Dancing with Disease Podcast
Episode 10: A Helping Hand Goes a Long Way

Episode 10: A Helping Hand Goes a Long Way

July 4, 2019

While grappling with disease the last thing you might be able to think about is how you can help others, but once you've got your bearings, lifting someone else up because you genuinely want to, ends up being the greatest gift to your health.

Episode 9: Stop Caring About Your Cellulite!

Episode 9: Stop Caring About Your Cellulite!

June 9, 2019

In this episode I talk about why we need to focus on what our body can do and not on what our body looks like. 

Episode 8: Keeping Track

Episode 8: Keeping Track

May 13, 2019

In this episode I talk about how I'm able to get so many things down: by keeping track of the important stuff. 

Episode 7: Non-Negotiables

Episode 7: Non-Negotiables

April 24, 2019

We all have things we must do in a day to feel our best. I like to keep things simple and keep the important things front and center. 

Episode 6: The Fear Never Leaves
Episode 5: The Appointment Circuit

Episode 5: The Appointment Circuit

March 10, 2019

How you plan and approach your appointments can help you stay focused and organized. Listen in for the three ways I reduce the stress around appointments, and actually flip them around to be enjoyable. 

Episode 4: The Rabbit Hole

Episode 4: The Rabbit Hole

February 18, 2019

This episode talks about the questions some ask as they try to determine how they got sick, and why I no longer ask those questions. 

Episode 3: Motherhood

Episode 3: Motherhood

February 5, 2019

Living with disease while raising children hurts. I use three principles to help my sons cope with this so they can see me and not the illness.

Episode 2: Dealing with Diagnosis

Episode 2: Dealing with Diagnosis

January 31, 2019

This episode deals with the surreal moment you first hear the words of your diagnosis and takes you through a few ways to move through your new reality. It also features some of the sounds of Toronto traffic. The latter wasn't ideal, but this journey is about working with what I have. 

Episode 1: Hello!

Episode 1: Hello!

January 28, 2019

I'm super excited (and nervous) to put this out into the world. I'm sharing my story because when I was so sick that it hurt to think and had doctors doing all kinds of procedures and tests on me, I would have done anything to know that someone out there was facing Wegener's Disease and living a full life. Please note, you'll hear the effects of this disease on my airway as I take noisy breaths before I speak. I let this hold me back for too long. So here I am, Darth Vadar voice and all!