Full of spirit and positivity, Melissa joins Not a Great Whisperer Podcast. Melissa is a ray of sunshine and has overcome a lot in her life. We talk about her moms suicide and being diagnosed with cancer and how she continues to be such an energetic force to anyone she meets. Melissa’s mom committed suicide when she was 17 years old and this was a defining moment for her and understanding the battle her mom was going through with depression and alcoholism. Melissa is motivated to help others, especially when dealing with mental illness and suicide. Melissa talks about when she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer and her emotional and physical battle with cancer. With lots of laughs, life stories and her reminder to be thankful, Melissa lights up the room during our discussion. Enjoy our real, unedited conversation with Melissa.