Today is my 31st birthday. I still cannot believe how quickly the first 31 years of my life have passed. It is completely true that the older you get, the faster the years tick by. My thirties have been amazing so far! I have gotten married, traveled a ton, started my private practice, opened myself up to consulting work, and started working with eating disorder patients and athletes – my two passions as a registered dietitian.
I am so grateful for all that has happened in my life and for where I am now. I have never felt more mentally and emotionally strong and confident. Some of the things I struggled with throughout my 20’s made me into the person that I am today. Probably the most significant event of my early teens and 20’s, was my struggles with food and my body. There were obviously other struggles and events as well, such as breakups, living in 3 different states, family complications, and losing touch with friends; all of which have molded me into the person that I am now.
Today, as I reflect on what I have learned in 31 years, these lessons have a lot to do with what I have endured and recovered from. Here are the top 10:
Allison Tropf, MS, RD, CSSD
Allison is a Sports Dietitian in Michigan. She enjoys helping others reach their nutrition and fitness goals through reliable and trustworthy recommendations.
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