In 2009, while training for her first half marathon, Lisa Sweetman began noticing unusual and unsettling changes in her body. Her joints ached, her energy plummeted and she began putting on a lot of weight. It would be another several months of self-advocacy before she would receive a definitive, and distressing, diagnosis: a brain tumour.

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Lisa underwent 5 surgeries, experimented with veganism, started a business, and realized her passion for trail running. In this inspiring episode Lisa talks about the decline of her health, and the rediscovery of her strength as a result.

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Lisa with her son and Gary Robbins at the end of Squamish 50

To learn more about Lisa’s business Earth and City click HERE 

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