How do you deal with hardship? My guest today uses humor to get her through tough times, and in this episode, she shares her truly inspiring journey as she struggled to deal with the loss of her mother to ovarian cancer. As a life coach, Jennifer Coken has taught thousands of people to use humor to transition through hard times and has helped them rediscover their purpose. Her book, When I Die, Take My Panties, chronicles her personal struggle to get through the loss of her mom and aims to serve as a much-needed wake-up call for women to start listening to their bodies. Listen in to hear Jennifer’s inspiring message and learn the warning signs all women need to watch out for in order to catch ovarian cancer early.
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What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:
- Four symptoms that indicate stage one ovarian cancer.
- Why there’s no test for ovarian cancer.
- The reason Jennifer’s mom was misdiagnosed.
- What gene makes you up to 40% more likely to get ovarian cancer.
- The truth about where ovarian cancer starts.
- Why you should not go to your primary care physicians if you suspect you have ovarian cancer (and who to go to instead).
- How Jennifer finds the humor in hard situations.
- The acronym to help you remember the warning signs of ovarian cancer.
Ideas Worth Sharing:
[spp-tweet tweet=”Ovarian cancer is not that common. The problem is it’s the deadliest of all the gynecological cancers. – @jcoken”] [spp-tweet tweet=”We have to be really vigilant about listening to our bodies and making sure our doctors are listening to us. – @jcoken”] [spp-tweet tweet=”If I could market my own watch, it would just keep blinking now to remind people to live right now, that you have this God-given precious moment. – @jcoken”]
Resources In Today’s Episode:
- Find Jennifer Coken: Website | Twitter
- When I Die, Take My Panties by Jennifer Coken
- Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance
- National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
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