Part 1: In this episode I speak with Leah Robert and Sarah Kelly. Leah is an Oncology Nurse and after her sister, Sarah, was diagnosed with breast cancer in her 32nd week of pregnancy, they both went through a deep cleaning exercise of getting rid of harmful, unhealthy products which led to them creating SaltyGirl Beauty and the non-profit organization Foundation4Love . They will share their very personal journey and talk about how Foundation4Love is helping to provide Integrative Wellness services to cancer patients through New England Cancer Specialists.
Part 2: Weekly Words of Wisdom – Lynda shares her heartbreaking story of having to put their dog, Trevor, to sleep and about the special message they received from him after he was gone.
Part 1: In this episode, I talk with Molly Edelstein, founder of Personal Growth Design. Multiple Sclerosis has been a part of Molly’s life since she was very young, from her father’s diagnosis when she was 6 and then her own diagnosis at 20. The spiritual lessons she has learned from MS have changed her life, brought her freedom and joy, and has now led her to provide coaching and education. She comes to this work with a background as a homeopath, business professional and lifelong spiritual seeker and loves to help women fully embrace and leverage their ME-ness.
Part 2: Weekly Words of Wisdom – Lynda shares an email from Dr. Robert Anthony titled, “Becoming More Powerful by the Minute”
Part 1 – Jen Paquet, Training Manager, for Healthy Living for ME joins me to talk about this amazing organization that is helping to keep Maine’s population thriving into and through their elder years! Through a network of local leaders, community organizations and health systems, Healthy Living for ME delivers programs to help adults manage chronic health conditions, prevent falls, and foster well-being. If you are coping with high blood pressure, heart disease, COPD, arthritis, diabetes or other chronic conditions, Healthy Living for ME can support your efforts to live life as fully and independently as possible.
Part 2 – Weekly Words of Wisdom – Lynda talks about her beloved dog, Trevor, being ill recently and how she noticed that the healthcare system for pets is following the same pattern as for people.
Part 1: In this episode, I am joined by Jimmy Cesario-DeBiasi and Carolyn Snell. Jimmy is the Director of Programs for the Maine Federation of Farmers’ Markets and Carolyn is the Chair of the Farmers’ Market Association in Portland, Maine and a fourth-generation, farmer at Snell Family Farm located in Buxton, Maine. We talk about the benefits of buying from local farms and farmers markets and the various programs offered through these markets including how they can double the dollars for people who receive SNAP benefits (food stamps).
Part 2: Weekly Words of Wisdom – Lynda shares a story of being approached by a stranger in a restaurant, inviting him to join her for dinner and how that one act of kindness may have changed his life.
Part 1: Carrie Levine CNM, founder of Whole Woman Health & Beautiful Messy Wholeness, is a Certified Nurse Midwife & Functional Medicine Practitioner with over 20 years of combined clinical experience working with thousands of women. In this episode, she dispels the myths many think about when they think of Nurse Midwives and explains how they can help a woman not just during pregnancy, but through their whole life. She also discusses how functional medicine helps to get to the root cause of illness & disease to help people heal and live life fully.
Known for her ability to relate to her patients, Carrie welcomes the beautiful mess in each of them. Her process is centered around nutrition and lifestyle by understanding the biochemistry of physiological imbalances, recognizing symptom patterns, honoring each individual, and allowing space for mystery. Carrie addresses health issues at every stage of a woman’s life: From teenage hormone imbalances to pre- and post-pregnancy challenges, menopause, digestive issues, depression and everything in between. Her ability to hold space for women, connect the dots of seemingly unrelated symptoms, and identify underlying causes, allows her patients to thrive – emotionally, spiritually, and physically.
This show aired originally on WLOB radio on 5/9/21. We had a lot to talk about so we continued the show off air and spoke in depth about the Covid vaccination. This is the full episode including that off air discussion. Enjoy!