How Menopause Affects Mental Health

Menopause has not been an easy transition for me. It’s not for many women, no matter how optimistic or zen they think they are. Menopause means your ovaries stop producing most of their Estrogen. Without Estrogen, your mind and body are not firing on all cylinders. You know what happens when your car is misfiring,

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Hi Friends! Can you BELIEVE it’s October? I mean where does the time go? Speaking of time…October means it’s breast cancer awareness month, again. As a breast cancer survivor I know two things for sure 👉🏼breast cancer awareness is about more than buying pretty in pink packages. And 👉🏼early detection is the key to survival.

How To Find an Oncologist

When I was diagnosed with breast cancer the only thing I knew about an Oncologist was that I’d hoped I never needed one. Well, there’s goes that. Somewhere between my shock and the doctors fear tactics I remember saying while fighting back tears “I have no idea how to find an Oncologist.” The cancer navigator…… Continue reading How To Find an Oncologist

Menopause Meltdown

Menopause can be difficult to navigate. But now you don’t have to do it alone. In today’s Menopause Minute I share my struggles, challenges and meltdowns.

3 Changes That Mean You May be Entering Menopause

Welcome to Issue No. 3 | #MenopauseMinute In last weeks Menopause Minute I confessed that insomnia, caused by menopause, has been a source of irritation for me: I can’t begin to tell you how many nights I lay awake tossing and turning. I’ve tried counting sheep, counting backwards, deep breathing, relaxation and reading. Nothing worked!

What do I say to someone diagnosed with cancer?

It can be hard to know what to say to someone with a cancer diagnosis. In this article you’ll find 3 simple phrases that will help you convey your compassion.

Hot Tea + Hallmark

Taking time out to recharge my batteries has been the best seemingly small change I’ve made. But the impact has been big.