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

Anxiety, Humor, Life, Menopause

Podcast Episode Five- Guest Star and Real Talk about Migraines & Anxiety

I wanted to devote this week's podcast to a problem I was dealing with in my personal life. I had a panic attack last week while awaiting insurance approval on a prescription for my every three month preventative that I have been taking since June. I was worried I wouldn't get the medication in time,… Continue reading Podcast Episode Five- Guest Star and Real Talk about Migraines & Anxiety

Anxiety, Humor, Life, Menopause

Universe-Ism #2 -Pity Party for Zero

For most of my life, I was afraid that if I told someone about 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 declaring it, I was being overly confident, and thus inviting failure. I was being… 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 difficult year, there were some significant events that happened in my life. I turned 50 in… Continue reading What a Year