Meet Your Inspirational Guests
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Season is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, founder of the KICKcancER movement and an essential oil expert. Her goal is to educate others to not just treat or band-aid illness, disease, injury or chronic health problems, but to find the underlying cause and bring support to the body where it is needed. She likes to empower others to use real food and healthy living principals, to achieve life-long vibrant health!
Lynn Eib is a longtime cancer survivor, patient advocate and newspaper reporter-turned-author with seven titles published by Tyndale House, including "When God & Cancer Meet" (nearly 100,000 copies in print) and "Peace in the Face of Cancer," (the Golden Scroll 2017 Nonfiction Book of the Year).
Nick, a Grassfed organic farmer, bio-diverse farming advocate, husband and father of 3 kids, is also a cooking enthusiast and lover of Alaska! Nick’s cancer journey began as a sophomore in college, and led to he and his family getting back to the land and creating Wallace Farms.
Molly MacDonald is a mother of 4 and CEO and Founder of The Pink Fund. The Pink Fund has provided $2.5 million in support to breast cancer patients nationwide since 2006.
Ann Ogden Gaffney
Cook for Your LIFE President and Founder: Ann Ogden Gaffney. Ann is a two-time cancer survivor with a passion for food and cooking. Before founding Cook for Your LIFE, Ann had a 30-year career in Fashion that took her all over the world, including living 12 years in Paris. While going through treatment following her second diagnosis, Ann realized that there was a huge knowledge gap for cancer patients between the facts of clinical nutrition and its application in the home kitchen. She offers hands on classes in the NYC area, in addition to online from the comfort of your own kitchen.
Ann Ogden Gaffney
Dr. Richard Deming
Dr. Richard Deming is medical director of Mercy Cancer Center in Des Moines, Iowa, and the founder of Above + Beyond Cancer, a non-profit dedicated to elevating the lives of those touched by cancer. Dr. Deming is known in the community for the compassionate care he provides cancer patients and their families. He is inspired by the courage and compassion of his patients and their families. His greatest ambition is to encourage others to pursue lives of meaning, purpose, passion, and compassion.
Dr. Richard Deming
Alisa Savoretti is a Madeira Beach, Florida native, a serial entrepreneur, traveler, visionary and a doer. She is a breast cancer survivor and the Founder and CEO of My Hope Chest in 2003 after her own challenges with finding and funding breast reconstruction. Alisa’s passion is to eliminate My Hope Chest’s wait list and make women whole again so that no survivor need ever live disfigured and deformed for one day after cancer journey but be transform with wings and restoration into the butterflies they become.
Elissa Goodman is a International best selling author, wellness show host and cancer survivor turned holistic nutritionist and lifestyle cleanse expert who believes that proper nourishment, healing by listening to your gut, and a daily renewal practice are essential for optimal living. EliElissa’s mission is to educate and encourage healthy, mindful living, helping others embrace the concept that we are a product of what we eat and how we treat ourselves.
Teri Griege is a cancer survivor, ironman, inspirational speaker and the CEO and Founder of Powered by Hope. Despite having stage IV colon cancer, Teri competed in the Ironman World Championships, the World Championship Half Iron Man and has run in all six World Marathon Majors. Through her inspirational story, Teri has developed all-purpose tools for battling adversity that are extremely impactful. Her tactics are simple, easily implemented, and incredibly powerful.
Heather is mother, breast cancer survivor and the Founder of Each One Tell One, a 501c3, started in 2015 with hope to increase the awareness of dense breast tissue and the potential dangers of having it. After being diagnosed with breast cancer only 8 short months after a clear mammogram, a good friend of hers experienced the same miss; Heather was then motivated to create a movement.
Jarem, is a father of 5 and founder of K12 Prostetics. He was diagnosed with Ostio-Jenic-Sarcoma at age 14 and underwent two years of chemotherapy and the amputation of his left leg through the knee. Despite being told her couldn’t, he went on to invent a prosthetic knee that allowed him to become the world's first amputee telemark skier, the first natural technique AKA (above knee amputee) snowboarder and wakeboarder, an eXtremity Games World Champion of rock climbing, and more.
Carson & Pam Cooper
Carson is a 15 year old cancer thriver and Founder of Kids Living Brave, whose interests are baseball, music and just being a teen. Carson was diagnosed at the age of 8 with Leukemia, and now
Pam is a mother of two and co-founder of kids Living Brave.
The not for profit was founded in 2011 when Carson was diagnosed with leukemia. Our passion is to support, advise, and give back to kids and their families during and after cancer.
Pam and Carson Cooper
Jessica is a vibrant 23 year old Chiropractic student whose health journey began with a rare and aggressive, grade 3 ovarian cancer diagnosis at the age of 20. The route of treatment I chose was completely unconventional, unsupported, and frowned upon. By the grace of God, it saved my life and has beautifully evolved a "death sentence" into a personal mission, fueled by the desire to inspire wellness journeys that feel EMPOWERING rather than restrictive or isolating.
Breath, Body, and Belief are the pillars of Hope’s mission in Helping Others Purposefully Excel, and yes, that spells HOPE!. Hope is a nationally recognized speaker, best selling author and lifelong yogi and core integration expert.
