Calm after the storm: Survivorship and other stories, with Amy Syed

Rape, Neglect and Surviving Cancer (Part One)

August 10, 2020 Amy Syed Season 1 Episode 6
Calm after the storm: Survivorship and other stories, with Amy Syed
Rape, Neglect and Surviving Cancer (Part One)
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Calm after the storm: Survivorship and other stories, with Amy Syed
Rape, Neglect and Surviving Cancer (Part One)
Aug 10, 2020 Season 1 Episode 6
Amy Syed

Welcome to Calm after the Storm, this is your host Amy Syed. I am Founder and CEO of FindyourHCP, 15minuteaday.ca and an activist. I am a survivor of domestic violence, terminal cancer and Grief. Thanks for joining us on this journey through other’s declarations. In this episode of Calm after the Storm: Survivorship and Other Stories with Amy Syed, we speak with Leanne Monaghan, owner and executive director of Staying Alive Fitness. She is a Registered Massage Therapist, Personal Trainer, Pilates, kickboxing, fitness, Yoga Instructor and Lifestyle Coach. 

Tune in as we discuss topics such as:

  • 1:50 - What Leanne is up to today
  • 7:36 - A challenging childhood with an alcoholic father
  • 13:02 - A trip to Mexico
  • 18:50 - Telling her family about being raped
  • 22:18 - Getting diagnosed with cervical cancer
  • 31:14 - Recovering and gaining inspiration for the gym
  • 33:26 - A crucial shift in her mindset
  • 35:35 - The start of Staying Alive Fitness
  • 39:28 - Leanne’s dedication

Support the show (https://www.amysyed.ca/calmafterthestormpodcast)

Show Notes

Welcome to Calm after the Storm, this is your host Amy Syed. I am Founder and CEO of FindyourHCP, 15minuteaday.ca and an activist. I am a survivor of domestic violence, terminal cancer and Grief. Thanks for joining us on this journey through other’s declarations. In this episode of Calm after the Storm: Survivorship and Other Stories with Amy Syed, we speak with Leanne Monaghan, owner and executive director of Staying Alive Fitness. She is a Registered Massage Therapist, Personal Trainer, Pilates, kickboxing, fitness, Yoga Instructor and Lifestyle Coach. 

Tune in as we discuss topics such as:

  • 1:50 - What Leanne is up to today
  • 7:36 - A challenging childhood with an alcoholic father
  • 13:02 - A trip to Mexico
  • 18:50 - Telling her family about being raped
  • 22:18 - Getting diagnosed with cervical cancer
  • 31:14 - Recovering and gaining inspiration for the gym
  • 33:26 - A crucial shift in her mindset
  • 35:35 - The start of Staying Alive Fitness
  • 39:28 - Leanne’s dedication

Support the show (https://www.amysyed.ca/calmafterthestormpodcast)