“Road to Wellness” is what we called the journey ahead of me. “Road to Wellness” resembled a few things to me, 1) renewing my spiritual connection with God; 2)taking care of my health; and 3)growing stronger physically, mentally, and emotionally.
Seems pretty simple but wow did I have a road ahead of me. When I arrived at the Mainess home in April of 2017, I was broken and nearly on my death bed from a lack of health care, low self-esteem and just plain, hopelessness. With the guidance and support of Ron and Krista Mainess, I was able to turn everything around in less than a year by focusing on my top three priorities mentioned above. Their love and belief in me motivated me to want to grow in Christ and Live again for my son and me. I am grateful and truly blessed to share my testimony of VICTORY through God!
My Road to Wellness was capped off this year with a new joy, physical and emotional strength and spiritual growth! I’m a walking testament to the positive outcome many will receive from following their guidance.
As a single mom, there is nothing more stressful than not knowing how you are going to support your child and provide a "safe environment" for them. That was the situation I found myself in the fall of 2014. I became pregnant with my daughter at a young age. At that time I had no long-term goals and no idea what I was doing with my life. During my time with the Mainess family I was given a glimpse at what a family could be. They had a kindness and respect for one another that I hadn’t had much experience with. They had such a drive to be good people and place the well-being of their family above all else. They wasted no time in helping me establish both short-term and also long-term goals that could help secure a stable future for my daughter and I. They taught me life changing habits about banking and budgeting. They also helped me get signed up for classes at the local college and secure employment.
The thing that stood out to me was that they placed such emphasis on not only planning for a financially successful future, but also one that I could use my natural skills and talents in. They showed me that I can take the things that I’m interested in and passionate about and use it towards creating a future that I can be proud of. With my daughter they helped me learn about setting healthy boundaries from a young age. To this day I rely on their mentorship and honest advice in times of difficulty. I will forever be grateful for them opening their hearts and their home to show me that when I value myself enough to make decisions that are in the best interest of my family and myself, I have the power to turn a very scary situation into an empowering path to success.