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Hello! And welcome to ANYONE F'COFFEE - A NEW Women's Health Podcast and a groovy PULSE AWARD funded must-listen-to pod - gently nurtured into this world by help from those amazing folks at The British Podcast Awards and The Wellcome Trust.
Thanks for that folks!
This week's episode - and they are coming out weekly - focuses on Endometriosis. A condition we explore through the real life experience of real life Kirstin Stansfield....teacher, medieval historian, amdram pal and friend of mine.
We explore in this episode what it is, how she was treated, how she felt as she went along and why it was so hard to get diagnosed. After the interview with Kirstin is a fun segment of audio fiction (written by me) exploring the relationship of 5 characters with the conditions this podcast explores, all connecting over a cuppa, and finally sharing elements of their personal journeys. This is part verbatim and part theatricalised and I hope it makes you love these people and characters as much as I do! The last part of each episode will be an interview with a person in the know - either a medical professional or someone working closely with folks with the condition.
If you suffer from the kind of pain FREYA does and haven't yet sought help, please find info and where to go for help in the shownotes links. Please be kind to yourself x
Today we explore How and where folks with this condition (or suspecting they have it) can find help and information....and today we have help from THE LOVELY Faye Farthing of Endometriosis-uk.
HERE is a link to the CAST BIOGS, allll references we make in the podcast ep, and to the sound effects I used in my original audio fiction PLUS full credits...on my Quirky Voices Website.
Music was by Matt Hutt and Zac Lemon - love it! Isn't it groovy...?
CAST - Diane Alexander, Lara Parker, Lucy Shirley, Sarah Golding, Fiona Thraille and introducing KIRSTIN STANSFIELD. Thank you Kirstin for sharing so much of your personal experience and thoughts, and to all my cast - BLOOMIN' LOVE YA!
The Audio fiction segment was recorded in the Mysterious Movies Podcast and film studios in SEER GREEN, BUCKS. Please do contact Celine@mysteriousmovies.com for info and bookings! They are truly lovely - and we could NOT have done the day without the amazing engineering of RAPHAEL DARLEY in the session, who manoeuvred mics and made it a very cool and easy experience to get it alllll done! Thanks RAPH!
Written Directed Produced and Edited by Sarah Golding. I even drove the car.
Executive Producer - Fiona Thraille
SFX ALL FROM FREESOUND.ORG OR MADE BY ME
Thank you...sincerely to everyone who has helped me make this seemingly epic season of ANYONE F'COFFEE. There are 2 more episodes focusing on ENDOMETRIOSIS, and then we look at POST NATAL DEPRESSION, EPILEPSY, ECZEMA, PTSD/ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION. Please do share this with anyone who would need this in their life right now...and please do contact me on QuirkyVoices@gmail.com about any aspect of this production.
Thanks again to FAYE FARTHING of Endometriosis-uk for her time - she'll be back next week!
And finally thanks to all of my Patreon supporters for keeping me buoyant and motivated throughout this last year. If you feel you would like to support my Quirky Work and help fund new seasons of this pod and more, please ping over to my PATREON account orrrrr my Quirky KO-FI. Much and many happy jumping up n down gratefulnesses fo
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