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The Real Life Show: Living with a Chronic Illness

Health & Wellness Podcasts

This show is a safe space filled with discussions of all sorts about the real life, nitty gritty stuff living with a chronic illness. From interviews with naturopathic doctors, to offering guidance and resources, to body image issues, food fear and guilt, to the challenges of intimacy and the fun of intimacy… we talk about it all, to normalize chronic illness, and encourage you and your loved ones to live your best life!

This show is a safe space filled with discussions of all sorts about the real life, nitty gritty stuff living with a chronic illness. From interviews with naturopathic doctors, to offering guidance and resources, to body image issues, food fear and guilt, to the challenges of intimacy and the fun of intimacy… we talk about it all, to normalize chronic illness, and encourage you and your loved ones to live your best life!

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United States

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This show is a safe space filled with discussions of all sorts about the real life, nitty gritty stuff living with a chronic illness. From interviews with naturopathic doctors, to offering guidance and resources, to body image issues, food fear and guilt, to the challenges of intimacy and the fun of intimacy… we talk about it all, to normalize chronic illness, and encourage you and your loved ones to live your best life!

Language:

English

Contact:

3166168872


Episodes

Real Talk: Communities - The Good and The Bad

4/14/2021
On today's Real Talk with Cassie and Chelsea, we talk about the toxic negativity that can be found in some of the communities found out there on the internet. We share our thoughts while also sharing how we've intentionally created our online community to be different! Join our Community! https://my-wellness-hub.mn.co/ Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/therealspooniesunite)

Duration:00:27:35

Making a Change with Katie Muckley

4/12/2021
Katie Muckley is a physical therapist from Indiana currently based in Atlanta, Georgia. She joined the Aerie Changemaker family in 2020 as the founder of Imagine Dance Project Haiti, an initiative to increase access to dance education through programs for youth in Haiti. Through numerous trips to Haiti since 2014, Katie has worked closely with Imagine Missions and the Institute of Dance Lynn Williams Rouzier to develop this initiative. In her work as both a physical therapist and a dance...

Duration:01:11:45

Making a Change with Kendall Renee

4/12/2021
Kendall Renee is a Singer/Songwriter/Recording Artist from Southern California. She released her debut album “Original” in 2016, and has since been on a mission to share authentic music with the world. On top of being an artist, Kendall was born with a rare medical condition that’s almost taken her life many times. Kendall uses her music as her mission to inspire others with disabilities & let them know they are never alone. She believes that music is the universal language that helps...

Duration:01:10:15

Making a Change with Mei-Li Hey

4/12/2021
Mei-Li Hey is the President and Co-Founder of Atwero, a nonprofit dedicated to increasing access to improved sanitation for people living with disabilities, specifically in underdeveloped areas. She is a Mechanical Engineer working on NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, and in her free time, she loves to rock climb. Connect with Mei-Li on Instagram Connect with Atwero on Instagram This month, we'll be releasing a special series along with our regularly scheduled content. We know that as...

Duration:00:54:27

Coaching Chronic Illness Through Mindset

4/7/2021
We are very excited to have Natalie Kelly on today’s episode of The Real Life Show: Living with a Chronic Illness. Nat is the founder of "Plenty and Well," which is her website and podcast based in Oregon. She is a chronic illness mindset and lifestyle coach. After years of suffering, Nat was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in 2017 but had already started her blog to share her journey of health and wellness. She went beyond just social media and got her holistic health coach certification...

Duration:01:08:24

Making a Change with Keely Cat-Wells

4/5/2021
Keely Cat-Wells is an Entrepreneur and Disability Activist dedicated to making social, systematic, and economical changes. Keely shares how becoming disabled led her to live a life where she actually felt healthy and is able to thrive. She uses her experience to help bring awareness and open doors for other Disabled People through her companies and activist work. Connect with Keely on Instagram Connect with C Talent on Instagram This month, we'll be releasing a special series along with...

Duration:00:58:27

Making a Change with Candice Youngblood

4/5/2021
Candice Youngblood is a lawyer who is passionate about giving communities the tools they need to thrive in their environmental health. We chat about Candice's personal experience with environmental racism and how she's using her experience to empower the youth of today with information so that they can make a change in her project, Youth on Root. Candice didn't have a project fully formed when she applied to be an Aerie changemaker - she simply had an idea and a passion to make a difference....

Duration:01:03:46

Making a Change with Bella Lam

4/5/2021
Bella Lam is the Founder and CEO of Coconut Whisk. She was inspired to create her vegan baking mixes after not being able to find other options readily available while she was in college as a first-generation student. In this episode we chat about all things self-care, creating a company from scratch, and what it means to Bella to be doing all this as an immigrant. Shop Coconut Whisk: https://coconutwhisk.com/ Follow Bella on Instagram Follow Coconut Whisk on Instagram This month, we'll...

Duration:00:56:04

Introducing The April Aerie Changemaker Series

4/4/2021
This month, we'll be releasing a special series along with our regularly scheduled content. We know that as human beings, we are multi-faceted, multi-passionate people who have interests and identities beyond being chronically ill, which is why we're excited to bring you the 2020 Aerie Changemaker Podcast Series! In this mini-series, we interview women making a difference in the world, hear about the backstories behind their projects, and talk about all sorts of fascinating and important...

