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Episode 30: What are You Fighting For - Is It Your Before or Your After?

Oct 31, 2022



Do you feel an overwhelming sense of anxiety and dread at least 50% of the time because you know today will be just as miserable as yesterday? Do you feel you're already at capacity before getting out of bed? Are you yelling out to the universe, "This isn't the life I signed up for!"

If any of these apply to you... then this episode is for you!

When you are sitting in the doctor's office, and they say those words… "You have…" from that point on, everything changes - EVERYTHING. For myself and the women in my community, their lives are separated before and after diagnosis.


In this episode, I will unpack what happens to your brain and body after that diagnosis. I will talk about how we show up for the fight of our lives, what that means for our future, and how we can shift our mindset to start winning, even with a life-altering diagnosis. This episode has quite a few twists and unexpected turns, so be sure to listen!

How did we get here? Well, let me show you.


Together we unpack:

  • Separating life before and after your diagnosis (2:16)
  • Your identity and your diagnosis (5:28)
  • Self-identifying a grumpy warrior (9:42)
  • Inflammation: the fire in your body that's causing many symptoms (11:55)
  • Fighting against your immune system (12:50)
  • Asking yourself if this is okay (15:12)
  • Making your health a full-time job (16:50)
  • Showing up for the fight of your life (19:41)

That is the ethos of a Grateful Warrior. Try it on for a few days. Let me know how you start showing up differently for yourself. I am here to help you learn how to believe in yourself after your body has completely taken that away from you, and I will believe in your success every single day and at some point… you will start to believe in yourself again. Hit me up and say hello and let me know which aspect of your life you will begin with first. If anything I said resonates with you, hit me up on Insta - Let's connect more!

Are you ready to learn a personality-based approach to gratitude to help you start and grow your practice based on your strengths and in a way that sticks from the inside out? If you're serious about stepping off the Gratitude Treadmill, it's time for you to decide the direction in your life. Your next step is to TAKE THIS FUN 2-MINUTE QUIZ and find out how much gratitude and grit you have. 


Mentioned Resources: 

Register for the [FREE] Navigating Difficult Times Webinar

Take the Quiz - How Much Gratitude and Grit Do You Have? 


Connect with Holly:

Follow on Instagram 

Take the Quiz - How Much Gratitude and Grit Do You Have?

Register for the [FREE] Navigating Difficult Times Webinar

On the web - Fortitude.Academy 

If today's episode resonated with you, be sure to hit the follow button where you are listening and also tap those 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ and leave a great review because it would mean so much to me to hang out with you every week and because it will also help to get this podcast and our wonderful message out to more Grateful Warriors! 

Thanks for tuning in to this episode and I'll see you next week! 


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