Nettie Reeves-Lewis is a fitness, life, and health coach who advises around the world. She is the creator of Nettie Reeves’s FUNky Fit, which has been a fitness force in communities across the country over the past twenty years. Reeves-Lewis has written and produced ten plays all dealing with the African American female experience. She has won numerous awards for her work, including the Steve Harvey Hoodie (Neighborhood) Award and the President Obama’s Council on Fitness and Nutrition Award.
Nettie Reeves-Lewis knows what it feels like to have food as a best friend. As a popular aerobics instructor, while teaching others how to love themselves from the inside out, she was struggling with her own inner demons. In "Through Thick and Thin and Thick Again," Reeves-Lewis gives her true account of growing up in a segregated country-town with middle-child syndrome and a broken home.