What do you do for a living?
Modeling & I’m a stay at home mom of 3 kids. 2 boys, Collin age 10 & Luke age 7. 1 girl Delilah, who is 18 months old.
Share something no one knows about you?
I was born deaf. My family didn’t find out until I was 2-3 years old. I’ve had 7 reconstructive ear surgeries to gain my hearing back. They placed prostheses bones inside of both ears.
What does #LifeThroughBVGs look/feel like for you? (There is a double meaning: Giving and Seeing #LifeThroughBVGs)
I love my BVGs – the sunglasses make me feel confident when I’m not wearing any make up in make pictures or in public. I cannot leave the house without them.
What is your secret super power?
Being a mom lol
Most embarrassing moment?
I was in 5th or 6th grade and we had to wear uniforms. I had gotten my period and i was still super new to having them, and we had to stand up in class to do the pledge of allegiance and sure enough I had started and the whole class saw it and laughed.
What legacy would you like to leave behind in the world?
I don’t really have a legacy. I just want to die with my kids knowing I’ve done everything I could for them.
What would you tell yourself if you could go back in time when you were 10?
Slow down and enjoy Being a kid. I feel like I rushes childhood and wanted to become an adult way too fast.
What’s your biggest life challenge and how did you overcome it?
As a teen, I battled severe depression & I was a cutter. I hid it for a very long time until eventually I got sick of who I was becoming and sought help. It wasn’t an easy road for me. But I overcame it and I’m happy and healthy now!
Who is your inspiration and how do they inspire you?
Avril Lavigne lol…. cheesy I know, but I’ve always looked up to her since I was 14. I’m 30 now and she’s still my idol. She’s been through so much like I have and i just relate to her in so many ways. She’s gotten me through some dark times. She inspires me to stay strong and keep going and just not care what people think about me.
What are you most scared of and why?
I am scared of drowning, floods, large bodies of water, lakes, anything of that nature scares the crap out of me. With my hearing, I’ve never really been able to swim or learn how to swim. so therefor I’ve grown to be scared of it. I’m seriously terrified of drowning because I cannot swim and where I’m from, it floods a hella lot.