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Blu Dream Health Collective

Blu Dream Health Collective

By Misti Blu Day McDermott
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.
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1. Blu Dream Health Collective Intro

Blu Dream Health Collective

1. Blu Dream Health Collective Intro

Blu Dream Health Collective

12. Hope For Ataxia - Degenerative Disease of the Nervous System
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
January 18, 2021
11. Dr. Laura ND Discusses Fertility, Diet Culture, & Period Problems
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
January 15, 2021
10. Erika, The Holistic Beautie, Discusses Endometriosis
Fellow podcaster @theholisticbeautie shares her story with endometriosis and holistic tips that work for her. To view the episode notes, visit
January 11, 2021
9. Taplan Ardis: Ehlers- Danlos Syndrome, Fertility Struggles, & Disability
Taplan shares her struggles with fertility, life with EDS, her service pup Peach, and her ongoing disability process. For more on this episode, visit
January 8, 2021
8. The HERBx: Savanna Riley - Cannabis Community, Stigmas, & Mental Health
The HERBx is a platform that brings exclusive cannabis education and insight to the community. For episode notes, visit
January 4, 2021
7. Brandon Mouw: Type 1 Diabetes & Rare Pancreas Transplant
Brandon Mouw is a Type 1 Diabetic who has had 9 surgeries, including a self-funded rare $250,000 pancreas transplant! Check out more information on this episode at
December 28, 2020
6. Jessica Bellinger - Her Book, eCommerce, & Health
Author, Photographer, Podcaster, & eCommerce Business Owner Jessica Bellinger from Florida discusses health stuff, sobriety and her book The Humility Paradox. Go to for episode notes.
December 21, 2020
5. Jimmy Fremgen - Battery Operated Hearts, Capitol Hill, & Cannabis
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.
December 14, 2020
4. Autism with Piper (Roller Derby Mom & Caregiver)
Bonus episode! Misti Blu interviews Piper, a mother and caregiver of an autistic teen. Piper is also a roller derby badass who is passionate about advocating for autism.
December 11, 2020
3. The Grumbling Gut
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 for more info, links, and episode notes.
December 7, 2020
2. Dr. Christine Gosch, ER Doctor and Covid Patient
Misti interviews Dr. Christine Gosch from Missouri. She has worked firsthand on the Coronavirus frontlines and was also a patient with Covid.
November 30, 2020
1. Blu Dream Health Collective Intro
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.
November 23, 2020