AIP Health Lifestyle

Essentials: Get Your Support Team in Place

May 19, 2015
JFC Joanna and Rebecca

My sister is on my team…

I’ve been thinking a lot about support lately…

Specifically, I’ve been counting my blessings at my good fortune. I am lucky to have a great support team in place.

And, by great, I mean those people who you know you can call at 3 o’clock in the morning if you have a disaster. You may never need to call. But if you do, they’re the ones who are there for you. That great.

I’m pretty sure my support team know who they are. I hope they know how much I appreciate them.

Even more, I hope they feel the same way about me.

Who’s on your team?

That’s not a rhetorical question. I’d love to know. But, even more importantly, I’d like you to know. Because these are the people that matter.

These are the people who pick you up when you stumble. The ones who believe in you, even if they don’t necessarily agree with your choices. They are the ones who celebrate the wins with you. And, they are also the ones who don’t judge if you fail.


“I want to be around people that do things. I don’t want to be around people anymore that judge or talk about what people do. I want to be around people that dream and support and do things.”
― Amy Poehler


And, it’s when you make a big change in your life that it’s even more important to know who’s on your team.

Big change is a big deal. It takes work. There’s often risk involved. Sometimes it means you are taking a path less travelled. It can be controversial. And, that means there’ll be nay-sayers.

It’s good to know who’s got your back.


JFC AIP Australia Bloggers

My local AIP support team – Rory (The Paleo PI) and Kirstie (The Nutritionista)


“You can do anything as long as you have the passion, the drive, the focus, and the support.”
– Sabrina Bryan


Choosing to take a significantly more proactive role in my health was a big change for me. It involved considerable adjustments to both my diet and lifestyle.

And, with the benefit of hindsight, I can say it was made so much easier because of my support team.

If you’re serious about making health changes in your life and you’d like more support, I invite you to schedule a free initial consultation with me. During this session, we’ll discuss your health and lifestyle to determine how I can best support you in achieving your goals.

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  • Petra Chambers-Sinclair May 19, 2015 at 2:22 pm

    A good support team is worth more than anything else I can think of~!

    • Joanna Frankham May 21, 2015 at 10:11 am

      Yep – we are in agreement, Petra. As usual.

  • Rory Linehan May 19, 2015 at 5:57 pm

    I am incredibly grateful to have your support to Jo. Your wisdom, kindness and warmth mean a lot. Keep rockin’ it friend!

    • Rory Linehan May 20, 2015 at 7:21 am

      *too !

    • Joanna Frankham May 21, 2015 at 10:11 am

      Sometimes life gives you lovely surprises, PI. You’re one for me 🙂

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