Turning Lemons Into the LemonAID Podcast with Heidi Alldredge
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EP126: My guest for this week’s episode, Heidi Alldredge describes herself as a wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, friend, caregiver, hot chocolate bomb maker, motivational speaker, teacher and podcaster! And if you don't know what a hot chocolate bomb is, like me, you’ll find out in this episode!

Heidi started her own radio talk show in 1999 at the age of 27 as a way to overcome the very dark thoughts she was having at the time. She had the idea that  by meeting and interviewing people with inspirational stories, it would help her mindset. And it did!

Not long ago, she decided to revive her old radio show as a podcast and she even took some of her old interviews from 20 years ago and added them as episodes and did an update episode with some of those guests from the past.!

Heidi has been married since 1992 to Christopher, the love of her life. She has 3 children and has hosted 5 foreign exchange students - whom she now claims as her own children. She also enjoys spending Friday nights (or any other time) with her grandbabies.

Other hours of the day she is recording inspiring interviews for her podcast, searching online for inspirational quotes, shopping for bargains, traveling with her family, lunch dates with friends, serving and helping others, going to concerts, and writing-either in her journal, notes to friends, or her own motivational speeches.

Heidi is a recovering “why-me-er” and is currently learning the art of positive thinking! In this conversation, we talked about the importance of marriage for her, she shared her vulnerable moments when she was young, her religious upbringing, what’s next for her and  a simple tip at the end of the episode for people who feel stuck!

As someone who seriously contemplated suicide as a teen and again as a young adult and also dealt with the loss of a parent to suicide, Heidi wants to encourage anyone who is facing a struggle right now to "hold on for one more day" and to "turn those lemons into lemonade".

 

To learn more about Heidi, you can go to:

Website: https://www.heidislemonaidstand.com 

FB: https://www.facebook.com/HeidisLemonAidStand 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lemonaidstandofficial/ 

Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/heidis-lemonaid-stand/id1537816775 

 

If you'd like to connect or reach out to ME, you can find me at:

Website: www.notyouraveragegrandma.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/LaurieColvinWright Instagram: www.instagram.com/not_your_average_grandma Youtube: www.youtube.com/c/NotYourAverageGrandma

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