Theresa had been feeling progressively more fatigued over the last 8 years or so.  She is 57 years old, married, mother to 5 grown children, and in addition to her ministry she is launching a new business as a life coach and taking college courses.

When she came to me there was very little to suggest to improve her lifestyle—she had already made many changes and has a very healthy lifestyle.  She had already devised strategies to reduce stress, was invested in her health, and ate a mostly organic diet.  These changes had improved her fatigue, but she knew she wasn’t back to where she’d like to be.

She rated her energy as low, with mid-afternoon as the worst time.


Her top 3 complaints:

  • Low energy and fatigue
  • Low stamina
  • PTSD from the stress of trigeminal neuralgia, brain surgery, and the recovery process


Other complaints:

  • Hypothyroidism
  • “I feel like my get up and go got up and went”
  • Personality/emotions feel subdued


Her goal:

  • Energy & vitality restored


Main source of stress:

  • Empty nest


Lab Results

The results of her 4 point cortisol saliva test revealed stage 2 adrenal fatigue.  Her bedtime cortisol was the only high reading, and in fact was about double the ideal.

I created her Personalized Energy Plan (PEP)™ consisting of lifestyle changes, dietary changes, and rebalancing supplements.



1 month on the program

Within a month of starting the program, she noticed that she had not only more energy, but more consistent energy.


3 months on the program

Within 3 months of starting the program, she noticed that the cold she always got in the autumn never happened.  She felt like her immunity had improved and she was more resistant to infections since starting the program.

In just a few months after starting her PEP™ she felt more energetic and healthier than she had in years.





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