Thank you for tuning in to the What’s The Matter With Me? Podcast

My name is John, I’m 43 years old, husband and father of two, small business owner, radio DJ, podcaster, and I have multiple sclerosis (MS). I made this podcast to share what I’m going through.

  • Gary Cannone Interview Special

    Gary Cannone Interview Special

    Artist Gary Cannone was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2013, and I had the chance to interview him about his work, advocacy, and being an artist with MS.


  • Body Horror

    Body Horror

    I made it through surgery- artist Gary Cannone preview- Helen Garner on fate- awkward dinner party conversation.


  • Pre-Op


    I’m getting ready for surgery, the kids are playing soccer, there’s heat dome, and the podcasts that kids are making are something else.


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About Me

How I came to make this podcast and what it’s for.