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What Happens When The Health Coach Gets Cancer?

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What Happens When The Health Coach Gets Cancer?

September 1, 2020

What Happens When The Health Coach Gets Cancer?

Today on the show, I welcome Andrea Ottaiano, recovering agency, Pharma, and media veteran, research junkie, health coach, Founder of Silver Lining Holistic Health AND — if that’s not enough — 13-year survivor of breast cancer, liver cancer, and cholangiocarcinoma. So what happens with the Health Coach gets cancer? When the professional becomes the patient? That is a “both sides of the coin” story to tell, and she’s got a good one. We also rage on about how the jargon of “Whole Patient Cancer” — which to its credit has come quite far — has a long way to go as far as addressing the mental, physical, nutritional, practical, and cultural needs IN COMPLEMENT TO the self-evident biological needs. We also debate the vagaries beyond the Ricola Alpine Horn of “Just be Your own advocate!” — because it ain’t always that easy. Plus, a dip in the WTF pool of “super health organic vegan peak performance athlete specimens also die from cancer,” so does it simply come down to “try to be healthy” and “shit happens?”

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