Today I speak with Lisa Marie Ryan, a former high school English teacher who completely changed her career after the birth of her children. Before having children, she was a competitive CrossFit athlete who then struggled postpartum with diastasis recti. Because of her experience, she became a coach to help women avoid experiences like hers. We hear about her coming to terms with getting a tummy tuck to fix her diastasis recti and how she was completely open about her experience leading up to it. With the perspective she gained with her experience, Lisa is able to empathize with so many women.
Lisa is so open about her experience getting surgery and how she’s dealt with it as an athlete. You don’t want to miss this episode!
We talk about:
-dealing with diastasis recti
-deciding to become a coach
-the decision to get a tummy tuck
-how surgery affected her as an athlete
-using her personal experience in her coaching
-fielding questions about surgery
-founding Tummy Tuck Rehab
-the mental aspect of tummy tuck recovery
8:00 getting past the fear of returning to exercise
9:30 coming to terms with a tummy tuck
11:43 navigating DRA/surgery as an athlete
17:12 how her experience informs her as a coach
22:40 diving into the DMs
28:10 Tummy Tuck Rehab
36:10 activity before and after surgery
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