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Sharing stories of how we overcome the unexpected struggles in life.

Sharing stories of how we overcome the unexpected struggles in life.
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United States

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Sharing stories of how we overcome the unexpected struggles in life.

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English

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435-201-4444


Episodes

Episode 38: Bailee Morrell - Not Knowing Her Father Until She was 5, Back and Forth Between Homes, Young Marriage

8/22/2019
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In this episode, I chat with my sister-in-law, Bailee. We talk about how she didn't know who her dad was until she was about 4 or 5 and what led to her meeting him. We also talk about how she was constantly in between houses growing up, as well as her young marriage right out of High School. For full show notes and links to everything referenced in this episode, please visit www.ourhardknocks.com. Follow on Instagram @hardknocks.podcast Like the Facebook page...

Duration:00:19:38

Episode 37: Carly Jones - Toxic Relationship with a Narcissist

8/19/2019
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In this episode, I chat with one of my sweet friends, Carly. We talk about how she grew up having divorced parents with siblings of all different ages. We get into her College experience and how she met her daughter's father, which turned out to be a very toxic, horrible relationship. Carly was literally scared for her life at some times during this relationship. Luckily, she was able to leave before she was seriously hurt and is now a single mom. For full show notes and links to...

Duration:01:10:40

Episode 36: Teisha Curtis - Abandonment, Drug Addiction, High School Dropout and Mental Health

8/15/2019
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In this episode, I chat with Teisha about her hard childhood, her drug addiction that began at age 12, dropping out of High School so she could help take care of her younger siblings, bad relationship with her mom and then having kids of her own, one of which has been sick and no one knows what is wrong with her. For full show notes and links to everything referenced in this episode, please visit www.ourhardknocks.com. Follow on Instagram @hardknocks.podcast Like the Facebook page...

Duration:00:36:37

Episode 35: Jesenia @pmddwarriors - Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)

8/12/2019
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In this episode, I chat with Jesenia of @pmddwarriors on Instagram. She gives some insight on Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder, also known as PMDD. This has to do with a woman's menstrual cycle. "In short terms, it's PMS on steriods." This episode was really insightful for me. I'd never heard of PMDD before. It is interesting and could be the answer for many women that struggle more than normal when it comes to your menstrual cycle. For full show notes and links to everything referenced in...

Duration:00:16:00

Episode 34: Jesika Morrell - Depression & Anxiety and a Nearly Fatal UTV Accident

8/10/2019
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In this episode I chat with my little sister about how her parent's decisions when she was little shaped how she is today, as well as her own struggles with depression and anxiety and a nearly fatal UTV accident. For full show notes and links to everything referenced in this episode, please visit www.ourhardknocks.com. Follow on Instagram @hardknocks.podcast Like the Facebook page FB.com/hardknockspocast If you have your own story to share, please send me a DM or email...

Duration:00:27:09

Episode 33: Christine Pinder - A Mother's View of Her Child's Attempted Suicide

8/8/2019
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If you have a young child in your life at all, whether it be your own child, a friend's child, your grandchild, a niece or nephew, etc. you NEED to listen to this episode! In this episode, I chat with the sweetest lady! I met Christine through her bakery in town, Sugar Bean Bakery. Unfortunately, it has since closed, but she still makes goodies from home! Lucky for us residents of Sevier County. ;) Christine shares a very powerful story! This is one EVERY SINGLE PERSON needs to hear. She...

Duration:00:54:44

Episode 32: Kourtney Campos - Poor Decisions, Being Bullied and Toxic Relationship

8/5/2019
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In this episode, I chat with one of my best childhood friends, Kourtney. She talks about growing up in an LDS community and how she made choices that go against those beliefs, which in turn led her to being bullied and in some toxic relationships. For full show notes and links to everything referenced in this episode, please visit www.ourhardknocks.com. Follow on Instagram @hardknocks.podcast Like the Facebook page FB.com/hardknockspocast If you have your own story to share, please...

Duration:00:25:04

Episode 31: Jourdan Watts - Ask Me Anything!

8/1/2019
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In this solo episode with me, Jourdan, your host, I answer questions that you amazing supporters asked me on Instagram! Topics include being a working mom and the struggles that come along with that, my tattoos, podcast talk and my two sweet kids' birth stories. For full show notes and links to everything referenced in this episode, please visit www.ourhardknocks.com. Follow on Instagram @hardknocks.podcast Like the Facebook page FB.com/hardknockspocast If you have your own story to...

Duration:00:50:52

Episode 29: Amy Collom - Loss of Father as a Teenager and its Lasting Effects

7/27/2019
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In this episode, I chat with my friend Amy about the loss of her father when she was just barely 13 years old. Amy tells all about how she felt at the time, after and how she feels to this day. She shares about her anxiety and depression, as well as the struggles being home-schooled has also made her face. For full show notes and links to everything referenced in this episode, please visit www.ourhardknocks.com. Follow on Instagram @hardknocks.podcast Like the Facebook page...

Duration:01:25:01

Episode 28: Karyssa Stock - Growing up in a Broken Home, Drug Addiction, Foster Care and Postpartum Depression

7/25/2019
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In this episode, my friend Karyssa and I talk about what it was like for her to grow up in a broken home. As the oldest, she had to take care of all her younger siblings because her dad was a drug addict and her mom struggled with some things, as well. We talk about how she fostered her youngest brother, during the midst of her postpartum depression from baby #2. For full show notes and links to everything referenced in this episode, please visit www.ourhardknocks.com. Follow on Instagram...

