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May 12, 2021 72 min

Welcome to Health Interrupted hosted by Celebrity Personal Trainer, Gina Lombardi and Former Miss America, Laura Kaeppeler.

Today’s guests are Meridith Alexander & Schuyler Arakawa. A powerhouse mother and daughter duo – Schuyler has achieved the impossible by surviving a traumatic brain injury while on a river rafting excursion in Colombia.

00:49 Gina & Laura introduce Meridith Alexander & Schuyler Arakawa

00:03:35 Visit

00:03:45 Our sponsor for today’s episode is Body of Harmony

00:06:23 Schuyler talks about her river rafting accident 5 years ago

00:07:40 Meridith further shares Schuyler’s river rafting accident and mentions all of her injuries – Schuyler’s skull cracked open, broken spine, crushed lungs, fractured scapula, snapped right thigh & pulverized right ankle.

00:10:55 Gina mentions all of the things that went right for Schuyler to survive the impossible, against all odds.

00:11:19 Meridith talks about her flight to Colombia to be with Schuyler after her accident. Meridith refused to be powerless, being the second victim to the boulder and realized she could control her inner game

00:13:20 Meridith mentions The Laws of Attraction and The Laws of Energy

00:16:55 Meridith talks about receiving the phone call to learn of Schuyler’s accident and learned Schuyler was given a 20-30% survival rate.

00:21:38 Meridith mentions how her Facebook group helped connect her to get to Schuyler in Colombia

00:24:55 Meridith mentions Sky’s The Limit Facebook Page and began a campaign to shift the energy. Meridith made sure no one published a picture of Schuyler in the hospital – Meridith only allowed photos of Schuyler at her most powerful, world traveling self - because that is what Schuyler needed to return to.

00:27:22 Schuyler mentions being in a medically induced coma and not having recollection of the accident

00:28:52 Meridith mentions Schuyler’s brain injury reducing faster than expected because Colombian doctors were inspired to not do a specific surgery

00:32:10 – Meridith discusses meditation at the very early age of 13

00:35:18 Meridith mentions the book Ask And It Is Given by Esther Hicks and being in Esther Hick’s hot seat many times

00:45:50 Gina mentions Meridith’s book - The Sky’s The Limit – The Book That Captures In Real Time The 4 Months In 2016 That Transformed The Impossible Into The I’m Possible

00:49:41 Meridith talks about The Grit Mindset Academy and Epic You

00:58:20 Meridith & Schuyler sit in the HEALTH SEAT, they give us their tips and CALL TO ACTION

01:11:00 – Our sponsor for today is The Zen Roller – go to to purchase and enter code HEALTH10 at checkout for a discount!




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Inner Game

Law of Attraction


Sky’s The Limit

Traumatic Brain Injury

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