“If you can squeeze it, we can freeze it,” so states the Cosmetic Skin & Laser Center on their website. Where do I sign up??? If you have read my previous blogs (“Fit Fat – During Menopause and After” and “Do You Have Menopause Paunch?”), you will understand my frustration over the last few yearsContinue reading “COOLSCULPTING: FOR WHEN FAT IS NO LONGER FIT (OR WHAT TO DO ABOUT A MENOPAUSE PAUNCH)”
Little did I know that, when I started experiencing insomnia in my mid-forties, it was a pre-menopausal symptom. At the time, I attributed the insomnia to my job, more directly to my boss. Even after I discarded the boss, a good night’s sleep was out of my reach. My doctor suggested long, warm baths andContinue reading “MENOPAUSE PRAYER: PLEASE GRANT ME SLEEP”
Due to spine issues that affect my balance, I have fallen several times over the past 10 years. The details are too nasty to go into, but the last incident involved spilled blood and a brain scan (milkshakes and soups were my diet for about two weeks). Thankfully, I never fractured a bone during anyContinue reading “BONE DENSITY AND MENOPAUSE”
A perspective of the human aging process
My magnifying mirror is the bane of my existence. If I didn’t need it to pluck my eyebrows, it would be in a landfill somewhere. I don’t need a reminder that I am almost 70 years old! Menopause brings about many changes in the body’s functions, hormonal composition, and appearance. One of the more noticeable changesContinue reading “MENOPAUSE WRINKLES AND WATTLES – YOUR MAGNIFYING MIRROR IS NOT YOUR BEST FRIEND”
When a friend of mine (who is five years older than me) complained that she weighed the same but her waist was expanding, I was not very sympathetic. I dismissed her complaint, smugly thinking that either her bathroom scale was off, she wasn’t exercising enough or she was not correctly counting calories. A few yearsContinue reading “DO YOU HAVE MENOPAUSE “PAUNCH”?”
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