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A group of swell gals in LA chronicle their experiences when one of them gets diagnosed with breast cancer.

A group of swell gals in LA chronicle their experiences when one of them gets diagnosed with breast cancer.
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United States

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A group of swell gals in LA chronicle their experiences when one of them gets diagnosed with breast cancer.

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English


Episodes

Wildfire w/ April Stearns

9/11/2018
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This week the gals are joined by April Stearns the editor and founder of Wildfire Mag a publication geared towards young women diagnosed with breast cancer! April is an incredible human being who started Wildfire after her experience battling stage 3 breast cancer. She walks us through how she started the mag, how she curates it, how you can submit and more! She also opens up about her own fight, how it's affected her family, coping with fertility loss, the fear of relapse, nutrition, and...

Duration:01:23:51

Unwrapping Bobby w/ Bobby Salzano

9/5/2018
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This week the gals are joined by art director, pizza boy, & Heather's husband, Bobby Salzano! Find out the juicy details on how Bob & Heather got together, & how he came to know Tana & Danielle (spoilet alert: it was through Heather)! Bob also unpacks how Danielle's cancer diagnosis impacted him, & opens up about his dad's struggle with drug addiction. Danielle shares her relationship with Cannabis & talks about how "everyone's got an opinion". Tana gives us a window into the "nerdy" world...

Duration:01:33:05

Take My Blood but not My Farts

8/29/2018
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On the eve of receiving her second dose of her new chemo regimen (carboplatin & gemcitabine), the gals plan what to ask her oncologist. Danielle also gears up for her two trips in September, Cuba and NYC, which brings her to open up about her relationship with her dad. All the gals open up about their families and childhood in today's episode. Also in today's ep, vet visits, Tana's neck boob, spooky dreams, and of course, farting. Please donate to Danielle's GoFundMe!...

Duration:01:11:14

Bad Boobs

8/21/2018
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As Danielle embarks on another 6 months of chemo (carboplatin & gemcitabine), the gals try to keep track and make sense of it all. They also celebrate Danielle being published in the breast cancer magazine, "Wildfire"! Also also in today's episode, ASMR, ghost stories, an exorcism, and more! Never a dull moment, to say the least. Please donate to Danielle's GoFundMe! https://www.gofundme.com/help-danielle-to-keep-fighting Check out the latest issue of Wildfire Mag!...

Duration:01:02:15

Thumper

11/27/2017
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Tana recalls how OG Swell Gal, Hailey Keen got introduced to the group. Hailey discusses how she felt when she first heard Danielle's news. Danielle opens up about discovering your Patronus, and her decision making process with treatment options. Ultimately, the gals get excited for an upcoming Orlando reunion, and Heather introduces a new game called, "Vulgarmort".

Duration:00:49:49

Best Dick in the Biz

11/20/2017
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Wise guy Hailey Keen joins the gals of WTS and “HO BOOOOY” does she not disappoint. Hailey shares her recent boob experience and (not so recent) struggles with anxiety. We find out the true reason why bras have 3 clasps. Other topics include: angry anonymous notes, guerrilla forging and healing oil. Why aren’t you listening yet?!

Duration:00:58:13

Tana Tears

11/13/2017
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Don't pour your own wine & fill the house with lemons because the gals get superstitious! Danielle is apprehensive about facing her surgery options, & opens up about her plans being disrupted. Tana opens up about not knowing what she wants, & the power of positive thinking. Heather opens up about the sweet deals at Costco, & doesn't cry BUT SOMEONE DOES! Better listen up because "excuse me, your life is waiting!"

Duration:00:40:21

Shoutout to Noah!

11/6/2017
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A very special episode packed with insight & inspiration! The gals are joined by super rad dude & amazing dad, Eric Capone, who's son, Noah, has been diagnosed with neuroblastoma. Eric shares his family's experience & also provides great info about LA Children's Hospital, Cannakids, stage 4 success stories, & more! Eric & the gals also bond over being street kids, moving to LA, & Jaguar Jumpsuits! Please donate to their gofundme! https://www.gofundme.com/zcshrd-noahs-fight

Duration:01:12:52

Party of Three

10/30/2017
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Danielle reflects on her experience watching Hollywood's depiction of cancer. The gals open a dialogue about exploring alternative treatments, and Danielle hesitates using "healing oil". MOST IMPORTANT, however, the gals shoot the shit about Solange dreams, laundry drama, and Whataburger! Also, what's Erik Von Detten up to? He up?

