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Join hosts Jeremie, Brian, and Taylor as they hangout and have an unapologetic, unpolished and unfiltered discussion about what it's like to live life with a disease, in the hopes of finding humour in an otherwise taboo and sometimes dark subject.

Join hosts Jeremie, Brian, and Taylor as they hangout and have an unapologetic, unpolished and unfiltered discussion about what it's like to live life with a disease, in the hopes of finding humour in an otherwise taboo and sometimes dark subject.
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Join hosts Jeremie, Brian, and Taylor as they hangout and have an unapologetic, unpolished and unfiltered discussion about what it's like to live life with a disease, in the hopes of finding humour in an otherwise taboo and sometimes dark subject.




Life as a Paramedic - PTSD

This week on Sickboy we sit down with Josh and dive into PTSD, life as a paramedic and a long journey with debilitating Crohn's disease. The boys try to wrap their heads around a mental illness that dates back to a traumatic childhood and how a struggle with Crohn’s caused Josh to look at how worth while it was to keep living. Now a proud father of two, Josh strives to connect with his children with affection and love, breaking the cycle that created his struggle with Post Traumatic Stress...

Duration: 01:15:37

109 - Rethink Breast Cancer with MJ DeCoteau

This week on Sickboy, the guys sit down with founder of Rethink Breast Cancer, MJ DeCoteau. After losing her mother and grandmother to breast cancer she was inspired to rethink the way we talk about this illness. Reimagining dated and impersonal initiatives, she steered the movement towards a younger demographic and gave them the resources to understand how to cope. The guys dive into MJ’s story of personal loss, learn about boob health, bust some boob cancer myths, and (most importantly)...

Duration: 01:06:20

108 - To Be A Gay Man... with Colitis

This week, we’re mixing it up a little bit. We talk to Jordan Whelan about what it’s like to be a gay man. Here at Sickboy HQ, we don’t only like to talk about what it’s like to be sick, we love to dispel stigma, and this week’s episode dives head first into growing up, coming out and living it up as a young gay man. Jordan also has colitis, which certainly makes for a few complications in the sex department. Taylor is astounded at how much he doesn’t know about being gay, Brian gets...

Duration: 01:10:38


This week on Sickboy the fellas sit down with Kalyn who was once infected with the horrifying and totally dangerous and deadly ZIKA VIRUS! Wait... Zika? Like... the mosquito/sexually transmitted virus Zika? Where you get a rash and some achy joints? And gotta lay down for a day or two? YEAH THAT ZIKA! Oh, and by the way it definitely ain't as bad as you think unless you're looking to get pregnant. In that case DO NOT GET ZIKA!

Duration: 01:03:20

Slayer of Dragons, Mast Cells & Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes

This week on Sickboy the guys sit down with an 18 year old Knight in shining armour. Literally. Danielle lives with a Mast Cell and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome but that doesn’t stop her from taking part in medieval battles. We dive into the world of L.A.R.P and Brian geeks out a little too much on World of Warcraft. Danielle reminds us of the importance of developing and seeking community in times of need. Oh, and one more thing a real life opera singer stops the studio for a show.

Duration: 01:02:27

105 - POP! Goes my heart! (Supraventricular Tachycardia)

This week on Sickboy we sit down with Haley and talk heart stuff, time bombs and the most ideal place to stick a catheter in your body. What is a high heart beat? 150 bpm? 180bpm? Try 260….while sitting still….for 6 hours. For Haley, this is all apart of an episode of Supraventricular Tachycardia, or more boringly referred to as SVT. Having to take drugs that give you the feeling of imminent death and shoving catheters up through your crotch are a just a part of the experience. Join us...

Duration: 00:49:17

104 - Infertility: It's not you, it's me

This week on Sickboy the guys are schooled on the ways of the woman - it's the ABC's of infertility! Tune in as they learn about Sarah's struggle with making a baby, what is was like founding Google, and oh yeah, spoiler alert... Taylor may or may not know someone going through the same thing. Buckle up because Taylor and Jeremie are drunk AF and Bri's just trying to be a good listener.

Duration: 01:47:54

103 - Illness, Murder & Sailor Moon: Host Episode!

Join Brian, Taylor and Jeremie this week for another HOST EPISODE! This week the fellers find themselves a little out of place and get geeked out shooting the sh*t in front of a live audience at this years Animartime! What the heck is that you ask? The maritimes leading anime and gaming convention, Duh! We dive into Sickboy BINGO, sh*tting the bed when your wife is asleep, our rockstar deaths, sailor moon, a strangers scariest moment of their life and much much more.

Duration: 01:16:15

A Delicate Dance Between Humour and Hardship w/ Sunee Dhaliwal

Man goes to doctor. Says he's depressed. Says life seems harsh and cruel. Says he feels all alone in a threatening world where what lies ahead is vague and uncertain. Doctor says, "Treatment is simple. Great clown Pagliacci is in town tonight. Go and see him. That should pick you up." Man bursts into tears. Says, "But doctor...I am Pagliacci.” - Alan Moore. For this week’s very special episode we speak to Sunee Dhaliwal, Canadian stand up comedian, about life as a touring comedian, using...

