Kelli Tennant is a former All-American volleyball player turned TV sports reporter with ESPN, Fox Sports, Spectrum SportsNet LA and others. While at USC she stopped playing volleyball after being diagnosed with fibromyalgia. Kelli says she was on various medications for more than a decade before learning she'd been misdiagnosed. She didn't have fibromyalgia. Kelli actually had Epstein Barr, leaky gut and SIBO. In 2012, while Kelli's juggling her medical condition and jobs, her boyfriend-turned-fiancé lost his leg in a motorcycle accident. She would end up taking care of him until he could walk again -- but the relationship didn't survive. A few years later, Kelli left her TV sports reporting gig, and shut down all social media and public appearances for months. She reemerged as host of the Ceremony Wellness podcast, focusing on modern healing, wellness and spiritual development.
EPISODE NOTE: I recorded this podcast with Kelli Tennant in April 2019 -- just a couple weeks before she sued former Lakers coach Luke Walton for sexual assault. Kelli held a news conference the day after the podcast was posted, and said she was not doing any more interviews at that time -- but would let me know if that changed.
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