CHRONIC CONDITIONS. REAL SOLUTIONS. HOLISTIC APPROACH.
By the time we meet our clients, they have worked with numerous physicians or specialists and have yet to achieve their desired results. We help to achieve those results through our proven systematic process. We specialize in working with professional/
entrepreneur/executive individuals who want more energy, to excel and be more productive in their careers, have a better work to life balance, and prevent disease long-term.
WHAT WE DO
We leave no stone unturned when it comes to getting to know you and your unique condition.
Our protocols are individually crafted to support your body’s natural ability to heal the underlying root issue while keeping life-altering symptoms at bay.
Our practitioners will work with you one-on-one to educate and empower you to take back control of your health.
OUR AREAS OF FOCUS
True Healthy Living is here to help educate, support, empower and guide you along your path to optimal health and wellness
I grew up in Rosenberg, Texas and went on to complete a B.B.A. in Finance from Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas (formerly Southwest Texas State University). I am an avid marathoner and maintain a healthy, active lifestyle.
I have been passionate about health and nutrition for the last 20 years. I’ve always struggled with my health since I was a child which then culminated into adulthood health problems. Prior to being a holistic health practitioner and nutritional counselor, I had a successful sales career but the toll of being in a stressful, highly competitive industry for many years lead to additional health issues. Tired of the rat race and feeling strung out from the stress, I decided to go on a 4 1⁄2 month soul-searching backpacking trip for which I had to get a number of vaccinations to enter certain countries. Come to find out later, the vaccinations only exacerbated my existing health issues. By age 35, I was on 8 medications, could hardly get out of bed, was putting on weight, suffering from inflammation, not sleeping well, had horrible gastrointestinal problems after eating most foods, migraines, chronic fatigue, and hormonal imbalances.
For months, I visited a number of endocrinologists, thyroid specialists, gastroenterologists, internists, and urologists and was told by all of them that there was nothing wrong with me and that all of my test results were within normal ranges. After each visit I left aggravated, depressed and frustrated because I knew there was something wrong with me and I knew that how I felt wasn’t normal for a 35 year old who tried really hard to take care of herself.
My road to True Healthy Living began when I turned to alternative medicine after a recommendation from a friend and it changed my life forever – finally, I had answers! I was suffering from adrenal fatigue, underactive thyroid which then lead to Hashimoto’s (autoimmune disorder), heavy metal toxicity, candida yeast overgrowth, and a parasite infection. My suspicions were confirmed: the stress from my former career and the vaccinations had affected my hormones and had severely suppressed my immune system.
I felt empowered because I finally had answers and had a game plan to heal my body. My health practitioners explained to me that I could get past this and my body could heal itself. That is when I learned about a holistic approach to health: getting healthy and healing the body is a combination of work on the mind, body, spirit, and most importantly nutrition.
During my road to recovery, I realized what my purpose is: to share my story and knowledge with others to help improve their quality of life and to understand you can naturally heal the body from any ailments.
Finance from Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas (formerly Southwest Texas State University). I am an avid marathoner and maintain a healthy, active lifestyle.
Finance from Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas (formerly Southwest Texas State University). I am an avid marathoner and maintain a healthy, active lifestyle.
In an effort to restore my body to its natural state, I saw several Western doctors who simply prescribed more treatments and drugs that provided no relief. Frustrated with the traditional medical system, I dove into all the information that I could find. Through my research I realized that my doctors were missing a major key to not only overcoming imbalances and deficiencies, but also disease recovery and prevention. This missing component was chiefly nutrition, among other lifestyle and mind-body factors.
This realization spurred me to begin working with an integrative medical doctor. I made amazing strides to overcome my health challenges and now I’m focused on optimization and disease prevention. I look at the mind and body as a whole and assess with a systematic and functional approach that accounts for lifestyle factors.
I am an AFPA-certified holistic nutritionist and am currently completing my holistic health practitioner training with Wendy at True Healthy Living. I will be continuing my education by pursuing a master’s of Clinical Nutrition and am passionate about nutrigenomics and neurodegenerative disease prevention.
It wasn’t long before she started to see, first hand, the gaps in the modern medical system. Going against the grain and questioning the status quo, she had a lot of unanswered questions that needed to be resolved along with her own health anxiety struggle. She set out on a year-long backpacking adventure! Visiting countries such as Costa Rica, India, Nepal, Thailand and Indonesia studying eastern medicine practices including yoga, Ayurveda and the Chinese meridian system. Along this journey, she started to heal her own past traumas and understand the importance of her emotions through meditation, breathwork and other healing modalities. Her personal experiences have cultivated a passion for walking with others through their struggles whether it be physically, mentally, emotionally or spiritually.
