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Keepin It Real w/Caramel "As We Say 100"

Keepin It Real w/Caramel "As We Say 100"

By Caramel Lucas
Welcome to Keepin It Real w/Caramel "As We Say 100". The podcast is based on entrepreneurs who wants to be heard. There will be interviews of deep & real conversations with inspirational & creative entrepreneurs. The podcast interviews USA and International entrepreneurs, from beginners to professionals. We have fun on the podcast, like friends having a normal conversation. The podcast is to motivate, uplift, inspire, helpful and be YOU. This is the time to relax and have an one on one conversation with the host but you have to keep it real. Hosted by Caramel Lucas
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Keepin It Real w/Caramel "As We Say 100"

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Keepin It Real w/Caramel "As We Say 100"

Interview an amazing survivor Jimmy Roenick, from Obese to Beast and ICU to Brand New
Jimmy is a survivor who wants to tell his story on Keepin It Real w/Caramel to help others that may be going through the same or similar situation. He is such an amazing person. Jimmy is from Michigan and he now resides in Tampa, Florida. He use to ride a motorcycle and now Jimmy and his wife rides scooters around town, which his friends laugh at them. I say as long as you are riding...thats all that matters..Jimmy is a Life Transformation Coach @ Motivation and Coaching. For many years Jimmy was obese and he felt depression and didn't have any self confidence or esteem. Jimmy was a chain smoke, alcohol and drug abuser, Type 2 diabetic, heart failure and he had a horrible marriage. Jimmy went through so much in his life. LETS KNOW MORE ABOUT JIMMY: 15 years ago Jimmy was admitted to the Mount Carmel Cardiac center, because he couldn't breath and his legs had ballooned up to 5 times there normal size! He was a chain smoker at just over 3 packs a day! an alcoholic, and drug abuser, opiate pain pills was Jimmy poison of choice, he was in a horrible marriage and when he was admitted to the cardiac care center Jimmy tipped the scales at 420 lbs! His life wasn't in a very hopeful or promising place! That day in the cardiac unit his diagnosis wasn't full of hope and promise either. Jimmy had congestive heart failure, caused by pulmonary edema and a lower aeo itrtic heart aneurysm! The doctors said not only Jimmy was sick, he wouldn't ever work again, his chances of survival were grim and at best. Jimmy would be on Oxygen 24-7 and need a literal bag of medicine to just keep him alive! When Jimmy was 40 years old! his health would improve slightly then back slide horribly when he would let his guard down basically when he would stop listening to the medical team trying to keep him alive! Soon Jimmy started back visiting all his old Demons and they remembered Jimmy well! Like his best friends at a highschool reunion, whiskey, pain pills, and lots of junk food! Jimmy was already a type 2 Diabetic taking 2 different pills in a attempt to control his blood sugar. Jimmy can remember one time, he was going to the doctor for a monthly check up after a night of drinking whiskey mixed with a few percocet and getting a blood sugar reading of nearly 400! If you don't know, normal sugar levels are 100 or less! He remember acting shocked telling the doctor this makes no sense, he has been eating healthy and trying to exercise by walking. Jimmy acting wasn't so good the doctor wasn't buying his BS. Jimmy was sent home with a prescription for insulin and trulicity both self injectable medicines! At that point Jimmy's life was in a pretty dark and miserable place, he didn't have much hope! It has been years ago and now Jimmy life has changed tremendously. His life is so very different now, Jimmy hardly recognize it! The drugs and alcohol is gone! Cigarettes is gone! Poor health is gone! Bad marriage is gone. And now is has the most amazing wife that supports him through everything. She is his #1 fan. This is Jimmy now! At the age of 55, he is an athletic beast, he is healthier and stronger than most 30 year olds! Best of all that hopeless feelings are all gone! Jimmy is blessed to get a chance to tell his story to others and be able to live a better life. His life now is Blessed! Jimmy Roenick wants to share some of the steps, truths and wisdoms he have found. Mostly, he want people to know the hard way on his journey not only to self improvement but for his very own Survival! I hope this story inspire every listen to know the impossible is possible. If you would like to speak with Jimmy you can email him at Or This story is so motivating and inspiring, please share. THANK YOU FOR LISTENING!!! IF YOU WANT AN INTERVIEW ON KEEPIN IT REAL W/CARAMEL PODCAST EMAIL ME AT MSCARAMELLUCAS@GMAIL.COM ... BE BLESSED...
November 15, 2021
Conversation with an amazing & uplifting entrepreneur - All Around Professional Singer Joy Anderson
We had so much fun...Joy and I had a very great conversation. She is a sister, bestfriend and everything else that goes with it. She has been my favorite person to inspire me to keep going and don"t stop. Joy has been an inspiration to alot of people and still she inspires people. She is humble and very spiritual person. Joy grew up with her mother and father who both were ministers. As a little girl Joy sang all the time, her siblings wanted her to be quiet but Joy just couldn't help it. She loves singing and expressing herself to the world. As a little girl she use to sang with a choir. She knew that singing was for her and that was the path she should follow. Joy is from Atlanta, GA and she has done many shows. She performs many shows with her band "The Party." Therefore, Joy works with other bands and she does her own thing. Joy is branding herself and she is doing a great job. She performs in different places such as clubs, bars, etc. Joy still sings in church and give glory and her blessings to the man above..GOD. Joy believes she carries her