Sonni’s story is as unique as it is universal, a battle with food and a search for spiritual contentment. It is the story of a woman who has gone from lonely despair to being the inspirational “F.I.T.N.E.S.S. Friend”™ to thousands.
As a teenager, Sonni lost her mother to cancer. Like many others searching for relief and comfort in a time of great stress, she turned to food and gained 40 pounds. In an effort to control the resultant weight gain, she first tried diets, then bulimia and anorexia.
Perfecting her ability to lose weight unnaturally and unhealthily, her weight quickly plummeted to 88 pounds. One day she collapsed on the bathroom floor, her primary bodily functions having shut down. It was lying there on the bathroom floor close to death that Sonni made a pivotal decision – she would nurture her body and soul together and finally become the person she imagined herself to be.