Reinventing Yourself In Midlife: Drink More Margaritas!

There comes a time in most everyone’s life where you wonder, “what the hell do I do now?”. The kids are growing up and don’t need me as much, I hate my job, I’m bored with everything, Is God ignoring me?, I want to redecorate my house or move, who am I?, why can’t anyone… Continue reading Reinventing Yourself In Midlife: Drink More Margaritas!

This is the Year I lose My Mind!

This school year is going to be a record setter. I have my oldest graduating college and my youngest graduating high school. And I’m not even close to accepting this as reality. I mean, I feel like they were just toddlers yesterday! They were shorter than me. They were sweet and loving and called me… Continue reading This is the Year I lose My Mind!

Should You Let Your Adult Children Move Back In?

    Okay, this is a tough one. I have always (since the kids started walking on their own) told the kids that when they hit 18, they’re out. They need to have a job, be in college or living with someone else, but they are out. Harsh? Maybe. I said this to them with… Continue reading Should You Let Your Adult Children Move Back In?

It Might Be Time to Buy a Life Alert Necklace.

I’m about to tell you a very disturbing story. I can’t be held accountable for the visual you will have afterward. But I feel I need to tell the story to help others like myself. Midlife, off-balanced, obsessed with bugs and the need to overshare my life with everyone. So what happened? I went to… Continue reading It Might Be Time to Buy a Life Alert Necklace.

Bad to the Bone. Menopause Sucks, Part Deux. 

Had a Doc appointment last week and got the awesome news I have Osteoporosis. I CAN’T EVEN PRONOUNCE IT RIGHT! So I was pretty stunned and as Dr. “very young and beautiful and has no idea her life will suck one day too” started to tell me about the different treatments for this, I zoned… Continue reading Bad to the Bone. Menopause Sucks, Part Deux. 

When The Easter Bunny Almost Died

I may have told you this story before about Easter. I apologize if I have, raising boys has helped me to lose my mind. But its Easter so I want to share an Easter memory. When I was young, I remember my dad hiding Easter eggs in the backyard, Easter lunch at my grandmothers and… Continue reading When The Easter Bunny Almost Died

Menopause is just another word for Homicidal.

You knew this post was coming right? Menopause. We’ll call this post, Part 1. SO much we need to discuss! So here’s the definition from Merriam-Webster: Definition of menopause 1 :  the natural cessation of menstruation that usually occurs between the ages of 45 and 55; also :  the period during which such cessation occurs —called… Continue reading Menopause is just another word for Homicidal.