I didn’t have acne or skin issues when I was a teen. I didn’t have skin issues during pregnancy either. So, the last few months of looking at myself in the mirror have been a tough visual pill to swallow at 44 years old. I’m sure it’s my hormones causing my perimenopause skin issues. … Read More Perimenopause Skin Issues
Do you know what estrogen is? Not every woman knows what estrogen is and the role that it plays in her life. Estrogen is the hormone that ebbs and flows depending on a woman’s stage of life. It rises as a result of puberty but falls when it reaches the beginning stages of menopause.… Read More Why Balanced Estrogen Levels Are Important For Women
Over the last few years, I’ve experienced extreme fatigue. It’s the kind of tired that causes me to lay down in the middle of whatever I’m doing and practically pass out. It doesn’t matter how much I want to finish what I’m doing. It doesn’t matter where I’m at or if I’m sitting or driving or… Read More Why Am I So Tired? Hormone Imbalance And Extreme Fatigue
Everything seems to happen early to the women in our family. We start our menstrual cycles early and it appears that our menopause comes earlier than average too. However, now days, it seems to be confusing to figure out if you are really having Perimenopause symptoms or just other health issues. As you get older,… Read More Am I Having Perimenopause Symptoms?
When I started with my bullet journal, I bought a cheap dot grid notebook and a frixion erasable pen. That’s still what I use. I’ve added things along the way, but those two things are still the basis of what I use daily. The bullet journal is a completely customizable system for organizing your daily… Read More Basic Bullet Journal Supplies + More
Which would be either Saturday, March 13, 1518 or Sunday, March 13, 2518 So, 1518 was not a good time for anyone, let alone women or mothers. People died young from disease and bad health practices. Women died in childbirth often. The church was in control in ways that probably still happen but are not… Read More Would you rather be transported permanently 500 years into the future or 500 years into the past?
It’s been a while since I’ve had a day like today. It’s hard to convey and even harder to understand since I’m on meds that are supposed to help with the symptoms. I woke up late after being up even later thanks to the kiddo not taking her sleeping pill. She has autism and requires… Read More I Have PMDD And It’s Like a Mental Disorder
While managing finances isn’t a huge issue for me, I do need to track when and where I pay the bills and how much money I have saved up. My daughter is disabled and when her father passed away two years ago, she began receiving his social security benefits, so I have to track her… Read More Managing Money In A Bullet Journal
I started a Bullet Journal because I was frustrated at wasting so many pages in the store-bought planners I’ve used over the years. When I found the idea of bullet journals, something clicked in my head and I think that’s true for many (maybe even most) people who use them. Bullet journals provide an easy… Read More Bullet Journal Benefits A Year Later
Last year, 2017, was a doozy. The hairpin turns and out-of-left-field moments were hard to take several times. My home life had shifted into a semi-quiet routine where weekends were spent with my boyfriend and my youngest daughter. They’ve learned to get along and even seem to like each other most of the time. (That’s… Read More Slaying The Monsters