Raw and honest: my story
Speaker: Robin Bailey
Robin Bailey has faced a lot of grief in her life. From the loss of her father, at age 11, to the suicide of her husband in 2014, and then the death of her soul mate in 2018. Robin has had to find a way to navigate life through heartbreak.
She has never really spoken publicly about what the last six years have felt like for her and her children, because it’s been too painful to say a lot of these things out loud.
Robin will share her story right now and hope that it can help others find hope and keep going.
Robin Bailey is a radio and television presenter with more than 30 years experience. She has worked all over the country as a breakfast radio announcer, but has called Brisbane home for the last twenty years, where she is currently a part of the Robin, Terry and Bob Breakfast Show on 97.3fm.
As well as doing weekly segments on The Weekend Today Show, Robin has had an award winning podcast on Mamma Mia and is currently developing a website and podcast space for women over 40.
Robin is a First Light Widowed Association ambassador. She understands the struggles of not only surviving but rebuilding and thriving following the death of a spouse.
Robin has three teenage sons and in the last six years she has helped her boys deal with the suicide of their father and then the death of their step-dad two years ago.
Robin is passionate about treating death with honesty, raw emotion and a fair bit of light-hearted banter.