After losing her husband and her brother, Gigi struggled with grief and caring for her health. Her unhealthy habits culminated with a doctor diagnosing her as diabetic. After leaving that appointment, Gigi decided to make a change. She sought out resources and programs from the health fair taking place at work the next day, and connected with a therapist through the Employee Assistance Program. Now, Gigi only takes one of the four medications she was previously on, and focuses on being happy with who she is.

In 2016, we asked our employees to share their stories about the steps they took to become healthy. This week is National Women’s Health Week. Take control of your health and take advantage of the resources around you. View other great One Step Stories from our employees: