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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
    • 4.9 • 52 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 EP20: Leticia's Story - I Was Stabbed By My Husband

    S4 EP20: Leticia's Story - I Was Stabbed By My Husband

    Send us a Text Message.TRIGGER / CONTENT WARNING: Domestic Abuse and Domestic Violence.We re-visit this amazing episode, and hear how Leticia was groomed by her would be husband at 14 years old, he was twice her age. As a child, she was rejected by her parents when they separated and had nowhere and no-one to turn to, so she was drawn towards the one man she thought loved her. After a decade of physical and mental abuse and torture, his final act was to stab Leticia while she trie...

    • 47 min
    S4 EP19: Tara's Story - Trauma, Triggers, & Opioids!

    S4 EP19: Tara's Story - Trauma, Triggers, & Opioids!

    Send us a Text Message.This week, Tara Henderson comes on the show to discuss trauma and triggers and a serious battle with addiction! Tara has a lengthy background of childhood trauma, with both her parents being alcoholics. That childhood experience turned into drug and alcohol addiction because she was running away from who she was and how she felt. She battled a severe opioid addiction, nearly dying from serious over use of oxycontin! Tara is now sober, and she has been working through he...

    • 41 min
    S4 EP18: Tarah's Story - Daughter Of An Addict

    S4 EP18: Tarah's Story - Daughter Of An Addict

    Send us a Text Message.This week, we revisit this amazing chat with Tarah Dowling, In one of the most emotional episodes we have had to date, Tarah tells us about her harrowing and traumatic childhood growing up with her drug addicted mother. She tells us about her heartbreaking decision to leave the family house at 12 years old, and give herself up for foster care, which is the legal age in Canada. She had to leave her little brother behind to save herself, and tells us about her heart...

    • 50 min
    S4 E17: Sarah's Story - Surviving Breast Implant Illness

    S4 E17: Sarah's Story - Surviving Breast Implant Illness

    Send us a Text Message.Sarah Bussey was fighting a hidden illness that doctors simply could not diagnose. In her mid thirties, she was losing he hair, gaining weight, having seizures, and coming out in rashes and pain all over her body. She was bed ridden and thought she was dying, and even more heartbreaking, so did her three young children. Despite numerous doctors telling her that her illness would have nothing to do with her Breast Implants, and multiple bloods and check ups, it wasn't un...

    • 56 min
    S4 EP16: Danielle's Story - My Mothers Suicide And Escaping A Cycle Of Abuse

    S4 EP16: Danielle's Story - My Mothers Suicide And Escaping A Cycle Of Abuse

    Send us a Text Message.Danielle Patrice lost her Mother to suicide when she was just 22, and as an only child, and her Father not around, she had to work out what to do and how to deal with all the things that come with a Parents death, alone and at such a young age. As Patrice looked for comfort and support, she found herself in a relationship that would become physically abusive, and so the cycle began. Danielle Patrice passionately advocated through her personal experiences to create aware...

    • 53 min
    S4 E15: Ann's Story - We Need To Amputate Your Leg

    S4 E15: Ann's Story - We Need To Amputate Your Leg

    Send us a Text Message.After 20 years, Ann finally found the strength to escape an abusive, emotionally crippling, and desperate marriage. Just as her life was beginning to blossom, disaster struck. After coming down with the Flu one day, Ann's health started to deteriorate, and the next day, she awoke with no feeling in her legs. After emergency, life saving surgery to remove hundreds of blood clots throughout Ann's lower body, she was told that her leg needed to be amputated. Tu...

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
52 Ratings

52 Ratings

TheWinningTactics ,

Great Show

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

hearingoutlifedrama ,

It's so Real. And Relatable

Thanks for showing real life, and not just that, but the HOPE. Love your easy conversational style that meets people where they are. Grateful for both of you!

Coach Fawn ,

Love this show!

OMG! I just found you. I just listened to S2 Ep40: Terina’s Story about escaping the Mormon church! I was never a Mormon, but I did grow up in strict evangelical religion. I could so relate to her story, and I loved your questions and compassion. I also love your after show bonus reflections. I feel so seen! Going to binge you now.

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