Duration:00:44:17

Episode 27: Justice Jacobs - Sexual and Physical Abuse as a Child

7/22/2019
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In this episode, I chat with Justice about the physical and then sexual abuse she endured by her step-dad. Justice tells how they got out of the situation and the repercussions of not getting help when she needed it. For full show notes and links to everything referenced in this episode, please visit www.ourhardknocks.com. Follow on Instagram @hardknocks.podcast Like the Facebook page FB.com/hardknockspocast If you have your own story to share, please send me a DM or email...

Duration:00:40:03

Episode 26: Janessa Farrer - Chatting with an LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) aka Therapist

7/18/2019
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I am so excited for you guys to hear this episode! I was pumped when Janessa reached out to me and said she was willing to share her experience as a therapist, as well as coping skills and strategies for so many situations in life. Janessa also shared about her own loss and what grief was like for her. This is one to take notes on! For full show notes and links to everything referenced in this episode, please visit www.ourhardknocks.com. Follow on Instagram @hardknocks.podcast Like the...

Duration:01:55:23

Episode 25: Janie Lundgreen - Being Single in Your Mid 20s

7/15/2019
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In this episode, my friend Janie and I chat about what it's like to grow up in Utah and not be married by your mid 20s. The reason I felt like this was an important topic is because it is not uncommon by any means for people to be married right out of High School and have all their kids by the time they're 25. I know in other states and cultures, this is weird.. Why would you get married at 18/19? You haven't even lived yet, etc. This is just how our culture and society is. So Janie at 25,...

Duration:00:58:37

Episode 24: Sharde Parker - Sexual Abuse as a Child by Step-Dad

7/13/2019
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In this episode, I chat with Sharde about the sexual abuse she endured by her step-dad. For full show notes and links to everything referenced in this episode, please visit www.ourhardknocks.com. Follow on Instagram @hardknocks.podcast Like the Facebook page FB.com/hardknockspocast If you have your own story to share, please send me a DM or email (hardknockspod@gmail). I would really love for you to sign up for email notifications on the website, as well as rating and subscribing to...

Duration:00:27:37

Episode 23: Amanda Mogan - Growing up with Grandpa, Cancer and Her Caregiver Story

7/11/2019
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In this episode, I chat with my friend Amanda about how she grew up with her grandpa and then when she went off to College, how he started to get sick. We talked about the shocking way they learned he had cancer and how she was his caregiver until he passed. For full show notes and links to everything referenced in this episode, please visit www.ourhardknocks.com. Follow on Instagram @hardknocks.podcast Like the Facebook page FB.com/hardknockspocast If you have your own story to...

Duration:00:53:12

Episode 22: Shilo Madsen - Young Marriage and Divorce, Loss of Her Baby and Best Friend

7/8/2019
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In this episode, my friend Shilo and I chat about her marriage that happened right out of High School and shortly followed in divorce, as well as the loss of her precious son, Brink, and then one of her best friends. For full show notes and links to everything referenced in this episode, please visit www.ourhardknocks.com. Follow on Instagram @hardknocks.podcast Like the Facebook page FB.com/hardknockspocast If you have your own story to share, please send me a DM or email...

Duration:00:30:37

Episode 21: Josie Moosman - Child of an Affair, Abusive Relationship, Loss of Bonus Mom and Sister, Single Motherhood & Coming Out on Top

7/4/2019
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In this episode, I chat with my sweet friend Josie about what it was like to be a child of an affair - when she found out, how she felt and when she met her other family. We also talked about her being in an abusive relationship with a drug user, which led her to single motherhood. She also talked about losing her bonus mom and older sister and all about making something of yourself through all the hardships. For full show notes and links to everything referenced in this episode, please...

Duration:01:04:54

Episode 20: Jourdan Watts - Part 3, Catching You up to Today

7/1/2019
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In this episode, I give a "quick" run down bringing you up to speed on where I am today. My part 1 is episode 1. My part 2 is episode 12. For full show notes and links to everything referenced in this episode, please visit www.ourhardknocks.com. Follow on Instagram @hardknocks.podcast Like the Facebook page FB.com/hardknockspocast If you have your own story to share, please send me a DM or email (hardknockspod@gmail). I would really love for you to sign up for email notifications...

Duration:00:51:25

Episode 19: Dakota Tobler - Young Mom of 3 with PPD (Postpartum Depression) and Her Suicide Story

6/27/2019
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In this episode, I chat with one of my funniest friends ever, Dakota. We chat about how she is a young mom of three littles, 6 and under. Her experience with PPD (postpartum depression) which actually led to a diagnosis of RDD (recurrent depressive disorder) and from there, led to an attempted suicide. For full show notes and links to everything referenced in this episode, please visit www.ourhardknocks.com. Follow on Instagram @hardknocks.podcast Like the Facebook page...

Duration:00:55:38

Episode 18: Katie Taylor - Loss and How She Copes

6/25/2019
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In this episode, I chat with one of my best friends in the entire world about all the loss she has suffered. She shares a little bit about each one and then how she copes with it all, as well as what you can do for and say to someone that has lost a loved one. For full show notes and links to everything referenced in this episode, please visit www.ourhardknocks.com. Follow on Instagram @hardknocks.podcast Like the Facebook page FB.com/hardknockspocast If you have your own story to...

Duration:00:46:54