20 episodes

Your Killer Life! Where we tackle the reality of surviving cancer and how you can create your killer life from the ashes of a killer diagnosis. Hosted by Tammey Grable-Woodford, author of “Alive in the Ashes, How you can live your best life now, while walking through the fire of trauma and loss.” With love, authenticity and humor, she shares deeply personal insights and experiences, talks about sex and relationships, and invites both guests and specialists to contribute to the conversation. Information and insights for anyone recovering from trauma or loss. Let’s get busy building Your Killer Life!

Your Killer Life Tammey Grable-Woodford

    • Alternative Health
    • 5.0 • 18 Ratings

Your Killer Life! Where we tackle the reality of surviving cancer and how you can create your killer life from the ashes of a killer diagnosis. Hosted by Tammey Grable-Woodford, author of “Alive in the Ashes, How you can live your best life now, while walking through the fire of trauma and loss.” With love, authenticity and humor, she shares deeply personal insights and experiences, talks about sex and relationships, and invites both guests and specialists to contribute to the conversation. Information and insights for anyone recovering from trauma or loss. Let’s get busy building Your Killer Life!

    BRCA Chatter and Previvor Conversations

    BRCA Chatter and Previvor Conversations

    Tammey talks with Christen Williams about BRCA gene mutations, the tough decisions that are required when you have the news that you are predisposed to breast cancer, but don't have a cancer diagnosis, and what it means to be a previvor.
    After losing her mom to ovarian cancer, Christen found out that she had the BRCA gene mutation at the age of 27. She started a Vidoe Blog where she takes us with her on her journey sharing her steps to stay alive, live life to the fullest, and raise awareness.
    Topics in this Episode:IntroWhat is BRCANot EnvironmentalMaking Cancer Decisions without the Cancer DiagnosisWhat am I waiting for?Living by the NumbersMental Health TipsSuddenly Aware of Your Own MortalityTry to Think of It as a Wonderful OpportunitySign offGuest Contact Information and Social Links:YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4wM991FO9KpgxiRIcgq8DQInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/brcachatterTwitter: https://www.twitter.com/brcachatterContact Information and Social Links:Website: https://www.yourkillerlife.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/yourkillerlifeFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/yourkillerlifeYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/yourkillerlifeTwitter: https://www.twitter.com/yourkillerlifePinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/yourkillerlife/pins/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/your-killer-life/Join the Breast of the Story - a Facebook Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/breastofthestorySubscribe to the Your Killer Life eMail Newsletter:https://sendfox.com/yourkillerlife
    Resources:Be a guest on the Your Killer Life PodcastSponsor the Your Killer Life PodcastBook Tammey or Griff as a speaker or podcast guestSnag Your Killer Life Swag!Check out the Your Killer Life blog posts, or the original blog, Killer Left BoobThis podcast is professionally edited by Roth MediaSponsor Thank You:A special thank you to our sponsor and previous guest, Suzanna Davis with RakasaFit™. Suzanna wants to help our listeners find their fitness and reconnect with their health by offering you 30-days FREE. RakasaFit™ encompasses belly dance and core fitness into one intensive workout for improved stamina, range of motion, technique, posture, physical expression, and strength. RakasaFit can easily be modified to meet you wherever you are on your path to reclaiming your health. Try it FREE for 30 days at www.rakasafit.com. This won't last forever though! This exclusive offer will only last through the end of November.

    • 53 min
    Dancing through diagnosis - reclaiming your feminine energy

    Dancing through diagnosis - reclaiming your feminine energy

    Tammey talks with Suzanna Davis, dance artist, dance teacher, founder and host of RakasaFit™ and Belly Dance Off. Suzanna shares how dance fitness helped her maintain physical and mental health through her breast cancer diagnosis. In this authentic and vulnerable conversation, Tammey and Suzanna talk about how they answer the "Are you cured?" question, the impacts treatments have on partner intimacy, and fitness. Suzanna shares with us how her RakasaFit™ program can easily be modified for those going through their own diagnosis, and they discuss the challenge of staying motivated vs. finding new motivation when it comes to fitness.
    Topics in this EpisodeIntroNo Clear MarginDancing through Self PerceptionsSeeking Self-EsteemIntimacy, Sensuality, and New RealitiesForced to Become a Quick StudyYour'e Cured Now... Right?Performing through RadiationNo Time for a BreakStaying Motivated vs. Getting RemotivatedDance Fitness for EveryoneSign offGuest Contact Information and Social Links:RakasaFit™ core fitness belly dance: https://www.RakasaFit.comPerformances, Events, Classes, and Email List Signup: https://www.PlanetSuzanna.comCompetition with Live Music, Live Judge Feedback, and a Voting Audience: https://www.BellyDanceOff.comFacebook Profile: https://www.facebook.com/Suzanna.Davis.71Facebook Page: https://www.Facebook.com/SuzannaAndFriendsInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/PlanetSuzannaYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/PlanetSuzannaLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/PlanetSuzannaContact Information and Social Links:Website: https://www.yourkillerlife.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/yourkillerlifeFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/yourkillerlifeYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/yourkillerlifeTwitter: https://www.twitter.com/yourkillerlifePinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/yourkillerlife/pins/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/your-killer-life/Join the Breast of the Story - a Facebook Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/breastofthestorySubscribe to the Your Killer Life eMail Newsletter:https://sendfox.com/yourkillerlifeResources:Be a guest on the Your Killer Life PodcastSponsor the Your Killer Life PodcastBook Tammey or Griff as a speaker or podcast guestSnag Your Killer Life Swag!Check out the Your Killer Life blog posts, or the original blog, Killer Left BoobThis podcast is professionally edited by Roth MediaSponsor Thank You:A special thank you to our sponsor, Riverdance Soapworks. Handcrafted artisan soaps, bath fizzies, body butters, natural deodorants and so much more. Products we personally use every day. Visit https://www.riverdancesoapworks.com and let them know you heard about them from Tammey at YKL to receive your free pocket-sized hand sanitizer with a purchase of $25 or more.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Holistic Breast Reconstruction - a Physician's Perspective

