Because We Are Strong

Interview: Sarah Krieger & Fritz & Friends

March 03, 2021 Kristine Hoestermann / Guest: Sarah Season 2 Episode 39
Because We Are Strong
Interview: Sarah Krieger & Fritz & Friends
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Because We Are Strong
Interview: Sarah Krieger & Fritz & Friends
Mar 03, 2021 Season 2 Episode 39
Kristine Hoestermann / Guest: Sarah

Meet Sarah and the Krieger Family:

On February 9, 2017, our life was turned upside down when our youngest son Fritz, was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.  As we digested such devastating news, we found ourselves feeling weak and helpless. It was in those dark days of diagnosis, our community came alongside us and gave us strength. We experienced strength like no other, and it involved things like hugs, tears, prayers, hot meals, kind words, special notes; never physical muscle. In those extremely raw days of diagnosis, we realized that the word strength needed redefined. Inspired and uplifted, our family birthed and clung to the phrase, ‘Strength Is More Than Muscle™.’ A diagnosis of Duchenne does mean Fritz’s muscles will not work like they should, but we want him, and the world to know, that he can be strong, we can be strong, people can be strong because….

Connect with Sarah & Fritz & Friends

http://fritzandfriendsdmd.org

 Think of the people who are sharing their health story on social media or a blog, leading a Facebook group, hosting a podcast, working with nonprofits, collaborating with healthcare, and more!
Head to wegohealth.com/backslash awards to learn more and nominate today!

 That's why the BC Schizophrenia Society has launched a brand new podcast, called Look Again, Mental Illness Re-examined. Host Faydra Aldridge talks to doctors, families, and people with lived experience about how to recognize mental illness, and the specific treatments that can help. Check it out. They'll really challenge you to“look again” at what you think you know about mental illness. 

Support the show (https://www.patron.com/findyourrare)

Show Notes

Meet Sarah and the Krieger Family:

On February 9, 2017, our life was turned upside down when our youngest son Fritz, was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.  As we digested such devastating news, we found ourselves feeling weak and helpless. It was in those dark days of diagnosis, our community came alongside us and gave us strength. We experienced strength like no other, and it involved things like hugs, tears, prayers, hot meals, kind words, special notes; never physical muscle. In those extremely raw days of diagnosis, we realized that the word strength needed redefined. Inspired and uplifted, our family birthed and clung to the phrase, ‘Strength Is More Than Muscle™.’ A diagnosis of Duchenne does mean Fritz’s muscles will not work like they should, but we want him, and the world to know, that he can be strong, we can be strong, people can be strong because….

Connect with Sarah & Fritz & Friends

http://fritzandfriendsdmd.org

 Think of the people who are sharing their health story on social media or a blog, leading a Facebook group, hosting a podcast, working with nonprofits, collaborating with healthcare, and more!
Head to wegohealth.com/backslash awards to learn more and nominate today!

 That's why the BC Schizophrenia Society has launched a brand new podcast, called Look Again, Mental Illness Re-examined. Host Faydra Aldridge talks to doctors, families, and people with lived experience about how to recognize mental illness, and the specific treatments that can help. Check it out. They'll really challenge you to“look again” at what you think you know about mental illness. 

Support the show (https://www.patron.com/findyourrare)