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Parenting Great Kids Podcast - Episode 108

Taking Your Life Back

with guest Rebekah Gregory

Hosted by Dr. Meg Meeker | June 10, 2020 | 40:56 min.

Episode 108 | Rebekah tells Dr. Meeker the story of her childhood and how she overcame the odds to become the woman she is today, even though she lost her leg in a terrorist bombing.
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Today's Guest(s)

Rebekah Gregory

Rebekah has become a force to be reckoned with. Her notorious Boston Marathon finish has been viewed over 11 million times and her viral letter to the bomber captured attention from all over the world. Rebekah has inspired audiences across the spectrum including the Ambassador of the Holy See in Rome, Italy, the United Nations, Asics, ESPN Women’s, and hundreds more.

EPISODE NOTES

When life just seems like it can’t get any worse, it’s almost instinct to just give up and let life happen to you. There’s a feeling of depression that can creep in, and a sense of helplessness can paralyze you if you let it.

It takes a lot to press-on and take back your life, but you can do it! After spending years in a home where her father was abusive to her and her mother, and then losing her leg in the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013, Rebekah Gregory could have given up and decided to be satisfied with her life that seemed like it would always be going from one tragedy to the next.

Instead, she stood in the face of adversity and decided to take her life back! Because of all that she’s overcome and how she’s developed into an amazing wife and mother, Dr. Meg knew this was a story that Parenting Great Kids listeners just had to hear. Rebekah tells Dr. Meeker the story of her childhood and how she overcame the odds to become the woman she is today, even though she lost her leg in a terrorist bombing.

There’s so much you will be encouraged by from this interview! Also in this episode, Dr. Meeker answers a question from a wife and mother about differing parenting styles between her and her husband beginning to push them apart. If you have a question you want Dr. Meeker to answer in a future episode or on the Meeker Parenting Community page, email them to askmeg@megmeekermd.com and listen to see if your question is featured next!

WELCOME

Dr. Meg introduces the topic “Taking My Life Back” along with her guest Rebekah Gregory and teases her points to ponder that you can start using right away.

A CONVERSATION WITH REBEKAH GREGORY (PART 1)

In today’s episode Dr. Meeker has a wonderful conversation with Rebekah Gregory about taking her life back after it feels like things are spinning out of control.

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A CONVERSATION WITH REBEKAH GREGORY (PART 2)

In today’s episode Dr. Meeker has a wonderful conversation with Rebekah Gregory about taking her life back after it feels like things are spinning out of control.

POINTS TO PONDER

Dr. Meg gives you her points to ponder as you learn more about taking control of your life in the face of adversity.

LET’S GET SOCIAL

Email Dr. Meg at askmeg@megmeekermd.com or tweet your question to her @MegMeekerMD. In today’s episode, Dr. Meg answers a question from Samona about differing parenting styles between her and her husband beginning to push them apart.

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FROM THE PRODUCER

Thanks for listening to Episode 108, Taking My Life Back and for helping Dr. Meg’s parenting revolution reach more than FIVE MILLION downloads!

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