#424- Remi Ishizuka & Nathan Pontious - Life After Going To War With Remi Ishizuka & Nathan Pontious

The Skinny Confidential Him & Her Podcast#424- Remi Ishizuka & Nathan Pontious


( 0:55 ): Welcome back to TSC HIM & HER Show. #424: On today’s episode we are joined by Remi Ishizuka & Nathan Pontious. Remi was formerly an LA based Health and Wellness blogger with a passion for healthy living. She happens to have just moved to Austin, Texas with her partner Nathan Pontious, a former marine and veteran. On today’s show we discuss life after war and how to deal with transitions in life.


( 5:38 ): Lauryn says, “Nate, tell us how you grew up.”

( 7:05 ): Lauryn asks, “What is boot camp like?”

( 7:52 ): Lauryn says, “If you could go back and pinpoint some things you did in boot camp to really give the audience context of what it looks like.”

( 12:17 ): Lauryn says, “I want to know as someone who doesn’t know a lot about the boot camp though what a day in the life was.”

( 14:27 ): Lauryn asks, “What if someone has to take like a fat shit?”

( 17:27 ): Lauryn asks, “When you get that many men together, and there’s no women, are people like jacking off in the bathroom?”

( 19:21 ): Michael asks, “What year was this when you were in boot camp?”

( 19:34 ): Michael asks, “So you finish boot camp, and do you get deployed right away?”

( 20:12 ): Michael asks, “Do you have any say in where you get deployed?”

( 20:49 ): Lauryn asks, “Were you scared?”

( 23:44 ): Lauryn asks, “When you say you go to war, what does that look like?”

( 33:34 ): Lauryn asks, “Do you think the government does a good job of helping people after war?”

( 36:27 ): Lauryn asks, “When you turned to booze, how did you get out of that?”

( 40:08 ): Michael asks, “And where were you living at this point?”

( 46:42 ): Lauryn asks, “What point did you guys meet? And then you have to give us your background as well.”

( 47:42 ): Michael asks, “Did you ever start to think you weren’t made for two wheels?”

( 48:23 ): Lauryn asks, “What does that feel like? Like the ball explodes?”

( 49:33 ): Lauryn asks, “Out of all the things you mentioned, is the ruptured testicle the worst?”

( 50:23 ): Michael says, “You can do everything right and just step in the wrong direction or go in the wrong direction and then all of a sudden you’re getting blown up. How do you make peace with that?”

( 52:41 ): Lauryn asks, “How did you pick up stripping?”

( 1:01:12 ): Lauryn asks, “When you’re stripping, are you showing full penis?”

( 1:03:05 ): Lauryn says, “So you’re stripping. And how do you get out of stripping? And how do you guys meet?”

( 1:04:30 ): Lauryn asks, “When he opened the door, did you immediately like his energy?”

( 1:05:15 ): Lauryn asks, “Did you guys text about the dog?”

( 1:06:29 ): Lauryn says, “So let’s go back to your childhood.”

( 1:07:50 ): Lauryn asks, “So when you’re younger, and you said you were the only Asian in your entire high school, what does that feel like looking back?”

( 1:12:28 ): Lauryn asks, “What’s a tiger mom?”

( 1:15:49 ): Lauryn asks, “So what are you studying in college at this point?”

( 1:20:25 ): Lauryn says, “One reason I wanted to have you guys on is that I know you both looked at quarantine as what you could do. Can you talk to us about the business you’ve developed together?”

( 1:22:02 ): Lauryn asks, “How did your guys’ courting process go?”

( 1:25:35 ): Lauryn asks, “How do you guys work together? I’d love some tips?”

( 1:28:02 ): Lauryn says, “Remi, I have to ask you this because I think that you are very much like me in this way. I know you have a specific morning routine; you just mentioned it. I’ve seen it on Instagram. What is that?”

( 1:30:34 ): Lauryn asks, “What do you read when you wake up?”

( 1:30:37 ): Lauryn asks, “What are you meditating to?”

( 1:30:55 ): Lauryn asks, “How long are you meditating for in the morning?”

( 1:31:56 ): Lauryn asks, “What are your go to drinks, supplements, tinctures?”

( 1:32:33 ): Lauryn asks, “Anything you’re winding down to at night that I need to know about?”

( 1:32:47 ): Lauryn says, “I want to know—and this is a question for both of you—why you decided to move to Austin.”

( 1:34:13 ): Lauryn says, “To round this out, tell us about what your life is like in Austin.”

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