    Holistic Breast Reconstruction - a Physician's Perspective

    What is a holistic approach to breast reconstruction? Tammey talks with Dr. Minas Chrysopoulo, a board-certified plastic surgeon, microsurgeon, President of PRMA Plastic Surgery, and founder of the Breast Advocate App. Together they cover a variety of topics, from the different types of breast reconstruction available to women, breast reconstruction options for men, nipple reconstruction, and the importance of shared decision making. They also discuss the loss of feeling that many women and men are left with post-mastectomy, options for retaining as much sensation as possible, and methods for restoring sensation. This is a powerful episode packed with information, resources, and tools, no matter where you are in your breast cancer journey.
    Topics in this Episode:IntroSetting Expectations takes Communication from the Patient and the SurgeonReviewing Various Breast Reconstructive OptionsLet’s Talk about Tissue ReconstructionLoss of Sensation and OptionsChoose Your Entire Team from the BeginningConsider a Plastic Consult even for Lumpectomy or Aesthetic Flat ClosureMale Breast Reconstruction – Yes, it is an optionMen Need Mammograms. Men can be Gene Mutation Carriers. Men can be BRCA Carriers.Nipple Reconstruction, Nipple Sparing, Nipple TattoosSelf-Advocate for Greater SuccessSign offGuest Contact Information and Social Links:PRMA Plastic Surgery: https://prma-enhance.com/PRMA Phone: (800) 692-5565Breast Advocate App: https://breastadvocateapp.com/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PRMAplasticsurgeryYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/PRMAplasticsurgeryInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/mchrysopoulo/Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/prmabreastrecon/pins/Contact Information and Social Links:Website: https://www.yourkillerlife.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/yourkillerlifeFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/yourkillerlifeYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/yourkillerlifeTwitter: https://www.twitter.com/yourkillerlifePinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/yourkillerlife/pins/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/your-killer-life/Join the Breast of the Story - a Facebook Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/breastofthestorySubscribe to the Your Killer Life eMail Newsletter yet: https://sendfox.com/yourkillerlifeResources:Be a guest on the Your Killer Life PodcastSponsor the Your Killer Life PodcastBook Tammey or Griff as a speaker or podcast guestSnag Your Killer Life Swag!Check out the Your Killer Life blog posts, or the original blog, Killer Left BoobThis podcast is professionally edited by Roth MediaSponsor Thank You:A special thank you to our sponsor, Riverdance Soapworks. Handcrafted artisan soaps, bath fizzies, body butters, natural deodorants and so much more. Products we personally use every day. Visit https://www.riverdancesoapworks.com and let them know you heard about them from Tammey at YKL to receive your free pocket-sized hand sanitizer with a purchase of $25 or more.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Myth Busting Male Breast Cancer

    Myth Busting Male Breast Cancer

    Approximately one percent of breast cancer diagnoses each year occur in men. Tammey talks with male breast cancer survivor, Chris Gallo as they bust multiple myths around male breast cancer, discuss treatment similarities and talk about the very real hurdles men face in diagnosis and treatment as they navigate the female-focused world of breast cancer treatment.
    Topics in this Episode:Intro”Like a half unshelled peanut…”“A general practitioner who was not messing around”“Like I said, a lot of men don't know about this mammogram”“Expectations around what cancer is and what cancer looks like”“The association I had with cancer, is death”Procedural barriersLife: post-surgery“Some pretty surprising reactions”From a guy's perspective. How did you emotionally process?“Did you get shark bit?”Gratitude with intent“My wife says I'm a different person”“The tail end of that bell curve”“I can tell them my experience”“It's not as uncommon as we think it is”Sign offGuest Contact Information and Social Links:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/christopher.gallo.79Male Breast Cancer Coalition: https://malebreastcancercoalition.org/Contact Information and Social Links:Website: www.yourkillerlife.comInstagram: www.instagram.com/yourkillerlifeFacebook: www.facebook.com/yourkillerlifeYouTube: www.youtube.com/yourkillerlifeTwitter: www.twitter.com/yourkillerlifeResources:Be a guest on the Your Killer Life PodcastSponsor the Your Killer Life PodcastBook Tammey or Griff as a speaker or podcast guestSnag Your Killer Life Swag!Check out the Your Killer Life blog posts, or the original blog, Killer Left BoobThis podcast is professionally edited by Roth MediaA special thank you to our sponsor, Riverdance Soapworks. Handcrafted products we personally use. Visit www.riverdancesoapworks.com and let them know you heard about them from Tammey.

