Listen HERE! Stacy grew up with death all around her. Her father owned a funeral home. Death was really just a part of life and as a child, she didn’t really think about it. Of course, her dad would warn her about the young person who died from making a bad… Continue reading Death Surrounded Her But She Broke Free And Found Inner Peace And Happiness – Episode 35
Her Family Wanted To Keep Her In A State Of Disability – Episode 34
Listen here At the young age of 4 years old, Amber Weir was told she would be blind by the time she was 13. Her family seemed to have some kind of secondary gain to Amber’s disability. Unable to ask questions or get the help she would need to be prepared for this… Continue reading Her Family Wanted To Keep Her In A State Of Disability – Episode 34
Born in the Wrong Body and Deciding to Transition at age 60 – Dr. Paula Stone Williams Episode 33
Paul Williams was raised in a very devoted evangelical home. At the age of 4, he knew he was born in a body that was not the correct gender, a condition called gender dysphoria. Paul devoted his career and life to evangelical Christianity and by 1977 reached a high level with Orchard Group, where… Continue reading Born in the Wrong Body and Deciding to Transition at age 60 – Dr. Paula Stone Williams Episode 33
Episode 16: Interview with Patty about her battle with depression and addiction.
Patty grew up feeling pressure to be thin and was bullied for being overweight. “Fatty Patty” was the nickname given to her by the kids in school who bullied her. She struggled with depression, loneliness, and addiction while striving unsuccessfully for perfection. Patty walks us through the dark times and how they led to a… Continue reading Episode 16: Interview with Patty about her battle with depression and addiction.
Episode 15: Interview with Cara who was bullied as a child.
In this podcast, co-host Cara tells her story of being bullied in grammar school and how it led to people pleasing, loneliness, and thoughts of suicide. She talks about seeing a therapist and finally learning how to put herself and her needs first. Click here to listen.
Episode 12: Part 1 of an Interview with Rebecca who Battled Anorexia at age 11.
When Dr. Rebecca Heiss was just 8 years old, her house burned to the ground one week before Christmas. At 11, she battled anorexia. In this episode, Rebecca shares with us how overcoming feelings of unworthiness, the love of her community, and gratitude helped save her. Rebecca is a scientist who studies the evolutionary limitations… Continue reading Episode 12: Part 1 of an Interview with Rebecca who Battled Anorexia at age 11.
Episode 10: An interview with Madison who was born without a uterus.
At age 13, when all the other girls were talking about starting to menstruate, Madison was wondering why she wasn’t having the same experience. A visit to her doctor would reveal that she was born without a uterus, with a condition known as MRKH. Madison takes us through her initial devastation, feeling she was “robbed… Continue reading Episode 10: An interview with Madison who was born without a uterus.
Episode 7: Interview with Kelly, mother of 4, who lost her oldest child at age 18 in a motorcycle accident.
Kelly is a 46 year old mother of four. In 2018, she lost her oldest, Cameron, to a motorcycle accident. He was only 18. Kelly talks about her heartbreak and grief, and her initial thought of “how much longer do I have to live until I can see him again?” She also talks about her… Continue reading Episode 7: Interview with Kelly, mother of 4, who lost her oldest child at age 18 in a motorcycle accident.
Episode 4: Interview with Trish who talks about her father’s struggle with his sexual identity.
Trish grew up in a home with a father who struggled with his sexual identity and later became transgender. Her mother used alcohol as a coping mechanism. This all took place in the 60s and 70s at a time when no one talked about either of these subjects. Trish walks us through the good times… Continue reading Episode 4: Interview with Trish who talks about her father’s struggle with his sexual identity.
Episode 3: Interview with Catherine who left her marriage after 17 years when it became toxic.
Catherine left her marriage of 17 years after it became toxic and unhealthy for her family. She tells us about the moment she realized she wasn’t happy and the denial that goes along with that realization. “Look at where I live and what I have. How can I not be happy?” And when life at… Continue reading Episode 3: Interview with Catherine who left her marriage after 17 years when it became toxic.