Episode 80 | You Have a Voice: MS, Activism & Advocacy — feat. Jenna Green

Join us for a conversation with the always engaging blogger, MS advocate, and beloved member of the MS community — Jenna Green. We chat about MS, advocacy, activism, and using your voice. 

Check out Jenna’s blog at http://fullofgritanggrace.com. Find her on Instagram and Twitter @thejennagreen. 

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BONUS | Muting Whiteness, BLM, and Other Reflections — feat. Anna Sweeney, MS, RDN, CEDRD-S

Join us for a bonus episode with Anna Sweeney, MS, RDN, CEDRD-S. We talk about Black lives matter, muting whiteness, and the responsibility that white influencers have to use their platforms for justice.

You can find Anna on Instagram and Twitter @dietitiananna as well as her website: http://wholelifeRD.com

You can find us on the web at myelinandmelanin.com, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @myelinmelanin. You can also subscribe to us on YouTube.

Consider supporting us through our Patreon — patreon.com/myelinmelanin. Patrons can gain access to exclusive content, Myelin & Melanin swag & more.

Your support helps us offset the cost of maintaining our website, paying for our remote recording technology, music, podcast & merchandise production, and more.

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Peace!

Myelin & Melanin™ Podcast

Podcast hosted by Dawn (DX 2000) and Daana (DX 2004) — two Black women sharing their musings on life, multiple sclerosis, and everything in between! Dawn and Daana met in 2016 in a Facebook group dedicated to the disease-modifying drug LEMTRADA.

Episode 78 | How Are You Really Doing? : Survival, MS, and Racial “Healing” in 2020 – feat. Dr. Linda Chavers, PhD

Today we are joined by Dr. Linda Chavers, Ph.D. We chat about her MS story, racial “healing” in 2020, and a recent article she wrote in the Boston Globe on race, racism, and white people.

Linda Chavers is a Lecturer in the Department of African and African American Studies at Harvard. She completed her Ph.D. in African American Studies with a focus on literature in 2013 from Harvard University. She writes essays and memoir for various publications such as Gawker, Dame, Elle, The Offing, and Rumpus. She’s also a fellow MSer.

Find Linda online at her website: www.lindachaverswrites.com; find her socials there. The article we discuss in the episode can be found here: https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/06/09/magazine/what-too-many-white-people-still-dont-understand-about-racism/

You can find us on the web at http://myelinandmelanin.com, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @myelinmelanin. You can also subscribe to us on YouTube.

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Peace!

Myelin & Melanin™ Podcast

Podcast hosted by Dawn (DX 2000) and Daana (DX 2004) — two Black women sharing their musings on life, multiple sclerosis, and everything in between! Dawn and Daana met in 2016 in a Facebook group dedicated to the disease-modifying drug LEMTRADA.

BONUS | Pro Tip: Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable — feat. Meggie Young

Today we are joined by MS advocate, white ally (we don’t use that word frivolously) and fellow MSer, Meggie Young. We chat about white privilege, representation, and being a good human.

Find Meggie on Instagram and Twitter @meggieandms. Check her out. Side note: she posts the most creative Instagram “Stories”…

You can find us on the web at http://myelinandmelanin.com, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @myelinmelanin. You can also subscribe to us on YouTube.

Consider supporting us through our Patreon — http://patreon.com/myelinmelanin. Patrons can gain access to exclusive content, Myelin & Melanin swag & more.

Your support helps us offset the cost of maintaining our website, paying for our remote recording technology, music, podcast & merchandise production, and more.

As we do not get paid to produce the podcast, these are costs that come out of our pockets. This can often be a struggle.

If you enjoy the podcast, please take a minute to leave us a 5-Star rating on Apple Podcasts.

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Peace! 

BONUS | Pro Tip: Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable — feat. Meggie Young

Today we are joined by MS advocate, white ally (we don’t use that word frivolously) and fellow MSer, Meggie Young. We chat about white privilege, representation, and being a good human. Find Meggie on Instagram and Twitter @meggieandms. Check her out. Side note: She posts the most creative Instagram “Stories”…

Episode 76 | Intimacy & MS: Dating, Fear, and Cringe-Worthy Reflections — feat. Tanya-Marie Paul

Join us as we continue the intimacy conversation with YouTuber and fellow MSer, Tanya-Marie Paul. We discuss dating, cringe-worthy reflections, and the fear that accompanies all of it.

