Health Impacts of Stress, Tragedy & Loss

  • Topic Info:Dr. Erica Kosal and her recently deceased husband Jim Young, were married for 15 years.

    In 2007, after originally being given a misdiagnosis of ALS/Lou Gehrig’s Disease, Jim was correctly diagnosed with neurological chronic Lyme disease. For seven years Jim's health fluctuated such that at times it appeared he was beating the illness, but ultimately it took his life in June of 2014.

    In addition to caring and advocating for her husband Jim, Erica battled the health insurance company, been audited by the IRS, and has faced financial crisis due to medical bills.

    Erica and Jim utilized a variety of strategies to make their way through these debilitating setbacks and concluded that others might also benefit from their ultimate resiliency.

    The multiple strategies are documented as Rebounding Game Plans.

    Listen in as Dr. Kosal joins Dr. Susanne to discuss these strategies, as well as ways to adjust to overwhelming tragedy and loss.
  • Book Title: When Miracles Aren't Enough: The Lessons Tragedy Taught Me
  • Host: Susanne Bennett, DC