Season 4 Episode 2 – Leah

On this week’s episode, I sit down with Leah Wynne. We had to put a trigger warning on this episode as Leah is a survivor of rape and domestic violence.

At just 17 years of age, Leah was raped and left with horrific injuries. We talk about the long-term effects this has had on her over the years and how years later seeking solace in what she thought would be a safe loving relationship she ended up being physically and mentally tortured.

Today Leah is married to her rock and has recently had life-changing gastric surgery and she tells me contrary to some beliefs, this was not an easy way out.

Leah thank you for speaking out and sharing your story I know it wasn’t easy I am so sorry this happened to you.

Podcast Season 4

Season 4 Episode 1 – Kim

On this week’s episode, I said down with Kim Hall.

Kim talks to me about the death of her mother by suicide Kim’s mother suffered from postnatal depression and depression, her manic episodes resulted in her being hospitalized throughout Kim’s young life.

Kim’s mother was abandoned by the mental health services releasing Kim’s mother into the hands of her 15-year-old daughter.

Kim experienced many of her mother’s suicide attempts and in the end, Kim‘s mother succeeded in her attempts leaving a 16-year-old Kim and her sisters behind.

Throughout the conversation, Kim’s love for her mother is palpable Kims outlook on life today is one of gratitude, determination, and positivity. She is an absolute credit to herself, she has worked so hard to be the woman she is today.

Kim has launched an initiative to help others in her community which are walk and talk sessions she set this up in honor of her mother to offer people a safe place to talk.

Kim, you’re an absolute inspiration your heart is so pure Thank you for sitting down with me and sharing your mother Rachel’s story.