The Bar is Ankle High



Episode 33: The Poophole Loophole

By Ankle High Productions, LLC/Thu, 30 Mar 2023 00:00

Welcome back for Part 2 of Garet's deep dive in PCOS -- this week we're delving into PCOS and infertility issues. Garet shares with us what she had to go through to conceive little baby Gandalf Shrek Junior and everything that entailed -- if you've n

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Episode 32: Dewy Side Effects

By Ankle High Productions, LLC/Thu, 23 Mar 2023 00:00

We're going back to the hormone monsters for part 1 of our exploration of Poly-Cystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and what having that actually does to your body (and your hormones). Coming off four hormone episodes and our medical bias episodes, we thin

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Episode 31: Yogi Bear’s Survivalist School

By Ankle High Productions, LLC/Thu, 16 Mar 2023 00:00

Welcome to our episode on PTSD -- you may think it has nothing to do with ADHD, but you'd be wrong! It turns out, the amount of overlap between PTSD and ADHD is alarming and frequently leads to misdiagnosis, especially in children. Katie takes us on

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Episode 30: In-DOCTOR-ination

By Ankle High Productions, LLC/Thu, 09 Mar 2023 00:00

Welcome back to Medical Bias Part 2 - Giant Trigger Warning at the top here because we start out discussing racial medical bias in healthcare. Some BIPOC creators we love who are way better at expounding the details on this topic are (on Instagram) @

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Episode 29: Angry Garet Noises

By Ankle High Productions, LLC/Thu, 02 Mar 2023 00:00

Time to buckle up because this week Katie takes us all on a journey of anger and re-discovering all the things we already knew as women existing in the world. This week we start our dive into medical bias -- starting off with - did you know there are

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Episode 28: This Pregnancy Has Everything

By Ankle High Productions, LLC/Thu, 23 Feb 2023 00:00

We're finally covering that topic that is the inspiration behind our very first sponsor - STIMMING! What is stimming, why do we do it, and what does it mean? Can stimming actually be good for you? This week Katie handled the research and took us on a

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Episode 27: A Neuro Spicy Interview

By Ankle High Productions, LLC/Thu, 16 Feb 2023 00:00

Happy Belated Galentine's Day! This week we have the outrageously talented, wildly popular, and wholly intelligent majestic land mermaid glowing female warrior The Neurodivergent Nurse on our podcast - Jami Frageau is here to share with us her perspe

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Episode 26: Pubert the Hormone Monster

By Ankle High Productions, LLC/Thu, 09 Feb 2023 00:00

We are rounding out our initial hormone series with a detailed discussion on perimenopause and menopause. Garet takes Katie into a side quest where they fawn over the immortal magic of Maya Rudolph and Nick Kroll in Big Mouth and Katie demands that h

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Episode 25: Queen Elizabeth: Testosterone Junkie

By Ankle High Productions, LLC/Thu, 02 Feb 2023 00:00

It's Part 3 of our hormone extravaganza and this week we start off discussing the curious case of testosterone surges and how they were meant to fight off saber tooth tigers but instead Queen Elizabeth used them to become the largest imperialist soci

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Episode 24: Unitard Maxi Pads

By Ankle High Productions, LLC/Thu, 26 Jan 2023 00:00

Welcome to Part 2 of our series on hormones and the AFAB experience! This week, Katie stays mad at the patriarchy and both ladies take a moment to marvel at the magic that is human evolution. This episode gets another Flappy Doodle (tm) reference, so

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Episode 23: Wallpaper Underwear

By Ankle High Productions, LLC/Thu, 19 Jan 2023 00:00

Are you feeling moody? This is Part 1 of our Hormone Series and we are fired up! We have decided to fight the entire patriarchy this week and demand an adjustment to the gender pay gap so AFABs are accurately compensated for the full bullshit we have

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Episode 22: Grumpy Rattlesnake Disorder