Duration: 00:56:49

101 - My Brain Is Too Big For My Skull

Ever caught a lethal bacterial infection at a house party before? Of course not, that would be the worst house part ever. Unfortunately, Ian has been to that house party, and he picked up just that - Bacterial Meningitis. What is Meningitis? The hell if we know, that's why we got young Ian to drop by and tell us all about it. Catheters, nightmares, comas, expanding brains...this one's got it all. Enjoy! Support us on Patreon at Follow us on Facebook, Instagram &...

Duration: 01:05:20

100 - He Has Died. He Has Risen: David Maginley, M.Div

We’ve made it Sicko’s! EPISODE 100!?!?! Get ready to get spiritual af! What is life? What is consciousness? What is the soul? What is reality? This week we sit down with David Maginley, M.Div, an interfaith chaplain who offers guidance to those within palliative care. Wait, Sickboy mixed with religion?! Don’t worry there’s not much starch in this clergy man’s collar. He’s not interested in what you believe, he’s interested in the quality of your love. Oh and on top of all that, David has...

Duration: 01:38:26

99 - Terrified of Vomit: The Hypochondriacs

What scares you the most? Ghost's? Ghoul's? Goblin's? How about gagging? Welcome to Josh Braveners biggest nightmare... Vomit. This week the fellas chat with The Hypochondriac's front man to talk about life as a touring musician and the challenges one faces when every day you think you're going to get sick. They dive into everything from anxiety & panic attacks to quality beer to post hurricane psychedelic's and more. Be sure to check out The Hypochondriacs and catch them on tour this fall...

Duration: 01:10:12

98 - Anatomy of a Motorcycle Crash!

This week on Sickboy: Anatomy of a motorcycle crash! We explore the gruelling impact your body takes when it slams violently into the side of a SUV. Sit down with Taylor, Jeremie, Brian, and special guest, Luke, as they discuss the journey to recovery after a horrendous accident. From losing your sight to having your face surgically removed and screwed back together. This episode is riveting in more ways than one. As always this wouldn't be possible if it wasn't for our amazing...

Duration: 01:06:43

97 - Host Episode w/ Just Chips Dot Com!

It’s not everyday you meet a couple of people and know immediately that you were meant to be besties, so we took full advantage when we met Zoe and Sophia, hosts of Just Chips Dot Com (the podcast, not the website) and invited them to join us for a host episode we would be recording while in TO. Most notably, we chatted about what our badass Rock n’ Roll death would be, and that went in a lot of interesting directions. Strap in, check it out & have fun.

Duration: 01:03:47

No Colon Still Rollin': Hirschsprung's Disease

Stoma’s, ports, megacolon’s, no colon’s, and dogs. This weeks episode is all sorts of silly, disgusting, hilarious, and fascinating. Patrick, much like dog, has only one meter of small intestine. He has Hirschsprung's Disease, a form of megacolon. What is a megacolon? Exactly what it sounds like, a big ass colon. With no colon, a jajunostomy, a port and a useless asshole, Patrick lives a rather interesting life. Get ready for some silly.

Duration: 01:09:07

Super Booger or Brain Tumour?

What happens when you have a tumour wrapped around your carotid artery? A whole wack load of life long lessons. This week on Sickboy the fellas sit down with Judith John, former VP of Communications for SickKids and frequent flyer of the healthcare system. Judith unfortunately had to step down from her executive role at SickKids after doctors found a tumour on her brain, but that didn’t stop this wonderful woman from making a difference in the world. We talk ultimate booger removal,...

Duration: 01:03:10

The Way We Grieve

This week on Sickboy the guys sit down with Jesse Hayman, Director of Development & Communications at They dive deep into the world of grief; what is the difference between mental health & mental illness? is there a right way to grieve? and what is the most practical way to circumcise a baby? Okay, maybe that last one is a bit of a stretch… Jesse’s ability to be vulnerable about his experience with grief is empowering and, with his colleagues at, he is changing the way...

Duration: 01:04:43

Two Day’s Away From Death: Addison’s Disease

This Week On Sickboy: The fella’s are invited into one of the most exclusive club’s in Canada, The Addison’s Disease Club! Fiona shares her experience dealing with an extremely rare disease. Much more rare than 1 in 500. Because, 1 in 500 isn’t very rare… Duh, Brian. They dive into everything from the Etch A Sketching of one’s organs, to the excitement of roller coasters, to mystery autoimmune disorder bulls*it, to being a robot. But Fiona is not a robot, she’s a beautiful and articulate...

Duration: 01:09:45

Abortion...or, like, whatever.

This week on sickboy, we go dive into one of the western world's most long lasting and controversial topics. Abortion. How do you make the choice? What does the procedure entail? How do you recover, physically and emotionally? Find out, right now. This week's episode is brought to you by Go to to receive $20 off your subscription.

Duration: 01:21:35

Never Trust A Fart: Crohn's Disease

Imagine the challenges facing a 16 year old boy who sh*t's 10 times a day? No one like's pooping in public, but when you go that often, it's the only option. This week on Sickboy the lads sit down with the deep and silky voiced Adrian. They dive into everything from Human donut anatomy, quantum physics, black holes and brown holes. Sure Adrian might have Crohn's but the dude drinks 5L of water a day and has essentially squashed any and all serious symptoms of the disease. Buckle up for an...

Duration: 01:06:39

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