menopause, 80s
Humor, Life, Link Party

Did You Know There Are 34 Menopause Symptoms?

  I have gone through menopause for the past ten years. Just kidding, it's only been like two. It just feels like ten. Because the symptoms of menopause are SUCKING MY SOUL RIGHT OUT OF MY BODY. I'm sorry, did that slip out? According to the website 34 Menopause Symptoms Dot Com (yes, it's a… Continue reading Did You Know There Are 34 Menopause Symptoms?

Amazon, Humor, Life

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?

  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 evolved state of being. That was… 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?

Friends, Humor, Life

Ode To Joy-Ish

*This has been sitting in my file for almost two years. I am Kon Mari'ing the shit out of my blog inbox. And in order to do so, I am clearing out the cobwebs and getting the old stuff out of my files. This is the first to go. Recently, my friend Laila shared on… Continue reading Ode To Joy-Ish

Humor, Life, Uncategorized

How I Am Making Winter My Bitch

The New York Times called. They won't ever be hiring me as a title writer. The New York Times called. There is no such thing as a title writer.  Last winter, I had a tough go of it. In fairness to myself, when I wasn't in pain I was making flavorless rice Krispie treats.  So… Continue reading How I Am Making Winter My Bitch

Family, Life, Motherhood

The Day I Ran Away From Home

My husband's hours are kind of tough, those closest to me know this. I am left to do most of the "dirty" work around here and it is exhausting. This year has been hard with my menopause, headaches, the kids' schedules, etc. So it has been challenging to say the least. The past few weeks… Continue reading The Day I Ran Away From Home

Chicago, Humor, John Hughes

Channeling Mr. Hughes

I know you think I am crazy. Maybe not all of you, but the silent majority of you do and it is okay, really. You can nod your heads as you read this because even a tiny bit of me thinks I am crazy as I go through this phase in my life of needing… Continue reading Channeling Mr. Hughes

Family, Humor, Life

The Day I Found Out I Was in Menopause

I'm nothing if not blunt. That is just who I am. My whole life I have been known to have a "way with words". That is a nice way of saying "I have no tact at times when tact is needed". I would never have done well in olden times. You know, when women were… Continue reading The Day I Found Out I Was in Menopause