This is Mekel. She’s an Army veteran turned ER/trauma nurse. She’s also an Army spouse and mom of 2 young boys, one who happens to have Down syndrome and Autism. She has worked as an ER nurse through the worst of the pandemic and is still working as an ER travel nurse in the hospitals most affected by the virus.
She is a nationally qualified competitive powerlifter in the USPA Drug Tested Division. She is also a NCCPT qualified personal trainer, powerlifting coach, and nutrition specialist. She specializes in training beginner powerlifters and soldiers training for their Army Combat Fitness Test.
She is an advocate for self-care, self-love, heavy lifting, and eating for fuel. She believes self-care isn’t selfish, it’s necessary!