Join Jackie Shea as she interviews a guest on a vulnerable, enlightened and sometimes hilarious journey through the ups and downs of serious illness. This is a place to relate to the darkest days and be inspired by the ultimate triumphs. Walk away from each 45 minute episode informed, connected and with a new set of tools to help you navigate your own affliction.
Lyme disease: Halley Feiffer ignored her symptoms until they were drastically affecting her lifestyle. It was backstage in the middle of a performance, when she realized that she couldn’t rely on booking effortless jobs and she needed to go to the doctor. Through treating Lyme and strategically monitoring her self-care, today Halley manages a […]
Budd Chiari: Nick Smoke’s life was overwhelmingly altered the day he found out he had a rare and life-threatening liver disease called Budd Chiari. At 24 years old, he was a working actor with a flourishing career and no reason to be seriously worried about his health —he didn’t drink or smoke, he took good care […]
After two decades of harsh and debilitating symptoms, Jill Skibba finally got the Lyme testing she had been begging doctors for all along. The test came back lit up like a Christmas tree: Positive and then some. Find out what test was taken to get the reliable results, what Jill did/does to get better, […]