I'm Alyssa Labrecque.
I'm a small-town Ontario gal, a former opera singer turned Nutritionist after suffering from IBS. I love a good pizza (dairy free, gluten free of course), my fur baby (Miss V) and workin' in yoga pants. Read on for the rest...
I didn't always have a happy gut: the perfect poops, living freely, not stuck in a bathroom, able to eat what I want or the ability to live my life without my health controlling it... in fact, just a few years ago you would have found me hanging out on the john either waiting to poop or waiting to stop pooping, bloated like I was 9 months pregnant, exhausted and moody.
After watching my sister suffer from colitis, in and out of the hospital, misdiagnosed, misprescribed and in pain, I believed there had to be a better way! I started researching and kept coming back to nutrition. It inspired me to change my own life and you may expect at this point in the story, me to tell you that this was the moment I fixed my gut... not so much!
I thought I just needed to follow a super restrictive diet, take laxatives and antidiarrheals and that would fix my gut, but what really happened was my gut got worse! It wasn't until I started following a Responsive Sustainable Gut Repair System that my gut healed, I lost 70lbs, became a nutritionist + gut expert and started helping those suffering from IBS, SIBO, gas and bloating to fix their guts and take back control of their life.
I WILL ALWAYS BE THAT CRAZY CHICK ON THE SIDE-LINES THAT CHEERS YOU ON AND BELIEVES IT IS POSSIBLE FOR YOU!
Today you can find me either swimming in the lakes of Muskoka or cozied up in front of my fireplace in the cold Canadian winters but my FAVOURITE place to hang is behind my computer connecting with amazing people like you all over the world.
1. I'm a messy bun, no make-up kinda gal
2. I prefer salty chips over sweets
3. I've never been a coffee drinker
4. I have a potty mouth
5. I'm not perfect...
(pretty sure I have some food stuck in my teeth in the pic above!)