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E62: There's “Rheum to Rise” with Ashley

By DGWL / 2022-05-16
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TW: Food, Disordered Eating. On this episode, Ashley of RA Warrior Fitness sits down to discuss all the things Faith, Food, and Fitness. She shares how her journey with eating habits, learning to love movement, and mindset changes has led to better management of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Thanks to the pandemic, she pivoted her career and founded RA Warrior Fitness to help other spoonie sisters do the same.

https://www.rawarriorfitness.com/

Host for this episode:

Marcia D. (@thatdoc.marcia), Marybeth B. (@merrbertt)

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E61: A New Normal After VAD

By DGWL / 2022-04-18
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In this episode, Rachel joins us to share her experience recently navigating life as a powerlifter, speech language pathologist and dog mom immediately after a right vertebral artery dissection. Thanks to the VAD facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/94854960694) and communities like @disabledgirlswholift it’s been a lot easier for her to understand her symptoms and the bittersweet need to rediscover passions and REST.

Hosts for this episode:
Marcia D. (@thatdoc.marcia), Marybeth B. (@merrbertt)

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E60: Inclusive Coaching with Gabby

By DGWL / 2022-03-21
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On this episode, Marybeth & Marcia chat with trauma mindful strength coach Gabby Brost on working towards inclusion and becoming a better coach as well as lifting with chronic illnesses and building a toolbox to balance training with variable spoons. Gabby is a multi-sport athlete (powerlifting, Olympic weightlifting, and strongman) who is also a tarot card reader, plant lover, author, and avid coffee drinker.

Find Gabby on instagram at @gabstrength and @_the.gift.of.gab_
Get free tools or coaching from Gabby – https://www.gabstrength.com/freebies
Buy Gabby’s book of essay’s and poems – https://bit.ly/3Jrx3rd

Host for this episode:
Marcia D. (@thatdoc.marcia), Marybeth B. (@merrbertt)

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E61: Inclusive Coaching with Gabby

By DGWL / 2022-03-21
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On this episode, Marybeth & Marcia chat with trauma mindful strength coach Gabby Brost on working towards inclusion and becoming a better coach as well as lifting with chronic illnesses and building a toolbox to balance training with variable spoons. Gabby is a multi-sport athlete (powerlifting, Olympic weightlifting, and strongman) who is also a tarot card reader, plant lover, author, and avid coffee drinker.

Find Gabby on instagram at @gabstrength and @_the.gift.of.gab_
Get free tools or coaching from Gabby – https://www.gabstrength.com/freebies
Buy Gabby’s book of essay’s and poems – https://bit.ly/3Jrx3rd

Host for this episode:
Marcia D. (@thatdoc.marcia), Marybeth B. (@merrbertt)

Transcriptions can now be found on https://www.elasticpod.com/pod/disabled-girls-who-lift-by-dgwl!

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Self Love & Lifting

By DGWL / 2022-02-21
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In the month of love, Marybeth and Marcia to talk about body image, self love, and all the perceptions about self that have changed over the years thanks to lifting and our relationships to movement. Listen along as we dive into the bullshit that is BMI, building a better relationship with our bodies, and how to explore these conversations for a little self reflection.

Therapy for Black Girls episode on body image: https://therapyforblackgirls.com/2021/04/21/session-204-some-thoughts-on-body-image/

Host for this episode: Marcia D. (@thatdoc.marcia), Marybeth B. (@merrbertt)

Transcriptions can now be found on https://www.elasticpod.com/pod/disabled-girls-who-lift-by-dgwl!

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E59: Self Love & Lifting

By DGWL / 2022-02-21
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In the month of love, Marybeth and Marcia to talk about body image, self love, and all the perceptions about self that have changed over the years thanks to lifting and our relationships to movement. Listen along as we dive into the bullshit that is BMI, building a better relationship with our bodies, and how to explore these conversations for a little self reflection.
Therapy for Black Girls episode on body image: https://therapyforblackgirls.com/2021/04/21/session-204-some-thoughts-on-body-image/
Host for this episode: Marcia D. (@thatdoc.marcia), Marybeth B. (@merrbertt)
Transcriptions can now be found on https://www.elasticpod.com/pod/disabled-girls-who-lift-by-dgwl!

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E58: Being Wheel with Jesi

By DGWL / 2022-01-24
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On this episode, we welcome Jesi to the ‘cast to discuss daily nutrition, exercise, habits, and personal mindset. Her experience with a booth at Wodapalooza reminded us how important it is to not only include adaptive athletes in sporting events but also CENTER our narrative. Otherwise, we can easily be forgotten. Learn a little more about Wheelwod and the Wheel With Me foundation while you’re here too.

Mentioned
Wheel with Me – https://taplink.cc/wheelwithme
Jesi Stracham – https://www.instagram.com/jesistracham
Wheelwod – https://www.instagram.com/wheelwod

Host for this episode:
Marcia D. (@thatdoc.marcia), Marybeth B. (@merrbertt)

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E57: DGWL’s 2021 Wrapped!

By DGWL / 2021-12-27
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In our last episode of 2021, Marcia & Marybeth discuss podcast milestones, favorite moments, and much more. As we always say, this podcast is a labor of love that has built a beautiful community. We thank you for engaging and growing along this intersectional identity journey. Lifting is what draws us disabled girls and femmes together, community is what keeps us together.

Host for this episode:
Marcia D. (@thatdoc.marcia), Marybeth B. (@merrbertt)

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E56: Panel of Spoons Reunion!

By DGWL / 2021-11-29
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The panel of spoons reunites with a few fresh faces and a couple of podcast veterans to discuss life after diagnosis, competing after coronavirus, and the tolls of adulting on our chronically ill bodies. We catch up with Kresenda, Jo, Shravya, Rebekah plus meet Brigitte for the first time. Our panel has enbys, femmes, and women from across the United States with different issues and backgrounds coming together in community.

Host for this episode:

Marcia D. (@thatdoc.marcia)

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E55: Shooting the Shit with Monica

By DGWL / 2021-11-01
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Marcia and Marybeth chat all the things poop, perspective, & identity with our guest Monica. Monica is a mixed Southern girl working in construction in California and dealing with Ulcerative Colitis. We tackle what it means to live at so many intersections of gender, size, chronic illness, accessibility, race with a touch of powerlifting.

Hosts for this episode:

Marcia D. (@thatdoc.marcia), Marybeth B. (@merrbertt)

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