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peri-menopause

  • Egads! My skin is dry like the Sahara!?

    Honestly, how prepared were you for all the changes that you’d go through when you started the journey into menopause?!?! Me…well, my mother had a hysterectomy before I even had my first period so I was clueless!  I knew about hot flashes and night sweats, although when they hit me over 10 years ago and I literally felt I was drowning some nights, more knowledge would have been useful.  But, another sign of this aging process that I wasn’t ready for was how much my skin would change! Dry like the Sahara!  View Post
  • FACT or FICTION: Do Women Need More Sleep than Men?

    We all know that males and females have different physical needs. But something that not everyone is aware of is the need women have for more sleep than men. A study performed Dr. Jim Horne and the U.K Sleep Research Center found “gendered” differences in how women’s complex brain function compares to men. View Post
  • Summer, Swimsuits and Body Acceptance

    While it doesn’t quite feel like summer here in Kansas City, with last Friday marking the first day of summer my thoughts turned to digging out that swimsuit and hoping it will fit for another season! (OK, maybe that’s only me?!) Anyway, that got me thinking about body confidence and acceptance.

    When it comes to clothing, few things give me more anxiety than the swimsuit. As women living in a world obsessed with youth, beauty and that ‘perfect body’,

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