Kerri Rush, “the wheatgrass girl” is the owner, farmer and chef at Fresh Wheatgrass Girl Farm in Carlisle, Iowa. She started growing wheatgrass in 1996 when her Mother was diagnosed with stage 4 colon, liver and lymph node cancer. After researching “alternative” healthy ways to give her immune system a boost she found it in wheatgrass and juicing. Her mother is now cancer free. Kerri became hooked on all of the benefits of wheatgrass and her business started growing.
Pat Quinn is a father, author, motivational speaker and presentation coach for many of the best speakers in the country. He has worked with Olympians, best selling authors, pastors and other world-class speakers to help them get their message out to the world.
Missy is a mother of 4, two-time cancer survivor and founder of Lucent Gift, a small business that sells luxury gift boxes for women facing cancer treatment and recovery. Her cancer journey began at age 30 with colorectal cancer, followed at age 40 with a breast cancer diagnosis. She hopes to shine light into the lives of women undergoing cancer treatment.
Sarah is the mother of two, former ICU nurse and health and wellness coach. Her goal is to share her passion for health and wellness with all that she meets.
Steve Cannon runs. I doubt he would actually call himself a runner though. He would probably refer to himself as more of an adventurer. In 2009 he ran across his home state of Iowa (292 miles in 11 days) and is the first person ever to run around the great Lake Michigan (1037 miles in 40 days), averaging a marathon a day. His adventures have raised money for Livestrong, Camp Kesem and Above and Beyond Cancer.
Melanie Young is a breast cancer survivor who writes and speaks about women's health, healthy living, nutrition and cancer survivorship. Melanie also hosts the weekly national radio show, Fearless Fabulous You!, on the Women 4 Women Network (W4WN.com), podcast permanently to iHeart.com/iHeart App. She also co-hosts The Connected Table Live, profiling leaders in food, fine beverage and hospitality, with her husband, David Ransom.
Katie Mangan is a mother of 2, Founder of Katie’s Crusaders, and an 8 year Breast Cancer survivor that decided to pay it forward after a benefit race was held for her family when she was in her fight against cancer.
Rebecca is a Managing Director, Private Wealth Advisor at Merrill Lynch Private Bank & Investment Group. Rebecca and Ron, her husband of many years, have four sons and live in Beverly Hills, CA. Rebecca became involved with Teen Cancer through her friendship with musician Roger Daltrey: “It’s always been Roger’s dream to bring the teen cancer cause to America, and I’m honored to help him achieve that vision."
Elina Fuhrman is an award-winning journalist, best-selling author, wellness warrior, cancer conqueror and entrepreneur. She is the Founder, Chef + Soup Guru of Soupelina, a mission-driven, innovative wellness brand, delivering one-of-a-kind, plant-based delicious soups + broths that help people eat for their health, heal, prevent and overcome illness; and in the process take them on a culinary journey with style, texture and layers of flavor.
Elina’s fresh approach to healthy eating has made her an inspiring voice on healthy eating and credible wellness expert. Part-visionary and part-teacher. Elina translates her clients’ desires to eat + live healthy into a stylized culinary experience with genuine passion, authentic vision and knowledge of ingredients.
Shauna Martin is CEO and founder of Daily Greens, an organic, cold-pressed green juice company based in Austin, Texas. In 2005, Shauna was diagnosed with breast cancer. With a young family to care for, she turned to juicing green vegetables to recover from the trauma of multiple surgeries and the toxic effects of chemotherapy. After discovering its life-restoring power, she made it her mission to get a green juice into the hands of everyone, which is how her company, Daily Greens, came to life. Daily Greens juices are now sold in thousands of retail outlets nationwide. Shauna is also the author of the Daily Greens 4-Day Cleanse, and an active advocate for breast cancer issues. Prior to founding Daily Greens, Shauna practiced corporate law for 20 years.
Rose Goodding Robinson
Rose Goodding Robinson is a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner and a Certified Nurse Midwife by training with over 40 years of experience in the nursing profession. As a nurse, Rose has devoted her entire career to helping women and their families learn to live a healthy lifestyle. As a mom of 5 sons and a grandmother of 11, she understands the pressures of life, family and career and their impact on everyday choices. After a breast cancer diagnosis in 2012, Rose has pursued her passion to help others learn how SIMPLE it can be to learn to live a healthier lifestyle.
Rose Goodding Robinson
IN THIS SERIES YOU WILL....
- Find that you are not alone in this crazy journey , and there are a lot of amazing individuals doing some pretty cool things that just might inspire you.
- Discover new opportunities that may ignite a spark, big or small, that allows you to move above and beyond where you are at, and thrive.
- Discover simple ways to create healthy habits, and begin to see the GIFT in every obstacle you encounter.
- Learn to create a new life where you feel empowered to inspire and impact others.
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ABOUT KIMBERLY PRICE
Kimberly Price, creator of WTFCANCER.com is on a mission to help you get re-connected and re-inspired to live the life you desire. She encourages you to step out onto the path, and embrace this new journey one step at a time. There is so much possibility in the unknown, if you're willing to take a chance. Kimberly is doing this. She is a stage IV Lymphoma survivor and mother of four who discovered the only way to re-claim her life is to let go and move forward with passion helping others to do the same. Kimberly believes community gives Hope, and from Hope life awakens.