It’s not often that you confidently say yes to a (part-time) job when you have a chronic illness, but this week (after much time & discernment...& 8 months off work) I did just that, & I couldn’t be more thrilled. Sharing why that is in my latest minisode, along with a little grief.. Unfortunately, the … Continue reading real life chronic illness: why I said yes to a JOB…and some grief.
This week's podcast episode is unique, featuring the majority of a talk my neighbor, Aaron McCoy, gave via zoom to a group of my friends & I this summer surrounding the topic of racism. We reached out Aaron when feeling like we needed more stories & space to process this issue alongside someone who has … Continue reading An MLK Day Special.
After a conversation with a mentor of mine recently, she commented on how, while a number of people have grown more discouraged during this strange time, it seems like I've gotten stronger. She is right, and there are a few different reasons this is the case. First of all, as lame as it is, there … Continue reading when a global pandemic makes you stronger.
ONE WHOLE YEAR of podcasting is in the books! This thing has been such a lifesaver to me in the midst of a lot of changing circumstances, and as anticipated, I am loving the conversations I now have an excuse to have because of it. 😉 However, what I’ve found to be the greatest gift … Continue reading a whole year of interviews on suffering.
This week’s episode features my friend, Monica Murphy. She & I had a convo this fall about a long and arduous struggle she went through while seeking a career path. Tune in to hear the grit it took for her to 1) show up to a corporate job that felt brutal for two years, and … Continue reading Monica: The Slow Work of God.
Excited for you all to hear from my friend Steve Calme on the podcast today (hurrah for a guy!). Steve and I sat down for a good conversation this fall about a season of his life when he found himself facing a long bout of depression as he struggled to find what he was being … Continue reading Steve: What’s My Thing?
5 months in to my job being regaining strength, I am now just beginning to wade into the world of cardio exercise. So far: the naturally athletic part of me is absolutely LOVING the extra space I have to experiment with this, and at the same time, part of me is ready to stop. Even … Continue reading Minisode: a real life chronic illness update: work + exercise
Happy to share the story of my friend, Lona Owens, on the podcast today. Lona & I sat down this summer to chat about her experiences with homelessness & the grit she discovered within herself through that process. Hear what led to her homelessness, her journey through the shelter system, and how ultimately—true healing and … Continue reading Lona: Homelessness.
HAPPY BDAY to my birthday buddy for life & todays podcast guest, Becca Syens! Becca’s a childhood friend I’ve know for life & I loved getting to sit down with her and pick her brain about her experience with Aplastic Anemia. a rare diagnosis she received while we were juniors in high school, Becca explains … Continue reading Becca: A Rare Disease at Seventeen.
Catching up on podcast blog posts for last weeks’ episode featuring my friend Sam Wiebersch. I LOVED sitting down with Sam to chat about how she’s chosen grit in so many ways due to struggles she’s had with her physical health for many years now—something we definitely connect over. We spend a lot of time … Continue reading Sam: I Got Mono & it Never Went Away.