Episodes
The title says it all—but this episode isn’t as heavy-hearted as you might expect! If you follow me on social media, you may already know what's up...and if you don’t, tune in for a little update about where I am now, what’s next for my cancer journey, and why I’m still enjoying life day by day.
Published 10/06/21
As a former Montana State football player, West Wilson left college wondering what was next for his career—and he's learned A LOT since then. Now, he's a producer and host at the online sports media powerhouse, Bleacher Report, and he has some advice for ANYONE who has a goal and wants to go for it! In this episode, West and Kasey reminisce about life lessons, the lasting legacies of being collegiate athletes, and his winding career trajectory to one of the TOP 3 sports social media brands.
Published 09/29/21
Are you looking for a way to support someone on their journey with cancer or survivorship? This week, Kasey chats with Founder and CEO of Alula, Liya Shuster-Bier. As a cancer survivor, she’s on a mission to give cancer patients (or anyone!) the tools to navigate the lifestyle impact of their care. In this episode, Liya shares everything you want to know about Alula, how it’s making the onco lifestyle more accessible, and what still needs to be addressed in the changing world of survivorship.
Published 09/15/21
Cancer is the great equalizer—it sucks for everyone, regardless of who you are. Now that Kasey’s completed her cancer treatment (!!!), she has a few things to say about where she’s been and what’s next. In this episode, she shares a clinical update on her cancer journey, how she’s grappled with (and accepted) pain, and her #1 tip to show up for people who are going through tough times.
Published 09/08/21
November 29th, 2018 at 12:50 PM. This is the moment Jack Ryan Greener’s life changed forever, when an illegal jiu jitsu move paralyzed him from the waist down. Now, he’s on a mission to live his miracle and show what’s possible in a disabled body (including a history-making climbing moment!). In this episode, he shares the amazing story of his survival after the accident, the intensity of rehab when you’re on a miracle mission, and his badass advice to accomplish ANYTHING you put your mind to!
Published 08/25/21
People are always wondering how Kasey’s boyfriend, Darius, has been impacted by her cancer diagnosis. What better way to find out than to hear it from the lovely man himself? This week, Darius joins the podcast to bring some laughs and give a peek into his and Kasey’s relationship. Tune in as he shares about his passions, they unpack the impact of Kasey’s cancer diagnosis so early in their relationship, and the small (yet powerful) ways they’ve been supported by those closest to him.
Published 08/18/21
There are harmful ingredients in A LOT of beauty products on the market. Did you know that you can choose ones that are safer for your body and the environment? Advocating for clean beauty products is the goal of Beautycounter’s SVP of Social Mission, Lindsay Dahl. In this episode, she’s diving into what NEEDS to be done to make safer beauty products, how she’s taking on the challenges, and the simple steps YOU can take to be the most informed shopper for a healthy & clean beauty routine.
Published 08/11/21
At 17, Kaela Maggio looked like a totally normal teenager on the outside, but on the inside she was struggling to recover from a traumatic brain injury from a ruptured brain AVM (arteriovenous malformation.) In this episode, Kaela joins Kasey to share about her diagnosis & recovery, the struggle of battling an invisible trauma, and why accepting who she is now was one of the BEST things she ever did.
Published 08/04/21
Have you heard of a cancer hackathon? This week’s guest, Karli & Kasey’s mom Delsee, has been pivotal in starting Kasey’s hackathon, which is bringing medical professionals together to break the code of her rare form of pediatric cancer. In this episode, Kasey and Delsee are diving into how Kasey’s hackathon is keeping them proactive (instead of reactive), what it's taught them about humanity & humility, and their advice to have the confidence to know that your story matters—so share it!
Published 07/28/21
This week, Kasey is the hostess with the mostess for her first solo chat on The Reroute podcast! She’s opening up & answering the questions you submitted on the @the.reroute Instagram stories. In this episode, hear what Kasey wishes everyone knew about the reality of being a person with cancer, her TOP TIP to overcome struggles in a relationship, and how she’s staying centered with the help & love of those closest to her.
Published 07/14/21
As the CEO of Magic Leap, Peggy Johnson is breaking barriers as a leading woman in the tech industry. But, she wasn’t always on the road to CEO (let alone engineering). In this episode, Peggy shares about the accidental mentorship that rerouted her life, what it was like being a woman in engineering when little thought was given to creating an equitable workplace, and her inspirational advice to give YOU the confidence to step forward and achieve your career goals!
Published 07/07/21
One of the main goals of The Reroute podcast is to show that life is not always perfect—and this week, Kasey & Karli are having a REAL conversation about some of their sisterly tensions. In this episode, they’re answering a question from Ask Karli on @goodhumansonly’s Instagram, opening up about feelings of resentment, and how they’ve realized that having important conversations (no matter how uncomfortable) is VITAL for healthy relationships.
