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-55 Days, Countdown to Menopause

This past summer I began mentally (and then Facebook) cataloguing the progress of night heat:

In addition to the fox den off my studio door & promising strides with my work of memoir (strides may be too promising a word), this summer has featured new & ever surprising releases–elegantly exploring my body–like a steamroller… 27 more words


Hot, Bothered, & Barely Sleeping

Lately I’ve been going through something at home that’s forced me to sleep in the living room a number of times. While the title of this post may lead to thoughts of, “Oh, is there trouble in paradise?” that couldn’t be further from the truth. 454 more words


The Lie of Menopause: Why Women Do Not Have to Just "Suffer Through"

Menopause. That much hated period of a woman’s life that all women dread. From the night sweats to the hot flashes, from the mood swings and the insomnia, from the weight gain to the more personal issues, menopause is not an exciting time of life…and unfortunately it can last for years. 600 more words


Why Hormone Replacement Therapy May Be Safer Than You Think

The pendulum has swung from one extreme to the other when it comes to hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to treat symptoms of menopause. At first, the replacement hormones—mostly a combination of estrogen and progestin to replace what the body stops making after menopause—were seen as a panacea. 711 more words

Triad Blood flash sale at Bold Strokes Books

Hey folks!

I try not to do too many posts about ways in which you can buy my stuff, but right now Bold Strokes Books is having a… 102 more words

Triad Blood

Dealing with postpartum night sweats

There are a lot of crazy things that happen to your body postpartum and most of them, for some reason, no one wants to talk about. 514 more words

Fever in Infants: How to Care for your Baby when they have a Fever

What is fever in infants ?

We all know a fever is an abnormally high body temperature. Technically the key number is 98.6 F(37C), however in reality, we consider a person has a fever when his body temperature is above 100.4 F (38C). 237 more words