AGE: 46.

OCCUPATION: Health and life coach.

RESIDENCE: Westerly.

BORN, RAISED & GREW UP IN: Westerly.

RIGHT NOW I’M IN THE MIDDLE OF: Creating new programs for my business.

I COPED WITH THE PANDEMIC BY: Spending quality time with my family.

MY PROUDEST ACCOMPLISHMENT: My two daughters; Jordan, 17, and Kennedy, 5.

TOP ON MY BUCKET LIST: Take my 5-year-old to Disney World.

I ALWAYS CARRY/WEAR: Lip gloss.

WHAT I WANTED TO BE WHEN I GREW UP: A teacher.

MY HEROES ARE: Abraham Lincoln and my husband, Norman (he fixes everything).

FAVORITE AUTHORS: Nicholas Sparks and Sam McBratney.

BOOKS ON MY NIGHT STAND: "Two By Two," by Nicholas Sparks; "Thyroid Healing," by Anthony William; "Mirror Work," by Louise Hay.

TOP THREE SONGS ON MY PLAYLIST: "Rock Your Body," by Justin Timberlake; "Beautiful Trauma," by Pink; "Hallelujah," by Pentatonix.

LAST THREE SONGS I ASKED ALEXA/PANDORA/SPOTIFY TO PLAY: "Like I Love You," by Justin Timberlake; "Regulate," by Nate Dogg & Warren G; "Make You Miss Me," by Sam Hunt.

FAVORITE THREE MOVIES OF ALL TIME: "The Princess Bride," "The Notebook," "Beauty and the Beast."

FAVORITE TV SHOWS: "Grey’s Anatomy," "This Is Us," "Shark Tank."

FAVORITE RADIO STATION/SHOWS/PODCAST: Dhru Purohit podcast, "The Doctor’s Farmacy" by Dr. Mark Hyman.

TOP COMFORT FOOD: Pizza.

SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES I MOSTLY USE: Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn.

TRAITS I MOST ADMIRE: Hard-working, honesty, empathy.

PET PEEVES: Not putting things back EXACTLY where they belong.

FAVORITE QUOTATION: "Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fall." — Ralph Waldo Emerson

MY FAVORITE THING ABOUT OUR LITTLE CORNER OF THE WORLD: The beautiful beaches.

CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT: Conditioner.

LITTLE KNOWN FACT ABOUT ME: I like pickles wrapped in American cheese.

BEST ADVICE I EVER RECEIVED: My grandmother told me there would be plenty of other boys to choose from.

ADVICE I BEST LIKE TO GIVE: Food is medicine.

IF I RULED THE WORLD I WOULD: Advocate to improve the food industry’s standards to less processed, fewer chemicals for less sickness and disease.

IF I WON THE LOTTERY, THE FIRST THING I WOULD DO IS: Pay for the house my husband and I are building.

I DRIVE A: 2011 White Jeep Grand Cherokee.

I WISH I DROVE A: Newer version. I love my Jeep. So 2021 White Jeep Grand Cherokee.

ALWAYS IN MY FRIDGE: Eggs.

IF I COULD INVITE ONE SPECIAL PERSON TO JOIN ME FOR DINNER AND CONVERSATION, I WOULD INVITE: Xander Bogaerts.

— Interview arranged and edited by Nancy Burns-Fusaro

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