When she’s not at True Healthy Living, she finds joy in being barefoot outside and counting the colors in sunsets. She finds excitement in traveling to remote parts of the world and meeting interesting people with fascinating stories. She finds stimulation in reading self- development books and studying neuroplasticity.
TALK TO A PRACTITIONER
I started working with Wendy after spending several years competing in triathlons and marathons – I was frustrated with my inability to recover after training sessions and my overall stamina. Wendy conducted a full evaluation and recommended a number of supplements. In addition, Wendy educated me around the real contents of many ‘healthy’ food items, leading me to convert to a chemical free, organic diet. After several months working with Wendy I found my quality of sleep, overall health and training stamina/recovery was vastly improved. I subsequently ran the Houston marathon and beat my personal best by nearly 10 minutes. I highly recommend the nutritional and natural health services offered by THL.
Living healthy throughout our lives is something we all want. Your genes, doctors, and nutritional norms don’t provide a good road map for healthy living.
Wendy Reeves takes a different approach; individual, holistic and natural. I lost 40 pounds, my Lymphedema is gone and now have a light-filled life. By following Wendy’s guidance and protocol, I eliminated dairy, grains and sugar with ease because I had no cravings for them. I now grocery shop and cook smart. When socializing I make the best choices and enjoy. February 2019.
I’ve loved working with Wendy to restore my body to health. Her approach correctly dealt with my condition after 18 months of illness and visits to several other doctors. I was dealing with severe fatigue, my illness was affecting my sleep and impaired my ability to work full time or exercise regularly. I had been incorrectly diagnosed with chronic fatigue and sleep apnea by my doctor.
Wendy is a very caring practitioner and she truly listens to you. Her approach was very thorough and was end-to-end. I had a strong desire to learn more about how to heal my body and I have learned so much from Wendy – she always has time for my questions. I am much more in tune with my body’s signals and I look at my health in a new way. Working with Wendy has been transformative!
When I came to THL I was frustrated with the failure of diet, exercise, and traditional medicine to correct the mysterious health problems I had been having for about 5 years. For 3 years my doctor tested my blood, told me that my vitamin D levels were still too low, and continued prescribing 50,000 mg of vitamin D. She told me that my lifestyle wasn’t causing my high blood pressure, that it was “probably just genetic.” I had no energy, and continued to feel tired and out of sorts and I was retaining 15+ lbs. of water despite diet and exercise.
After two years, I still continued to gain water weight and feel sick. I knew that my doctor was just treating symptoms. Eating clean did help me feel better, but it was impossible for me to maintain such a strict diet and I continued to have the respiratory problems.
I went to THL to begin my journey to wellness and saw immediate results. Within the first week the respiratory problems went away. They helped with my underlying magnesium/calcium deficiency which had prevented vitamin D absorption and elevated blood pressure. Finally, I was able to talk to someone who agreed that I was as sick as I felt, even though to all traditional, outward appearances I was “healthy.”
After three months, I no longer needed to be on blood pressure medicine or the devastating dosages of vitamin D my doctor had prescribed. I was able to reintroduce some foods into my diet and return to a more grain/vegetable based diet that I prefer to be on for my own well-being. They identified the root cause for my water retention which was heavy metal toxicity and began a natural detoxification process.
Although my journey back to health isn’t complete, I know that I’m on the right track. I know that we are addressing the underlying causes of my illness and that I will be able to return my active, carefree lifestyle in time.
My whole family which includes myself, a husband and two young kids have all benefited from working with Wendy. I am no longer on thyroid medicine, my daughter no longer as allergies, my son has better behavior and my husband has healed his gut to name a few of the benefits we’ve seen. And we all have really great immune systems now. If you have any health issues you just are not getting the results you want, I suggest giving Wendy a try. She really works to get to the root of the problem not just “put a band-aid on it.”
Wendy’s new space in the Heights literally energized me on my visit today. I have been working with her since the inception of THL and feel like I can always count on and trust her with my body. Her practice is very professional and loving. I won’t see anyone else for my health and wellness needs! I HIGHLY recommend her!
Initial consultation today was very on point to the issues I knew were my deficiencies and ailments, plus awakened me to new areas my body where my body was screaming for improvements. Wendy’s professionalism, expertise, and knowledge was evident as she professionally educated me about the various health components and underlying causes, ultimately creating plan a long term plan of action to achieve my health goals. Wendy offers her patients a true consultative approach, coupled with proven holistic strategies, to treat her patients as a whole. I highly recommend a consult to review solutions to improve your health and well-being.
I was recommended to Wendy by my sister. I came to see Wendy a year ago because I was newly engaged and wanted to look and feel my best for my wedding day. I also wanted to get healthy to prepare my body for getting pregnant once I got married. My goals were to lose weight, learn how to eat healthier, cleanse my body and eliminate my anxiety that I have dealt with for years.
