The Secret World of Perimenopause

secret world of perimenopause

  In the days leading up to your period, do you experience splitting headaches, hot flashes, night sweats, moodiness, or general un-wellness?  Do you have an erratic menstrual cycle?  Are you hovering around 40 years of age and wondering, what in the world is going on? Yeah, me too.  I thought menopause happened in our mid to late 50’s.  How could I be 41 and already going through it?  Confused and concerned, I decided to do some research, and I[Read more]

To Color or Not to Color (On Going Gray)

For the past few weeks, my emerging gray hair has had me considering whether or not to let myself go gray once and for all.  I’ve had noticeable gray hair for at least a decade, but only in the past couple of years have I had to resort to coloring it. The other night, I looked up inspiring articles and pictures on Pinterest, and I almost had myself convinced . . . until I brought it up with my husband. [Read more]

Friday Reflections: Letting Go and Letting Grow

When I’m not blogging (and I haven’t been at all this week), life is happening.  Here’s a week’s worth of what’s been going on in my world. This week has been a respite from the emotional chaos that was last week. We kicked off the holiday weekend with our annual attendance at the Cedarburg 4th of July Parade, followed by a fantastic time with Dave’s family at his cousin’s house, another annual tradition.  Only, this year, we stayed for the[Read more]