“I am a strong believer in “everything happens for a reason” and I feel the stars aligned when I stumbled upon the Nourishing Women Podcast, as the discussions hit true to my soul. I am nearly 30, was on an OCP (oral contraceptive pill) for 11 years, had an eating disorder, and over-exercised (although I didn’t realize it at the time), and never got a period for 6 months after stopping my OCP. I am a healthcare provider myself, and after seeing both my PCP, and OB/Gyn, I was told my bloodwork was normal, and to come back if I still didn’t have a period when I wanted to conceive, and I could see a fertility specialist. I’m all for Western Medicine, but not as a bandaid instead of first trying to correct the root cause. I decided then that I needed to take a different approach, and I am forever grateful that I found the courage to email Nourishing Minds Nutrition because I knew in my heart I needed the help.
Working with Victoria seriously changed my life. While I know I did all the hard work, there is NO WAY I could have done it without her guidance, wealth of knowledge, and support. She helped me to overcome my disordered eating & over-exercising, put me on appropriate supplements specific to my needs and lab results, and get my cycles back!! Cycling again was my main focus, but I came out of our 6 months together with so much more: a new found respect for my body and how strong it actually is (not just being able to lift more weight in the gym strong, but really, truly, mentally strong), a peace with food that I honestly didn’t think was possible for women in today’s society, and a much healthier relationship with movement and intuitive living. Taking this leap of faith was one of the best things I have ever done for myself and 100% worth it! “
“I feel so happy to have found Kelsey and the Nourishing Minds women. I had stopped ovulating and had very irregular periods caused by a bad relationship with food, over exercising and stress. Kelsey took a look at all aspects of my life and helped me make a plan to take control of my cycle and reduce my stress. We worked not only on my relationship with food but how I handle my daily stress. She is incredibly knowledgeable and I left each session with a game plan that made me feel empowered. After working together I saw my periods become regular and my ovulation come back, I could not recommend Kelsey more! “
“When my period ceased in high-school, I was put on the BCP to mask the symptoms for almost 10 years. During that time, I struggled with increasingly restrictive eating and overexercise. I was incredibly out of tune with my hormones, my body, and myself. When I went off the BCP in my mid-twenties and didn't get my period for almost a year and a half, I felt pretty hopeless. Would it ever come back? I thought I was doing everything I needed to get my period back, i.e. work out less, eat more, etc. When I started working with Victoria, however, I realized that a lot of the work that needed to be done was internal: I needed to change my mindset about healing, learn to trust my body, and loosen my grip on control. Oh, and stop working out (except for walking and light yoga) and eat a whole lotta carbs (yes, I'm talking potatoes, all the fruit, and treats) to really heal. Throughout our six months working together, Victoria walked with me, hand-in-hand (via our amazing Skype seshes), as I acknowledged and worked through my food fears and my limiting beliefs about my body and myself. She helped me get on a protocol of targeted supplements, find a new normal with food and exercise, and learn to (finally) feel at home in my body. Three months into working together and BOOM, I got my period back and have had cycles ever since. I am so, so, so grateful for my work with Victoria and would do it again in a heartbeat. If you're reading this, and you've actually made it to the end of my novella, what are you waiting for?! XO”
“I loved working with Victoria so much the past 6 months. She was like my therapist and my teacher. She questioned my thoughts in a way no one ever has and has really made me see diet culture as the ugly thing it is. During this time with her, I was able to get my life back. I am no longer scared of food and therefore can have more fun date nights with my husband and outings with my family without worrying about every bite I put into my mouth. While working with her we found the root cause of my binge eating and her expertise in herbal medicine really helped me control my cortisol. Working with her really changed my life and helped me accept me for the way I am. Thanks so much Victoria!! “
“I want to thank Victoria from the bottom of my heart for being so patient, gentle and nurturing these past few months. I am sad that our time has ended because I really really loved our calls and having her support/reassurance. It felt so good to have Victoria’s blessings and confidence in the fact that I was on the right track. Above all else, I am feeling more and more like my old self! And that’s what is most important to me. My digestive issues have cleared, my anxiety diminished and I have loosened the reigns a bit - and I am so much happier for it! With Victoria’s guidance I have been able to find the joy in my wonderful life again and I am so lucky. I have the energy to actually have feelings and emotions again. I don’t want to ever miss out on another second more of feeling how truly blessed I am! THANK YOU! “
"Victoria & Meg are changing the game, changing the diet scene, and helping girls heal everyday! I had the pleasure of working with Victoria one-on-one and there were things I was struggling with the beginning that I honestly had no idea about. Just talking to Victoria, who is beyond sweet and caring, opened my eyes to these things I was still dealing with and she helped coach me through them. We were laughing at my last session together about how far I came in 6 months, and almost all of it is because of her! I’m so thankful!"
