The Weight of Healing with Dr. Stefani Reinold

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SHOW NOTES: Episode 48

Dr. Stefani Reinold is joining me to discuss the weight of healing. She shares her own personal healing journey and she opens up about what led her to pursue functional medicine.

Dr. Stefani and I discussed the challenges of healing and the mindset required for the journey. We emphasized that going through a difficult season doesn’t mean you’ve done something wrong or that you’re being punished by God.

As a functional medicine provider, Dr. Stefani explained that healing takes hard work and there’s no magic pill or supplement that can fix everything. Healing may feel uncomfortable, but it’s important to remember that perfection is not the goal. Improving the best of your body’s ability is what is important.

We also talked about the importance of redefining health and wellness beyond physical appearance. Society often links health to a certain look, but it is about so much more than that. Letting go of unrealistic expectations is crucial.

Rest and quality sleep is so important in improving overall well-being. Our culture tends to prioritize constant productivity and always seeking the next thing, but I want to encourage you to slow down and prioritize rest. We also talked about the importance of finding nourishment and spiritual fulfillment in life.

We chat about how society often dictates what healing should look like which leads to feelings of inadequacy when traditional methods don’t work. Dr. Stefani explained the importance of getting quiet and understanding your true needs, even if it means making difficult decisions or letting go of certain responsibilities.

We touched on the role of church in the healing process while also acknowledging that church can sometimes be a source of trauma for some. I want to encourage you to remember that you are not alone in your healing journey and want to urge you to find someone you can connect with.

Remember, the journey to wellness is not a sprint but a marathon. It’s about embracing the season of life you’re in and finding what works best for you. It’s about loving and caring for your right now body, even when it’s hard. Most importantly, it’s about finding beauty in the process.

Thank you for listening! I would love to connect with you on Instagram (@loveyourbodywell) and hear what you thought about today’s episode!


  • Importance of mindset in your healing journey
  • Redefining health and wellness beyond physical appearance
  • Significance of rest and quality sleep in overall well-being
  • Finding nourishment and spiritual fulfillment in life
  • Overcommitment and the need to prioritize



Nourishment from the inside out. 

The Love Your Body Well Podcast is a safe place for you to learn about healing your relationship with your body while also focusing on wellness so you can feel your best. 

I’m your host, Amy Reinecke, and I’ve made it my mission to empower you to own your journey and embrace the path before you. Wellness is multi-faceted and there are so many areas that create the foundation for overall wellness. As women, too often the number on the scale or the size of our jeans takes precedence, and the truth is, it’s about a lot more than that.

On the Love Your Body Well Podcast you’ll be encouraged to be an advocate for your health, learn to listen and love the skin you’re in, embrace your journey, and heal your body and mind with self-love and compassion. This podcast is for you if you want to take back control of your health and embark on a self love journey to love, cherish and care for the one body you have. Here, you will learn how to love your body well.

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