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The Papaya Podcast

Apr 5, 2021

Christa Couture is an award-winning performing and recording artist, non-fiction writer, and broadcaster. She is also proudly Indigenous (mixed Cree and Scandinavian), queer, disabled, and a mom.


Christa, through her life experiences from the loss of her leg due to childhood cancer, the tragic death of her infant son, only to lose her second son, as well. Then, divorce, Christa, has undoubtedly become an expert in loss.


Now a mother, with a robotic floral leg and a 3-year-old daughter, she’s released her memoir called How To Lose Everything.

This conversation with Christa walks us through grief, loss, joy, catastrophic thinking, guilty and the ability to feel and honour the swings in between it all. As well as support through loss, and how to navigate when someone we love is going through loss. 


This episode is one you’ll be bookmarking to come back and replay, again and again, it truly was so healing to be in conversation over this.

Follow Christa on IG @ChristaCouture and visit her website for more + to buy her book How To Lose Everything


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