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


Podcast #7- Invisibility and Rarely Discussed Menopause Symptoms

I am currently reading "The Book of Awakening" by Mark Nepo, and these were his words for me this morning (I like to think the author is talking to me): From the agonies of kindergarten, when we first were teased or made fun of in the midst of all our innocence, we all have struggled… Continue reading Podcast #7- Invisibility and Rarely Discussed Menopause Symptoms

Humor, Life, Menopause, My Book, Podcast

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

If you have a perimenopause or menopause story you'd be willing to share, I would like to talk to you. It doesn't have to be exciting, nor does it have to be dramatic. I would like an honest snapshot of what you went through. If you have questions, I would love those too. I am… Continue reading Podcast Episode #6- Menopause Practitioners, Hot Flashes, and Exciting News

Anxiety, Humor, Life, Menopause

Universe-Ism #2 -Pity Party for Zero

For most of my life, I had the crazy fear that if I told of something I wanted to do, I would fail at it. For example, if I said, “My blog will be successful!”, it would mean unequivocal failure. Because by asserting it, I was being overly confident and thus willing myself to fail. I… Continue reading Universe-Ism #2 -Pity Party for Zero

Anxiety, Blogging, Holidays

What a Year

That’s the understatement of the century. Normally, bloggers like to make an end of the year wrap-up to review what took place over the previous 12 months. Do YOU want to discuss it?   Even though it was a tough year, there were some milestones reached in my world. I turned 50 in… Continue reading What a Year