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Tripping On Air

Ardra Shephard brings her confessional/informational blog Tripping On Air to the podcast airwaves where she spills the tea on what it’s really like to live with MS.

Tripping On Air

Ardra Shephard brings her confessional/informational blog Tripping On Air to the podcast airwaves where she spills the tea on what it’s really like to live with MS.

Recent episodes

No Resolutions New Year with Zach Anner

Authored on January 5, 2023

We are ringing in the New Year with one of my dream guests. Comedian, actor, writer, and the internet’s most optimistic guy, Zach Anner is on the pod to talk about everything from why you’re already awesome to how we’re all a little annoying, at least some of the time. Zach spills the tea on accessibility in Hollywood and what it was like working for Oprah’s network.

The Tripping On Air 2022 Holiday Gift Guide For People With MS

Authored on November 17, 2022

If you have MS or any chronic illness, you deserve presents! This year's Tripping On Air Holiday Gift Guide features 12 gift ideas and 13 incredible giveaways, that are perfect for people with MS. Tripping on Air is a monthly video podcast that brings Ardra Shephard's part-confessional, part-informational blog Tripping on Air to the podcast airwaves! Ardra and co-host Alex Hajjar discuss what it's like to live with MS, from the best products for those with chronic illness, to successfully navigating a disability benefits claim. Ardra Shephard is a writer, consultant, and speaker, whose award-winning blog Tripping On Air, enjoys an international reach and reputation. Ardra is the creator and host of AMI-tv's lifestyle series Fashion Dis. Ardra has a regular column with BezzyMS (Ask Ardra Anything), and is a reporter with LivedHealth where she leads informative and educational conversations with leading MS specialists. Ardra is on a mission to change minds about what it means to live with chronic illness and to have disability positively reflected as part of a diverse society. Accessible bars in Toronto would also be nice. Follow Ardra on Twitter: @tripping_onair and Instagram: @ms_trippingonair Alex Hajjar is the host, producer, and creative overthinker behind Social Animals, a podcast about friendship. A civil engineering technologist by trade, Alex is also a punk-rock bass guitarist whose hobbies include world travel, hanging with his cat Nacho, and figuring out how to find chill about his beautiful wife Nicole's MS diagnosis. The Tripping on Air podcast airs monthly on AMI-audio. For more information, visit www.ami.ca/Tripping-On-Air.

Parenting and MS: Saying No To Stigma And Ableist Attitudes

Authored on October 13, 2022

From microaggressions to super-powers, we’re dishing about parenting with a chronic illness or disability with the fabulous Rebekah Taussig, author of Sitting Pretty. If you’re a parent with MS or you’re thinking of becoming one, you do not want to miss this episode.