Widow We Do Now?

Widow We Do Now?

Widow We Do Now is a podcast created by two young widows, Anita and Mel. Through humor, authenticity, and empathy, they address topics related to grief, death, bereavement, and moving forward through the inescapable pitfalls of young widowhood. They also love cheese.

Episodes

August 8, 2022 83 min

Join several of our widow and widower friends in this discussion about their dating experiences and advice.

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The Misner Family Foundation in memory of Elisabeth Misner

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Amy Neel is one of the great humans on the planet who also happens to have had many not-so-great circumstances in her life. Amy is open about her complicated marriage and widowhood journey, and is here to help others in similar situations know they are not alone.

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So you're minding your own business, living in your home country of Scotland enjoying your early 30's, eating cheddar, and all of the sudden your husband dies while out for a bike ride. That's what Sam, a widow of 8 months, shares with Anita and Mel, as well as how a famous comedian honored her husband, Liam.

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Whether you've had a dream about your person, you didn't have a dream about your person, or your person was ignoring/speaking to/interacting with you in the dream, we often seek their meaning. Some of these are distressing, some are comforting, the results run the gamut. Dr. Joshua Black holds a MA and PhD in Psychology. He is a grief researcher, speaker, consultant, and host of the Grief Dreams Podcast. His work focuses on...

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Rabbi Maya Glasser is 32, super cool, and....a widow. At the time of recording, Maya is 8 months out from her husband, Jake's, death, and tells Anita and Mel what it's like to be in a position of leadership while grieving.

Help us keep the podcast going!
http://www.patreon.com/wwdn

Want to buy us some tacos?
https://www.buymeacoffee.com/widowwedonow

Sponsored by:

The Misner Family Foundation in memory of Elisabeth Misner

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Ms. V, otherwise known as Vioree Brandon-Nettlesford, has gone through the wringer. Seriously, she has been through ALL THE THINGS . Anita and Mel want to find out how she is not only still standing, but thriving. Ms. V tells her story and provides a real, and hopeful outlook.

For more info about her book, coaching, and more, check out:
www.vioreebrandon.com

Socials: @iamvioree

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Meet Trent Thompson, a trans man, new father, and widower. Trent is no stranger to living through difficult situations, and tells Anita and Mel the story of his late wife, Sara, their journey with infertility, and what led Trent to continue to pursue adding a new baby to the family. There may also be anecdotes of first dates involving headstones portraying jugglers. 

Trent’s blog: http://www.upendedlife.com/

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Amy's life is well-suited for long-form tv series full of ups, downs, magical moments, tragedy, roller skates, pottery, and more. When Amy lost her wife, Jay, to stomach cancer, she became a solo parent, unbecame a caregiver to a terminally ill spouse, and joined the ranks of widowhood. Amy tells Anita and Mel her story and what led her to get her sparkle back.

Follow Amy on IG at @lotusrootpottery

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Helen..er..quack...Lou....Klosson is a widow. She has survived many things, and widowhood is only just a part of her story. Join the conversation and get to know this funny, fabulous, widow full of quackery!

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http://www.patreon.com/wwdn

Want to buy us some tacos?
https://www.buymeacoffee.com/widowwedonow

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The Misner Family Foundation in memory of Elisabeth Misner

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Julie Martella never imagined herself becoming a farmer, but when her husband died on her (literally - ON her), she had to make a choice about the farm. This dynamic, hopefully widow is full of spunk, life, and laughs, and we know you'll love her too!

To check out what Julie offers, visit:

http://www.navigatingwidowhood.com
or follow her on IG: @unintended.farmer


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What do you do when you move from the US to Canada, get married, and your husband is in the film industry and then dies? Jen Hoffmeister, of The Now What Pod, is here to discuss the ins and outs with Anita and Mel.

Follow Jen on IG:
@jen_hoffmeister_

To listen to her podcast, check out:

https://www.nowwhatpod.com

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Lisa Ramelow recently finished a successful 27-year run in the restaurant business. She served up Italian food, and always joked that she was “cheating” because she is not Italian and she cannot cook. She's also a rocket scientist. And....a widow. Lisa was widowed in the 90's when there was no internet and the only support groups were widows in their 80's. Lisa tells Anita and Mel how she has fared over the last three d...

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This special edition episode is a very special widow from Kenya named Christine. Christine shares her story of strength and resilience while facing many opposing factors that can be common in many 3rd world countries.

To learn more about Nyanam International, visit www.nyanam.org and follow them in IG at @nyanam.intl

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Meet Rebecca Johnson, a delightful young widow from North Carolina who has been surviving widowhood, kicking her own cancer's butt, and who has a good story or two about her dating life.

Help us keep the podcast going!
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Want to buy us some tacos?
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The Misner Family Foundation in memory of Elisabeth Misner

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Gary Andrews, aka @garyscribbler on IG, is an illustrator, director, fight scene specialist, and....WIDOWER. Gary hails from the UK and tells Anita and Mel his story of resilience, hope, sorrow, and what lies next.

Find Gary's book "Finding Joy" at your favorite bookstore.

Help us keep the podcast going!
http://www.patreon.com/wwdn

Want to buy us some tacos?
https://www.buymeacoffee.com/widowwedonow

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What's it like when your husband dies in a motorcycle accident, you want to medically retrieve his sperm before embalming but don't have required paperwork (?!), your mom dies 4 months later, and then you have a baby with a different guy with the same name as your late husband? Camille is here to tell us. This gem of a human shares her story with Anita and Mel and offers much wisdom to listeners everywhere.

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April 4, 2022 79 min

Anita and Mel interview Kelley Ford who has been widowed about 2 years and lives in Pennsylvania. They discuss philosophical topics such as "why do many widows suddenly become obsessed with plants?" and "what is it like to be in court a week after your husband dies?"

Follow Kelley on IG: @fordever_kelley

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What do the devil, a chicken, and ALS have in common? You'll find out when you hear Lisa's story. This lady is fun, inspirational, funny, and has been in the widowhood club for about 2 years. Listen to her episode, then follow her on her own show http://thelisashowpodcast.com

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Anita and Mel give the report post-Camp Widow Tampa. It comes complete with tacos, pirates, thespians, puzzles, and most importantly: connection and community.

Please check out http://www.campwidow.org and/or https://www.soaringspirits.org
for all the helpful resources available.

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Everyone knows you should never mess with Texas, but Covid violated the rules. Krista Waitt shares her story of becoming a covid widow while working in the medical community. Krista is cool and likes tacos, so we know you'll like her too!

Help us keep the podcast going!
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