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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Humor, Life, Marriage, Menopause, Motherhood, Music, My Book, Universe

September 23rd

I mentioned to my friend last week that I am officially in menopause on September 23rd and she was surprised because she thought I was already in it and I was like, oh no, no, no, noo, that is all the nonsense leading up to it. The appetizers before the meal. The preview before the… Continue reading September 23rd

Dieting, Humor, Life, Menopause

Run Ferris, Run

Last year I struggled with my weight and by struggled I mean I was struggling to watch myself get fatter by eating whatever I wanted. This wasn't the first time I've struggled with my weight. As I've mentioned before, menopause had completely drained me of any emotional reasoning and left me almost hostage in my… Continue reading Run Ferris, Run