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Cancer, Chronic & Critical Illness Episodes

Stories of those who bravely face cancer, and critical or chronic illness, and refuse to be defined by it.
March 21, 2023

When The Rocks Sing: Marv Weidner's story of life after death

In this emotional episode, Coach Jon interviews Marv Weidner who shares his experience of his wife receiving a devastating cancer diagnosis. Marv describes how their future plans vanished and the past no longer mattered, leaving them with only the present …

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Jan. 3, 2023

From rare illness and medical horror to survivor, advocate and trailb…

Eleven years ago when Holly was twenty six, just weeks after giving birth, she was diagnosed with a rare autoimmune disorder. She spent two months fighting for my life in the ICU on a ventilator, completely paralyzed unable to be …

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Oct. 25, 2022

The Blind Blogger: How Maxwell Ivey turned adversity into inspiration

Maxwell Ivey started losing his vision to retinitis pigmentosa at an early age becoming legally blind by junior high school and totally blind by the time he graduated from college. People were inspired by his willingness to take on difficult …

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Oct. 18, 2022

From Chronic Health Conditions to Motivational Speaker and Author

For years, Michael struggled with health issues made worse through addictions. From nearly dying to almost having his legs amputated, Michael has stared down some of the most challenging experiences life has to offer.

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Aug. 22, 2022

How Cheryl ILOV cured incurable chronic pain and became a NINJA and b…

Cheryl Ilov is a former chronic pain patient who was declared incurable by her medical team, which prompted her on a path of self-healing and earning her master's degree in physical therapy. Cheryl is also a second degree black belt …

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Nov. 19, 2021

"At 17, I woke up blind." - Kevin's heartbreaking story of losing his…

From Brain Tumor, to Blindness, to Business Owner: Kevin Lowe is the creator and host of “The Lowe Down with Kevin Lowe”, a podcast and blog that lets you see the world from his unique point of view. ⁣

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