Tag: Perimenopause

Wellness Wednesday: Turmeric-Based Grits

Shun P.’s grits are a remix on a comfort food classic, infused with the benefits of turmeric, garlic, and ginger (TGG) for a savory kick. Turmeric-Based Ingredients: (2 servings) *½ cup chopped turmeric *½ cup chopped garlic *½ cup chopped ginger 1 tablespoon of… Continue Reading “Wellness Wednesday: Turmeric-Based Grits”

It’s the Sweat and Itch for Me, Sis! by Tyran Butler

by Tyran Butler I used to sleep like a rock. I used to be as sharp as a tack. I used to be relatively easy to get along with, in most cases. I used to be younger. Perimenopause has changed my life. None of… Continue Reading “It’s the Sweat and Itch for Me, Sis! by Tyran Butler”

Diary of a Menopausal Woman: January 2021 (Fear)

I am afraid. I fear the mental illness that’s coursed through my blood will surface at last. Thus far, I’ve escaped my mother’s schizophrenia, my aunt’s clinical depression, my sister’s depression, my niece’s trichotillomania, my other niece’s bipolar diagnosis, and my daughter’s anxiety. For… Continue Reading “Diary of a Menopausal Woman: January 2021 (Fear)”

Menopause and Mental Health: Situational Anxiety

In 2020, I had the privilege of speaking with one of my dearest blogging friends, Dr. D! We discussed all things anxiety. She explains the difference between anxiety disorder and situational anxiety. This conversation is especially important for women over the age of forty because… Continue Reading “Menopause and Mental Health: Situational Anxiety”

Diary of a Menopausal Woman: 2018

I can’t remember if it was 2018 or 2017, really. All I know is I was en route to my job, which is an hour and forty-five minutes away from my house. I was wearing my white jeans, a staple in my wardrobe, no… Continue Reading “Diary of a Menopausal Woman: 2018”

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