"For many years I lived with numerous symptoms that I didn’t even understand. I just was used to living like that and thought I was handling things okay. Working with Meghan has changed my life in so many ways, it brings tears of joy when I talk about it. My digestion issues of years are now gone; I know what intuitive eating and living is, and I can do it. My relationship with my body has changed dramatically, and now I am at peace with myself. I am no longer obsessed or afraid of food, and it’s delightful to live freely and happily and healthy. Meghan is a wonderful, loving, empowering person. She was so patient, supportive and dedicated. I cannot even begin to say how much I admire her and the work they both do. Coming to Nourishing Minds Nutrition was one of the best decisions I have made in my life. I will be forever grateful."
"I might be these girls number one fan! I read all their blog posts, obsessively listen to their podcast, stalk their Instagrams and just love them. They are doing AMAZING work. I don’t think you could work with either one and not come out changed. Whether that’s food freedom, a healed digestion, hormonal balance, etc. They are so knowledgeable and I love learning from them. They put out amazing information for everyone, and I couldn’t suggest reading it more! I’m thankful for all they are doing in this community. They inspire me every single day and I’m so happy to have crossed paths with them!” -Lex from Restoring Radiance
"I had already began my journey with intuitive eating, so when Victoria and I linked up to try and assess what was going on with me (we both knew it was SIBO), we clicked very well. I was open to anything because I wanted to be CURED. That made my process with Victoria all the better. She was so kind and informative. Every choice is the clients’; Victoria simply advises and you get to choose what you feel is right for you! Which is amazing because Victoria’s practice is not just about HEALING your gut, but about TRUSTING it. And in saying that it’s important to mention that because of this, and how our meetings were structured, my recovery was almost seamless. Through the grace of God I am now healed, and it wouldn’t be possible if He hadn’t put Victoria in my path. Every day that I am not in pain I am grateful to God first and foremost, as well as the amazing women of Nourishing Minds Nutrition. I stand behind their movement 100%. "
"I have struggled with an eating disorder since sophomore year of college and after being in “quasi-recovery” for so long and still being so rigid about food and exercise, I simply accepted that this was the way I was going to live the rest of my life. But after I relapsed into a full blown ED for the second time, I knew things had to change. I had been to a few dietitians in the past but had never connected with any of them because they would sit me down, counsel me about portion control, and tell me about the food pyramid and what food groups to eat...and I already knew that! My eating disorder never “let” me eat anything unhealthy! (Well, unless I exercised for hours before, that is). I needed and so badly craved food freedom and someone who would tell me that I can and should eat whatever the heck I want to honor my body and trust my intuition. That's when I found Meg. We worked together for 3 months and she truly changed my entire life, perspective, and relationship with food and my body. Oh, and I got my period back consistently for the first time in four years! I’m literally tearing up writing this because I don’t know where I would be right now without her. Deciding to actively let go of all of my rules and actually put in really hard work with Meg was very difficult, but I can promise you that it is so so beautiful on the other side. It’s still a work in progress but it gets easier to trust yourself each day, and I have Meg to thank for all of the guidance and support she provided me with to get to this place. If you’re thinking about working with Meg or Victoria… do it. Now. I can 100 percent say that it is the best thing you will ever do for your body, mind, and soul."
"After years of suffering from disordered eating, then taking on a new hardship as a result of it all: digestive distress, my prayer for healing had reached what felt like its peak. Still, God is always good, and it was in my moment of intense despair that I come across Meg & Victoria’s practice through Instagram. They weren’t pushy at all with their knowledge sharing, and what was most inviting about them is how personal they were. We’ve all been to doctors that quickly write up a prescription for us when we tell them something isn’t feeling right. I didn’t want that kind of experience, and I knew with becoming a Nourishing Minds member that wouldn’t be the case."
"As someone who was struggling with the vicious cycle of a disordered and restrictive relationship with food, yet also having digestive and hormonal problems I was very excited to find Victoria Myers. Her combination of care for physical and emotional wellness were exactly what I needed, and unlike any other practitioner I had worked with before. I looked forward to my sessions with Victoria as a time to meet with someone who truly cared about my well-being and who understood what I was going through. She actually gets it because she’s been through it all, and she has the expertise on how to heal these issues. I went from not being able to count the days that I was bloated, constipated, and in pain because it was such a frequent occurrence, to having these days be something I notice as out of the normal. I went from having extreme fear and anxiety over consuming the tiniest bit of dairy, to eating and enjoying yogurt, testing out how it would make me feel. Even if my stomach couldn’t handle it, I no longer had a fear of that food thanks to Victoria’s encouragement and guidance. Victoria helped me see my ability to say NO to fear around food and not let it have such an influence in my life! She also led me to find the probiotic that is bringing my gut the best healing and herbal supplements that are restoring my hormonal balance. Rather than trying to cover up or ignore symptoms, Victoria has helped me get on the path to healing my body (and heal it in a natural, non-harmful way!) It is amazing to look back on the last 6 months and see how far I’ve come, thanks to the help of Victoria by my side. I still have a way to go, but I am confident that I am on the right path, and would not have been on this path had I not invested in being a client of Victoria’s. I sure am grateful that she, too, invested in me."
