DJBreastCancer

Season 7 Episode 5 Michelle T, Toxic Positivity

July 14, 2021 Tina Conrad
DJBreastCancer
Season 7 Episode 5 Michelle T, Toxic Positivity
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DJBreastCancer
Season 7 Episode 5 Michelle T, Toxic Positivity
Jul 14, 2021
Tina Conrad

Michelle is a mom of 3 amazing girls and a health psychologist by trade.  Michelle conducted research for underserved cancer survivors.  In a twist of fate, she was diagnosed with breast cancer in February of '21, 15 years after her research.  This was following a move to a new city, covid diagnosis with pregnancy (when Covid was just emerging and no protocols on pregnant women with Covid.  With a newborn, Michelle noticed a lump while breast feeding.  MIchelle describes her newborn as her angel.

Michelle describes leaning on others for help, giving yourself permission and the importance of connecting with a therapist.  Michelle also describes "toxic positivity" and how others only want to talk or share the positive stuff.  Michelle describes the importance of having a space for one's feelings.

IG:  i.am.mishy

Show Notes

Michelle is a mom of 3 amazing girls and a health psychologist by trade.  Michelle conducted research for underserved cancer survivors.  In a twist of fate, she was diagnosed with breast cancer in February of '21, 15 years after her research.  This was following a move to a new city, covid diagnosis with pregnancy (when Covid was just emerging and no protocols on pregnant women with Covid.  With a newborn, Michelle noticed a lump while breast feeding.  MIchelle describes her newborn as her angel.

Michelle describes leaning on others for help, giving yourself permission and the importance of connecting with a therapist.  Michelle also describes "toxic positivity" and how others only want to talk or share the positive stuff.  Michelle describes the importance of having a space for one's feelings.

IG:  i.am.mishy