The Sick and Successful Podcast
#7. Business Owner, Shawna Schimnowski Story of Being Diagnosed With a Very Rare Form of Cancer

#7. Business Owner, Shawna Schimnowski Story of Being Diagnosed With a Very Rare Form of Cancer

January 22, 2020

Shawna Schimnowski owner of Organic Tan Winnipeg shares her vulnerable story of being diagnosed with a very rare form of Cancer and how it lead to a stillbirth of her baby boy. She shares how she was able to pursue her dreams after such a life-altering, heartbreaking experience. 

 

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#6. Author, Miranda Oh’s Life Came to a Halt with Endometriosis and Adenomyosis - AND HOW SHE CONQUERED

#6. Author, Miranda Oh’s Life Came to a Halt with Endometriosis and Adenomyosis - AND HOW SHE CONQUERED

January 16, 2020
Author Miranda Oh is a 3-time author of her book series called Chin Up Tits Out.
(Her third book is COMING SOON!) 
 
With an Endometriosis and Adenomyosis diagnosis, her life was flipped upside down and sideways. Although, in true Miranda style; she carries her Chin Up Tits Out attitude with all the wild curve balls life is going to throw at her.  
 
@ohmirandaoh
 
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#5. Gaining Weight with Chronic Illness (Weight Gain from Humira)

#5. Gaining Weight with Chronic Illness (Weight Gain from Humira)

January 8, 2020

Shalinda and Natalie discuss their experiences gaining weight with Chronic Illness. They get into the nitty-gritty. Episode 5 is a tough topic, a heated discussion and one you will not want to miss. 

Natalie chat's about how she gained weight from a biologic medication called Humira and Shalinda discusses gaining weight from the impact of her cancer diagnosis. 

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#4. Chronic Pain every day Brooke Van Ryssel pushed through and opened her own body-positive gym

#4. Chronic Pain every day Brooke Van Ryssel pushed through and opened her own body-positive gym

December 4, 2019

Brooke Van Ryssel owner and founder of My Body Fitness + Nutrition suffered from a car accident and ever since has been struggling with Chronic Pain. It is something she deals with every single day and could have held her back from accomplishing her dreams, but she didn't let it stop her. 

Follow Brooke on Instagram @mybodywpg or you can email her at mybodywpg@gmail.com 

You can find more information about Brooke's gym on the website: https://www.mybodywpg.ca/

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#3. All Alone In A New City Getting Diagnosed With Cervical Cancer, Shalinda Share’s Her Journey

#3. All Alone In A New City Getting Diagnosed With Cervical Cancer, Shalinda Share’s Her Journey

November 18, 2019

Shalinda moved to a new city for her dream job. No friends, no family and in the midst of a divorce, she was diagnosed with Cervical Cancer. She shares how she was able to keep positive and get through the hardest time in her life. 

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#2. Diagnosed With Crohn’s Disease at 17, Natalie Share’s Her Journey Of Up’s & Downs

#2. Diagnosed With Crohn’s Disease at 17, Natalie Share’s Her Journey Of Up’s & Downs

November 18, 2019

Diagnosed at 17 in the summer before university, Natalie struggled to accept her diagnosis. She pushed through university working 5 jobs. Eventually, her disease caught up to her and she had to accept it. She explains all this and more in this week's episode of Sick & Successful. 

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What does it mean to be successful while sick with a life-threating disease?

What does it mean to be successful while sick with a life-threating disease?

October 29, 2019

Shalinda and Natalie share what being successful while sick means to them. They dive into how they met and why empowering other women with illness is so important. It is possible to be successful while being sick and even more powerful when you can do it with other women supporting you. 

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