Find Tanya-Marie on Instagram and Twitter @tanyamarie_p. Check her YouTube channel — just search “Tanya-Marie P”.

You can find us on the web at http://myelinandmelanin.com, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @myelinmelanin. You can also subscribe to us on YouTube.

Consider supporting us through our Patreon — http://patreon.com/myelinmelanin. Patrons can gain access to exclusive content, Myelin & Melanin swag & more.

Your support helps us offset the cost of maintaining our website, paying for our remote recording technology, music, podcast & merchandise production, and more.

As we do not get paid to produce the podcast, these are costs that come out of our pockets. This can often be a struggle.

If you enjoy the podcast, please take a minute to leave us a 5-Star rating on Apple Podcasts.

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Peace! 

Myelin & Melanin™ Podcast

Podcast hosted by Dawn (DX 2000) and Daana (DX 2004) — two Black women sharing their musings on life, multiple sclerosis, and everything in between! Dawn and Daana met in 2016 in a Facebook group dedicated to the disease-modifying drug LEMTRADA.

BONUS | Black Lives Matter: Representation and The MS Community

The murder of George Floyd and the subsequent “awakening” of white America has caused folks and organizations to take inventory of how Blackness operates (or not) in their spaces. Join us for a conversation about the concept of “representation”. What does it really mean?

You can find us on the web at http://myelinandmelanin.com, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @myelinmelanin. You can also subscribe to us on YouTube.

Consider supporting us through our Patreon — http://patreon.com/myelinmelanin. Patrons can gain access to exclusive content, Myelin & Melanin swag & more.

Your support helps us offset the cost of maintaining our website, paying for our remote recording technology, music, podcast & merchandise production, and more.

As we do not get paid to produce the podcast, these are costs that come out of our pockets. This can often be a struggle.

If you enjoy the podcast, please take a minute to leave us a 5-Star rating on Apple Podcasts.

Stream the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, and everywhere you listen to podcasts.

Peace! 

Myelin & Melanin™ Podcast

Podcast hosted by Dawn (DX 2000) and Daana (DX 2004) — two Black women sharing their musings on life, multiple sclerosis, and everything in between! Dawn and Daana met in 2016 in a Facebook group dedicated to the disease-modifying drug LEMTRADA.

Episode 74 | Intimacy & MS: Radical Self Love — feat. Sonya Renee Taylor & Anna Sweeney, MS, RDN, CEDRD-S

We’re keeping the intimacy conversation going. Join us for a conversation with poet, spoken word artist & author Sonya Renee Taylor (The Body Is Not An Apology) and Registered Dietitian and fellow MS Warrior Anna Sweeney about intimacy, disability, and the body. How does radical self-love fit into the equation?

Find Sonya on Instagram @sonyareneetaylor and on her website http://sonyareneetaylor.com

You can find Anna on Instagram and Twitter @dietitiananna as well as her website: http://wholelifeRD.com

You can find us on the web at http://myelinandmelanin.com, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @myelinmelanin. You can also subscribe to us on YouTube.

Consider supporting us through our Patreon — http://patreon.com/myelinmelanin. Patrons can gain access to exclusive content, Myelin & Melanin swag & more.

Your support helps us offset the cost of maintaining our website, paying for our remote recording technology, music, podcast & merchandise production, and more.

As we do not get paid to produce the podcast, these are costs that come out of our pockets. This can often be a struggle.

If you enjoy the podcast, please take a minute to leave us a 5-Star rating on Apple Podcasts.

Stream the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, and everywhere you listen to podcasts.

Peace! 

Myelin & Melanin™ Podcast

Podcast hosted by Dawn (DX 2000) and Daana (DX 2004) — two Black women sharing their musings on life, multiple sclerosis, and everything in between! Dawn and Daana met in 2016 in a Facebook group dedicated to the disease-modifying drug LEMTRADA.