    • 1 hr
    Soul Searching Our Way Back to Sexy

    Soul Searching Our Way Back to Sexy

    The multiple surgeries that come with a breast cancer diagnosis can strip you of your confidence and rob you of your sensuality. Join Tammey as she talks with Cat Phillips of “Sexy Souls Search” about redefining sexy and reconnecting to the soul. In this intimate, vulnerable, and powerful conversation, Tammey and Cat discuss tips and tools that help guide listeners through a journey that leads to the reclamation of sensual identity. Learn where “sexy” truly comes from, in this episode of the “Your Killer Life” podcast.
    Topics in this Episode:IntroOnce again, NOT A BOOB JOB!!No such thing as a “one size fits all” diagnosisAn adjustment in sexinessReclaimed confidenceThriving, not “surviving”Dance like no one is watchingLight and dark in tandemVanity or identity?Redefine a narrativeOverwhelmed with good intentions“I am more than a physical being”We define sexy!Reconciliation with beautySpeak kindly to yourselfTurn those heads!Lessons of a continuing journeySign offGuest Contact Information and Social Links:Website: www.sexysoulsearch.comInstagram: www.instagram.com/sexysoulsearchFacebook: www.facebook.com/sexysoulsearchContact Information and Social Links:Website: www.yourkillerlife.comInstagram: www.instagram.com/yourkillerlifeFacebook: www.facebook.com/yourkillerlifeYouTube: www.youtube.com/yourkillerlifeTwitter: www.twitter.com/not_shirtResources:Be a guest on the Your Killer Life PodcastSponsor the Your Killer Life PodcastBook Tammey or Griff as a speaker or podcast guestSnag Your Killer Life Swag!Check out the Your Killer Life blog posts, or the original blog, Killer Left BoobThis podcast is professionally edited by Roth MediaA special thank you to our sponsor, Riverdance Soapworks. Handcrafted products we personally use. Visit www.riverdancesoapworks.com and let them know you heard about them from Tammey.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Gut Health... the seat of your immune system

    Gut Health... the seat of your immune system

    Tammey speaks with Isa Lemaignen from True Holistic Nutrition about gut health and how functional medicine can be used to help fortify the immune system. Isa trained at The College of Naturopathic Medicine in London, both in nutritional therapy and naturopathy, and works in the principles of functional medicine. With a focus on nutrition, we answer questions like: What is the best diet for someone fighting cancer? What does good inflammation have to do with the immune system? Can I gain weight in a healthy way? Can I lose weight in a healthy way? Can I lose weight…? What is the deal with sugar? And much more. Join us for an informational packed episode with tools you will be able to put to use today.
    Topics in this Episode:IntroWhat is Functional Medicine?The Gut, your most important organ?Good Inflammation vs Bad InflammationTips for Gaining Weight – the Healthy WaySo which diet is the RIGHT diet?Does a spoonful of sugar help the medicine go down?Excitowhatsies?How do I make this weight go away?How can we fortify our immune system?Sign offGuest Contact Information and Social Links:Website: www.trueholistichealth.comLinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/isabelle-lochead-lemaignen-50973985Contact Information and Social Links:Website: www.yourkillerlife.comInstagram: www.instagram.com/yourkillerlifeFacebook: www.facebook.com/yourkillerlifeYouTube: www.youtube.com/yourkillerlifeTwitter: www.twitter.com/not_shirtResources:Be a guest on the Your Killer Life PodcastSponsor the Your Killer Life PodcastBook Tammey or Griff as a speaker or podcast guestSnag Your Killer Life Swag!Check out the Your Killer Life blog posts, or the original blog, Killer Left BoobThis podcast is professionally edited by Roth MediaA special thank you to our sponsor, Riverdance Soapworks. Handcrafted products we personally use. Visit www.riverdancesoapworks.com and let them know you heard about them from Tammey.

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

ReenaWatts ,

Soul searching my way back to sexy I loved

Body image is such an important conversation to have! We are souls! We are more! We have to love ourselves where we are at! This is such a great episode! F cancer!

@mindbloomyou ,

Excellent and impactful

This show is so informative and relatable. The host, Tammey, is incredibly knowledgeable about breast cancer but also nutrition, naturopathic alternatives, no-sugar yummy recipes, you name it. She's engaging and empathetic, a delight to listen to.

@mindbloomyou

randomlyrasheeda ,

This is as Real as it gets

I love the Realness and how comfortable you make your guest feel while talking about such a personal and sensitive topic! From a technical perspective I love the audio quality!! Great conversation and excellent interviews. Very impactful!

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