Duration:00:04:18

Learning To See Healthcare as Human Care with Eva Minkoff

3/31/2021
This episode is brought to you by Vital Fields vitalfield.com Use code SPOONIESUNITE for 15% off We are so happy to have Eva Minkoff on today's episode of The Real Life Show: Living with a Chronic Illness. Eva is a strong advocate and has her own chronic illness podcast. She was diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Mast Cell Activation Syndrome, and Fibromyalgia. Eva's ten years of career experience in healthcare and a lifetime of chronic patient experiences motivated her to pursue...

Duration:01:04:50

Learning About Chronic Migraines with Kathy O’shea

3/24/2021
This episode is brought to you by Vital Fields vitalfield.com Use code SPOONIESUNITE for 15% off Today we interviewed the brilliant Kathy O'Shea on this episode of The Real Life Show: Living with a Chronic Illness. Kathy is a professor of Literature and Humanities at Monroe Community College in Rochester, New York. She has suffered from migraines for 43 years. She has been published in the Greenwood Encyclopedia of World Popular Culture and Opra Magazine and writes regular blogs on...

Duration:01:08:53

Real Talk: Celebrating Our One Year Podcast Anniversary

3/22/2021
We can't believe it's been a whole year since our first episode aired! Thank you to all our listeners and supporters! This episode is for you! https://mywellnesshub.co/spoonie-hub/ Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/therealspooniesunite)

Duration:00:22:05

Meeting the Founder of VitalField Technologies, Jan Wellmann

3/20/2021
This episode is brought to you by Vital Field vitalfield.com Use code SPOONIESUNITE for 15% off We are so excited to bring you this bonus episode today because it is with Jan Wellmann, the cofounder of our first ever sponsor, VitalField Energy Cells. Jan is an entrepreneur and health coach with a long list of successful ventures, such as revolutionizing mobile gaming with "Riot Bee," founding health and wellness portals called "Honey Colony" and "Simple Transformative," and launching a...

Duration:01:03:15

Becoming an Independent, Self-Employed Bad-Ass with Jackie Coffin

3/17/2021
This episode is brought to you by Vital Fields vitalfield.com Use code SPOONIESUNITE for 15% off On today’s episode of The Real Life Show: Living with a Chronic Illness, we have Jackie Coffin. In this episode, she talks about her journey to find a doctor who won’t give up on finding a treatment for her diagnosed Sjogren’s disorder. Jackie is later diagnosed with small fiber neuropathy and fibromyalgia as a result of the Sjogren’s. Jackie eventually decided to do what was best for herself...

Duration:01:17:00

Heal Your Gut with Phoebe Lapine

3/10/2021
This episode is brought to you by Vital Fields vitalfield.com Use code SPOONIESUNITE for 15% off Today on The Real Life Show: Living with a Chronic Illness, we are talking to Phoebe Lapine who is a food and health writer, a gluten-free chef and speaker, and is the creator of the award-winning blog, "Feed Me Phoebe." Phoebe also has a memoir out entitled "The Wellness Project," all about her journey with the autoimmune disease, Hashimoto's Thyroiditis. This multitasking boss babe is the...

Duration:01:08:15

Saying "No" to Say "Yes"

3/8/2021
In our last Real Talk episode, we touched on this subject- in your life, you're faced every day with choices to make. And if you're conserving your energy, or perhaps you've got goals you're trying to reach, or maybe you just want to feel less overwhelmed- this episode is for you! Learning to say no to things, so you can say yes to what you really want or need. If you want to dive deeper into these topics, reach out to us! We are both open for 1:1 coaching, and also have a program: Next...

Duration:00:25:14

Accepting and Advocating For Yourself with Kerry Jeffery

3/3/2021
This episode is brought to you by Vital Fields vitalfield.com Use code SPOONIESUNITE for 15% off On today's episode of The Real Life Show: Living with a Chronic Illness, we interview the fantastic, multi talented Kerry Jeffrey. She is a clinical hypnotherapist, counselor, and life coach. She helps people all over the world as she works exclusively online to help them overcome all of the complex emotional issues that come with having a a chronic illness. Kerry lives with a total of four...

Duration:00:59:17

Learning About Ostomies with Mollie Tinnin

2/24/2021
On today's episode of The Real Life Show: Living with a Chronic Illness, we chat with Mollie Tinnin. Molly is an ostomy patient that had to become her own advocate after being in a situation that forced her to stand up for her self. She hopes to destigmatize and normalize ostomies through her custom sticker line called "Chronically Connected" (linked below). We had a very real and honest conversation about what it's like to live with an ostomy. We had so much fun talking with Mollie, and...

Duration:01:02:20

Real Talk: Having a bad day... or a bad lots of days... or a bad year... or living in a pandemic.

2/22/2021
This week for Real Talk with Cassie and Chelsea on The Real Life Show: Living with a Chronic Illness, we've got a discussion about when you've got a bad day, or lots of them! Give yourself compassion, be kind to yourself, and use some of our mindset and practical tips and tricks to help you out of a funk! Next Level Resilience- 3 weeks to empowerment, strength and clarity. Only $111, on sale now! Connect with us on Instagram Email us: Hello@TheRealSpooniesUnite.com Support the show...

Duration:00:28:54

All Things Essential Oils with Shannon and Katie

2/17/2021
On this episode of The Real Life Show: Living with a Chronic Illness, we have two wonderful guests joining us today; Shannon Le and Katie Madill. Shannon was a trained exercise science fitness expert but longed for a farm girl, self-sustainable, homesteading future for herself and her family, free of toxins and processed foods. Shannon dives into her decision behind moving from the suburbs to a 2 acre farm outside the city with her husband and two kids, and all that goes on at her farm. She...

Duration:01:09:55