Sierra schools Vinnie on how to lead the conversation as they dive into the first episode of their podcast.
The Life With A Side of Cancer duo acknowledge World Cancer Day by providing a breakdown of facts, the current theme, and discussing their experiences/relationship with the occasion (2:33).
The Co-Hosts then begin to discuss family and relationship dynamics, and how their diagnosis influenced those interactions. (9:23) The conversation leads Sierra and Vinnie to the question of choice, the boundaries that were created or discovered, and how each initially communicated (14:54).
The Co-Hosts discuss the communication with doctors in regards to side effects (8:48) and the ones that were the most unexpected (10:52). Sierra and Vinnie then go on to reflect on how they approached discussing with others the impact of their side effects during and post treatment. (14:18).
The Co-Hosts discuss their personal experience with mental health prior to being diagnosed with cancer (9:02) and the practices they used to support themselves during treatment. (14:34) Sierra and Vinnie both then unpack the impact that their physical appearance had on their body image. (18:40)