At the age of 21, Elisabeth started a day nursery which she quickly developed into a kindergarten with 25 children. Nowadays, she assists her husband in their meat processing business.
She was diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2010. After a successful operation by Professor Blondeel and his team, she came into contact with the Beautiful After Breast Cancer foundation. In 2013, she was the model in the BRA day campaign.
She contributes to the foundation as an expert witness.