Tag: womensissues

10 Ways Perimenopause Helped Me Get My Sh*t Together

Please go check out my guest blog on MidlifeIt, called 10 Ways Perimenopause Helped Me Get My Sh*t Together. It’s authentic. It’s unapologetically me. It’s an actual account of how I feel in real time. I hope you enjoy. 10 Ways Perimenopause Helped Me… Continue Reading “10 Ways Perimenopause Helped Me Get My Sh*t Together”

My Experience with Midlife (So Far)

It’s been a little over four years since my menopause rhapsody started. After I found out why I was having hot flashes at night and vaginal dryness was a reoccurring thing, anxiety and spiritual awakening took over. “Do you think I’m crazy?” I asked… Continue Reading “My Experience with Midlife (So Far)”

My Choice

Like most women, I always knew the day was coming when I’d have to deal with menopause. I wasn’t especially worried about it, as I didn’t want to conceive any more children and considered menstrual periods to be an annoyance I would gladly do without.… Continue Reading “My Choice”

Woman 5.0

I remember every detail about the day I got my first period. I can even smell the slight mold of our suburban, ranch basement bathroom. But what I most remember is my mother. “Congratulations. You are now a woman.” My mother has never been… Continue Reading “Woman 5.0”

Hell Ain’t Hotter

When I was forty-one, my brother, mom,  and I went on a birthday road trip. Our birthdays fall within two weeks of one another. We had gotten onto the highway: mom driving, the brother sprawled out in the back seat (as he does not… Continue Reading “Hell Ain’t Hotter”

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