1 hr 56 min

Megan's Story: Chronic Illnesses The Largest Minority

    • Health & Fitness

Settle in with a cup of tea or a wine, because you are in for a snippet of a life story that will make you laugh and reconsider your perspectives on chronic illness - from surgeries to trauma to love stories and all in between. Megan Hackwood is an incredible woman who shares her story with us of her life with many chronic illnesses including SVT (Supraventricular Tachycardia), Fibromyalgia, FND (Functional Neurological Disorder), Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Asthma, IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), ovarian cysts, anxiety, Melancholia Major Depressive Disorder & PTSD - just to name a few! Megan approaches her challenges with humour and resilience, as she discusses some of the most tricky parts of getting medical help and navigating life, relationships and career will managing illnesses that at times can be debilitating.  

Content warning: This episode deals with sexual assault, medical themes and surgeries, and may be upsetting. If you find this triggering, please reach out for help. For support please contact a Helpline or in an emergency contact 000 (Australia) - 
Lifeline: Call 13 11 14 or visit https://www.lifeline.org.au
Suicide Call Back Service: 1300 659 467 or visit https://www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au

The Largest Minority appreciates any support we can get - please rate,  review and subscribe to our podcast. It is time for the voices of this community to be heard - it starts with us and ends with you.

We want to hear your stories of chronic illness, disability or adversity. If you want to share your story please contact us -  hello@wellnessempowermentmovement.com 

If you have any thoughts, questions or want to keep up-to-date with what we are up to, please follow and DM us on instagram @wellnessempowermentmovement or Anja @anjajchristoffersen

If you want to show Megan your support, you can follow her journey at @meganhackwood on instagram.

WEM Website: www.wellnessempowermentmovement.com

Settle in with a cup of tea or a wine, because you are in for a snippet of a life story that will make you laugh and reconsider your perspectives on chronic illness - from surgeries to trauma to love stories and all in between. Megan Hackwood is an incredible woman who shares her story with us of her life with many chronic illnesses including SVT (Supraventricular Tachycardia), Fibromyalgia, FND (Functional Neurological Disorder), Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Asthma, IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), ovarian cysts, anxiety, Melancholia Major Depressive Disorder & PTSD - just to name a few! Megan approaches her challenges with humour and resilience, as she discusses some of the most tricky parts of getting medical help and navigating life, relationships and career will managing illnesses that at times can be debilitating.  

Content warning: This episode deals with sexual assault, medical themes and surgeries, and may be upsetting. If you find this triggering, please reach out for help. For support please contact a Helpline or in an emergency contact 000 (Australia) - 
Lifeline: Call 13 11 14 or visit https://www.lifeline.org.au
Suicide Call Back Service: 1300 659 467 or visit https://www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au

The Largest Minority appreciates any support we can get - please rate,  review and subscribe to our podcast. It is time for the voices of this community to be heard - it starts with us and ends with you.

We want to hear your stories of chronic illness, disability or adversity. If you want to share your story please contact us -  hello@wellnessempowermentmovement.com 

If you have any thoughts, questions or want to keep up-to-date with what we are up to, please follow and DM us on instagram @wellnessempowermentmovement or Anja @anjajchristoffersen

If you want to show Megan your support, you can follow her journey at @meganhackwood on instagram.

WEM Website: www.wellnessempowermentmovement.com

1 hr 56 min

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