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Casual conversations with purpose featuring interesting, inspiring, and innovative people from a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and industries. Everyone has a story to share, and every story is worth sharing.

Oct 30, 2018

Kathy Young joins me for a lively discussion about her life with multiple sclerosis, finding her voice in patient advocacy through her blog and podcast, and advocating for patient advocates to get fairly compensated for their time.

Learn more about Kathy's advocacy efforts and Patients Getting Paid.

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Oct 23, 2018

This week I'm joined by Kelly Crabb for a conversation about her life with Crohn's Disease, finding her voice as a patient advocate, her stamina as a runner, and her community through the Purple Project.

Follow Kelly's advocacy efforts on Twitter @girlsgotguts and Facebook @kellyontherun.

Run Time - 35:03

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Oct 16, 2018

Patient advocate Joan Mueller joins me this week for a conversation about her life with arthritis, its impact on her work as an Assistant Hospital Director, the challenges that come with physical therapy and relearning motor functions, and how to create more empathy in health care.

Run Time - 38:44

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Oct 9, 2018

This week I'm joined by Kristal Kent for a conversation about fibromyalgia, the widespread pain index, challenges that come with an invisible illness, and the positivity and empathy that an online patient community can generate.

Learn more about Kristal's advocacy efforts at @KristalPainChronicles.

Run Time - 47:17


Oct 2, 2018

Maria Thomas joins me this week to talk about her life with hyperhidrosis, share her perspective on defining chronic diseases as disabilities, empowerment and validation that is received from peers and providers, and navigating social cues most people take for granted. There's also a lot of my new puppy, Miles...