Showing posts from January, 2017

Challenging New Client

Happy New Year! I hope you all had a safe celebration!
To kick off 2107, I'm taking on a huge project. My new client is my biggest challenge so far. She is stubborn, full of excuses, and kind of a know-it-all. She mainly wants to lose weight and feel better. She was on a good path a few years ago, but was derailed by stress and illness. After making some changes and having surgery, she thought she'd be on the road to recovery in no time. 
But she wasn't.
She, instead, continued to eat poorly and make excuses for not getting adequate (read: any) exercise. "Tomorrow," she'd say. Funny thing about tomorrow... it never actually comes. It's always today and that's the day to get started on self improvement! (We'll come back to that in a moment.)
My client has a busy life, as many people do. She is a wife and mother with a full time job and a long commute. She is also running her own business. She battles bipolar and ADHD. Constantly trying to help her cli…