Chronic illness digital magazine, podcast, support hub, and health collective. Misti Blu discusses real health, self-care, chronic illness, and mental health with a collective of healthcare providers, advocates, authors, and other like-minded individuals in the community.
Fonda White is a motivational speaker, mental health life coach, and strength training coach. Fonda’s Journey started in 2017 when he was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder. He has had dark times in the past and now wants to share his experiences and story to show people with mental health issues that you can overcome and manage your symptoms. Bringing back hope into people’s lives is Fonda White’s mission for life! For episode notes and links, visit http://www.bludreamhealth.com *Trigger Warning: Suicide
Dr. Atwal is expertly trained in all areas of genetics, including cancer genetics, cardiac genetics, neurogenetics, pediatric genetics, predictive/preventive genetics, prenatal genetics, and adult genetics. Dr. Atwal is a board-certified clinical and medical biochemical geneticist. He formerly served as Mayo Clinic’s Medical Director for the Center for Individualized Medicine and Clinical Lead for the Department of Clinical Genomics at the Jacksonville campus. He is a fellow of both The American College of Medical Genetics & Genomics and The Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom. For more information and episode notes, visit http://www.bludreamhealth.com
Bethany and Hannah Keime, sisters with HCM, put it out there open and honest, what a deadly diagnosis means to a young person, mentally, physically, and emotionally. Hear how they call themselves blessed and try to pay back for all they have received. They are a must-follow @heartcharged on Instagram! For more informative and episode notes, visit http://www.bludreamhealth.com
Javone Jones is a mindset coach, motivational speaker, and author of his recent book Level Up: How To Start Living Your Best Life. I recently checked out a local bookstore in Cocoa Village called Hello Again Books. He was there doing a book signing! I feel that mental health is such an important topic, especially now amidst a global pandemic. We all could use some inspiration in leveling up. For more info and episode notes, visit http://www.bludreamhealth.com
Fellow podcaster Chelsey from My Immune System Hates Me is my special guest today. Chelsey interviews others with chronic illness. She is a New York City based singer, dancer, and actress. Chelsey was born and raised in Vancouver and graduated from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in NYC. Currently she is Associate Director for the musical theaterprogram at the 92nd Street Y. Be sure to listen till the end! For episode links and notes, visit http://www.bludreamhealth.com
Each health story is unique. “Be Heard. Be Understood. Get Better Care” sums up Health Story’s mission. I instanly fell in love on Instagram when I stumbled across some powerful posts that raise awareness on medical bias and misdiagnosis. Health Story is a safe and secure digital space for the unique story of your health and healthcare journey. For more information on this episode please visit http://www.bludreamhealth.com
Whether you are a chronic illness warrior or a generally healthy person, this episode is meant to help you be mindful of your norm and your body’s baseline. You can be a detective and learn how to see the red flags. http://www.bludreamhealth.com
Phoebe is a gluten-free chef, culinary instructor, Hashimoto’s advocate, & author of SIBO Made Simple. Her Instagram account is so fun and authentic. No cookie-cutter BS, just the nitty gritty on gut health, delicious recipes (including what to do with a fugly avocado), and health transparency. You really feel like you have a new best friend after scrolling her page. So, now we get to meet Phoebe and hear about her book! For more episode notes, visit http://www.bludreamhealth.com
Chronically Johanna is a chronic illness warrior from Finland who inspires workout motivation. She advocates for Ankylosing Spondylitits and Fribromyalgia, as well as Anxiety & Burnout. I love hearing patient advocate stories from all over, as every story is unique. In this episode, we can learn about chronic illness burnout, finding motivation with fitness, and about Ankylosing Spondylitis from Johanna. For more information and episode notes, visit http://www.bludreamhealth.com
Retired Party Girl is an empowering sober community for womxn who are retired from the party, not the fun. Retired Party Girl focuses on mental health normalization, self-love practices, female empowerment and the deglamorization of the consumption and marketing of alcohol. This episode features Tori Felder, from Retired Party Girl! For episode notes, visit http://www.bludreamhealth.com
Bob is the recipient of a mechanical aortic heart valve and ascending aorta (2016) and is currently living life on blood thinners. The question that loomed over his head was whether or not he could still be active while taking anticoagulants. Bob is a climber and English teacher who lives in Denver, Colorado. For more info and episode notes, visit http://www.bludreamhealth.com
Misti recently announced that she is the President and Publisher for the Florida Division of ImagineWe Publishers! Not only will she publish her books through IW but I will also help authors to publish and share their stories too. Jessica Cassick is the CEO of ImagineWe Publishing, and the special guest on this episode! For more episode information and notes, visit http://www.bludreamhealth.com
Hope For Ataxia’s mission is to raise awareness globally, and to make a meaninful and positive impact in rare diseases narrative. Founded in 2019, Hope For Ataxia is a federally incorporated non-profit organization based in Canada. For more information and notes on this episode, go to http://www.bludreamhealth.com
Dr. Laura Pipher is a naturopathic doctor who has founded the Period Passport online program to help women fix their period problems, as well as HER time of the month, a membership focused on getting women accurate information related to their hormones. For more info and episode notes, visit http://www.bludreamhealth.com
Author, Photographer, Podcaster, & eCommerce Business Owner Jessica Bellinger from Florida discusses health stuff, sobriety and her book The Humility Paradox. Go to http://www.bludreamhealth.com for episode notes.
Jimmy Fremgen is from Sacramento, California and wears many hats. In this episode we discuss his lifelong invisible illness, cardiomyopathy. We also talk about cannabis and Jimmy’s experience with Capitol Hill.
The Grumbling Gut (Ziyad) is a published radiographer researcher with Crohns. The Grumbling Gut is an advocate who provides education on inflammatory bowel disease in hopes to break stigmas and myths about IBD. Visit http://www.bludreamhealth.com for more info, links, and episode notes.
Blu Dream Health Collective launches episode 1, an introduction. This platform will be a collective of like-minded guests, sharing their expertise and individual stories that involve invisible illness, self-care, body positivity, mental health, stigmas, and medical equality.