HELLO!

Welcome to my website!

 

My name is Krystal, and I have been living with Type 1 diabetes for 20 years. Growing up with Type 1 diabetes in a region and on an island where its not well understood, was a challenge for me. Many MANY times, I felt depressed and alone and did not perform well in school, whilst managing a condition that felt like a full time job. After many years of struggling, I decided that it was time to make a positive change!

 

I changed my profession, from a Geologist/Environmental Scientist, and began to pour my heart and soul into a condition that demanded all of my time. After a few weeks, diabetes became something that I enjoyed and now it has grown into one of the loves of my life and my passion. I completed my Masters in Public Health and also became a Certified Health Coach.

“You can fail at what you don’t want, so you might as well take a chance at doing what you love.“

Jim Carey. 

I have spent the last 10 years travelling, speaking, motivating, coaching, educating and empowering persons living with diabetes, chronic diseases…or just anyone who would listen. I love knowing that I can bring a smile to someone’s face. I love knowing that I can put this horrible thing that happened to me to use.

 

For years I referred to the day I was diagnosed as the worst day of my life.

 

Now…I truly believe it was the reason for my life!!

 

If you would like anymore information on my journey over the last 10 years, please see the PORTFOLIO PAGE or CONTACT me if you have any questions or for further information on my fees and services!

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