Life, Menopause, Podcast

Podcast #21- Invalidating Your Truth

https://anchor.fm/kari-wagner-hoban/episodes/Episode-21--Invalidating-Your-TruthFemale-Trauma-e18d862 I shared this passage from Caroline Garnet McGraw's book You Don't Owe Anyone: Free Yourself From the Weight of Expectations: "How does it feel to think about your life through the lens of this broader definition of trauma? Are you starting to see the moments where you made excuses and brushed aside real pain?… Continue reading Podcast #21- Invalidating Your Truth

Anxiety, Humor, Menopause

Headaches, Heartaches, and Fear

During my perimenopause, I became a pretty negative person. As a result of my near constant pain, I grew resentful. I became numb to emotions like happiness and optimistic outlooks like hope. I'd wake up every day afraid to be optimistic for fear of being rewarded with a headache later. As if the Universe was… Continue reading Headaches, Heartaches, and Fear

Humor, Life, Menopause, My Book, Podcast

Podcast Episode #6- Menopause Practitioners, Hot Flashes, and Exciting News

In this week's podcast, I'll explain what a "menopause practitioner" is (I can't believe it took me five years to find one), what NAMS is, and why women in menopause should be aware of it, and I'll give you a few non-hormone choices for lowering hot flashes. https://anchor.fm/kari-wagner-hoban/episodes/Episode-Six--Menopause-Practitioners--Hot-Flashes--and-Exciting-News-etskku/a-a1ptln Thank you as always for listening. I… Continue reading Podcast Episode #6- Menopause Practitioners, Hot Flashes, and Exciting News

Anxiety, Humor, Life, Menopause

Podcast Episode Five- Guest Star and Real Talk about Migraines & Anxiety

I wanted to devote this week's podcast to a problem I was dealing with in my personal life. I had a panic attack last week while awaiting insurance approval on a prescription for my every three month preventative that I have been taking since June. I was worried I wouldn't get the medication in time,… Continue reading Podcast Episode Five- Guest Star and Real Talk about Migraines & Anxiety

Favorite Things, Humor, Life, Menopause, Tater Tots

Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Episode 23- Filled With LOVE

First things first, River girl shared a post a few weeks ago about "weirdo products", and I laughed because she mentioned this product: You may be wondering why I was laughing. Because I am the owner of such a "weirdo product"! In fact, I own TWO of them. She stated in her comment section that… Continue reading Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Episode 23- Filled With LOVE