Welcome to Episode 9 of the Untamed Podcast with guest Lolo.
Lolo, is a disability lifestyle influencer and vlogger with her own YouTube channel titled “Sitting Pretty.” Sitting Pretty is a series Lolo created to showcase her life as a physically disabled woman in a wheelchair. Her vlogs feature a range of topics from disability fashion tutorials, everyday challenges dealing with society, dating, and her new diagnosis journey.
Recently, Lolo starred in a comedy sketch “Thoughts You Have While Dating In A Wheelchair” presented by Buzzfeed. She currently has over 3,000 YouTube subscribers with numbers growing daily. Lolo was a featured panelist on the Disabilities Discussion Panel at VidCon 2016 (the nation’s largest YouTube Conference) a featured panelist for the first YouTube Accessibility Summit hosted at the YouTube Space in Los Angeles, and a featured panelist for Cur8able at the 2017 Los Angeles Abilities Expo where she gave tips on confidence and style. She has been featured on a number of lifestyle blogs including “The Cut Life.”
Her ultimate goal is to give the world an honest perspective of life as a disabled person and dispel myths and stereotypes of how disability lifestyle is perceived and experienced. All the while inspiring fellow disabled people that they too, can live a fearless and free life.
3:35 What/Who Do You Want to Hear on the Untamed Podcast?
5:37 Lolo’s Bio
7:37 Lolo Introduces Herself + Her Work in the World
8:45 The “WHY” Behind Sitting Pretty
12:45 The Three Things Lolo Wants to Change about Disability Perception and Treatment
18:55 How Lolo Determines When to “Fight” and When to “Fold”
25:45 Lolo’s Original Diagnosis of ALS, What’s New and Her Outlook
33:30 Lolo’s Secret to Living Fearless and Free
34:55 Dating and Disabilities
42:40 Lolo’s Online Dating Experience and Advice
47:30 Disability Fashion Tips
50:00 Lolo’s Hopes for Sitting Pretty
51:45 Lolo Answers the Untamed Closing Questions
59:30 One Word UN Words
61:40 How to Learn More and Stay Connected with Lolo
CONNECT WITH LOLO:
Lu Uhrich is the host and producer of the Untamed Podcast. She is also the founder of LU|EATS,LLC (www.lueats.com) where she works one-on-one with clients as an Eating Psychology Coach, Body Image Mentor and Life Coach.
Photography by Sam Interrante
Intro/Outro Music by Shoyei
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