In this week's episode, I interview Laura Nordfelt. Laura is a caregiver to her husband who 9 years ago was in a motor cycle accident. This left him with many broken bones on the right side of his body and a very serious Traumatic Brain Injury. Before the accident they were a couple who worked hard, but played even harder, enjoying adventure and a lot of travel. After the accident the biggest challenge was adjusting to their new way of life. In the podcast Laura touches base on the biggest challenges of being a care giver, the importance of selfcare and how to cope with a loved one experiencing a life changing accident.
In this week's episode, I interview Jessy Munch who two years ago was in a serious dirt bike accident. This left her with a traumatic brain injury (TBI), diffuse axonal injury (DAI) and very lucky to be alive. She has also been sober since February 26, 2017. She is learning to effectively conserve her energy and choosing which activities to participate in. Her positive attitude, bubbly personality and determination is an inspiration to me and this makes her a great example to all in the midst of recovery.
In this week's episode, I talk to Sierra Badgley who has grown up with, Osteogenesis Imperfecta, then in 2015 she was in a severe dirt bike accident. She now suffers from Post Concussion Syndrome (PCS) which contributes to her anxiety and depression, but despite all of this she does not let this stop her. She is an ambassador for Anxiety Canada and is currently working on her diploma for, Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA)/Physiotherapy Assistant (PTAA) program.
In this week's episode, I speak to Ackel Cupid a Transformation Coach from Toronto who discusses his serious accident he had 13 years ago just 6 months after moving to Canada from the Caribbean. His real passion was soccer and he dreamed of one day becoming a huge soccer star, but that was all derailed after he was hit as a pedestrian. He talks about the many obstacles and change of mindset he had to overcome during his recovery. But his main motivation was getting back to his "love in life" soccer.
In this week's episode, Frances-Rose interviews Nick Francis, a fighter in the ring and a true fighter in this place called life. Nick hardly survived a tragic accident at only 16 years old but fought with everything he had in him. As he enters adulthood, he now shares his incredible journey as a motivational speaker, boxer and gentleman.
In this week's episode, Frances-Rose interviews Dr. Bernard Ogbiti, Father, Husband, CEO of Strange Fitness and COO of SafeCare Wellness. Dr. Ogbiti is an established and well-rounded medical professional based in Toronto, passionate about the medical, physical and mental wellness of his community and beyond. He talks about what drives his passion and the importance of seeking medical and mental care when needed - he is a patient himself and shares the benefits of having the support he needs. Listen to Dr. Ogbiti's incredible journey!
In this week's episode, Frances-Rose interviews Bryan St. Louis, Father, Husband, Pastor, Fitness Enthusiast and Survivor from the passing of his first-born baby. While Bryan and his wife encountered much pain and heartache, they survived this traumatic experience and overcame the obstacles that were thrown at them. With much faith in their future, they grew closer together and gave birth to their second new-born baby boy. Tune in to hear about this inspiring family.
In this week's episode, Lindsay interviews Dalton Laino and Will Nicholson, two recently graduated physiotherapist in Canada. They share their experience’s thus far from being students working in placements through school and now working as physiotherapist’s at the clinic. They speak about the importance for survivors of trauma to advocate for themselves and find the best possible team to work with to help them meet their goals. Dalton and Will on top of their busy work schedules have an amazing podcast called, ‘The MVMT PT Coffeecast.’ Check them out on Instagram and Facebook @themvmtpts !!!