Interviews

Cheryl Ilov is a fighter, educator, and one of the most amazing Ninjas you will ever meet! She has a background in the medical field and has fought her way back from serious injury in a way that is inspiring and thought-provoking. Her mission is simple, share her story with as many as possible, and share the message of hope that pushes us forward after life knocks us down.
Our self-image determines hoe we feel about ourselves, the choices we make, and the trajectory of our lives. I am honored and humbled to have my article on self-image was published in the Pueblo Chieftain.  
Mandy Connell, Lori Lynn Barker, The FemiNinja Cheryl Ilov, and Susan Witkin discuss breaking up with a friend. Cheryl shares her story of the long slow demise of a decades long friendship, they discuss WHY you decided to cut someone loose, how to judge a friendship, using your psychic powers for good, Mandy killing a pro golfer (not really), being broken up with by a friend, scraping off toxic friendships and more.  But it’s still funny!
Mandy Connell welcomes Cheryl Ilov, Cynthia Ellis, and Lori Lynn Barker to talk about Valentine’s Day, Romance, being single on V Day, Galentine’s Day, Guyenstine’s Day, Chocolate, where they hide chocolate, the Daniel Fast, making male friends after you’re married, whether or not men and women can JUST be friends and more. You do not want to miss this one!
Jerry Fabyanic of Writer’s Talk Podcast interviews Cheryl Ilov as they chat about growing up in Western Pennsylvania, sharing the same heritage, their love of halupki (stuffed cabbage), and what inspired Cheryl to write her award-winning book. You’ll learn more about Cheryl than you ever thought you would! Make sure you scroll to the bottom of the page to access the podcast. Enjoy!
Mandy Connell welcomes Susan Witkin, Lori Lynn Barker and Cheryl Ilov for a rousing discussion on holiday traditions, childhood holiday memories, Christmas food, making new traditions and the spirit of the Season. Then they talk about surviving this nasty election season with your sanity and friendships intact!
Mandy Connell talks with The FemiNinja Cheryl Ilov about podcasting, being a middle aged ballerina ninja who also pole dances, reinventing yourself, knitting, making lists and beating up men.  Check out her podcast The Femininja Project for more fun!
Today’s Extraordinary Women Radio episode features Cheryl Ilov, the author of “Forever Fit and Flexible: Feeling Fabulous at Fifty and beyond!” Her story is familiar to so many of us! In this interview, Cheryl shares her inspiring personal story of reclaiming her health and fitness, but more importantly her zest for life. And she shares what she learned in this journey, so you too can start your day with a spring in your step and engage in life with strength, grace and confidence.

Leaders of Transformation  

Nicole Jansen, host of the Leaders of Transformation Podcast, chats with Cheryl about being a chronic pain patient, her subsequent recovery and her journey into the incredible power of self-awareness, self-healing, and empowerment.