Humor

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?    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9bxHt7yDMo   Even though it was a tough year, there were some milestones reached in my world. I turned 50 in… Continue reading What a Year

Humor, Menopause, My Book

The Day I Found Out I Was in Menopause

A Grace Full Life

I promise this is the last in the menopause posts. This is a big week for me and I have been writing about this for a while. Let me bask in this, okay? 
Next week I have a fun post lined up. I know we have heavy shit going on in the world and you all seem to like the lighter stuff better. I get it. 🙂 

First published May 11, 2015

I’m nothing if not blunt; that is just who I am, unfortunately.
My whole life I have been known to have what is called, “a way with words”.
That is a nice way of saying “I have no tact at times when tact is very much needed”.
I would never have done well in olden times.
You know, when women were required to be quiet and discreet.
Don’t even get me started.
I can actually hear my grandma…

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