When it comes to my brand, I frequently get asked how “Skyezee FashionFit” became a reality. To be honest, the whole concept has taken time, years basically. It’s become my baby and as I’ve gone through life, the brand has evolved with me. We’ve had up’s and down’s and gone through a metamorphosis together. Like a butterfly and caterpillar do. A few years back, I was about nineteen, I decided to change my entire lifestyle by getting fit, eating healthy and looking stylish. I got what I wanted and worked day in and day out to be the best version of myself. I set out to do crazy things like venture to Kenya to live there for six months, lose tons of weight to sell fitness programs and cut out essential food groups.
I was extremely passionate about wellness, looking and feeling your best and experiencing life. I have an undying need to help others heal too. Sometimes my passion got so extreme, that it worked to my own detriment. We must be careful not to underestimate the importance of balance and mental health in an effort to achieve our goals. I started inspiring others and building a following. However, along the way I began making unhealthy comparisons, setting unrealistic goals, working to the bone, messing up my relationship with food and developing an exercise addiction. I even experienced burn out from working and doing too much at once. I lost my period and was finally diagnosed with an Eating Disorder and Depression.
That’s when I asked, “what’s is wrong with me??” I set out on a quest to fix myself once and for all… (read more below!)