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After the Tassel is Turned
Celebrations / Humor / Managing Stress / Parenting

After the Tassel is Turned

] am at a loss for words.  Six weeks of nonstop chaos:  cap and gowns, final transcript requests, announcements, thank you cards, FASFA questions, and parties.  It all came to a grinding halt June 19, 2013, when my 17 year old “baby” became a HS graduate. With a turn of the […]

My $50 Cure for Menopause
Health / Health & Wellness

My $50 Cure for Menopause

Sleepless nights (into weeks) Headaches Nausea Hot flashes Cold spells Inability to concentrate Inability to multitask Weight gain Uncontrollable crying Urge to throttle those within arms’ reach (sometimes.. but without a reason) Can’t you hear a sympathetic male voiceover touting the latest drug to cure this?  He doesn’t exist people.  […]

No More Excuses
Dreams and Dreaming / Exercise Plans / Fashion

No More Excuses

Sweat Avoidant Yes, that would have been me during high school many years ago.  Exercise came in the form of marching band rehearsals, the Ohio State run-out and carrying my instrument.  I played the piccolo so the last was just pretend exercise.  In actuality, I was chunky, “thick”,  fat and […]

When a Rose is Not Just a Rose
Love and Romance / Relationships / Women and Dating

When a Rose is Not Just a Rose

Three things happened to me a little over a year ago that corrected and changed the course of my life. In overlapping succession, I had a dream in which a rose appeared in my hand; two, I met Dr. Howard Teich, an archetypal psychotherapist and author of Solar Light, Lunar […]