Relentlessly Resilient

A lesson on resilience from Army Veteran, Gold Star Widow, and military spouse, Jennifer Ballou

Jennifer Ballou is many things from a speaker, yoga instructor, Army Veteran, mother of three, and a trained teacher of resilience. After the loss of her husband, Staff Sgt. Edward “Eddie” Loredo, in 2010, she was invited by the Army to take, and then teach, lessons on resilience. She has grown as a person to be someone who helps women associated with the military, live well to lead well. Recently Jennifer helped celebrate her passed husband as Eddie was recognized by The Unquiet Professional in their Memorial Mile event for 2022. She joins this episode of Relentlessly Resilient to tell her story of resilience and share some of the lessons she has learned with listeners. 

Even though we live in challenging times we can become Relentlessly Resilient as we lean on and learn from one another’s experiences. Hosts Jennie Taylor and Michelle Scharf are no strangers to overcoming adversity; Michelle lost her husband to cancer, while Jennie’s husband Major Brent Taylor was killed in the service of our country. Their stories bond them together and now listeners can join them weekly as they visit with others enduring challenges and who teach us how they are exercising resiliency, finding value in their grief, and purpose in moving forward. 

Listen to the Relentlessly Resilient Podcast regularly on your favorite platform, at,, or on the KSL App. Join the Resilience conversation on Facebook at @RelentlesslyResilient and Instagram @RelentlesslyResilientPodcast. Produced by KellieAnn Halvorsen.

Published: Wednesday August 03, 2022
Runtime: 00:35:28