such a great example of how to do this.
How were things before WidlFit?
I had an excellent metabolism up until the age of 53. I had no problems with weight my entire life, until recently.
I’ve been post-menopausal for seven years now, but five years ago my hormones stopped working and that caused a whole lot of issues, that we now have started to dial into, and I believe that WildFit is a huge reason for that.
I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia in 1997, and I’ve been struggling with a lot of health issues since then.
I’ve spent upwards of $200,000 USD on traditional medicine and non-traditional medicine.
One of the most significant health issues was that I gained 40 lbs in one year, and for a 5 foot 5”, 110 lbs woman that’s a lot of weight. Mainstream medicine was not concerned about the core of this issue and just passed me off as post-menopausal. It was so frustrating.
How did you get introduced to WildFit?
I was at a party, and I met my friend Katherine, and she had posted on Facebook that she was now at her high school weight.
When I saw her at the party, I said that I want to be at my high school weight again. She said that she was starting a new 90-Day Challenge the following Monday.
I said that I’m going to do it!
What was your expectation before the Challenge started?
I mildly believed that anything could happen. After all the things I had tried to fix my body, I was pretty desperate.
I was prepared to do the 90-Day Challenge to the letter. It was a significant investment for me, and I didn’t want to do it again.
How was your experience throughout the Challenge?
The first two weeks were powerful for me because I realized how out of control my relationship with food was. I have pretty much eaten whatever I wanted my entire life, because I never had a problem with my weight, up until recently.
I also realized how much I’d been conditioned to believe, it was okay to eat cake all occassions and, situations like “my aunt made sweets, and if I don’t eat it, I’m going to hurt her feelings.”
I was trusting the process because I had the feeling that this was going to work for me.
How have things been after the challenge?
I learned a huge lesson.
When I went home to Chicago, I saw a girlfriend who was dying.
I was so caught up in the emotions, so I ate whatever she ate: gluten, dairy, sugar.
I felt how that type of food had an impact on my body, and I didn’t feel good. My fibromyalgia was worse, and I felt so bloated.
It took me about two weeks to want to resume WildFit, but I did. Now, I’ve released 7 lbs since the Challenge.
I’m grateful that happened because now I feel a difference in what I eat, not only in my mood, but also in my thinking and my body.
Now, when a craving for non-food comes up, I say to myself “I don’t eat that now.”
When others ask me if I want something that I don’t want to eat, I say “I don’t eat that now.” It’s quite liberating.
Any more experiences with WildFit you want to share?
I think I finally dialed in my hormones about a month ago. It’s fantastic because I thought it was the hormones that caused all of the health issues, but somehow eating clean food just did it.
This is huge, because I realized that it’s the food and the non-food, that is causing all these issues, and has been screwing with my body’s chemistry.
I’ve been on disability for the last 15 years. Six years ago my income went down. For the previous 6 years, I have been trying extra hard to heal myself.
Then I got additional hormone issues. It was so difficult to face, and I spent even more time trying to repair my health.
Last year I spent $23 000 USD on medical care outside of the insurance that I pay. It’s crazy how medical care is in the U.S., but I haven’t given up.
I think that I can soon come to a place where I can leave disability and figure out what I want to do again for work.
I’m so excited about the future, and my body is healing every day. I want to help people, especially women in menopause and postmenopause.
It’s not over. If I can do, you can do it.
I’m so grateful for Eric and the team that has evolved WildFit to help so many people.
We are so honored Wendy was so willing to share her struggles with us. Too often, people are ashamed to share what is happening to their body, and keep it a secret.
We believe that self medicating through proper diet and nutrition is possible for EVERYONE. Diane is the perfect example of how simple tweaks to your lifestyle can be absolutely life changing.