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BITE-SIZE PERSONAL STORIES OF SURVIVING LIFE CHANGING EXPERIENCES: Hosted by Luke Colson and Kyle Wise, we feature weekly guests and explore extreme personal life changing experiences and the journey emotional and physical recovery. Each guest discusses their story of how their lives were turned upside down, by unexpected events. Stories like surviving a car crash, surviving abuse, being paralyzed in an accident, witnessing a crime.. and many more! Luke and Kyle will take an honest, raw, yet positive and hopeful approach, to really find out how these sudden events have effected our guests, and hear about the tools they use to overcome the subsequent struggle and adversity. We will focus on the journey to success and recovery, and hear stories of how our guests overcame trauma, and mental health challenges like ptsd, anxiety depression and phobias that have often lead to addiction, alcoholism, and disorders. While we will focus on the events themselves, and the lasting effects of these moments, our goal in this podcast is to concentrate on the positive journeys of resilience, recovery and hope that comes from these extraordinary stories. Join us for the ride of your life, and other peoples too! Why listen? We hope that our listeners will feel comfort, empowerment, strength and hope through this community of people and the stories we share. Everyone’s experiences are unique, but the circumstances around recovery and healing can be a shared and comforting journey. EMAIL: wtfmupodcast@gmail.com MUSIC by DeVyruss from Pixabay SPOTIFY: For reasons that no one at Spotify knows, our podcast does NOT play on the Spotify App from IOS devices. It works on every other platform, and even works on Spotify App from Android and works just fine on Spotify for Desktop. Spotify tell us they don' t know how to fix it. We love our listeners and encourage you to find another way, and another platform, and we apologize, this one is out of our hands.

Well, That F*cked Me Up! Surviving Life Changing Events‪.‬ Luke Colson and Kyle Wise

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 57 Ratings

BITE-SIZE PERSONAL STORIES OF SURVIVING LIFE CHANGING EXPERIENCES: Hosted by Luke Colson and Kyle Wise, we feature weekly guests and explore extreme personal life changing experiences and the journey emotional and physical recovery. Each guest discusses their story of how their lives were turned upside down, by unexpected events. Stories like surviving a car crash, surviving abuse, being paralyzed in an accident, witnessing a crime.. and many more! Luke and Kyle will take an honest, raw, yet positive and hopeful approach, to really find out how these sudden events have effected our guests, and hear about the tools they use to overcome the subsequent struggle and adversity. We will focus on the journey to success and recovery, and hear stories of how our guests overcame trauma, and mental health challenges like ptsd, anxiety depression and phobias that have often lead to addiction, alcoholism, and disorders. While we will focus on the events themselves, and the lasting effects of these moments, our goal in this podcast is to concentrate on the positive journeys of resilience, recovery and hope that comes from these extraordinary stories. Join us for the ride of your life, and other peoples too! Why listen? We hope that our listeners will feel comfort, empowerment, strength and hope through this community of people and the stories we share. Everyone’s experiences are unique, but the circumstances around recovery and healing can be a shared and comforting journey. EMAIL: wtfmupodcast@gmail.com MUSIC by DeVyruss from Pixabay SPOTIFY: For reasons that no one at Spotify knows, our podcast does NOT play on the Spotify App from IOS devices. It works on every other platform, and even works on Spotify App from Android and works just fine on Spotify for Desktop. Spotify tell us they don' t know how to fix it. We love our listeners and encourage you to find another way, and another platform, and we apologize, this one is out of our hands.

    S4 EP28: Melissa's Story - The Day I Lost My Career

    S4 EP28: Melissa's Story - The Day I Lost My Career

    Send us a Text Message.Melissa Robinson-Winemiller was a professional musician, it was her life since childhood, her study, and eventually her dream job. it was all she ever knew, and it was at this dream job that her life would be flipped upside down in an instant, and set about a long and devastating spiral into the unknown. Melissa was assaulted one day at work, and the organization was less than willing to listen! Her story absolutely destroyed a 40-year career and left her devastated fin...

    • 39 min
    S4 EP27: Lisa’s Story - How Do We Deal With Grief?

    S4 EP27: Lisa’s Story - How Do We Deal With Grief?

    Send us a Text Message.Lisa Heacock lost 12 loved ones in a 22 month period, including her parents, and her 24 year old son-in-law. She ended a 28 year marriage, and was diagnosed with breats cancer and had a double mastectomy! After the losses, her life trajectory changed forever. Most of us have experieced grief in some way, and there really is no correct way to grieve. Some of us let it all out, some hold it in, for some its delayed, or even locked away, and this epsiode dives into the min...

    • 56 min
    S4 EP26: Michelle's Story - Multiple Miscarriages And The Path To Filling Our Family!

    S4 EP26: Michelle's Story - Multiple Miscarriages And The Path To Filling Our Family!

    Send us a Text Message.Michelle Rae Woodward has had the most painful, extraordinary, and exhausting journey through multiple pregnancies. All of which ended in 2nd term pregnancy loss (birthed 3 boys and 2 girls, all deceased). She talks about how she was treated by the western medical paradigm, we discuss the grief she went through, her look into surrogacy in US and India, and then onto international adoption, and finally, how she is now raising a child with autism! Quite the amazing ...

    • 44 min
    S4 EP25: Shay's Story - Orphaned at 13, After The Death Of My Mother

    S4 EP25: Shay's Story - Orphaned at 13, After The Death Of My Mother

    Send us a Text Message.In this raw and often heartbreaking episode, we hear how Shay Leonia had to witness the slow demise of her mother who was diagnosed with dementia when Shay was only 9 years old, and her mother was in her Forties! There is still so much that is unknown about FTD, the specific disease in question, which is the deterioration of the brain's frontal lobe. Shay discusses the journey through watching her mother literally slip away, and eventually die, (when Shay was 13) which ...

    • 44 min
    S4 EP24: Jacques' Story - The Night I Hit A Cyclist In My Car

    S4 EP24: Jacques' Story - The Night I Hit A Cyclist In My Car

    Send us a Text Message.WARNING: Graphic Content involving description of fatal road traffic accident.Jacques is a trauma survivor, after being involved in a horrific accident that totally changed the course of his life.The accident is quite graphic, you have been warned, and involved three individual traumas one after the other. In the dark of night, Jacques hit a man on a pedal bike going 120 km/h (75 mph) on a major highway at night with no one else around. He is trained in first aid so wal...

    • 42 min
    S4 EP23: Alana's Story - My Toxic Boss Hell!

    S4 EP23: Alana's Story - My Toxic Boss Hell!

    Send us a Text Message.30 BRAND NEW EPISODES STARTING NEXT WEEK!: Wow, this one is extraordinary. Thank you Alana for coming on and really just telling it how it is. This is for all of you listeners out there with any toxic work experiences, in fact maybe you are in one now and you don't know it? Alana tells us the story of how she became the victim of a Toxic Boss, what it dis to her Mental Health, and how she recovered. Alana's story is eye opening and hopefully offers hope and courage for ...

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
57 Ratings

57 Ratings

Melissa R-W ,

WOW amazing stuff!

Even though we've all gone through something (and I'm certain no one escapes completely), being able to hear other's stories and feel the repercussions is a great reminder that we really ARE all in it together. Thank you for the amazing work!!

Arianagrandefan2200 ,

Well…

I like this podcast, but I don’t really like the fact that the “narrators” kind of but in and ask questions.

TheWinningTactics ,

Great Show

Luke takes a healthy approach to unpacking the thoughts, feelings and lessons learned in tradgedy. Absolutely a must listen!

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