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‘Life After Paralysis’ SPINALpedia’s Official Podcast

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Life After Paralysis podcast: Episode #9: Overcoming Relationships Ending Post-Injury

In episode 9 and the last episode of 2020, Tiffiny is joined by Brandon, a father of 4 who’s been injured for only one year following a motorcycle accident and has already been through so much, including depression, a relationship ending and losing his job. He shares his story and how he’s making it through this difficult time in his life. We want to give Brandon a HUGE thanks for his story.  He reminds us all that human resiliency is one of the greatest traits of our species. Listen below.

Life After Paralysis podcast: Episode #8 Healthy Eating & Weight Loss

In episode #8, Tiffiny talks with two men with quadriplegia who’ve changed their diets to get healthy and lose weight after becoming paralyzed. She is joined by Brian Kasper from Minnesota who eats clean/Vegan and shares tips on using food to strengthen the body after paralysis.

And she is joined by Damon Keoki Piikalama Boiser, a quadriplegic from Hawaii, who recently lost 40+ lbs by changing his diet, ie, cutting out rice and more. They also discuss how mental health/being Bi-Polar can affect your weight. Enjoy!