A farmer’s daughter from country Australia, Rachel Pedretti was passionate about helping others and saving lives. Pursuing her dreams, she studied nursing at University and left her hometown to work as an intensive care nurse.
Although living out her dream of helping others become healthy, Rachel’s own health had taken a backseat. Long, tiring shifts at the hospital led her to rely on coffee and sugar and the end of a shift was often celebrated with a slice of cake.
Seeking a lifestyle change, Rachel began Fly In Fly Out (FIFO) nursing, working on oil rigs. “The pay was great and I thought it could help set me up financially,” she shares. “It required me to leave my family, sometimes for four weeks at a time and although it seemed really glamorous, I was so far away from my dreams and my goals.”
Feeling unaligned with the person she truly wanted to be, Rachel found herself indulging in unhealthy food regularly. It was around this time that her friend began talking to her about Isagenix® and the great results they’d earned by using the products. “My mortgage broker introduced me to Isagenix,” she explains. “He wasn’t building a business so he got me in touch with the person who enrolled him and that’s where everything changed for me.”
Isagenix events were the game-changer for Rachel, with the powerhouse attending her first ever UIA event shortly after joining Isagenix. “I was hesitant to attend as I had to fly interstate,” she recalls. “I was 60 days into using the Isagenix System and had shared it with friends and family because I loved the products. In my head, my career was a nurse, it was my childhood dream and what I’d studied for so I had no intention of building a business with Isagenix.”
The power of events hit Rachel after her first UIA, so much so that Rachel went on to attend another three UIA events over the next several months. “The speakers were so relatable and David T.S. Wood explained amazing personal development and business building strategies in such a simplified way,” she says. “The energy was so positive. I loved being around that vibe and I loved the personal development.”
A woman with big dreams, Rachel set herself the goal of Executive and went straight to work. “I believed in the products, I’d lost 13 kgs by that time and I believe in the company and the Compensation Plan,” she shares. “I felt incredible and I wanted to help others feel incredible too. This was just another vehicle for change and I was so excited about the next steps.”
Now 6 Star Golden Circle, 6 Star Crystal Executive, Rachel’s business exploded, with the START 1000 member speaking to everyone she could about how Isagenix could help change their health and financial future. “I’m not afraid to share with people the business-side of Isagenix,” she admits. “Everyone deserves to know how they can be healthy, happy, financially secure and in control of their life.”
In February last year, Rachel learned the true power of network marketing after her father suffered a cardiac arrest. “Having the flexibility to go on holidays is great but when my father was in hospital, being able to be there and support him and my stepmother truly showed me the power of what we have with Isagenix,” she reflects. “It’s the things you can’t plan for that makes this opportunity truly valuable.”
“It’s no longer about me anymore, it’s about everyone else out there who needs this,” she says. “Aligning myself with the START movement means I get to link arms with other young people to make a serious impact on others. People aren’t living their life to the fullest and the START community is filled with like-minded people who chase their dreams. They want the best for everyone. We have one life, let’s make it incredible for not just ourselves but for others too!”
*Weight-loss results depicted here should not be construed as typical or average. In a study performed in 2012 by University at Chicago researchers, subjects lost an average of 4.1 kg with an average of 0.9 kg of the loss from visceral fat after 30 days on an Isagenix System. The subjects also had a greater level of adherence and had more consistent weight loss from week to week compared to subjects on a traditional diet. Always consult your GP before making any dietary changes or starting any nutrition, weight-loss or exercise program.