I learned from my initial appointment and the testing I had done, that my body had high levels of toxicity, I was deficient in some very important vitamins, I had insulin issues that were affecting my weight and ability to lose weight, along with poor liver function. I also learned about the weakness in my gut health and how that affects mood and brain function. Wendy explained to me that she would help me resolve all of these issues through dietary changes, lifestyle changes, supplement recommendations and a detoxification program.
After a month of working with Wendy, I lost 8 pounds, my energy levels increased and I started feeling better overall. By month 6, the weight loss was very noticeable, my body felt stronger, my skin was clear, and overall I felt like my health had improved dramatically. My friends, co-workers and family members could all see the positive changes that were taking place!
By the time my wedding took place in May 2019, I had lost a total of 25 pounds, I felt healthy and I was so happy with my results on my wedding day! I am so happy I made the decision to work with Wendy and I am so grateful for everything she has taught me about how to take care of my body naturally!
I just finished reading an article that said an astounding 66% of women are currently on a diet and 43% of those women are dieting to lose weight. I know these statistics all too well, as I was obese from age 11, throughout my childhood and into my adult life. I’ve always struggled with my health, as I was a very sickly child with a weakened immune system and had constant battles with my weight. I dieted as if I was a grown woman and worked out pretty intensely since I’ve been in middle school.
I’ve spoken with many women who’ve had a similar experience at one point or another in their lives, as many of us have struggled to lose weight, whether it’s post baby, the freshman 15 or just an inability to lose “those last 10 pounds”. What all of us wants is a solution to our weight loss problems.
So what exactly IS our solution for weight loss? Well, I can tell you- I’ve done just about every diet, weight loss and exercise program under the sun. From the Atkins diet, to low-carb, to the grapefruit diet, I’ve done them all. I can only tell you my story and how the HcG weight loss program, alongside Wendy and THL, ultimately helped me to achieve my weight loss goals.
As I mentioned earlier, my relationship with my weight has been a lifelong struggle. From limiting what I was eating, trying every diet under the sun and basically, working out like a maniac, my weight has been an emotional and physical roller coaster since middle school. I am a disciplined person and had the willpower to lose the weight, but then I would put it right back on within a limited period of time, as I wouldn’t change my lifestyle.
I’ve found out, post-HcG diet, that what I truly seek out in weight loss plans is the control I have over managing my diet and ultimately, having control over my own body and how it looks. The HcG diet enabled me to gain that control and ultimately feel incredibly empowered in my weight loss journey.
I came into this program weighing 145 pounds. I’d try on clothes, be unhappy with how I looked and felt very “masculine”. I lift weights, which I love to do, but part of this program was relying on body weight exercises and achieving a more lean and toned look versus the more muscular look that I had before. I am elated to say that I am smaller now than I have ever been in my entire adult life. I ordered a medium belt from Amazon last week which was too big! I had to send it back and get a small belt. I also fit into a size 4 at JcPenney! I’m here to tell you- it’s not just about the results. It’s also about the way it made me feel. This process has made me feel confident, successful and ultimately, more in control of my own body.
A big part of the success of the HcG program at THL comes from the fact that Wendy does a number of things to make sure you succeed in this program. About half way through Phase II, I was having hunger issues, where I felt incredibly hungry, as I was only consuming 1,000 calories per day. Wendy gave me a great solution to this problem and recommended consuming low calorie cucumbers or celery with hot sauce as a snack. These two snacks have a limited number of calories, but are surprisingly filling and flavorful.
Wendy also has the ability to relate to the individuals going through this diet. She has done the program herself and this gives her the ability to be clued into her client’s needs and what they are experiencing as they are on their weight loss journey. Most importantly, Wendy meets each week with her client, to advise them on things they are doing well, making sure they are successful and accountable on their weight loss journey. This is a true key to being successful on this journey.
My results, especially after the initial 23 day phase two in the diet, were beyond my expectations. This was due, in large part, to the fact that Wendy was “on my team” throughout the weight loss plan. The HcG diet was effective in its own right, but the key to achieving my results was Wendy. Her guidance, support and accountability were paramount to my success!
I worked for Wendy at THL for a year. I saw how much energy Wendy puts into each and every one of her clients, especially in monitoring my progress on this weight loss plan. Wendy gave me the same support, expertise and guidance through this process, making it much easier to stay on and abide by the strict guidelines. Wendy was a huge cheerleader and confidant through the process.
This is truly one of the most empowering processes I’ve been through. While the HcG diet was helpful, Wendy was a pivotal piece of this whole experience. I am incredibly grateful for her insight, accountability, support, expertise and guidance through this program and I would highly recommend this to anyone who wants to be successful in their personal weight loss journey!