Today I welcome Kelsey Chittick to the show, writer, comedian, and inspirational speaker. Over the past 14 years, she has performed stand-up comedy all over Los Angeles and speaks at events around the country. She is the author of the best seller “Second Half – Surviving Loss and Finding Magic in the Missing,” about the sudden death of her husband, an NFL Superbowl Champion, and her journey back to herself and finding joy. She is the host of Mom’s Don’t Have Time to Grieve Podcast, which explores the beautiful and hard ways we walk through Grief. Kelsey is also the co-host of “SexTox with Tracey and Kelsey” which explores sex and relationships with humor and honesty.
Join us today as we chat about navigating grief and healing after a devastating loss. Kelsey opens up about the loss of her husband, how she found the strength to move forward, and what keeps her motivated to live life to the fullest. This is an episode you don’t want to miss, as we explore the raw emotions, inspiring insights, and the power of embracing life after loss.
00:54 Unexpected events in our lives
08:00 Meeting an angel when you’re in great pain
10:12 Navigating the ocean of grief
12:04 Embracing the healing process of loss
14:30 Finding strength in memories and moving forward
18:21 Connection between laughter and pain
20:53 Is crying good for you?
25:11 Fear of death
28:05 Living in the moment
32:53 Experiences that unleash the power within you
35:26 Alcohol as a coping mechanism
39:10 Being a friend to someone who is grieving
41:37 Three M’s to do when you’re experiencing grief
45:09 What’s now?