Sex & Intimacy Series Reflection

Join us for a great conversation with Damian Washington, Tanya-Marie Paul (& two of our favorite “Temps” — Daana’s sister Courtney and her BFF Jessica G.) with special appearances by Dr. Mitzi Joi Williams, MD and Dr. Gretchen Hawley, DPT. We reflect on our 10-part series “That Part: Intimacy & MS”!

Sex & Intimacy Series Reflection

Join us for a great conversation with Damian Washington, Tanya-Marie Paul (& two of our favorite “Temps” — Daana’s sister Courtney and her BFF Jessica G.) w…

Episode 73 | That Part: Intimacy & MS (Layer 10) — feat. Dr. Aaron Boster, MD

It’s World MS Day. It’s also the series finale of our 10-part series “That Part: Intimacy & MS”. We are joined, today by one of our favorite people — neurologist and MS specialist Dr. Aaron Boster, MD. Don’t miss this frank, funny, and important episode.

Find Dr. Boster on Twitter @aaronbostermd and YouTube : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkQopiiFbAo0zS_9BmRF3Bg

You can find us on the web at http://myelinandmelanin.com, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @myelinmelanin. You can also subscribe to us on YouTube.

Consider supporting us through our Patreon — http://patreon.com/myelinmelanin. Patrons can gain access to exclusive content, Myelin & Melanin swag & more.

Your support helps us offset the cost of maintaining our website, paying for our remote recording technology, music, podcast & merchandise production, and more.

As we do not get paid to produce the podcast, these are costs that come out of our pockets. This can often be a struggle.

If you enjoy the podcast, please take a minute to leave us a 5-Star rating on Apple Podcasts.

Stream the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, and everywhere you listen to podcasts.

Peace! 

Myelin & Melanin™ Podcast

Podcast hosted by Dawn (DX 2000) and Daana (DX 2004) — two Black women sharing their musings on life, multiple sclerosis, and everything in between! Dawn and Daana met in 2016 in a Facebook group dedicated to the disease-modifying drug LEMTRADA.

Episode 72 | That Part: Intimacy & MS (Layer 9) — feat. Ardra Shephard, Bethy Bright and Dark, Damian Washington & Carlos Kareem Windham

Our series on sex, intimacy & MS continues. Join us for our second ever Myelin & Melanin Party Line featuring veteran partiers Ardra Shephard (http://trippingonair.com), Damian Washington (http://youtube.com/nostressms), Carlos Kareem Windham (https://www.facebook.com/Smoke-Mirrors-103308618043063)  & our newest guest Beth (http://bethybrightanddark.com). Stay tuned for an after-hours, unfiltered conversation about sex, and more. You won’t want to miss it.

You can find us on the web at http://myelinandmelanin.com, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @myelinmelanin. You can also subscribe to us on YouTube.

Consider supporting us through our Patreon — http://patreon.com/myelinmelanin. Patrons can gain access to exclusive content, Myelin & Melanin swag & more.

Your support helps us offset the cost of maintaining our website, paying for our remote recording technology, music, podcast & merchandise production, and more.

As we do not get paid to produce the podcast, these are costs that come out of our pockets. This can often be a struggle.

If you enjoy the podcast, please take a minute to leave us a 5-Star rating on Apple Podcasts.

Stream the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, and everywhere you listen to podcasts.

Peace! 

Episode 72 | That Part: Intimacy & MS (Layer 9) — feat. Ardra Shephard, Bethy Bright and Dark, Damian Washington & Carlos Kareem Windham

Our series on sex, intimacy & MS continues. Join us for our second ever Myelin & Melanin Party Line featuring veteran partiers Ardra Shephard (http://trippingonair.com), Damian Washington (http://youtube.com/nostressms), Carlos Kareem Windham (https://www.facebook.com/Smoke-Mirrors-103308618043063)  & our newest guest Beth (http://bethybrightanddark.com). Stay tuned for an after-hours, unfiltered conversation about sex, and more.