Her mother was also a psychic and played a significant role in supporting Michelle to develop her intuition. From a young age, she had a deep fascination with the brain. Before landing in her current career, she worked as a probation officer and professional cyclist. She found cycling while training for a triathlon. Once she got on a bike, she immediately fell in love and started rising in the ranks. She made the decision to retire from her position as a probation officer to pursue racing.