PODCAST EPISODE

'The loss I have suffered will not decrease any more today, tomorrow or next year, I will just grow with it,' says Michelle.

The Bottom Line Podcast

Aug 30 2021 • 55 mins


In Part 2 of this two part episode (https://www.bowelcancerpodcast.org/episode/sean-michelle-discuss-navigating-a-metastatic-bowel-cancer-diagnosis (listen to Part 1)), Michelle discusses grief with Stephanie following the loss of her husband, Sean, to young-onset bowel cancer, aged 36 in April 2021. Michelle talks openly and honestly about the impact of losing Sean, her anticipatory grief and how Sean gave her permission to be happy and continue living.  This episode sensitively confronts an often-difficult discussion, offering practical and real advice for coping with the loss of a loved one.  Learning to be gentle on herself, Michelle’s warm and compassionate chat is essential listening for anyone who is experiencing grief. + + + Grief resources referred to - Nora McInerny - https://www.ted.com/talks/nora_mcinerny_we_don_t_move_on_from_grief_we_move_forward_with_it?language=en (TED Talk) | https://www.noraborealis.com/book (Hot Young Widow's club) Megan Devine - Refuge in grief | It's Ok not to be Ok | Rules at impact (pdf at the bottom) Support this podcast

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