Published 06/24/21
One of the main goals of The Reroute podcast is to show that life is not always perfect—and this week, Kasey & Karli are having a REAL conversation about some of their sisterly tensions. In this episode, they’re answering a question from Ask Karli on @goodhumansonly’s Instagram, opening up about feelings of resentment, and how they’ve realized that having important conversations (no matter how uncomfortable) is VITAL for healthy relationships.
Published 06/23/21
Every Wednesday in the @goodhumansonly Instagram stories, Karli answers your questions and gives advice about all things mindset, feelings & wellness. For this week’s episode, Karli & Kasey pick random questions to answer together. Tune in to hear their personal anecdotes and advice to let you know you're not alone in your experiences, plus they share their TOP TIPS to help you get through tough times.
Published 06/16/21
This week we invited some very special guests to the podcast—our mom and dad! In this episode, they’re sharing their perspective on Kasey having cancer, we dive into how each of our belief systems have been challenged, and the ways this detour has rerouted all of our lives to focus on what REALLY matters. Get the tissues ready, this one's a tearjerker.
Published 06/09/21
Are you wondering how Kasey ended up at Google? Or why Karli started the viral Instagram @goodhumansonly? In this episode, we’re giving you the dish about the traditional and not-so-traditional job paths that have rerouted us to where we are now. Tune in to hear what we've learned from our (sometimes short) career ventures, how to care less about what other people think, and our BEST advice for following your passions—because there's no better time than NOW to share your unique talents.
Published 06/02/21
Birth control is not one-size-fits-all, and there are a ton of options out there for this exact reason. For Karli, her birth control experience made her realize she needed something different. In this episode, she’s opening up about listening to her body, finding relief after ditching hormonal birth control, and why we’re excited to finally have a natural option that works for both of us.
Published 05/12/21
If you’re human, then you probably have limiting beliefs—and when you really look at them, it’s likely they are both untrue and holding you back from reaching your goals. In this episode, we’re getting real about our limiting beliefs, how we’ve worked through them, and our BEST advice for being gentler on yourself so you can make an impact & live the life you want.
Published 05/05/21
When Rita Onyx proposed starting a family YouTube channel, she could not have predicted the reroute that would happen next. The whole family jumped on board, and within two weeks their videos BLEW UP! Now, Onyx Family is a growing multimedia brand. In this episode, we’re chatting with Mirthell & Rita Onyx about their road to success, identifying & nurturing their kids’ unique talents, and honoring their faith as they turn their passions into an empire.
Published 04/28/21
As a former Division I volleyball player for USC, Victoria Garrick knows how important it is to acknowledge the struggles faced by student-athletes, and she’s on a mission to raise awareness for athlete mental health and break down the stigmas in athletic culture. In this episode, Victoria gets personal about her own mental health journey, what she’s doing to advocate for student-athletes, and we dive into the reality of being influencers in a time of filters & curated posts.
Published 04/21/21
Life is too short to surround yourself with people who make you feel like shit. Fortunately, we have the power to create safe boundaries and reflect on experiences both online and in real-life to learn more about who we are. In this week's episode, we’re diving into the different ways we use our social media accounts, the importance of acknowledging what motivates you, and having faith & trust that the career or life journey you’re on RIGHT NOW is part of your bigger purpose.
Published 04/14/21
This week’s guest, Ashley Nell Tipton — winner of Project Runway Season 14 and plus-size designer & representation advocate — is sharing more about being a competitor on Project Runway, and how it led her on a journey of self-love, self-care, & self-acceptance. On this episode, she gets real about the unreality of reality television, the importance of prioritizing her health, and freeing yourself from the opinions of others, because you are WORTHY of what you have accomplished!
Published 04/07/21
Have you ever done a breast self-exam? Before talking with our guest today, we hadn’t! Betsy Nilan, president of The Get In Touch Foundation — a non-profit that raises awareness and educates about breast self-exams — is teaching us about this life-saving skill. On this episode, Betsy is sharing about the inspiring woman behind the Get In Touch Foundation, problems impeding education about breast self-exams, and how YOU can be empowered to perform a breast self-exam.
Published 03/24/21
When our childhood home burned down in the Cedar Fire in 2003, we were too young to fully understand the gravity of what had happened. Looking back, we realize just how traumatic the experience was, and the lasting impact it had on who we are. On this episode, we’re reflecting on some of the life-changing childhood experiences that have shaped our lives, the different ways we’ve coped, and the importance of taking a moment to slow things down (before your life does it for you!)
Published 03/17/21
On today’s episode, Andrew Kaczynski, a journalist at CNN, is joining us to share the story of his infant daughter, Francesca, and their journey with her rare brain cancer in order to help raise awareness of this rare disease, as well as highlight the glaring disparity that exists in the amount of research funding pediatric cancers receive compared to adult cancers. If you are as moved by her story as we are, we hope you will take a moment to donate your time or money to pediatric brain...
Published 03/11/21