Anxiety and Panic Attacks: Winning the war in your head!

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Anxiety and panic attacks can hit me out of nowhere.  But I am winning the war and I’m going to explain how I do it! Just recently, I joined several facebook groups for middle age women.  I wanted to see if my perimenopause symptoms were the same as other women; or to just prepare myself for what is to come. You see,  I’m a prepare the battle field type of girl to a fault.  I quickly noticed that anxiety and[Read more]

Mood Swings and Me

A big topic in my life right now is mood … well at least it’s a topic I think about a lot lately.  I am all over the place mentally and my mood swings or just plain “bad” moods, seem to be a norm for me lately.   I am really good at hiding it amongst friends and family but my partner in life definitely must feel like he’s walking a minefield.  He has too .. because I feel like[Read more]

Menopause: A change is gonna come.

Menopause was discussed when I was a younger girl.  But the talk was in code and never made clear enough for me to give it much thought. I can remember being a young girl and hearing the words, “The Change”.  The words were spoken in hushed tones amongst my Mom and her friends … not meant for younger ears … but I heard them.  Together they sounded scary, like a horror movie.  I would not and could not listen closely[Read more]