00:00
58:22
Navigating the torrent of emotions that come with being a heart mom to an adult child, Rita Scoggins and I, Anna Jaworski, unfold the layers of our unique journey. Our intimate conversation traverses the evolution of care, from the hands-on nurturing of our children's younger years to the complexities of supporting their maturity and independence. We delve into the potent mix of pride and concern, sharing stories that resonate with anyone who understands the pull of a parent's heartstrings as their children, like Rita's daughter Victoria, and Anna’s daughter Hope, carve out lives shaped by both their challenges and triumphs.

This episode continues with reading from The Heart of a Heart Warrior Volume One: Survival. In this episode, co-editors Megan Tones and Anna Jaworski, take turns reading essays from the book. In Chapter One we read the narratives of heart warriors who've faced body insecurities and the trials of scoliosis with courage. Laura Ryan's story, in particular, shines as a beacon of hope; her transformative experience at the waterslides in Lancaster, learning to embrace her surgery scars, offers a deep dive into the power of empathy and connection. We hear how individuals like Michael McKelvey and Dajah Scrivner channel their pain and resilience into poignant expressions of life with CHD.

Our episode doesn't simply share stories; it offers a lattice of support, exploring how adaptive clothing and familial love can buoy spirits amidst adversity. As we discuss the importance of finding strength in community and the solace of shared experiences, we invite you to join us in a space that celebrates overcoming obstacles and the beauty of human connection. For all who walk the path with heart-defect warriors, this conversation is a testament to the enduring spirit and the ties that bind us all.

Rita’s other podcast episodes:

Rita, Victoria and Heidi Scoggins on The CHC Podcast: ‘Taking Control of Your Heart Condition’ https://www.spreaker.com/episode/taking-control-of-your-heart-condition--52885553

Rita as a Guest Host on Heart to Heart with Anna interviewing Laura Ryan. ‘Heart Warrior Mom Raising Children to Adulthood’ https://www.buzzsprout.com/62761/518296

Rita and Victoria Scoggins on Heart to Heart with Anna: ‘Congenital Heart Defect Awareness 2015’ https://www.buzzsprout.com/62761/398983

Learn more about our The Heart of a Heart Warrior Volume One: Survival Book Study and join us to discuss the book and share your stories. https://events.humanitix.com/the-heart-of-a-heart-warrior-volume-one-survival-book-study

Visit the HUG website here: https://www.heartsunitetheglobe.com

Please take a moment to follow Heart to Heart with Anna on your preferred social media platforms:

Apple Podcasts (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/heart-to-heart-with-anna/id1132261435?mt=2)
Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/HearttoHeartwithAnna/)
YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGPKwIU5M_YOxvtWepFR5Zw)
Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/hugpodcastnetwork/)

If you enjoy this program and would like to be a Patron, please check out our Patreon page (https://www.patreon.com/HeartToHeart) Diventa un supporter di questo podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/heart-to-heart-with-anna--1256958/support.
Navigating the torrent of emotions that come with being a heart mom to an adult child, Rita Scoggins and I, Anna Jaworski, unfold the layers of our unique journey. Our intimate conversation traverses the evolution of care, from the hands-on nurturing of our children's younger years to the complexities of supporting their maturity and independence. We delve into the potent mix of pride and concern, sharing stories that resonate with anyone who understands the pull of a parent's heartstrings as their children, like Rita's daughter Victoria, and Anna’s daughter Hope, carve out lives shaped by both their challenges and triumphs. This episode continues with reading from The Heart of a Heart Warrior Volume One: Survival. In this episode, co-editors Megan Tones and Anna Jaworski, take turns reading essays from the book. In Chapter One we read the narratives of heart warriors who've faced body insecurities and the trials of scoliosis with courage. Laura Ryan's story, in particular, shines as a beacon of hope; her transformative experience at the waterslides in Lancaster, learning to embrace her surgery scars, offers a deep dive into the power of empathy and connection. We hear how individuals like Michael McKelvey and Dajah Scrivner channel their pain and resilience into poignant expressions of life with CHD. Our episode doesn't simply share stories; it offers a lattice of support, exploring how adaptive clothing and familial love can buoy spirits amidst adversity. As we discuss the importance of finding strength in community and the solace of shared experiences, we invite you to join us in a space that celebrates overcoming obstacles and the beauty of human connection. For all who walk the path with heart-defect warriors, this conversation is a testament to the enduring spirit and the ties that bind us all. Rita’s other podcast episodes : Rita, Victoria and Heidi Scoggins on The CHC Podcast : ‘Taking Control of Your Heart Condition’ https://www.spreaker.com/episode/taking-control-of-your-heart-condition--52885553 Rita as a Guest Host on Heart to Heart with Anna interviewing Laura Ryan. ‘Heart Warrior Mom Raising Children to Adulthood’ https://www.buzzsprout.com/62761/518296 Rita and Victoria Scoggins on Heart to Heart with Anna: ‘Congenital Heart Defect Awareness 2015’ https://www.buzzsprout.com/62761/398983 Learn more about our The Heart of a Heart Warrior Volume One: Survival Book Study and join us to discuss the book and share your stories. https://events.humanitix.com/the-heart-of-a-heart-warrior-volume-one-survival-book-study Visit the HUG website here: https://www.heartsunitetheglobe.com Please take a moment to follow Heart to Heart with Anna on your preferred social media platforms: Apple Podcasts (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/heart-to-heart-with-anna/id1132261435?mt=2) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/HearttoHeartwithAnna/) YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGPKwIU5M_YOxvtWepFR5Zw) Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/hugpodcastnetwork/) If you enjoy this program and would like to be a Patron, please check out our Patreon page (https://www.patreon.com/HeartToHeart) leggi di più leggi meno

2 mesi fa #anna_jaworski, #back_brace, #body_image, #bullying, #congenital_heart_defects, #heart_moms, #hope_jaworski, #open-heart_surgery, #parent_to_an_adult, #parenting_adults_with_chds, #podcast, #resilience, #rita_scoggins, #scars, #scoliosis, #support, #survival, #transitions, #victoria_scoggins, #vocal_cord_paralysis