By Ankle High Productions, LLC/Thu, 12 Jan 2023 00:00

Happy New Year!!! Or whatever Frosty the Snowman said. It's that time of year again - the time of year where the sun dies and we're thrust into a cold, damp, reality where everything is gray and tanning beds are trying to kill you. Okay maybe we're b

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Episode 21: A Very Smelly Gameshow

By Ankle High Productions, LLC/Thu, 05 Jan 2023 00:00

Our holiday break is nearly over but this week we're giving you another Patreon Preview -- a gameshow borne from the twisted mind of one of our very own, and very first, patronus subscriber! This is a laugh-fest from start to finish but one that we t

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Episode 20: How Do You Know Your Airbags Work?

By Ankle High Productions, LLC/Thu, 29 Dec 2022 00:00

Happy Holiday Break, darlings! This week Katie & Garet are bringing you another sweet sweet Patreon preview of our Dysfunction Junction bonus episodes. In this edition, we discuss how we were not actually a pleasure to have in class, in fact, we were

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Episode 19: Saint Nick and the Cursed Pickle

By Ankle High Productions, LLC/Thu, 22 Dec 2022 00:00

Frohe Krampusnacht, Anklets! This week Garet took us down a goat themed, sacky rabbit hole of skin tags, craisins, cursed pickles, and Harvey Weinstein's flappy doodles. The history of Krampus dates back to a billion years ago, which is basically how

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Episode 18: The Hamster Wheel Mythos

By Ankle High Productions, LLC/Thu, 15 Dec 2022 00:00

Welcome to our last ADHD-focused episode of 2022 and this week we're handling a topic that effects everyone -- Neurotypical or Neurospicy -- this episode is for you! We're tackling BURNOUT -- what is it, what causes it, how to combat it, and how to s

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Episode 17: Eat Dick, Harvard

By Ankle High Productions, LLC/Thu, 08 Dec 2022 00:00

Welcome back for Part 2 of our ADHD & Sleep series -- this week we dive into what the experts recommend for ideal "sleep hygiene" and Katie picks a fight with Harvard, as usual. At this point it's basically just a non-compliance bingo with her, but h

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Episode 16: Doing Coke & Watching ’Panic Room’

By Ankle High Productions, LLC/Thu, 01 Dec 2022 00:00

Welcome to December, darlins! We're here this week with Part 1 of our two-part series on ADHD and sleep. We discuss different types of sleep issues experienced by children AND adults with ADHD, and Katie has a bit of an existential crisis when she re

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Episode 15: Dysfunction Junction: Penguin Edition

By Ankle High Productions, LLC/Thu, 24 Nov 2022 00:00

Happy Thanksgiving, turkeys! This week, Garet & Katie are taking a week off from researching and recording to enjoy time with their respective families. FEAR NOT - in lieu of giving you a new ADHD-topic based episode, we're giving you an episode spon

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Episode 14: Veggie Tales Kill Bill

By Ankle High Productions, LLC/Thu, 17 Nov 2022 00:00

In honor of the food-est day of the American calendar next week, we're covering ADHD & food today! Do you ever struggle with constantly craving carb-heavy foods? Turns out, yet again, it's all your brain's fault! We do our best to steer clear of e

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Episode 13: Dry Erase Groupies

By The Bar is Ankle High/Thu, 10 Nov 2022 00:00

Welcome back to the ADHD gravy train! This week, Garet & Katie recorded on a morning when they were both extremely exhausted somehow but they still take you down the rabbit hole that is HYPERFIXATIONS! A rarely studied, often just anecdotally repo

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Episode 12: A Mustachioed Exposé

By The Bar is Ankle High/Thu, 03 Nov 2022 00:00

TRIGGER WARNING -- This week Garet took the lead and tells us all about the Willowbrook State School. This year marks the 50th anniversary of a landmark exposé spearheaded by Jane Kurtin but made popular and videorecorded by Geraldo Rivera -- yes,

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Episode 11: Mansion Apartment Shaquille O’Neal

By The Bar is Ankle High/Thu, 27 Oct 2022 00:00

We're taking a break from our regularly scheduled ADHD programming to take a side quest and delve into the History of Tarot for a special spooky season treat! Katie leads the discussion this time but don't worry because Garet brings the Big Deck E

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Episode 10: Don’t Wiggle For Strangers

By The Bar is Ankle High/Thu, 20 Oct 2022 00:00

Welcome to Part 2 of our RSD series where we take a quiz to see just how sensitive our rejections are and go over different strategies to cope with RSD. After all, what good is knowing this stuff if we can't learn how to make our lives less scary?