Duration:00:40:51

Test Icicles

10/23/2017
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"It" at the Arclight! Solange at the Hollywood Bowl! The gals discuss their fun adventures and deliver great news! Danielle gets vulnerable about what's next. Tana schools us on heavy metal. Also, don't google sepsis.

Duration:01:02:38

Ay Que Cute

10/16/2017
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Part 2 of Violet's visit! Danielle & Violet go over their methods to tame the Pink Devil's side effects. Danielle reveals some positive news! Heather feels up Danielle, and Violet drops some hard wisdom. Also, who is Mario Casas?! ONLY ONE WAY TO FIND OUT.

Duration:00:38:16

Mamasito

10/9/2017
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Violeta's (Danielle's mom) in the house! She shares her experience of being diagnosed with breast cancer 21 years ago and the importance of having a strong support system. Danielle and Heather exchange childhood tales, express their excitement about joining the Feral Audio family, and gush over Violeta's cooking. Also cats! Ay que cute!

Duration:00:46:56

Four Pokes Total

10/2/2017
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Fluctuating boobs! Pubic hair! Breast milk ice cream! The gals juggle all the hot topics in this one! But in all seriousness, Danielle goes over her new symptoms on “The Pink Devil”, walks us through the day she got biopsied, and answers a tough question. Also, Heather reels from a not-so-good audition, and Tana teaches us to love cooking!

Duration:01:08:23

Simple Feet

9/25/2017
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BFFz4L Lauren and Tyler join Danielle and Heather while Tana’s in J-Tree! The gals discuss day 1 of “The Pink Devil”, and press their pals on how they felt when they learned of Danielle’s breast cancer. The gang reminisces further about their FSU days, and get real vulnerable about expectations, getting older, and farts.

Duration:01:03:34

Today is Today

9/18/2017
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Reeling from the not-so-good news, Tana dives deeper into her feelings. The gals discuss their experience with physical pain and empathy, and the importance of living for today. Heather gets a pep talk, and Danielle's a f***ing badass.

Duration:00:53:10

Mija

9/11/2017
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The gals call Danielle’s mom (Violet) to give her some not-so-good news. They discuss their individual ways of receiving and dealing with bad news. Danielle talks about the importance of finding the right oncologist. And Heather cries … again.

Duration:00:35:51

Aplomb

9/4/2017
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The gals go over their Tallahassee trip, and the importance of turning off. Danielle touches on the mixed emotions of awaiting test results, the cost of tests, & the relief her youcaring fund brings. Also, a V important discussion about moist towelettes aka "booty wipes"!

Duration:00:28:13

Nope Regrets

8/28/2017
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The gals discuss the benefits of social media, and the rigmarole of chemo day. Danielle reflects on her struggles with anxiety, depression, and ADD. Episode ends on ANOTHER MAJOR CLIFF HANGER when Violet (Danielle's mom) text's them! Also, should we get "No Regrets" tattoos?

Duration:00:30:44

Swell Folks

8/19/2017
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Part 2 of our first ep! Surprise visit from swell folks Ryan & Katie! Tana goes to unique camp while Danielle spends a weekend rollin' solo. The gals discuss drinking, coming to terms with the "Stage 4" label, and wig life. They also plan their upcoming trip back to FSU! Music by Tom Oddo - Photo by Lauren Naylor - Poster by Bob Salzano - Original caligraphy by Danielle Hernandez herself - Produced by Heather Higginbotham Don’t miss an episode! Subscribe @ smarturl.it/wellthissucks Like...

Duration:00:34:34

Swell Gals

7/4/2017
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Hi! Danielle goes over her diagnosis. The gals reminisce about how they all met, & reflect on how they felt when they discovered Danielle has breast cancer. Heather's house gets broken into. Episode ends on a MAJOR cliffhanger when Ryan shows up! Music by Tom Oddo - Photo by Lauren Naylor - Poster by Bob Salzano - Original caligraphy by Danielle Hernandez herself - Produced by Heather Higginbotham Don’t miss an episode! Subscribe @ smarturl.it/wellthissucks Like what you hear? Try Fear...

Duration:00:31:39