"Since Meg and I have worked together, my relationship with my body and food has improved in so many ways. My digestion went from being horrible and feeling bad after every time I ate something, to now where I feel great, my energy levels are improved, I'm sleeping better at night and I finally feel at peace with myself. I felt before like I was on a hamster wheel of wanting to live intuitively and wanting to be a certain size and fit the ideals of social media. Now I just accept myself for who I am, and love myself through the ebs and flows of life and self! I know I wouldn't be where I am today without your help."
"Our bodies are ever-evolving, just like our minds and moods. Since Victoria and I have worked together, I have begun to understand my own body and digestive system. I had known for a few years there was something wrong, it was Victoria who was able to guide me in the right direction. Every body is different, everyone in unique and that 100% applies to our digestive systems. I went through a long phase of attempting to implement different diets to fix my aliments; paleo to vegetarian to vegan to counting macros. What I love the most about this experience is the deep care and compassion (and passion) Victoria has for her clients and the nutrition, mental-health, and mindfulness world. Every time we met, I knew it was ok to be vulnerable. This journey has been challenging and I am grateful to have pinpointed my specific problematic moments with someone incredibly knowledgeable. Now I have the knowledge on what I can do to take back control of my body, so we can work together. Thank you, Victoria. Your guidance has been Nourishing to my Mind. "
"I loved so many things about working with Victoria through Nourishing Minds Nutrition. From the beginning, I knew she would always understand me. No thought was unheard of, no question was stupid, no experience was foreign to her. She sympathized with me where I was at and gently led me in the right direction. She helped me develop peace with food--something I haven't experienced in too long. I have had disordered thoughts around eating for several years, much longer than I struggled with an actual eating disorder. It doesn't constantly occupy my thoughts anymore and it neither scares me or brings me unhealthy comfort. I can eat both salad and ice cream without wondering what it's made out of, how my body will digest it, or what it will make me look like. Victoria also helped me reconnect with myself. By placing less importance on food and exercise, I was able to re-discover the simple things in life that bring me joy. I also became more in-tune to my own thoughts and feelings, and I why I was having them. And most importantly, I realized that no matter what those thoughts or feelings were, they're not explicitly wrong. Victoria helped me love myself, my body, and my femininity more than I ever have. Every day, I am able to "observe without judgment" more and more. My only regret is not finding these ladies sooner. Meg has also spoken to my heart so many times through her Instagram posts and taking the time to reach out to me when I have commented or asked a question. Being a client here was always a joy and never an embarrassment. I feel informed and empowered, and I can't wait to see how much fuller my life will be because of this knowledge."
“My work with Victoria has been nothing short of life changing. Both her and Meg not only know so much about hormonal and digestive health and wellness without obsession, they walk their talk. They live and breathe what they teach and have been through a lot of the issues they specialize in. As someone in the midst of a health journey, it is so helpful to speak with someone who understands what you're going through because they did as well. To know that you too will get through it and someday be on the other side. If you're considering working with the women of Nourishing Minds Nutrition, I highly recommend you take a chance and do it. Who knows, it could be life changing for you as well. “
“When I considered the investment of working with one of the ladies at Nourishing Minds, I was hesitant. I've been interested in holistic healing for the past 8 years, and as healthcare provider myself, I've spent a lot of time researching and working on my health issues. I've also worked with numerous practitioners who never took my complaints seriously. After twelve years with autoimmune disease and almost four years without a period, I mostly felt that I was beyond help. However, I knew unless I tried working with a provider who specializes in holistic hormone balancing, I couldn't truly say I had tried everything.
I can't emphasize how powerful it was to have someone outside of my experience listen with compassion and give suggestions from their exhaustive education and personal experience. I didn't realize until I started implementing the steps Victoria provided how much better I could actually feel. And contrary to what we're often told, it wasn't by controlling my life more; it was actually about being patient and doing less. More freedom with food, with exercise, and mostly importantly with my thoughts and relationship to my body. No one was more surprised than me when I got a period four months later. For all the healing I have done over the last several years, this was the indicator that my body was finally starting to feel safe and whole. I am so grateful for the insights I have gained from my time working with Victoria and feel well-equipped to continue healing. For all the money and time I've invested in my health, it's truly the best I've ever spent. “
“What I can say is Victoria has changed my life in more ways than just helping with my digestion. You helped me find my freedom from food and my freedom from myself. I no longer feel trapped within my own body and have the confidence to live life in a way that makes me feel best. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for giving me my body back, for allowing me a place to speak openly without judgement and helping me feel normal. I have nothing but love and respect for you Victoria!!”