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Episode 9: Let’s Fight a Priest!

By The Bar is Ankle High/Thu, 13 Oct 2022 00:00

We're about halfway through October and finally tackling the topic you've all been asking for - Rejection Sensitivity Dysphoria. Part 1 discusses what exactly is RSD and how does it feel to us, and why does it actually cause physical pain? We also

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Episode 8: The Mad Hatter Slot Machine

By The Bar is Ankle High/Thu, 06 Oct 2022 00:00

Have you ever said "I don't need to write that down, I'll remember it!" and you knew that was a lie? Samesies! This week we discuss poor planning - what causes it, why does it happen, and how can our little ADHD brains cope with those situations w

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Episode 7: Put Some Stank in Your Tank

By The Bar is Ankle High/Thu, 29 Sep 2022 00:00

It's our last episode of September and this week Katie is presenting us with ALL the details on coping with stress when you have ADHD. Katie was personally victimized by this episode but the good news is that we did discover a solution to the "ADH

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Episode 6: Rosebud Dump Truck Daydreams

By The Bar is Ankle High/Thu, 22 Sep 2022 00:00

Welcome to our hyperactivity episode! We shout-out Weird Al Yankovic and Elyse Myers with some more sweet sweet song re-writes from Katie and we explore the different ways "hyperactivity" manifests itself in our lives as ladies who weren't diagnos

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Episode 5: Jerry Suckler and the Spending Spree

By The Bar is Ankle High/Thu, 15 Sep 2022 00:01

Welcome to Episode 5! This week we are discussing impulsivity in ADHD - why it happens, how we cope with it, how we don't cope with it, and how it turns out that Katie is actually just a generalized train enthusiast who is occasionally made of bee

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Episode 4: A Tortellini Filled with Knives

By The Bar is Ankle High/Thu, 08 Sep 2022 00:01

Welcome to Episode 4 where Garet tells us all about her deepest insecurity when it comes to ADHD - emotional disregulation! Believe it or not, it's a symptom that rears its ugly head frequently in both our lives but if you confront us about it we

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Episode 1: Welcome to the Squirrel Brain Club!

By The Bar is Ankle High/Thu, 01 Sep 2022 00:01

This is our first official content episode, as Garet likes to say! Today we are discussing multitasking and focus issues associated with ADHD. One of us is described as the human embodiment of ”jazz hands” and the other one is just ”raw-dogging this

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Episode 2: Violent Optimism & Psychopathic Tendencies

By The Bar is Ankle High/Thu, 01 Sep 2022 00:01

In this edition of TBIAH Katie did the research and we’re discussing disorganization and ADHD - but if we’re being honest, lots of these tips are relevant to everyone, not just those of us with other-functioning brains. In this episode we discuss how

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Episode 3: Goldilocks and the 2 Furbies

By The Bar is Ankle High/Thu, 01 Sep 2022 00:01

Welcome to Episode 3 where we are rounding out the September 1st Premiere Extravaganza with a Garet-researched episode all about time management and procrastination with our fun little neuro-spicy ADHD twist! This time we start fights with bookshe

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Trailer - A Chaotic Gravy Train

By The Bar is Ankle High/Sun, 17 Jul 2022 12:28

Stir your cocktails, shake your mocktails, and throw back those meds because The Bar is Ankle High is your new favorite podcast about life, love, relationships, and everything in between all powered by chaos and our unique brand of ADHD. Debuting Sep

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