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S2:E14 Dana | Oncology Nurse, We Laugh to Survive

June 1, 2021

We’re closing out Mental Health Awareness Month with Dana, an introverted oncology nurse & parent - all this to say, she’s got many reasons to be fatigued. In a time where we’re more isolated than ever, Dana has experienced the opposite: she goes to work and is surrounded by people, she comes home …

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S2:E13 Dr. Sadie I You + Me = Curing Long Covid

May 25, 2021

This week we talked to Dr. Sadie Whittaker, the Chief Scientific Officer of Solve ME/CFS Initiative- a nonprofit whose mission is to find a cure for & end Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome. The developments with ME/CFS are paving the way to understanding Long Covid. She is also the…

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S2:E11 Viki | "This is my Second Pandemic."

May 11, 2021

TW: death & grief This week we connected with Victoria Noe, an award-winning author, speaker and activist. She is the perfect candidate for Mental Health Awareness month because of her contributions to the AIDS community & her writing about grief, particularly her Friend Grief series which recogniz…

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S2:E10 Kate | "Trauma is as Individual as a Fingerprint"

May 4, 2021

Welcome to Mental Health Awareness Month! We've got a series of interviews we really think you'll enjoy. We begin with Kate, a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, specializing in complex trauma and complex PTSD. Some of her work includes the Crisis Intervention Team for the Knoxville poli…

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S2:E9 Raymond & Caroline | Vax'd n' Wax'd

April 27, 2021

Surprise: we’re our own guests this week! Both of us share our vaccine stories and experiences. At this point Raymond has received both doses and Caroline has gotten her first. (Hashtag Team Pfizer.) Unrelated but after staying home for a year with unlimited access to your toilet, has anyone else n…

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S2:E7 Jill | Special Education, Pivoting in the Pandemic

April 13, 2021

Our guest this week is Jill, a compassionate & determined woman with a big heart and too many emotions for one person to contain. Her big heart led her to a position as an early childhood special education teacher in St. Louis, which has taught her a lot about herself: particularly that she's capab…

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S2:E5 Gemma I Parosmia V: Phantom Smells of Smoke

March 30, 2021

We round out our Parosmia Series with Gemma who experiences parosmia and it's equally evil twin: phantosmia. For those who don't know, phantosmia is an olfactory hallucination that makes you smell things that aren't there. For Gemma it's a persistent smell of cigarette smoke (which was one of her l…

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S2:E4 Anissa | Parosmia IV: "Am I Stuck Like This?"

March 23, 2021

In our fourth episode, we talk with Anissa - the self-described "cook of the family" who can barely bring herself to eat anything besides peanut m&ms. She spoke to us about how parosmia disconnects her from the rest of the world: she can't eat enough to keep up her fitness regimen, celebratory & ho…

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S2:E1 Brooke | Parosmia I: When Smells are No Longer Safe

March 9, 2021

We're kicking off Season 2 with a series about parosmia, perhaps the most odd and startling long-hauler symptom to date. Parosmia is dysfunctional smell detection characterized by the inability of the brain to correctly identify an odor's "natural" smell. Instead, the natural odor is usually transf…

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Trailer - Fatigued Podcast with Caroline Amos and Raymond McAnally

March 8, 2021

Fatigued Podcast was born out of two friends getting Covid and sharing their experiences. Listen to learn more about this project, who they've interviewed, how it's helped, and where it's going from here. Full episodes and links to your favorite podcast players at www.fatiguedpodcast.com

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S1E17: Ray & Caroline Wrap Season One

March 2, 2021

Caroline and Raymond (and an awkward little-sounding voice) say goodbye to Season One. Our cohosts give updates on their personal Covid stories, tell us about what's coming up in Season Two (launching March 9th, 2021), and why this shift has them excited and not fatigued. In just 3 months, we've b…

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S1E16: Dr. Keith Gagnon - The Nation's Mutation, a U.S. Variant

Feb. 23, 2021

This is our final interview for Season 1 and it's our biggest one to date: we got a chance to interview Dr. Keith Gagnon, an associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry at SIU whose lab has uncovered a U.S.-specific coronavirus variant that accounts for about half of the cases in the nation! …

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S1E14: Erik - "A Deployed Doctor Comes Home to Covid"

Feb. 9, 2021

This week we got to interview Dr. Erik, an anesthesiologist who was deployed in the Middle East when the pandemic broke out last March. His deployment had already come to a close but he was detained for a few more weeks before he was allowed to come back to the States. He's grateful to be reunited …

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S1E13: Louis - “Shoot Me Up Bruh”, A Pfizer Vaccine Trial Story

Feb. 2, 2021

After months of devastating loss, Louis said "fuck it" (literally) and enrolled himself in the Pfizer vaccine trial. Louis, a self-described "big ol' meat shield," was more than happy to take this risk, especially because he knows we aren't going to get anywhere with this virus until we start findi…

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S1E12: Maria - "An American Hospitalized in London"

Jan. 26, 2021

Last March Maria spent nineteen days in the hospital with COVID-induced double pneumonia. Can you even imagine? From the CPAP machine to rash and bed rest, she experienced the full gamut. We are so lucky she lived to tell the tale, no matter how gruesome it may be. We're even luckier she was so sun…