ministry everywhere she goes even though she sings in many places. When it comes to business Joy is about her business. She never mix business with pleasure. Plus, she does not give extra you should know what that means..Joy is a very fun person to work with and an amazing person to know. She is never in competition with anyone, she is a woman who will be cheering you on. Joy has a beautiful song out now called "I AM (Affirmation)" you can hear it on Spotify, iTunes, Amazon, YouTube, etc. On our conversation, Joy gives the listeners a little taste of the single. If you would like to book Joy go to her website at You can also go to all her social media handles and type in iamjustjoyanderson and you will definitely find Joy. THANK YOU FOR LISTENING!! BOOK ME IF YOU WANT TO INTERVIEW WITH ME!! PLEASE FOLLOW ME ON INSTAGRAM @MSCARAMELLUCAS OR EMAIL ME MSCARAMELLUCAS@GMAIL.COM GO MY WEBSITE AT WWW.CARAMELLUCAS.NET LIVE, LOVE & BE IN PEACE...
November 4, 2021
Conversation on the telephone with Award Winning & Bestselling Author JP McLean
You have to listen to this interview...I can't explain but JP and I had the most amazing conversation. We had a great time. When I asked JP her fun fact, she told Keepin It Real that she and her husband just received their scuba diver license on their honeymoon. AWESOME.. I would love to scuba dive but I'm afraid of sharks. Therefore, JP has been writing fulltime for 12 years and she loves every moment. I think the best part is sitting in her pajamas and drinking coffee is a JP has always loves fantasy and supernatural since she was a child. The reason why JP loves writing is because it fulfills and entertains her. She wants to inspire and let other newcomers or beginners in writing that you should never give up, don't compare yourself to other writers and be true to yourself & your story. JP novel Blood Mark is such an awesome novel. LETS KNOW MORE ABOUT JP: JP (Jo-Anne) MCLEAN writes urban fantasy and supernatural thrillers which have received honorable mentions from the Whistler Independent Book Awards and the Victoria Writers Society. Reviewers call her books addictive, smart, and fun. Her work includes endorsements from award-winning and best-selling authors, E.E. Holmes, Jennifer Manuel, Elinor Florence, Jennifer Anne Gordon, and Eileen Cook. JP is a graduate of the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business. She is a certified scuba diver, an avid gardener, and a voracious reader. Raised in Toronto, Ontario, JP lived in various parts of North America before settling on Denman Island on Canada’s west coast, where she now lives with her husband. When she’s not writing, you’ll find her cooking dishes that look nothing like the recipe photos or arguing with weeds in the garden. LETS FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE NOVEL BLOOD MARK: What if your lifelong curse is the only thing keeping you alive? Abandoned at birth, life has always been a battle for Jane Walker. She and her best friend, Sadie, spent years fighting to survive Vancouver’s cutthroat underbelly. That would have been tough enough without Jane’s mysterious afflictions: an intricate pattern of blood-red birthmarks that snake around her body and vivid, heart-wrenching nightmares that feel so real she wakes up screaming. After she meets the first man who isn’t repulsed by her birthmarks, Jane thinks she might finally have a chance at happiness. Her belief seems confirmed as the birthmarks she’s spent her life so ashamed of magically begin to disappear. Yet, the quicker her scarlet marks vanish, the more lucid and disturbing Jane’s nightmares become—until it’s impossible to discern her dreams from reality, and Jane comes to a horrifying realization: The nightmares that have plagued her since childhood are actually visions of real people being stalked by a deadly killer. And all this time, her birthmarks have been the only things protecting her from becoming his next victim. YOU HAVE TO GET A COPY OF THE NOVEL. To request additional review copies or an interview with JP McLean, please contact Mickey Mikkelson at Creative Edge Publicity: | 403.464.6925 or you can go JP MCLEAN website at and you will see all of her social media handles. THANK YOU FOR LISTENING!!! THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!! BOOK YOUR INTERVIEW AT
October 29, 2021
Conversation with an Author & English Teacher - Zachary Hagen
Zachary is a very down to earth person and when I asked him his fun fact, he told me that when he writes his dog cuddles with him. Awww, I think that is so cute and adorable. Zachary also told Keepin It Real that he has been writing for a long time, since he was a little kid. You have to listen to the dragon story... I asked Zachary why did he want to be a English teacher, he said because he enjoys language and he feels like he is putting together a puzzle. Zachary gave great advice to the new authors. The words of Zachary "Noone can tell your story." So true. When Zachary started writing his book ETERNITY'S WELL he started in college and he waited to continue and a month ago he wrote 60000 words to finished his book and put it on the market. LETS FIND OUT MORE ABOUT ZACHARY: ZACHARY HAGEN is an Albuquerque based author and teacher. Writing has always been a passion for him since he was little kid when he put together little books from scrap paper. The earliest story he remembers writing was about a dragon who gave flowers to children. He also teaches creative writing to his students and loves to see their talents flourish. When he isn’t working hard at his two passions, he enjoys spending time with his wife and dog and making music any way he can. MORE ABOUT ZACHARY BOOK: ETERNITY’S WELL - When you lose family, friends, and country, how far is too far? Elior watched as his twin brother, the only real family he had left run into a building as it disappeared. Nyx, a cursed merman, watched as his father and best friend were killed in front of him. Opal’s father died leaving her with a le