Episode 144: Best of TBAB – Cancer, Mothering and Marriage with Snaige Zahn
Episode 143: Best of TBAB – Cancer, Mothering and Marriage with Snaige Zahn
On this week’s episode, Jessie sits down with her friend from university to talk with her about all things mothering and marriage with a cancer diagnosis.
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Resources and References:
Jessie’s 10/20/2020 workshop: Become a Postnatal Specialist and add thousands in revenue each month
00:56 – “Become a Postnatal Specialist and add thousands in revenue each month” workshop is coming up (10/20/2020)
1:50 – The significance of re-airing this week’s “Best of TBAB” episode!
3:07 – Introduction to our special guest: Snaige Zahn!
4:19 – How Jessie and Snaige got back in touch after university
5:35 – Snaige talks us through her cancer diagnosis
9:52 – How Snaige handled cancer through the fourth trimester
11:37 – Snaige’s treatment journey
19:29 – Breastfeeding – and being forced to stop
21:57 – More on Snaige’s treatment journey
26:50 – How Snaige’s community has rallied – and accepting/asking for help!
30:37 – What came next in her treatment journey?
31:49 – Getting back to work and avoiding judgment and pity
35:13 – Cancer free!
35:37 – Was Snaige working full days when she went back to work?
38:22 – Snaige got the ALL CLEAR…how did that go? How did it feel? What happened next?
40:52 – June 2018: the cancer came back – and Snaige was told it’s incurable
43:15 – How this affected her marriage and journey – both public and private
55:47 – Snaige’s most recent prognosis and next steps
59:19 – What mothering is like for Snaige, currently
1:03:42 – What is Snaige’s marriage like right now?
1:08:30 – How does Snaige manage her mental and emotional health through all of this?
1:09:55 – Where is Snaige physically, mentally and emotionally right NOW?