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Childhood, Humor, Life, Menopause

Things I Didn’t Do Before My 30-Year High School Reunion

      On July 21st, I will be attending my 30-year high school reunion at my rural Ohio high school. It will be full of fun things like seeing old teachers, visiting old schools, seeing old classmates. Lots of old stuff to make me feel less old or conversely, even older. Let's just say… Continue reading Things I Didn’t Do Before My 30-Year High School Reunion

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Favorite Things, Humor, Link Party

Green Doors Can Heal You

Anna goes back to college tomorrow and this week I've been sad about her leaving. By the end of next week, I will be good but this week is tough. My friend Rita said it best when she said, "it's like a long, slow breakup." It is like the first year she went away all… Continue reading Green Doors Can Heal You

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Blogging, Humor, Link Party, Menopause

I Will Create a Vision Board, Dammit

Last spring, I was a better version of myself. I read a book about being a badass, and then I felt like I was a badass because of said badass book. Because of all of this badassery, I was going to make a vision board. Don't know what a vision board is? You are not… Continue reading I Will Create a Vision Board, Dammit

menopause, 80s
Humor, Life, Link Party, Menopause, Music

Did You Know There Are 34 Menopause Symptoms?

First published November 20th, 2017 I've been going through perimenopause for the past ten years. Just kidding, it's only been two years. It only feels like ten. Because the symptoms of perimenopause are SUCKING MY SOUL RIGHT OUT OF MY BODY. According to the website 34 Menopause Symptoms Dot Com (yes, it's a real website), there… Continue reading Did You Know There Are 34 Menopause Symptoms?

Amazon, Humor, Life, Menopause

I’m a Badass, He’s a Badass, She’s a Badass, We’re a Badass, Wouldn’t You Like to Be a Badass Too?

First published on May 22, 2017   Last spring, one of my friends told me about this book titled You Are a Badass by Jen Sincero.   I saw it at Target for 12 bucks then whipped out my phone and bought it on Amazon for $7.75 because I like my money a lot more than an… Continue reading I’m a Badass, He’s a Badass, She’s a Badass, We’re a Badass, Wouldn’t You Like to Be a Badass Too?

Life, Marriage, Menopause, Motherhood

BREATHE

    After the holidays, I started listening to my Lionel Richie Pandora channel because something about winter and Lionel Richie connects with me. I have a point with this but if you know me, there is a tangent involved. Here is the tangent: Lionel Richie is underrated. Maybe it's a shit ton of 80's… Continue reading BREATHE