Episode 007: I am not defined by my name or my gender or my past. I am as I define myself.
with Kelly Wheadon
The following episode contains sensitive topics such as depression, transitioning, transgender and suicide which some viewers may find triggering.
Viewer discretion is advised.
When I approached Kelly to share his story with me, I did with some serious fear and trepidation. Why? I didn't know if it would be a topic that he would want to talk about, and if it would be a topic that I could handle with the care and respect I felt his story deserved.
Kelly is transgender. Kelly is a businessman. Kelly has a wife that he adores. And the world isn't always ready for someone like Kelly. It takes a lot of courage to choose to live your truth like he has. This was a coming out episode for him and I am so honoured (and thrilled!) to have been able to talk with him about his story and his philosophy about love, life and other mysteries.
You can read more of Kelly's story in our latest edition of the Create the Ripple Magazine. https://issuu.com/createtheripplemagazine/docs/create_the_ripple_magazine_march_2021
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Candice is a mom who lives a minimalist lifestyle, owns a tiny home (324 sq ft), loves to travel with her partner in life and dance Mark; and can never resist the urge to take off her boots to walk barefoot into a clear mountain lake or stream. When she is not connecting or writing, she can be found disappearing into the backcountry trails of Canada and losing herself exploring waterfalls and mountain trails. She is a quiet introvert who adores eating clean vegan foods and reading a great book.
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