Episode 6: Interview with Christy whose life-long hearing loss wasn’t detected until age 11.

At the age of 11, Christy was told two incredible things: 1. she had hearing loss (probably since birth) and 2. she’d taught herself to read lips without even knowing it. Christy shares her story of embarrassment, in how she found out about her hearing loss; strength, as she learned to manage that loss without… Continue reading Episode 6: Interview with Christy whose life-long hearing loss wasn’t detected until age 11.

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Episode 5: Interview with Vicky who talks about addiction and jail time.

Vicky grew up in a household that was unpredictable.  She learned to cope with the instability by using drugs and alcohol.  And it worked… until the day she decided to drive to “one last bar” and ended up taking someone’s life in the process.  Vicky is now 28 years sober and shares her experience of… Continue reading Episode 5: Interview with Vicky who talks about addiction and jail time.

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.