I know that I’m not alone as I navigate my days with hot flashes! As I mentioned in my last post, I experimented with many different ways to handle those frequent and annoying bursts of heat that cover my body in a glistening coat of sweat. The key for me has been a simple tweak … More Wardrobe Staples for Hot Flashes
When I was younger, I heard women complain about hot flashes. I’m so sorry, ladies, but I didn’t get it. I kind of assumed that hot flashes couldn’t be THAT bad- that these gals needed to stop the exaggerations. Suck it up, buttercup. How horrible could it be to feel a flush of warmth every … More Hot Flashes Are No Joke!
We had a few of our big kids over for dinner last night. It was actually more of a belated Christmas celebration because it was the first time that this combination of family folks could get together due to crazy schedules. Any celebration should involve delicious food and this was no exception. We also opened … More RECIPE- Sweet Cream Cheese Cups
I really love the idea of choosing one word to get me through a new year. It provides a focus. It anchors me. It points North whenever I stray. For 2019, I’m tweaking that one-word formula a bit. I’m choosing two words. I recently read Everybody Always by Bob Goff. Read is probably too fluffy of a … More My Two Words
Do you ever have those moments when you wish you could freeze time? Those moments when you want to stay in your Fantasyland a little bit longer? That was me over the Christmas holiday. Our children are spread out across the country with only one teenager still at home, so holidays offer a chance for … More A Disney Family Holiday
You might remember that I previously posted about my sleep issues. As it turned out, a trip to my ENT and subsequent sleep study showed that I have severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea. When the doctor called to tell me results of the sleep study, she opened with, “Holy moly- it’s a good thing you did … More The Wonders of My CPAP Machine
My husband and I have five kids between us. We were both married before and brought two kids each into our marriage. I had a girl and a boy. He had two boys. When our daughter was born, she was the bridge that brought the whole gang together. All of the other kids have grown … More The Youngest Child