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 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.

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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.