The older I get, the more I wonder where my mind wanders off to…

  Motherhood…   Aging…    Menopause…   Distraction…   Stress…   Exhaustion…    Depression…   All are known and accepted causes of increasing memory loss and all are conditions I have and do experience. I’ve know for quite a while that I’m having increasing memory issues, indicated by the ‘symptoms’ I’ve…

Thirteen signs I’m in MENOPAUSE!?

Lately I’ve been asking myself if I could possibly be in menopause. Then, after making this list of symptoms and comparing them with the cartoon at right, I was left in no doubt. In the winter, ALL of the pets cuddle up close. In the…

I’m one of millions of women in menopause!

  Women in menopause… Yup! We’re a fun group!   …or at least we used to be! I have been well into menopause a few years now. My husband and children learned to be very adept at surfing the waves of my moodiness, depression, anxiety and stress. It doesn’t…

Know your hormones.

  Hormones are not particularly well understood. This misunderstanding is pervasive even in modern society.   Take, for example, one of the best male tennis players saying that women have “hormones” and thus are different from men.   Sure, men and women are different physiologically…

10 tips to avoid scratching that itch.

  In the past, I have written about my own ongoing battle with allergies, sensitivities, skin conditions and itchiness – and how difficult it has been to avoid scratching that itch.   This is a great article offering exceptionally good advice for everyone who has…

Future snapshot: Marijuana is legal everywhere!

  Can you just imagine a time when marijuana is legal everywhere?   The day will come. No more high priced black market trade in cannabis, nor all the resulting crime that goes with it. No more promising futures of our kids compromised or ruined…

Terrific tips to take care of your health.

  As we get older, our poor bodies seem to lose their will to keep up with our youthful minds!   Once the kids have left home, it can be a good time to address some of those health issues you’ve been putting off.  …